These posts — where we look at a current star’s style through the years — are always fun. You can oftentimes almost pinpoint the exact moment where the person in question decides to hire a stylist. This week? Jessica Chastain:

 “As the great philosopher Paula Abdul once said: two steps forward, two steps back. If the Calvin Klein LBD was chic and sleek, then this feels a bit like something you might pick up at a garage sale at Avril Lavigne’s house.”

You KNOW you want to get a gander at whatever THAT look was. So pop over to NY Mag and read the whole post at The Cut!