Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!

When you've got Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, and Penelope Cruz together at a single event, it's a pretty safe bet the clothes are going to be good. And so it was at last night's 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards (held, for some reason, at NYC's Museum of Finance), where experimentation was the order of the day, retro-shapes ruled, and people got away with an unseemly amount. For the most part, I was very Mike Mulligan (dug it) but there was one case where...well, judge for yourselves, after the jump.



The Good:

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Michelle Williams' demure frock is a definite envy-panger. (New word!)


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Not for all, perhaps, but Mad Men's Rosemarie DeWitt is absolutely rocking her cerulean.


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Melvin Van Peebles is so dapper!


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Like Michelle, Rebecca Hall's working a demure neckline, retro chic.


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

While this is probably a 'don't try this at home,' Danai Jekesai Gurira, um, isn't at home.


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

Penelope Cruz nods to menswear, nods to Chanel, nods to 80s structure and they're all like, "oh hai."


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

What say you, kids, about Amy Adams' festive getup? I'm digging the allusions to 20s fabrication, but I'd understand if you're not.


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

In the wrong hands, how easily could this wear someone like a grotesque barber pole? Rachel Weisz's hands are rarely wrong, though.


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

This is another one that Patricia Clarkson works by sheer force of will, where this neckline and level of pleating could spell downfall.


The Bad:

Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

I get 'deconstructed' and all, but Veronica Loren is a braver woman than I!


Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

This is tricky, as I don't actually have a problem with Evan Rachel Wood's dress as such. But she is so young and pretty, and here she looks so lacquered and unnatural, that I feel it is my sad duty to put her down here.


What Say You:

Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!S

Alison Pill's little number: cute and fun, or save it for after the bath?

Excellent Indie Fashion At Gotham Indie Film Awards!

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