The 12 Biggest Fashion Risk-Takers of 2013
It’s no secret that the Silver Linings Playbook can hold her own in a red carpet cleavage war. And her eye-popping crimson Dior Haute Couture gown, worn with Chopard gems, certainly drives the point home.
We can’t deny the sea foam shade is divine on the actress (though, really, is there any color that doesn’t look amazing on Jessica?) and that her Harry Winston jewelry is to-die-for, but we’re on the fashion fence when it comes to the silhouette of this plunging Calvin Klein Collection dress.
From the waist up, this white Monique Lhuillier design with golden embellishments has best-dressed list written all over it, but the layers upon layers of tulle making up the voluminous skirt keep it firmly among the risk takers.
Did we call it or did we call it? Springlike florals continue to have a moment, as the actress steps out in an interesting custom Erdem creation.
In case you didn’t get the message loud and clear when did it, (in Alexander McQueen) is here to remind you that blondes over the age of 40 can flaunt their midriffs on the red carpet and still look classy.
When faced with the choice of a dress that revealed cleavage, a dress that revealed side boob and a dress that revealed a lot of leg, Katharine proved that women can have it all in her sleek black Theyskens’ Theory number.
“I just thought it was a beautiful, romantic dress,” said Lucy of her floral Carolina Hererra confection. And while some editors here agree, others just weren’t won over by the print or the cut.
You can take the girl out of Downton, but you can’t take the Downton-appropriate neckline out of the girl. The nominee plays it prim and proper with an ornate golden mock turtleneck dress featuring a clingy white skirt.
This eggplant Zac Posen gown is only daring in that it’s not that daring. The Girls star acknowledged it was a gutsy choice (for her) by admitting, “My breasts have a tendency to sort of shove my dress to the right, and I have to fight back to the left.”
We can’t fault the gorgeous for selecting an Atelier Versace dress with a cut-to-the-hip slit and an abs-revealing cutout, (we get it, your body is insane), but the rest of this one-shoulder, multicolor number doesn’t have us convinced.
Hey, we love sequins as much as the next girl, but Emily takes the trend to great lengths, wearing an allover embellished dress that resembles a giant piece of aluminum foil.
One of the few Golden Globe attendees to go short, the actress doesn’t just show off her legs in this sparkly pale blue mini, covered in a mix of beads and crystals. she also draws the eye up to an attention-grabbing starburst over the left side of her chest.