Claire Danes in Valentino at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Posted on December 12, 2013

We’re pretty sure if she wore this on a red carpet we wouldn’t like it nearly as much. It’s not technically stage wear but it definitely benefits from being on a stage.

“Homeland” star Claire Danes attends the 20th annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert at the Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway in a Valentino sleeveless gown accessorized with earrings by EF Collection.

Valentino Resort 2014 Collection

Looking at the model against a white background, this comes off as way too much dress. On stage with an orchestra behind it?  Nailed it. It’s colorful, festive and eye-catching. You can see it from the cheap seats. Plus she seems to have the ability to make this work, because we wouldn’t go so far as to claim just anyone could wear this well so long as she’s on a stage. No, it’s Claire-specific. It’s Claire-on-a-stage specific.

And just to put these out there so all y’all can come up with alternatives in your bitchery: Grandma’s curtains/couch/tablecloth. There. We’ve covered the various iterations of your floral-loving grannies’ home decor. Let’s work on new bitchterms, shall we? “Embroidered shower curtain,” perhaps. “Craft project on steroids.”





[Photo Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images,]

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