Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

The World Premiere of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time at London's Vue Westfield was not exactly fit for royalty. Unless, that is, royalty really likes bedazzled faces, gratuitous feathers, and really, really handsome men?

Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Gemma Arterton's extravagant gown gives the effect of imminent electrocution, no? Well, this is royalty we're feting here!


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

This might also excuse J.Gyll's suspcious shine and third piece. (The vest, kids! The vest!)


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Nothing, however, provides adequate explanation for Toby Kebbell's louche silk loungewear.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Daniela Lavender (with, natch, Sir Ben) provides her own red roses, thank you very much. Does that mean they have to be Muppet-esque and appliqued onto her dress? Maybe. Sacrifices must be made.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

While red shoes take Sarah Cawood's getup into Minnie Mouse territory, I mean, she must know that: clearly, this was deliberate. So, you know, go on with your bad self.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Now might be a good time to note that there was an odd practice on this red carpet of showing ass-shots of every getup. To preserve the attendees' modesty, I have omitted said gratuitous ass-shots, as in no case was there some detail that might otherwise have escaped our notice. I mean, you can see Una Healy's epaulets and studs just fine from here.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Paloma Faith, per usual, prefers to fade into the background. Luckily for her the background is geometric, bedazzled and vaguely "hippie-boho-creative-embellished" as EBay would have it.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

When I saw Preeya Kalidas's dress I was like, "oh no! What if she forgot to bedazzle her face to match?!" False alarm. Phew!


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

AbFab is not cited enough as a fashion influence. Props to Kerry Katona for rocking Patsy hair.


Princes And Paupers At Prince of Persia Premiere

Are you familiar with moddle David Gandy? I suggest, if not, we make his smoldering acquaintance.


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