Fugger: Hilary Swank

Fug or Fab: Hilary Swank in Giambattista Valli

This is theoretically a very floaty and pretty piece of elegance.

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And yet it looks like it was plopped onto Hilary here without ceremony, or even much styling (although a tip of the hat to the bracelet). This thing needs a hook, or else a redesign, because from this angle the flowers seem to be wilting right off her chest.  The makeup and hair might be left over from something she did during the day. I don’t know. I have nothing against Hilary Swank at all — I actually am sad her movie career took a weird turn into an abyss — but about 75 percent of the time she comes off like she’s still just trying something on, rather than wearing it for real.

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Fug or Fab: Hilary Swank

You know what? I’m totally going to give this one to old Swanks:

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Flattering, age-appropriate, not boring yet not so patterned that it might accidentally induce a seizure, we can’t see any of her bits nor her undercrackers. I’ll take it.

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Recent Fugs: Jumpsuits

Might as well sweep them all up in the same dustpan, no?

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Fug or Fab: Hilary Swank

I DO think this would have made an amazing bridesmaid’s dress in 1987.

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P.S. I Fug You: Hilary Swank in Giambattista Valli

I call this dress Introduction to Photoshop:

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Because I’m pretty sure it was designed by someone who was given twenty minutes, a mouse, and a mandate to figure out what each different tool does.

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Hollywood Film Awards Fug or Fab: Hilary Swank in Nicholas Oakwell Couture

YOU GUYS. I think she’s wearing a something that’s, at best, scrunchie-adjacent. I know I’ve complained about her styling lately, but now I’m getting really worried that maybe her hairdresser is in on whatever Evil Plan is afoot within Team Swank.

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Well Played, Hilary Swank in Elie Saab

I decided earlier in this week that I am in a fight with whoever is making the clothing decisions for Hilary Swank, be it Swank herself, or someone on Team Swank. But we have briefly made up, thanks to this:

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Elie Saab apparently solves almost everything. Yes, this is sort of the Understated But Secretly Gorgeous Librarian Cousin to the  OTT Elie Saab that Elizabeth Banks stunned in, earlier this week, but I’m very fond of librarians. They answer your questions, and they give you books, and they are skilled at dealing patiently with weirdos.  What’s not to like? EXACTLY.

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