Tuesday 24 April 2018

Red carpet wrap: Best and worst dressed

From left: Julianna Margulies and Gillian Anderson
From left: Julianna Margulies and Gillian Anderson
Rowena Walsh

Rowena Walsh

Who is a style queen and who should be taken away by the fashion police this week?

Julianna Margulies

You know yourself, it's difficult enough to decide just what to wear on a big night out, but imagine the tears, tantrums and tension involved in finding the perfect outfit to go to the premiere of an opera, especially when it's sponsored by Yves Saint Laurent.

Oh boy, forget the harmonies, this night is all about the divas. Still, not quite everyone is indulging their dramatic side.

The Good Wife's Julianna is managing to work a truly serene look. But then it is all about inner confidence, and she certainly knows that she's looking fabulous in this beautiful black dress with its of-the-moment draping detail.

Gillian Anderson

Long before we settled down with our box sets of The Wire, Mad Men and 24, there was The X Files.

Millions of us faithfully tuned in every week to see if Mulder and Scully would discover if the truth about those pesky aliens was really out there.

Well, that's what we said. Really we just wanted to know if the sci-fi singletons would discover the true meaning of chemistry.

Sceptical Scully was a pin-up girl for so many geeks despite, or maybe because of, her devotion to sombre suits. You can only imagine the fantasies fuelled by the thought helping her out of those clothes.

But just what will her legions of fans think of this get-up?

Our advice?

Protect your eyes, boys! Unless Ms Anderson was kidnapped by the aliens (yet again), or sucked into some alternative universe where tie-dyed curtains are this season's must-have item, there's no excuse for this horrendous ensemble.

Irish Independent

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