Fug File: Accessories to the Crime

Well Played: The Best Accessories of May

We had a jam-packed May — the White House Correspondents’ dinner, the Met Gala, and Cannes, all crammed into the first 20 days or so — and so this look back is, like Herbie before it,¬†fully¬†loaded.


Met Gala Well Played, Naomi Watts in Burberry

It seems I am utterly incapable of resisting Naomi Watts in a strapless shiny column dress. But what can I say? We all have a type!

MET Costume Institute Gala 2016

I think this is magical, and it also looks as if it’s made of the metallic plates they staple to the outside of the Space Shuttle for Science Reasons. Like, this dress is gorgeous on her and if she and Liev attach it to the roof of their townhouse today, they can probably bring down energy costs. It’s a win-win!

[Photo: Fame/Flynet]


Independent Spirit Awards Fug or Fab Carpet: Jessica Chastain in Elie Saab

First of all, you should know that it was very humid in Los Angeles this past weekend — surely to the great sadness of hair stylists everywhere. Second, you should know that the Daily Mail felt this look was “busty.” I don’t even know, sometimes.

[Photos: Fame/Flynet]


Oscars Fug or Fab: Jennifer Jason Leigh

She’s been looking lovely throughout his entire awards season, but I think this look might have been – ultimately — a bit more bridesmaidal than I was anticipating. Let’s discuss!

[Photos: Fame/Flynet]


Oscars Fugs and Fabs: The Dudes

There was a lot of handsome at this event last night. I am NOT complaining.


Grammy Awards Fugs and Fabs: The (mostly) Dudes of the Grammys

Can we interest you in some Dudes in Suits?

[Photos: Getty, Fame/Flynet]


BAFTAs Fug or Fab: Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

More than anything, I want to talk about the Vikander/Fassbender Kiss Cam Scandale of last night (we didn’t see it here; it seems it was cut for broadcast everywhere). Wait, more than ANYTHING, I want to hear about DiCaprio making out with Maggie Smith. And then we can talk about Vikanderbender. And then — only then! — can we discuss her dress:


Yes, it’s leather, embellished with some kind of progressively stabby tinsel — as if this were a Chia Pet, but instead of a pet, it’s a dress, and instead of chia, it grows tinsel. I don’t hate it, and I definitely want to touch it. Which is either good news, or bad, depending on how you feel about me as a person, I suppose.

[Photo: Getty]