It's no secret that "German premieres" are unparalleled in their capacity to baffle, amaze, and entertain. Add a dash of Tarantino crazy, and you'd be correct in assuming that the Inglourious Basterds Berlin premiere was quite the event.

Okay, despite the bandage-spawn fatigue, gotta say that Diane Kruger's working this futuristic iteration!


I was scared of Xenia Seeberg's Stevie-Nicks-at-Playboy-Mansion look even before she assumed this...position.


Advertisement

Actress Jennifer Ulrich demonstrates why the exposed zipper screams "2009."


Advertisement

I almost want to ask Nadine Warmuth: why wear such an easy, comfy-looking frock and then such wickedly uncomfortable shoes?


What woman among us wouldn't wear Yvonne Hoelzel's crisp ensemble? I'm not saying it would look as good, but I don't like "facts."


Advertisement

Hannah Herzsprung makes this simple tunic look like a million bucks. Which, in the current climate, I guess means quite a bit again.


Advertisement

Uh oh! Anna Thalbach is wearing a suspiciously similar dress! Good thing she had a belt to throw on. Recently I was at a wedding and it turned out three women were sporting the same (lovely) frock. One of them took a look around, darted out, and came back an hour later wearing something else.


Nora Tschirner: Hef called, he wants his loungewear back. Because the line was busy, Louis XIV couldn't get through to demand his shoes.


Advertisement

Jana Pallaske is looking seriously deco-futuristic! Can't you see Elsa Lanchester rocking this? Or Flash Gordon's nemesis? Make of this what you will.


Advertisement

Aww, now I'm imagining designer Michael Michalsky painstakingly detailing his jacket in his room. While listening to Pat Benatar.


Dresses that do the "breast-sling" thing make me seriously nervous. Dennenesch Zoude is less neurotic, more awesome.


Advertisement

Even though it looks like an Anarchist is about to leap out and denounce Brad Pitt's suit lining, he's cool as a cuke.


Advertisement

Where was Katja Riemann coming from? The gym? The boudoir? A Chaplin movie? The set of The Wild Bunch?


[Images via Getty]