Saturday, February 12, 2011
Regardless of how warm, cold, rainy, or sunny the weather might be, celebrities and stars are embracing the newest mini dress looks both on the red carpet and in everyday life.
The recent Costume Institute Gala held at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was a dress lover's paradise, with tons of the world's best known stars showing up in a huge array of mini dress fashions. From the simple classics to the ultra modern, there was no shortage (no pun intended) of "above the knee" dresses populating the red carpet arrivals.
The skirt was balloon-like rather than straight, a fashion statement that few people could have pulled off so successfully. Although the dress was certainly not the kind to suit everyone's taste, Hathaway looked lovely anyway.
The so-called "material girl" wore a dress that quite frankly looked like a shrunken pair of pantaloons left over from the Elizabethan age. The colour was not quite turquoise but not quite green, instead falling somewhere in between in a shade best described by the word "blah". All in all the outfit just didn't work on any level, but there is a bright side: