This kinda looks like something Catherine Zeta Jones would’ve worn back when she was poledancing for her Oscar. That’s somewhere on the scale between a compliment and an insult. It’s got its issues, but it sure as hell could’ve been a lot worse.
If you’re unfamiliar with her recent style history, we urge you to click on the tag with her name on it below to put this in a little context. But brace yourself. We suspect it was due to a combination of her postpartum state and an unfamiliarity with the kind of spotlight that suddenly gets switched on in your face when you get an Oscar nomination. She came across extremely unprepared for what has essentially become the Fashion Olympics. This is much better than a lot of what we’ve seen, but it’s too satiny and lacy. And the scalloped bustline is pretty much hideous. And it sure as hell doesn’t need a belt. But the color and shape look great on her. And considering most of her mistakes have been black or white dresses with terrible shapes to them, we have to consider this a win, despite its many flaws. We can sum it up no better than by repeating what we both muttered at the sight of her.
“Well, she didn’t embarrass herself, at least.”
In other, related news, we are deeply disappointed by the collective Oscars hair situation, now that we’ve gotten a good look at everyone. Lots of sloppy yoga-class styles. Tsk.
We are choosing to ignore the shoes.
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