Saturday 18 November 2017

10 Best and Worst Dressed at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

(L to R) Natalie Portman, Ruth Negga and Amy Adams at the Palm Springs International Film Festival
(L to R) Natalie Portman, Ruth Negga and Amy Adams at the Palm Springs International Film Festival
Actress Octavia Spencer attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Actress Laura Linney attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)
Actress Amy Adams attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Actress Kirsten Dunst attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Actress Ruth Negga attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )
Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
Actress Natalie Portman attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )
Actress Janelle Monae attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )
Actress Suzanne Somers attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Who wore what (and why?) to the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

WORST: Nicole Kidman

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Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Nicole's pretty-princess attempt falls flat in this Dior gown. The colour washes out her porcelain skin and the hair is a mess.

BEST: Ruth Negga

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Actress Ruth Negga attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )

Does Ruth ever get it wrong? She dares to bare (just a hint) in this semi-sheer Valentino gown and we're already excited to see what she will wear next.

BEST: Natalie Portman

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Actress Natalie Portman attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )

Natalie Portman hits it out of the park every time, baby bump or not. Even Jackie O would approve of this classic black Dior gown.

WORST: Laura Linney

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Actress Laura Linney attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)

Even the vibrant colour can't save this unflattering shape.

BEST: Amy Adams

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Actress Amy Adams attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
 

There's technically nothing wrong with this and it's admittedly a little boring, but Amy Adams was never going to bring the same pizazz to the PS Film Fest that she does to the Golden Globes and Oscars. Still, points for being a very pretty dress.

BEST: Janelle Monae

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Actress Janelle Monae attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )

Fun and flattering. This shouldn't-work-but-it-does Jenny Packham dress is a breath of fresh air on an otherwise stuffy red carpet.

BEST: Kirsten Dunst

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Actress Kirsten Dunst attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Again, it's a bit boring, but Kirsten pulls it off.

BEST: Octavia Spencer

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Actress Octavia Spencer attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
 

Patterned skirts are hard to pull off, but the Hidden Figures star is the epitome of understated elegance in this bright number pared down with a crisp white blouse.

WORST: Suzanne Somers

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Actress Suzanne Somers attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)
 

Long time no see, Suzanne Somers. The iconic fitness star looks amazing for any age, let alone 70 - but there comes a time when everyone should retire the sequin bandage dress.

WORST: Laura Dern

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Actor Andrew Garfield poses with the Spotlight Award and actress Laura Dern during the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)

Green ruffles never works with anything, no matter how stylish you normally are.

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