IN or OUT: Abigail Spencer in Valentino
This dress is pretty, but it needs some serious styling to take it away from “sister-wife.”
Abigail Spencer atttends the premiere of ‘Gangster Squad’ in Los Angeles in a Valentino dress paired with a Jimmy Choo clutch, Anita Ko earrings, and Giuseppe Zanotti sandals.
Valentino Fall 2012 Collection/Model: Sigrid Agren (ELITE)
If we were in charge, we would’ve put her in a much bolder shoe; possibly a red or a metallic of some sort. Maybe even something with a little edge to it, like studded pumps. To be fair, the shoes she has on are quite pretty, though. We just think someone should pair them with a black dress or slacks. The clutch is a total non-entity and we would have handed her something with a bit more oomph and personality than the pencil case she’s sporting.
Because the waist sits a little high and the skirt flares out, we think a thin belt to break up the look a little would’ve been a nice idea too. Don’t even get us started on the cocker spaniel hair.
She doesn’t look awful or anything. It’s just that the look feels a little lacking. Pretty, but in a “fade into the background” kind of way and no starlet on the red carpet should be going that route.
IN! Disagree! Nothing wrong with old school femininity, you bitches!
OUT! Agree! Way too “preacher’s wife!”
Most of the kittens agreed that the color of Diane Lane’s total M.O.B. dress was problematic, but they also felt we were a bit too harsh on her, voting her a tepid IN.
[Photo Credit: Andrew Evans, David Gabber, Emiley Schweich, Izumi Hasegawa/PR Photos, style.com]