Fugger: Ellie Goulding

BRIT Awards Fug Carpet: Ellie Goulding in Alberta Ferretti

Ellie wore an Alberta Ferretti last night at the Elle Style Awards, and this feels like its demi-nude Coachella cousin:

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Boob-covering motif? Check. Sheer in parts? Check. Visible panties? Check. I can’t figure out why she’d wear two gowns by the same designer with such a kinship, and SO close together, but then, it’s not like wearing just ONE of them would have made either frock suddenly attractive. I thought she’d chipped herself out of her see-through style rut, but I guess it runs deeper than I thought. We may need to tunnel in to rescue her, which means… I’m probably going to go get a beer instead and just leave her for awhile, because she did it to herself.

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Fugs and Fabs: The Rest of the Elle Style Awards

Gwen Christie from Game of Thrones may not be the most famous person in this slideshow, but HOW COULD I NOT LEAD WITH THAT OUTFIT? She looks like a Hogwarts professor at the staff holiday party, hoping Snape will catch her eye and agree that she is his present, like, COME ON, what more can she do? YOUR CRUSH IS GONE, SEVERUS. MOVE ON.

[Photos: Getty]


Fugs and Fabs: Celebs at Couture Week, Part I

Sometimes I think I’d like a cardboard cutout of Donatella Versace in my house. Supervising everything. Staring at the beans while they play. Hiding in the guest bathroom so that people will freak out when they walk in and turn on the lights.

[Photos: Splash, Fame/Flynet]


Fugs and Fabs: Attendees of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Is it a law that you can’t show up to this thing dressed very normally? Taylor Swift probably almost got herself arrested for being so comparatively sane.

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British Fashion Awards Meh Carpet: Ellie Goulding in Roland Mouret

I”m having a hard time wrapping my mind around this one.

Ellie Goulding British Fashion Awards

I like grey. Maybe I wish it were a more dominating grey? And I don’t dislike the basic idea, but it looks so half-hearted on her. Something is misfiring, and I can’t tell if it’s at the design phase or the tailoring, or whether the dress just plopped itself on her and then slid around a little, posture be damned, as if it just woke up an hour or two ago after a long night and it REALLY isn’t in the mood to be there but UGH there is no getting out of it so let’s just do this and then get home to a cool cloth and some Nurofen and a microwave curry.

Anyway, I’d rather discuss why all of a sudden she looks like Celine Dion to me. I NEVER thought that before; has it always been true, or is it the angle? And now, fantastic, I’ll be singing that song at the end of the Robert Redford/Michelle Pfeiffer movie and getting a little misty because I’M NOT MADE OF STONE. You’re welcome for the earworm. Let’s be earnest together.

[Photo: Splash]


Fugs and Fabs: Celebs at Paris Fashion Week, Part 2

At this point, all the reporters who cover every single fashion week — New York through Paris — must be longing for their pajama pants and DVR, because this seems like the longest Fashion Month in memory. The good news is that all the celebs, at least, look like they’re feeling…well, varying levels of well-dressed, but refreshed at least. Spoiler: there are more leather pants in here than you are possibly anticipating.

[Photos: AKM/GSI]