Fugger: Zoe Saldana

Fugs and Fabs: The ALMA Awards

There’s a Charo at the end of this slideshow.

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Well Played, Zoe Saldana in Preen

First of all: There are photos in which she looks far cheerier, never fear. But you can’t see her outfit in ANY OF THEM to which I have access, so smirky it is:

Zoe Saldana at the CANTINFLAS Premiere in Hollywood

The print is kind of like Collegiate Photography Show On Crack, and the dress is all Prim Schoolgirl, and it turns out that marriage is going to be one for the ages. Who knew?

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Fug or Fab: Zoe Saldana

This feels like half-robe, half-wrap dress.

Zoe Saldana at Audi pre-Emmy party

But when you are pregnant, robe-lite wrap dresses can be a comfortable DELIGHT, so whatever; I have no beef with that, conceptually. But I think the Wonderbread color scheme on those four bits — two on the lapels, two on the tie — make it look ESPECIALLY like pajamas, and I end up feeling vicariously tired and wishing that someone would just excuse her and let her go home and put up her feet. She’d be welcome over here, but it won’t be really hopping until I’ve acquired those crackpot new Cappucino potato chips to try. I haven’t had those or Mango Salsa, but VMA/Emmy weekend is the time for salt binges for everyone except the attendees, and those flavors have a LOT of work to do on me to beat Bacon Mac & Cheese. All of which ties back to this post because…. I would maybe wear that dress on my couch while I’m sampling.

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Fug/Fab the Cover Face-Off: Katie Holmes on Glamour vs Zoe Saldana on Marie Claire

We wrote about this Katie Holmes cover for Vanity Fair a couple weeks ago, as it compared to Brooke Shields’ iconic Calvin Klein ads. But somehow I didn’t notice it was sharing newsstand space with a similar theme. So now let’s throw THOSE into the Thunderdome, shall we?

Katie Holmes on Glamour, August 2014

I think Katie’s face looks great, and the alluring pose works on her — she’s good with a twinkle of naughty. But as we noted for Vanity Fair, I believe, my biggest problem is that I don’t actually like these jeans. I’m not a fan of the Trouser Jean, in general, but I’m distracted by the pockets flapping open at me, like they have something loud to say, and … let’s just say this: This one is the JEANS issue, not the DENIM issue, so you’d think they’d get the jeans part right; instead, her top half to me looks much more arresting than the bottom.

Also, and I know this is dumb, that ampersand above Angelina Jolie’s name looks too much like a treble clef. There, I said it.

Zoe stars on Marie Claire’s DENIM issue, which I am capsifying because boy, did they:

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Recent Fugs and Fabs: Zoe Saldana

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Not So Casual Fuggerday: Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillan at the Guardians of the Galaxy Photocall

Zoe Saldana, rumor has it, is annoyed that the press is speculating on her pregnancy (which, dude, if you were just our neighbor down the hall, we’d ALSO turn to our husband and say, “hey! Zoe Saldana in 11A is totally pregnant, right?” It’s human nature) but I think she should spend her spare time being DELIGHTED that she looks so pretty at the moment:

Even if she had to layer the dress she was originally planning to wear over a slip, for modesty purposes now. (PS: Thumbs up on the shoes, Zoe. Karen, I’m not sure what’s happening on your feet, exactly, but the rest of you is a treat. Carry on.)

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Well Played: Zoe Saldana in Valentino

I think this is one of those dresses that can be twee and irritating on the wrong woman, but totally charming and fabulous under the right circumstances and “subtly quasi-concealing a pregnancy” is very possibly one of those circumstances.

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