Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

In the 70s, my dad missed a chance to see Elvis, and has always regretted it. This is not how I feel about skipping Jingle Ball '99. But now, seeing last night's appalling Katy-Perry-Kylie-duds, I'm changing my mind.

Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Singer Luciana fancies herself Wonderwoman redux. Someone could use a lasso of truth in her dressing room.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Joey King gets into the holiday spirit.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

And for her sake, we hope her innocence isn't completely destroyed by the sight of Lacey Schwimmer. I mean, no one under 13 should have this knowledge of macrame.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Someone who knows how to dress for an impressionable crowd: Selena Gomez.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

As usual looking like an aging Eddie Haskell, Seacrest.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

On the one hand, Ali Fedotowsky's dress is kind of frumpy and ugly and weird. On the other, this kind of resembles the Samantha doll's outfit. Which is a big "but."


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Ariel Winter's combination of "rebellious" footwear and delighted expression is kind of the best thing ever.


Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Ripping off circa-'03 Madonna, the mistress of pastiche, is a level of postmodernism I can barely comprehend.

Fashion Grinch Infects The Jingle Ball

Katy Perry manages the high-wire act of balancing dowdy and trashy.



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