Unfug or Fug or Fab: Amy Adams


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It’s really hard to be whimsical about Amy Adams’ outfits, because something about her and her wardrobe and whatnot does not invite whimsy. For a lady who was so bubbly and cute in Enchanted, a movie that could’ve swerved into annoying in anyone else’s hands, she herself doesn’t give you much to latch onto. Y’all, there’s a reason J.Lo is more fun to talk about, so clearly, Amy Adams needs to run off with somebody’s back-up dancer and then start performing dance music and wearing shiny sweatpants whose crotch flirts with her knees. This is tremendous life advice. And it’s FREE. You’re welcome, Amy.

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  1. Edith
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    There’s nothing to see here. Quite literally.

  2. Kit
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    No pic-y no vote-y.

  3. v
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    i am so jealous! while i continue to wait for my letter from Hogwards, Amy, it seems, got her (gruby) hands on an invisibility cloak.

    • v
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      ack! Hogwarts (plainly it is my spelling that is keeping me from casting spells)…

      • vandalfan
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        Wingarium leviosa letter “T”!

        Amy is not well dressed here, but I’m most concerned about her pretty face. Her forehead is looking as frozen, expressionless, and vaguely angry-looking as Nichole Kidman’s .

        • Emma
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          Funny, I was just thinking she looks like Nicole Kidman in a couple of these shots. I hope she doesn’t go too far in that direction.

  4. Stefanie
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    All the second dress is missing is a black birdcage veil and she has the part of “Grieving Mistress Attends her Lover’s Funeral and May or May Not Have a Drink Thrown At Her Later” down pat. And for the drama alone: I LOVE IT.

  5. lindsay
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    you guys are so good. that first dress does need to be shorter. if i ever become famous (note: NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN), i am seriously going to hire you guys as my stylists.

    as for the second number, i actually think it’s the most flattering of the bunch and if only it had some other detail, i would be totally on board. also, face = gorgeous. number three is my least favorite by a mile. she somehow managed to gain 20 pounds from slide 2 to slide 4.

    lastly, enough of those shoes, hollywood. you look like horses from the metacarpals down!

  6. Shiitake
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    Tired of color-blocking, ruching and hooves. Too much foliage on number 2, but the dress on it’s own looks fabluous.

  7. Jules
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    These are all so blah. Girlfriend needs to step it up – she has a lot of movies coming out.

  8. pantsonfire
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    I think her hair and face in outfit #1 are such an improvement over what we’ve seen from her lately. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Amy Adams needs brighter, softer hair for her face. I agree that the dress needs to be shorter and I wish the middle print was something else. It looks like animal print and/or abstract popcorn kernels? How about some color, Amy dear.

    I’m with the camp that is almost sold on dress #2 (the black one), even though it is slightly ridiculous, just because it’s intense and maybe structural in a way that suits AA.

  9. Clara
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    She has beautiful hair!

    • mary lou bethune
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      She does have beautiful hair and eyes- she is quite fetching and needs to choose something pretty and fanciful. Why don’t these accomplish ladies just go with pretty?

  10. Tamburlaine
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    I love that second dress, it fits her so beautifully, and her shoes are divine! The first one is not as exciting, but it looks comfortable and appropriate.

  11. Nina
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    All I see now when I look at her is Isla Fisher.

    • Leelee
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      I absolutely cannot tell them apart any more. And the hell of it is, I irrationally dislike one of them for some reason that I can’t recall but I don’t know WHICH ONE IT IS.
      So now one innocent woman is getting my ire for no reason other than being a petite redhead. BUT WHICH ONE?!

  12. Claire L1
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    What’s with the “I just ate a lemon and I liked it” face???

    She’s so pretty…and she has good teeth…. for goodness sakes SMILE! Make those of us who couldn’t afford braces jealous!

  13. Carol
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    I like the first dress … although I agree it should be shorter … second dress looks like a gift wrapped for a bridal shower in Hades … third dress, meh.

  14. Sandra
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    She’s way too pretty to go around dressed like this. I can understand wanting to be experimental and fashion-forward, but sometimes the experiment tells us that our ideas were wrong.

  15. FiestaGirl
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    The top of Amy’s first outfit reminds me of a scrub top with a belt thrown on. She must be moonlighting at a medical clinic. I totally agree with Leelee, I have such a hard time telling Amy/Isla apart. The other 2 looks are really a snore. Amy is a terrific actress but booooring on the red carpet.

  16. crystal
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    Total zzzzzz.

    But I do wonder if I’d like that first dress more if the white and black were reversed. Maybe it wouldn’t seem so heavy and weird? I think the proportions would still be wrong for her body, though.

  17. Jodi
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    She’s not the most experimental of dressers, but I don’t think the fact that sometimes she is on the conservative side deserves a call for shiny crotchless jumpsuit or whatever. She’s pretty, she dresses nicely. She can highlight her beauty more – what a good problem to have! Maybe she’s ready to graduate from GoFugYourself, into the world of the normal.

  18. Guerra
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    Wow these we’re so boring!

  19. Emma
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    So no one is commenting on the weird patterned bit of the first dress? It looks like she’s wearing a black skirt with a white blouse and a patterned bustier over the top of everything that’s slipped down about 6 inches. Weird. Weird! Weird.

  20. Sajorina
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    I love Amy! She’s the cutest, most adorable thing and she always looks fine… Not FUG, not FAB, just FINE! And, I can live with that!

  21. Rachell
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    I think these three need to be combined into a meta-look. Take the hair and the print from look one (which is at least interesting, even if it’s kind of popcorn-looking), the silhouette from look two (a below-knee pencil skirt done properly), and the face from look three (she’s so much cuter when she’s smiling!).

    As for the enduring popularity of hoof-heels: I think it’s for the height factor. I’m 5’1″-ish, and I plead guilty to owning a *lot* of platforms. It’s amazing what even a couple of inches of extra height will do for the figure, even if it’s all shoe.