Golden Globes Fug Carpet: Christina Hendricks


Look. We are total Christina Hendricks fans around here. We really loved what she wore to the Globes last year. But….oh honey. No.

When you have big boobs, and big hair, the LAST thing you need is SOME OTHER big thing floating around next to your face, fighting for attention with your boobs and your hair (and your face), and, worse yet, this particular Other Big Thing looks like a sea anemone on human growth hormone. Sigh. Where did our love go? PS: Seriously, I think that thing is about to eat your face.

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  1. Kayt
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    I love the colour on her, and I love the silhouette it gives her. She almost got it absolutely spot on for a change.

    if the ruffle had just gone across instead of up it would’ve been better, but I also think it’s such a va va voom dress on a figure like hers that it doesn’t really need embellishments, especially with the hair like that.

    So close Christina

  2. Emily
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    Look at her tiny waist though. Weirdly that is where my eye went first. Probably because everything else made me BLIND.

  3. Katharine
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    This is SO CLOSE to being total win. It fits her like anything, she’s not waving cleavage in all directions, the colour is amazing. And yet. “She has no neck!”

    Maybe if it had just had pleats up to the shoulder, and a big old retro movie star diamond clip.

  4. Willow
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    Its not Fug, its just a bit OTT, I like the ruffle along the top edge but then it explodes on the shoulder like some sort of firey tumour.

  5. jennifer in sf
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    Really? I’m not understanding the hatred of this dress. I kind of think it looks great on her! I think she should have had her hair up but still.

  6. Jill
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    Her body sells the dress enough that she could’ve worn the dress without any trim at all and been one of the best of the night.

  7. Nina
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    I agree; way too much going on above the waist. That ruffle is going to devour her. Otherwise, it works. She’s got gorgeous hair and she doesn’t need to draw any more attention to anything else, but the ruffle does that and some.

  8. Melanie
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    I also really liked this on her. This is a weird camera angle – there were shots of her where she had her chin up more, that looked much better. It’s a hell of a lot of dress, and she pulled it off well – I don’t think many others could wear that. I do agree that her hair up would have helped here.

  9. vandalfan
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    Just a little less flowerette, and if the satin ribbon had been a contrasting color- navy? teal ?

  10. Amy K
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    What if it had been a deep gorgeous green, with no face-eating ruffle? (Oh heck, it’s up to my necK!) She would have looked amazing.

  11. Fuh Ugh
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    Disagree. I loved it on her. This is the first – and only – time that a giant shoulder sea anemone has actually worked.

  12. Pam
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    I 100% agree. When I saw this I cringed. Too much going on around her face. TOO much!

  13. themis
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    I like this on her, too. I prefer the shoulder-eating ruffle over her normal six inches of cleavage — this plays up her curves without serving everything up on a platter.

  14. knosmo
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    Seriously, way too much at the face – it looks like her dress is going for the jugular. If it were not for that one thing, that ruffle gone awry, this would be total win. (Even considering her dress is almost exactly the same color as the carpet, which I normally detest.)

  15. daiyami
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    You know, they tell pear-shaped women to wear something up around the neck/shoulders to balance out the wide hips. And the advice NEVER says anything about “but if you have a lot of hair, that’s doing the job already”. I’m not sure if CH is technically bottom-heavy or just hourglass, but I suspect that’s what happened here.

    But if it were just a little smaller, it’d all be fine, even with her hair down. Concept is good, execution weak.

  16. Lynnie
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    Why are there no pictures of Christina Hendricks standing next to January Jones? Holy red satin, Batman!

  17. Cameron
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    I love this on her! She is so beautiful and va va voomish she can def pull off sea anomie! However, just a simple pull back of her hair would have made it perfect and not so overwhelming! But because it’s her…. forgivable!

  18. LA
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    I think this would’ve been SO pretty without the adornment. Pretty color, pretty cut, good fit. If it’d just been simple (the bold color plus her bust made a dramatic enough tableau), it would’ve been great.

  19. Emi!y
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    I think she just needs to pull her hair up. Maybe the flower detail could be a little smaller, but overall, I think this is a whole bag of hotness.

  20. Mel
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    even if she were boobless, why ON EARTH would she wear her hair down with something like this?!

  21. Beth
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    The ruffles are a little too big, but otherwise it’s flattering. Unlike most of the things she’s worn recently, her boobs are contained and her makeup doesn’t look like it was done by drag queens who work with consumption patients for charity.

    My biggest complaint, though, is that even though I like this I feel like I’ve seen it too many times before. When did people decide that a red dress with one shouldered ruffles was a “thing”? It was gorgeous and fresh back when Kate Winslet did it. Now Christina Hendricks is bringing it back, and I’m pretty sure that Ricky Gervais’s wife wore almost exactly the same thing.

  22. Claire Zulkey
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    The sex doll mouth isn’t helping, either

  23. Bella
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    The dress fits so well, the color is great and the edge is pretty. If only the THING was gone.

  24. whiterabbit11
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    there were angles where this looked less like her dress was trying to eat her face but a quick ruffle-ectomy would have seen her best dressed of the night by a long way. it’s so refreshing to see someone – anyone – who didn’t look like they would collapse under the weight of the award.

  25. granny
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    Orange hair and scarlet dress clash, specially with the big ruffle almost being a hat.

