Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

The premiere of Valentino: The Last Emperor at NYC's MoMA, was one exhilarating GBU! All the stars in the heavens came out to fete the mahogany maestro, and they did so in style.













The Good:

Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Hey, when she's good, she's very, very good.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Helena Christensen looks gorgeously dramatic; we're sure Valentino approves.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

If Agyness did "20's Bohemian" all the time, we'd be on board.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Olivia Chantecaille avoided a St. Patty's Day pinch, looks gorgeous. Everyone else was pinched black and blue.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Yes. Padma Lakshmi wears a smock and sandals and still looks like Helen of Troy.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Am kicking myself for not going to the theatre, sneaking out with Hana Soukupova's gown while she was watching the movie.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Anne Hathaway's looking really chic and comfy these days; will an Oscar nod do that?


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

For some reason, Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy as couple always give me a happy feeling. Not least cause they always look ravishing.


The Bad:

Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

I'm just imagining Lake Bell going through her closet and thinking "yes! it's a futuristic figure skater kind of evening!"


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

See, I could actually totally get behind the harem pants if Rachel Roy hadn't taken us back to '85 with the power jacket. I know that's the point, but...bad associations.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Hm, is the chain part of Maria Menounos' dress, or just an unfortunate accessory choice? Either way...


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Martha is in on a hose violation.


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

When I saw this one, I actually sang to myself, "Someone's going in Ba-ad/And it's whoever you are!" (It's Nicole Trunfio.)


The Ugly:

Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

As in the grand tradition of "Ugly," Daphne Guinness's exercise in outrageousness is, in its way, a triumph. In a terrifying, 80s Intellectual Fash sort of way. The dame's not a Mitford for nothing!


Unbelievably Good, Really Bad, & Unspeakably Ugly Clothes At Valentino Premiere

Selita Ebanks: the woman's got chutzpah. No mirror and an angry cat, perhaps, but chutzpah.

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