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2009 Costume Institute Gala – Balmain Hotties

by Profashionelle on May 5, 2009 · 2 comments

Daria Werbowy, Anja Rubik and Dr. Lisa Airan wearing sexy sequinned and studded Balmain Fall 2009 mini dresses

Who looked hotter in Balmain?

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Balmain Fall 2009

Balmain Fall 2009 Sexy Mini Dresses

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2009 Costume Institute Gala – Rays of Sun

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Rose Byrne in Marc Jacobs Spring 2009 vs. Amber Valletta in vintage James Galanos

Who looked better in yellow?

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Molly Sims, Kate Hudson, Coco Rocha and January Jones wearing gold dresses at the 2009 Costume Institute Gala

Who was the Golden Girl at the 2009 Costume Institute Gala?

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Keep hitting F5 on your keyboard from time to time as I will be updating this post occasionally.

Iman

Iman wearing a Donna Karan Resort 2009 champagne strapless dress

Rating: ★★★★★

The age-defying Iman attended the gala in a modified champagne-colored strapless Donna Karan Resort 2009 dress putting ALL her younger colleagues to shame. She truly is a muse. To me and to all the other women hoping to look just half as good as she does when we hit her age. Iman got the best genes EVER!

Donna Karan Resort 2009

Donna Karan Resort 2009 pink strapless dress

Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer wearing a black semi-sheer Atelier Versace Spring 2009 strapless origami dress

Rating: ★★★★½

Claudia Schiffer was the hottest supermodel on the red carpet last night. Claudia wore a black semi-sheer Atelier Versace Spring 2009 origami-folded dress and looked fantastic in it. I kind of never understood why she was so hyped as a supermodel, but seeing her in that Versace dress now I definitely can.

Atelier Versace Spring 2009

Atelier Versace Spring 2009 black strapless origami gown

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr wearing a black sexy Jil Sander Spring 2009 fringed dress

Rating: ★★★★½

LOVE. LOVE. LOVE. Miranda Kerr looked amazing in her uber-sexy black fringed Jil Sander dress and I think she was one of the best models in attendance even though she is not a high fashion model like a lot of the other models who were there, but that fills my heart with even more joy because Miranda seems like such a nice person and I think she totally deserved the attention.

Jil Sander Spring 2009

Jil Sander Spring 2009 black sexy fringed dress

Jessica Stam

Jessica Stam wearing a copper metallic Rodarte Fall 2009 mini dress

Rating: ★★★★☆

Jessica Stam went for a short Rodarte Fall 2009 metallic mini dress and I loved it! Her dress has been modified from the runway version and instead of the thigh-high leather boots, Jessica opted for matching metallic sandals.

Rodarte Fall 2009

Rodarte Fall 2009 pastel draped mini dress

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Costume Institute Gala 2009 – Worst Dressed

by Profashionelle on May 5, 2009 · 0 comments

Keep hitting the F5 on your keyboard from time to time as I will be updating this post throughout the night. Best Dressed are here.

Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz wearing a lilac Vera Wang lilac strapless tulle gown

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

It pains me to put Rachel Weisz in here, but she got it all wrong. Her lilac strapless Vera Wang tulle gown totally washed her out, the make-up was waaaay too dark (OMG!@ berry lips) and why, oh why, is that yellow fabric peeking out from under the hem? Sorry, Rachel, you can do so much better.

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale wearing a navy Marchesa Fall 2009 ruffled tulle gown

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

I’ve had enough with Kate Beckinsale. Her Marchesa Fall 2009 navy tulle gown was, as you would expect from Kate, over the top and unnecessary. I have never liked this dress in the first place, but seeing it on Kate makes it even worse because she ALWAYS plays it safe and never moves out of her comfort zone.

Marchesa Fall 2009

Marchesa Fall 2009 navy ruffled tulle gown

Rihanna

Rihanna wearing a black satin Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2009 tuxedo suit with voluminous shoulders

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Rihanna, please stop trying so hard. Don’t get me wrong, I love the runway look, but Rihanna makes it look so desperate for attention and so silly I can’t stand it.

I also find it always were amusing when at prestigious events such as the Costume Institute Gala where women are expected to wear beautiful, feminine princess dresses there are always 1 or 2 witty female individuals who opt out of this dress code. These women think they will come off so edgy and anti-establishment when they wear something super masculine like a suit or a tuxedo for example. GENIUS, girl! I bet no one else EVER had the same idea.

Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2009

Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2009 black tuxedo suit

Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester wearing a printed Louis Vuitton Fall 2009 bubble dress with printed leggings

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Imagine Leighton Meester‘s outfit without the leggings and you have a Best Dressed candidate. Leighton’s head-to-toe Louis Vuitton Fall 2009 look is a perfect example when too much becomes too bad. Such a shame!

Louis Vuitton Fall 2009

Louis Vuitton Fall 2009 printed bubble dress and leggings

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway wearing an eggplant Marc Jacobs Fall 2009 strapless dress

Rating: ★★½☆☆

Anne Hathaway channelled 60s Jackie O chic and me no likey. I love Anne just as anybody else, but this eggplant Marc Jacobs bubbly dress does absolutely nothing for her. Not digging the hair and shoes as well.

Marc Jacobs Fall 2009

Marc Jacobs Fall 2009 purple bubble hem dress

Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts wearing a red Atelier Versace Spring 2009 bubble-shaped mini dress

Rating: ★★½☆☆

I know a lot of you will not agree with me for putting Emma Roberts on the Worst Dressed list, but let me try to get my point across. I absolutely ADORE this red bubble-shaped Atelier Versace Spring 2009 mini dress. In fact it’s one of my favorite from that collection. But you can tell from a mile away that this dress was the wrong choice for Emma. It’s a dress for a SUPERMODEL! And even then I think it would be quite tricky to pull it off because of the shape. Emma looks weird and unsure of herself, the dress owns her. Not good.

Why did Donatella give it away for Emma? I mean, come on! I would have LOVED to see it on Gisele, Linda or Naomi. They would have done this dress justice.

Atelier Versace Spring 2009

Atelier Versace Spring 2009 red bubble-shaped mini dress

Atelier Versace Spring 2009

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