  26. atz
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    Now, here is some bad hair. On a lady with her hair up and a very long neck, I think the ruffle might not have been so terrible, but she Christina just looks sloppy and unfortunately cheap from the shoulders up.

    I think this might have worked as a (high cut) strapless gown, if the ruffles just made a straight line across her chest left to right. I also think she needs to do something with her hair — it looks unkempt.

  27. Julia
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    I actually love this, even the shoulder ruffle. Yes it’s huge, but the dress emphasises her curves and the colour looks great on her. And for once, her make up looks perfect!

  28. Cath
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    I have a theory about this excess fabric ruffle. I think she and January Jones travelled together to the Globes and, upon discovering they were wearing almost exactly the same dress, a fight ensued where both dresses were destroyed at the top. The girls then frantically tried to put them back together as they realised they were rapidly approaching their destination. As you can see, Christina accidentally attached quite a lot of January’s dress to herself as well.

  29. anny
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    It’s choking her. Don’t they have EMTs on hand at these things?

  30. Joni Woodhead
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    I like the idea of the ruffles running across the top of a strapless version , the body portion of this dress fits her soooo well, I dont wanna fug it completely

  31. gryt
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    The worst thing about this is her camera face. If it weren’t for that, this might work. Might.

  32. crystal
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    i’m just so excited that it fits! and that she’s rocking red with red hair on a red carpet and it’s somehow…working? without the rosette she’d be spot on.

  33. filmcricket
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    It is all a bit much but I love her and I love the colour, so I can forgive. But yeah, if the shoulder ruffle had been a bit smaller or she’d worn her hair up (or both) it would be perfect.

  34. Bex
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    I think she looks awesome. Maybe she doesn’t want to look like she’s got a smaller chest- maybe she wants to call attention and focus to her bodacious tatas! Cheers to her. Enough of all the “how to detract from a big bust” advice in fashion. Celebrate your curves and show them off.

  35. Chris
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    Take the bottom satin/ribbon edge and match that at the top – replace the ruffle entirely. Either do the plain ribbon straight across the top of the bodice OR to, you know, provide some support have straps in the satin ribbon in exactly the same width as the bottom hem. It would be simple, elegant, and nothing to distract from her amazing assets.

  36. Mary Peck
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    I love it. I think she looks great.

    But, to be honest, I don’t know who she is.

  37. Summer
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    agreed. but I love this dress on someone else.

  38. jen
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    She looks like she’s lost about 20 pounds.

  39. lc
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    I love how her figure looks in this, curvy, but not so top heavy. I’d have to see the dress without the ruffle to see if that would be better. My theory is the oversized ruffle is there to overshadow the boobs and make them look smaller in comparison.

  40. ai
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    I think this is the first time I’m disagreeing with you girls – she looks stunning and we’re glad not to see that (otherwise beautiful) cleavage for once! LC above has nailed it – she looks far more proportionate and I am certain there have been worser crimes committed than ruffles on a shoulder.

  41. Rose
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    I guess I’m nuts, but I like it. I would hate it on anybody else (see Nicole Kidman’s big red bow at the Oscars a few years ago), but Christina, being Christina, works it. It *could* be a tad smaller, but overall, I like its wild and craziness. I would actually tone down her hair a bit, rather than the puffball…there’s volume, and then there’s volume.

  42. anna
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    She looks like a clown. I will never get why people think this woman is stylish.

  43. kimmy
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    “….it explodes on the shoulder like some sort of firey tumour.”
    that made me LOL.

    i love the color and it fits her SO WELL. usually her boobs are hanging out b/c apparently no designers know how to fit large breasts. i think she should have pulled her hair back, to the opposite side of the ruffle…maybe?? but yes…overall, the ruffle is eating her face.

    SO CLOSE!

  44. Megan
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    Fabulous everything EXCEPT for that ridiculous poof on her shoulder. Almost bigger than her head!!!

  45. Lise
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    The only thing wrong with this is that ginormous ruffle; it fits like a dream and would be absolutely delish without that.

  46. Miss Kitty
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    This is gorgeous! Have you lost your fuggin mind?

  47. a...
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    in some far away pics she looked very Joker-ish to me.

  48. mepe
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    She wore pretty much the same dress to the 2010 SAG awards only it was more successful because it only had a red bow on the shoulder instead of a giant red poof. She’s so pretty why can’t she find someone to help her dress without looking crazy.

  49. kikichanelconspiracy
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    I think it would have been better if she toned down the lip color and if she had worn her hair off her face, very sleek to counter the volume near her face. She is so pretty (and I LOVE her on Mad Men), I wish she’d get a better stylist.

  50. hat
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    She is trying too hard. Big hair (definitely should. Have been up), ridiculously big ruffle , with the big boobs. Too much. I have absolutely no problem with a big woman, but learn how to make the most of it. She looks like Miss Piggy going to the prom.

  51. Tony
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    OMG. Miss Piggy is right, or mabey a 2nd rate Mae West. She is a pretty woman but she needs to dress for her size.

  52. Veronica
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    Get rid of the ruffle and give it an extra inch across the waistline, and I think she’d look good, if a bit dull. A miss, but not a massive misstep.

  53. MissKatMac
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    No, no, no! I love! Way prefer it to the peach monstrosity of the year before!

  54. Gennabee
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    She does bear a strong resemblance to Miss Piggy. She needs a stylist.

  55. NYCGirl
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    I like it. I just think she should have worn her hair differently.