Tracee Ellis Ross in Paule Ka at the InStyle Golden Globes After-Party: IN or OUT?

Posted on January 11, 2017

 

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Miss Tracee, we love you – and we really love your exuberant reaction to your current success, which is charming as hell and clearly deeply sincere, but …

 

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Oh, LADY. We cannot, we’re afraid.

 

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Here are the only points we’ll make: We think this is another example of a possible rising red carpet trend toward more demure dressing. We think the shape can work for her, but those twists are clumsy and hard to pull off. That yellow is a tough color on its own, but you render it in satin and you’re asking for a superhuman feat from your wearer. It’s just way too much for her to pull off.

 

 

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And once again, a quirky bag isn’t the right way to finish a look like this off. She’d have been better off building a more appropriate ensemble around this bag rather than tacking this bag onto a dress that it doesn’t go with.

 

 

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That’s us. But you guys get the final say. Yes, she’s adorable and fun. But does that make a bad dress good? A question for the ages, kittens. Or put more succinctly…

 

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Choir Robes:

IN or OUT?

 

 

 

Style Credits:
Paule Ka Chartreuse Long-Sleeve Satin Gown with Knot Detail from the Resort 2017 Collection
Pasquale Bruni Earrings

[Photo Credit: John Sciulli/Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Tony DiMaio/startraksphoto.com]

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