My dear readers, you may or may not be aware that a) the Miss Universe pageant still happens and/or b) they stopped doing the National Costume part of the competition recently. Well it still happens and the National Costumes are BACK! If you've never seen this, you are in for a TREAT. It's basically the Sexy ____ of national pride. Let's see what kind of A games the contestants brought this year!
Miss South Africa!
Edited to add: Thank you to Reader Katya for pointing out what I missed: The Eiffel Tower is leading straight up to her la hooha. Fantastique.
YOU GUYS WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE MISS CANADA.
Miss Dominican Republic!
Miss Sri Lanka!
Miss Great Britain!
Are you ready?
You are not ready.
It's so good. Here she is..........
Miss Canada! The Best Costume Ever!
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Did you guys see that the Oscar Nomination came out today? That's a lot of white people! Like...they're all white. And the directors are all men. And except for one dude they are all white American men. WOW. How about that.
Oh right, on to the frivolity.
Oh right, on to the frivolity.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
When it was bad, it was oh so bad. I don't have a LOT to say about most of these, honestly. Buckle up, my dear readers. There are some truly cringeworthy frocks ahead!
The gown itself is fairly basic and not terribly offensive. I'm having major problems with this color, though. Periwinkle is not your friend, Amy Adams! And those dye to match shoes aren't doing you any favors either. Ugh, every time I see this gown I get more and more angry because the fit is so lovely and it's just RUINED by color.
This is the gown equivalent of the I Have No Idea What I'm Doing dog.
I hate the top of this so, so much. It looks so unfinished and unflattering. Hate. Haaaaaate. (Love the jewelry.)
Hahahahahah WUT. No, go home. This is embarrassing.
Lana Del Rey!
Priscilla Presley IS the Little Mermaid at Studio 54! She wants to be part of your disco world!
This feels half-assed and looks sloppy and boring. I think I liked it better when she was pretending to be David Bowie minus feet.
Here it is: Tina Fey's first joke of the night. Seriously, though, cut it at that awkward balloon hem and add a necklace and some opaque black tights and wear it to the Independent Spirit Awards. THAT would be adorable.
Too tight in the waist, too small in the bust, a bad color for her, and those horrible darts make her look like the owner of the biggest nipples in Hollywood. This whole thing is a mess.
Needs a bigger blowout, a far more interesting bag, and a dress that fits.
My dear readers, you know this pains me. That dress, though - oy. I get what we're going for but I hate it a lot. From far away it looks like the dress gives up about halfway down. Close up, there are fake flowers all over her torso.
Oh girl, oh no. No no no.
It doesn't fit and it looks unfinished. Sienna, I don't know who told you you were edgy but I wish you hadn't believed them. Just once I'd love to see you in showstopping glamour.
Look at her trying so hard. Who made you try this hard, lady? Simple is your friend. Liberace's bedroom curtains are not.
Fun fact: the technical term for what is around her neck is "pussy bow." I dislike pussy bows. I dislike this look for Melissa McCarthy. By A LOT. You guys know how I love a puffed sleeve, but the spinster principal look at the Golden Globes is a hard NO.
The overworked pink crochet codpiece is one of the funniest and perhaps most tragic things we saw on the red carpet.
I did not know they made dresses out of hammered tin!
OMFG Kristen Wiig!
Guys, why is Kristen Wiig dressed as a 1970s teenage bride? I want to know what events led her to putting this dress on her body and keeping it on. On the Patton scale, this is a SOLID 8.