MET Let Down: Emma Watson

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 08:58:17 May 4, 2010 08:58:17

You’re shouting at me, I am wincing, and I am sorry. Because as you know, I love her so much. Sometimes in a way that might be considered off side. Like... I feel like she’s ours a little. The way we watched her grow, how proud we are of her life decisions (school!), and how gracefully she’s eased into adulthood – Emma is our girl. Full Story

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MET Ventriloquist: Christina Hendricks

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 08:37:57 May 4, 2010 08:37:57

It’s that f-cking thing on her shoulder that’s the same colour as her hair so when I first starting going through the images and pulled this up I recoiled in horror because I actually thought Phoebe Price tried to crash the event with a ventriloquist dummy. It is NEVER A COMPLIMENT if I’m mistaking you for Phoebe Price. Full Story

MET Lavender Ass: Rosario Dawson & Carey Mulligan

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 08:27:58 May 4, 2010 08:27:58

Pink, lavender, whatever... it’s ... objectionable. Like really, really insulting. I mean, that colour, it should be outlawed, with few exceptions, for people over 6, 7 max. And those weird tit cups. And that black bow. And that goddamn feather ruffle skirt. Anna please put a ban on this sh-t. Full Story

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MET Pants: Tina Fey

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 08:07:37 May 4, 2010 08:07:37

Duana emailed while the photos were being loaded last night and told me to get online so we could argue about the dress porn. But the game was on. And I couldn’t disturb the energy. So we emailed instead. But we only ended up discussing Tina Fey. Duana thought her makeup was terrible. I thought it suited the night. Full Story

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MET Powder Bluebell Sh-t: Vera Farmiga

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 07:55:18 May 4, 2010 07:55:18

Her dress at the Oscars was rather unpopular. And now this at the Costume Institute Gala. So ... is it official? To declare that Vera Farmiga has bad taste? Because... Like... Even if you don’t mind the colour (to me it’s offensive), and even if you can forgive those bo peep bonnet sleeves (they’re embarrassing), and even if you can overlook those tacky aunt curtains hanging off the bottom (come into my saloon!), how can you possibly justify that limp ass ribbon dangling between her breasts? It doesn’t look properly tied. Full Story

MET Doppelganger: Elizabeth Banks

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 07:39:14 May 4, 2010 07:39:14

Some might say the tights are overkill. From the side she actually looks like she’s carrying an animal rug or a portable resting mat. Love it or hate it though, this is not Elizabeth Banks’s biggest problem. Did you open the photos and think for a second that she was Sienna Miller? Because Sienna would have worn this only better, and Sienna’s hair would have been styled like this only better, and her eyes would have been smudged black too only better, and while Elizabeth Banks certainly deserves some props for not going safe and conservative, at the same time if the result is being mistaken for the lesser version of someone else, I’m pretty sure that doesn’t qualify as a win either. Full Story

MET Sit DOWN: Jessica Szohr

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 07:27:38 May 4, 2010 07:27:38

Someone actually posed harder than Renee Zellweger last night, especially when you consider who she actually is. Annoying, barely relevant Vanessa on Gossip Girl showed up at the Met Gala with a lot of Try on her face and a wannabe Jennifer Lopez expression leaving us with two questions: Who? And Why Is? Look at this bitch go for it. Full Story

MET MIA

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 07:14:18 May 4, 2010 07:14:18

Wait before you hate. Because it’s M.I.A. What else did you expect her to wear? And, really, WHO else did you expect her to wear. M.I.A. and Alexander Wang make sense. M.I.A. in something elegant and classic and pretty makes no f-cking sense. Why would you want to shove M.I.A. into something pedestrian and turn her into something else? So it’s hardly a controversial dress. Full Story

MET garden dress and her beautiful boyfriend

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 07:02:05 May 4, 2010 07:02:05

Or is it fiancé now? All these engagements and bit players, who can keep track? Rachel Bilson also wore LV. I like it ok... but do I like it for night? Do you like it for night? Did you like it for last night? I liked him better last night. Hayden Christensen is great in a tux, and so much better than the rumply suit he wore last time Full Story

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MET Midnight Blue: Oprah > Abbie

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 06:46:20 May 4, 2010 06:46:20

The Mighty looked great. She was the host, of course, and she chose Oscar de la Renta, and for her, he was perfect. A dress that apparently took 4 people over 250 hours to finish, and it really did fit her beautifully, so flattering, and the construction is magnificent and you can tell she felt magnificent and the styling, the hair, the makeup. Full Story

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The Costume Institute Gala 2010

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 4, 2010 06:30:07 May 4, 2010 06:30:07

We will fight. We will be fighting a LOT. Duana and I fought a little over email yesterday about Tina Fey. More on this later. Fashion, obviously, is subjective. We will not agree on everything. We probably won’t agree on much. But remember when you’re yelling at me that this is the Met Gala. Full Story