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Unfug It Up: Chloe Grace Moretz in Carven


I keep thinking that thing around her neck is a dandruff catcher.

Not that such a thing really exists, although it could; it just strikes me as having been draped across her shoulders for the purpose of protecting her shoulders from debris, be it from makeup or the heartbreaking pain of dry scalp. I keep waiting for someone to sneak in there and remove it so that we can see what the real top of the dress looks like. At first I thought it was fairly lively; then I wondered if it was worth a conversation about whether the sleeves and the frock itself needed to be in more harmony, and now that I’m staring at it, something about the waist is making her boxy and the entire THING gives off the vibe that she’s slouching even though I don’t believe that is true. Posture is hard enough without the clothes actively working AGAINST you.

I also want to burn the shoes, but I say that about 70 percent of celebrities these days. You could write that complaint in your sleep.

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Unfug or Fab: Emma Stone in Christian Dior


She certainly seems happy:

And I’m largely in favor of the dress — I love that the skirt is lined, for one thing, and the color and length work nicely on her. What I’m wondering is whether the matching shoes are too much, and whether I wish any portion of the top were also lined. Note: No cats expired in the making of those curiosities. What do you think, Fug Nation? Personally, I’m in the Old Lady Zone of just being grateful she looks professional and lovely and fun, without feeling the need to involve her erogenous zones.

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Elle Style Awards Unfug or Fab: Katy Perry


This is Vivienne Westwood, whose gown I think did not fail Katy as much as her wig wrangler did (and if it’s not a wig, then… please fire your hair person, Katy, because it LOOKS like one, and a bad one at that). But let’s discuss.

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Unfug It Up: Hailee Steinfeld


Hailee Steinfeld looks like she is seriously rethinking this on the fly:

I suspect she’s also thinking, “I can’t believe I agreed to going bare-legged today. What’s WRONG with me? PLEASE LET ME GO INSIDE.” That being said, I feel like this whole look is a wee depressing for her, and might need some color. Or some sparkle. Or some texture. Or something that doesn’t make me feel like I’ve never been colder a day in my life. What do you think? Please weigh in!

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Unfug It Up: Miranda Kerr


I weirdly kind of like this, but I keep staring at the top and thinking that it just looks like a Hanes t-shirt with grand aspirations:

In fact, I feel like this whole look aimed for Timeless Simplicity and landed in Kinda Half-Assed. The good news is, I think that with a little bit of work, we can wholly-ass it. I’d start with…well, a drink. And then maybe a some color. A jacket? Different shoes? You make the call.

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SAG Awards Unfug It Up: Amanda Peet


This is nowhere NEAR her worst, but it does look like a feverish fabric store dare.

Why are there seventeen different things happening here? It looks like a rented costume for a high-school play that someone tried to adapt, but couldn’t find any matching patterns. Can anything be done? Do we ditch the sleeves first, or are they worth keeping if we figure out a different bodice? Is the fabric on the front of the skirt acceptable, or is the one on the top better? Can you even form a coherent thought about this? Is there a hero out there whose can translate the bizarre native garb of Planet Samples? Please step forward, friend.

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