To be fair, this looks like an exceedingly tough dress to pull off, so we give her a bit of credit for the attempt.
Jessica Alba attends the March of Dimes’ 6th Annual Celebration of Babies Luncheon in Beverly Hills in a Thakoon dress paired with Brian Atwood shoes.
Thakoon Spring 2012 Collection [Modified Version]
Brian Atwood ‘Pois’ Pump
The number one issue with this dress on her is that the color does nothing for her. She’s already golden-skinned. And no woman needs a dress that matches her face. In addition, all the interest in the original design was in the use of that wild print. Take that away and it just looks weirdly color-blocked. More importantly, take that away and this dress suddenly needs a belt desperately. Talk about hiding your natural shape.
In terms of the detailing, the makeup is fine, the hair is limp, and the shoes are somewhat surprisingly fierce. Many things to discuss before coming to a conclusion, kittens. Or you could just post “I hate her. OUT.” and keep things simple for yourself.
IN! It looks kind of fun and different. I give her credit for that, bitches.
OUT! You’re paint’s peeling off, honey!
Vera Farmiga’s challenging little dress was widely debated, but the final vote came down to IN. Rosie Huntington-Whitely was taken to task for wearing the wrong belt and combing her hair with a rake, but she still got voted IN.
[Photo Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images, elle.com, avahtaylor.com]