Met Olsen: Mary Kate

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:42:24 May 8, 2012 14:42:24
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If Mary Kate Olsen showed up at the Met Gala and won the majority of the style vote from the masses, in her mind she would have failed. MK isn’t interested in appealing to the PEOPLE.com readership. Sure, I get that. I get that this is a statement, or something: I’m not the baby on Full House anymore. Full Story

Cate Blanchett: Met Gala disappointment

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:37:45 May 8, 2012 14:37:45
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Sorry.I’m not saying it sucks. I’m not saying it’s Paula Patton. But by Cate Blanchett standards, I am underwhelmed. It’s fitted black with a high collar and another f-cking feathered skirt. And it’s McQueen. It has to be the tamest, most restrained McQueen in the collection. Check back on Florence Welch for comparison here Full Story

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Kate Bosworth: Met Matchy Matchy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:30:57 May 8, 2012 14:30:57
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Kate Bosworth and Gwyneth Paltrow both wore Prada. I’m ...not sure G would have been aware of that beforehand. You know.Not overly impressed with the feathers here because it only works on someone with no curves and no body fat - trust me, regular size women look super heavy in this design - but the colour, I LOVE the colour. Full Story

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Kristen Wiig: Worst Met Colour

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:26:56 May 8, 2012 14:26:56
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Orange is not her colour. And this dress by Stella McCartney is NOT FOR THE MET GALA.Why am I shouting?Because I am mad at her. She was almost the overall Worst. What is that lace? What is that material? What is this effort? You don’t want to go? Don’t go. Because you know the Met Gala is more than just a lazy orange mid-calf cocktail dress with daytime shoes. Full Story

Met Gala Thinnification: Ashley Greene

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:16:14 May 8, 2012 14:16:14
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She’s wearing white Donna Karan. Basically a wedding dress. You’ve seen it a thousand times. What’s new here, or new-ish, at least since last year’s Met Gala, is Ashley Greene’s thinnification. Ashley Greene was always fit. She had a great body. Slim but strong and seemingly healthy.Somewhere along the way though, as they do in Hollywood, someone must have told her she was “too athletic”, and “not delicate enough”. Full Story

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Met Gala Shrug: Claire Danes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:08:15 May 8, 2012 14:08:15
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There’s nothing objectionable here, no. And I might have liked where J Mendel was going with a white tuxedo dress because I do love the lapels. But maybe on someone else, someone less...shruggy. Maybe Christina Ricci who could have worn it with more theatricality and more interesting footwear. Claire Danes however just . Full Story

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Best Met Hair: Solange Knowles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 14:03:54 May 8, 2012 14:03:54
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Sasha message me this morning:“Haven’t seen all the pics yet of Costume Gala. Like I’m dying to sit at my desk and spend hours. But have you seen Solange??? F-ck me YES!”My response: “I’m so over peplum.”Sasha: “Me too! But come on. She looks hottttt.”Me: “I LOVE her hair. I’m giving her best hair.”Sasha: “Fair. Full Story

Met Worst Red: Eva Mendes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 13:52:05 May 8, 2012 13:52:05
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No idea. NO idea how this happens. And how Eva Mendes ends up in it. Julianna Margulies, since she seems to enjoy ceramic sh-t all over her dress, fine. But how Prada paired this with Eva Mendes, I can’t understand. It’s a terrible combination. And she looks overwhelmed by it. Shellshocked, even. Like, how did I end up here, in this crazy dress with refrigerator magnets all over it, the peplum part proportionally much too big in comparison to my torso, and why did Prada make me look so bad? Did Gwyneth have something to do with this? Can we find a way to blame her? There’s something about Eva’s expression that’s telling me she’s been meangirled. Full Story

Jessica Chastain’s messy Met Louis Vuitton

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 8, 2012 13:39:11 May 8, 2012 13:39:11
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Some material just doesn’t travel well. They say this gown was a production. That it required 200 hours of embroidering. But isn’t all that hard work wasted on a dress that appears so wrinkly under the light? You can see a thousand tiny folds and creases all over, up and down, from bust to toe, downgrading every stitch. Full Story

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