Fug File: BAFTAs

BAFTAs De Vil-ishly Played: Emma Thompson


She played the author of one Disney icon; might as well come dressed as another, eh?

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BAFTAs Fug Carpet: Imogen Poots


Let’s award points for the color.

I am then going to retract said points for the torso triangle, the bandaged effect around it, and all the little fangs hanging off her waistband — perhaps they are icicles, in an ode to the polar vortex — as well as for the fact that she looks like she’s trying to re-conceptualize the hula. Don’t take the grass skirts and coconut bras away from young ladies who need Halloween costumes. It’s unkind.

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BAFTAs Fug Carpet: Alicia Vikander


This one is from the Chanel show that Karl Lagerfeld did in Dallas, and I’ve decided he’s punking us with it.

It feels more like a vaguely Southwestern screen-saver that someone put out in 1999, to try and combat the appealing hilarity of Flying Toasters. Or a Tex-Mex ballet — Swan Lake Travis, say, or Cinderalamo. Pick your poison. Just don’t actually consume it, like she did.

[Photo: WENN]

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BAFTAs Well Played: Naomie Harris


Before you ask, it does not appear that Idris Elba was at this event, which is obviously a brutal tragedy for anyone with eyes. However, Naomie Harris’s dress was pretty easy on them:

The color story here — wow, can you tell we were just at Fashion Week? I just used the phrase “color story.” Don’t worry, I’m going to watch some old One Tree Hill on Netflix and eat a metric ton of Chex Mix and I’ll be back to myself in no time at all — is reminiscent of Amy Adams’ dress from the Critic’s Choice Awards, but the simplicity of this Gucci version really suits her. That being said, and as lovely as I think this is, people are slightly phoning this thing in. Maybe if Idris wasn’t going to be there, she just couldn’t be bothered. That’s as good of an excuse as any.

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BAFTAs Fug or Fab: Gillian Anderson


She got out a lot this weekend for the BAFTAs. The first dress is vintage Balmain and I’ve sat with it for a while now and I’ve decided that the dress is interesting, but needs careful styling and the right woman to wear it, and this is not that careful styling, nor perhaps the right woman. Let’s take a closer look, both at this, and a very boob-tacular frock from the pre-party.

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BAFTAs Fug or Fun: Lily Allen


I have no idea why Lily Allen is at the BAFTAs, but I’m glad she’s back out and about, and this dress really says, “I AM OUT AND ABOUT:”

She looks like a Valentine come to life. It’s totally over-the-top, but I think it’s also kind of fun. The truth is that — as regular readers know — I have a serious weakness for pink and red together. This is why I love Target on February 15th. It’s all things that are pink and red and heart-covered for 75% off.  Festive AND cheap! (Which is also how I like my men, FWIW.) (Not really, universe.) But I’m not sure if on-sale Valentine’s Day swag come to life is exactly what she was going for.

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