Doing the Wiig walk

The Fug Girls, unlike some individuals I could name, don’t mind orange at all, and were delighted to see five orange gowns at the Met Ball. (Right about now, Lynn should start feeling vindicated.) And I like this one, a Stella McCartney job sported by Kristen Wiig:

Kristen Wiig in Stella McCartney

The shoes (also Stella’s) are somewhat meh, but otherwise this is pretty spiffy, not unlike Wiig herself.

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6 comments

  1. Lynn »

    11 May 2012 · 8:33 am

    Yay orange! I like all of them except Katherine McPhee’s dress. My favorite is Ginnifer Goodwin’s.

  2. Tatyana »

    11 May 2012 · 9:08 pm

    She looks like she stripped her grandma’s sofa and ruffled the upholstery around.
    That style only works for very young, slim and tall – and with narrow enough waste so the folds (don’t know the tech. term in English, sorry) around the waste don’t make one look like a wilted cabbage.
    And her arms! Reglain cut does not look good on someone with square athletic shoulders, it exaggerate them to a caricature.
    Her shoes, though, look good, in ensemble

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  4. CGHill »

    13 May 2012 · 11:37 am

    Agreed on the “grandma’s sofa” comparison, though I’d still defend the outfit as being reasonably suitable to Wiig’s shape: the gathering round the middle gives her some definition to her waist, and the hemline is down far enough to appear to taper her overall pear shape.

  5. Tatyana »

    13 May 2012 · 6:08 pm

    Gathering! that’s the word I was looking for.
    The skirt length is correct, but the wist is not narrow enough for that silhouette.
    If you google images of MadMen January Jones’ costumes, you’ll see what I mean: she can swing (heh) that style. Of course, JJ’s character is a cruder, rougher Grace Kelly wannabee, so maybe for good example I should refer to the source.
    But note even if her dresses are of that silhouette the gathering is very controlled; there is no folds falling any way they want.

  6. CGHill »

    13 May 2012 · 8:04 pm

    Well, it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.

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