Kristen Stewart in Stella McCartney at LA event: uncomfortable school-girl?

Paul McCartney held a private party on Friday night to celebrate the premiere of his newest music video, “My Valentine”. This party was one of the biggest celebrity events in LA since the Oscars. Which is weird, right? I mean, I’m all for showing Paul McCartney some love, but it was just a party for a music video – why so many A-listers? McCartney came to the event with his wife Nancy, and the newleyweds looked totally adorable. I think they’re a very good match, don’t you? I had my doubts about them at first, but now I really like them together.

Onto the guests… let me just say, this was not an overwhelmingly well-dressed group of people. You know why? Because most of the ladies were wearing Stella McCartney. Yeah… she sucks. Hard. First up, Kristen Stewart in a Stella McCartney skirt and blazer. The whole outfit looks like a school uniform, she needs to brush her hair, and I LOATHE those shoes with this outfit. I know K-Stew is all about “comfort” with her shoes, and while I respect that (because I share the sentiment) and I don’t care that she’s not wearing heels… I still don’t see how these sockless shoes are comfortable. They look ugly, and they look like they’re pinching her feet. One nice thing: I like her makeup.

Zooey Deschanel in Stella. This dress is awful, and it looks terrible on Zooey.

Ginnifer Goodwin and her new boyfriend Josh Dallas. I’m still not crazy about this haircut on her, especially with this style. It feels like a whole look that Michelle Williams would wear and has worn.

Reese Witherspoon, pregnant in Stella. One of the least offensive dresses, in my opinion. Reese is getting big!

Gwyneth Paltrow! This marks the second event in a month where Gwyneth and Kristen Stewart appeared together. Are they new BFFs? Will a future Goop newsletter feature something about eye-rolling and lip-biting? Gwyneth’s outfit doesn’t bother me too much. I hate the boots, especially paired with the cropped skinny jeans, but Goop comes close to pulling it off.

And finally, Rumer Willis in that same Stella dress that every single Hollywood woman has worn. DEAR GOD WHY?!?! It’s a hideous dress. And it was over the second LeAnn Rimes wore it, if not before. Rumor should have rethought this junk.

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. Masa says:

    God help me but I can’t stop picturing Quagmire when I see Rumer…I mean she is pretty but….giggity giggity giggity :guiltybitchface:

  2. Jenna says:

    All around fug. Reese looks alright. Wasn’t Miranda Kerr there too, and wearing a black version of that hideous dress that Rumor wore as well?

    Sidenote, I LOVE Ginnifer & Josh!!!! :D

    • bronze says:

      Stella McCartney is THE most overrated “designer” around. She consistently produces crappy, ill fitting sacks for dresses. Can’t even do a decent skirt for crying out loud (poor Kristen.) If she weren’t Paul’s spawn, she’d be designing curtains for Wal-Mart.

  3. mln76 says:

    Rumor’s dress is hideous. Even worse the fit is terrible and she looks so droopy in all the worst ways. EEEWWWW.

  4. Jazzmin says:

    Said it before and I’ll say it again: famous celebrity parents + born out of their loins + stir = lucky kids. Stella M’s designs are only good for mopping up dirty floors.

    • Floridaseaturtle says:

      Jazzmin, almost, except that they won’t even work for that..hmm.. Can’t give them to charity either, that would just be mean to people that truly need clothes in the real world. They do however, look great for crafts! Given to me for free, I would totally take that dress on Rumer, Leeann, etc, and use the patterns for accent pillows. I would probably use the fishnet, glue it to the black construction paper, and put use it for backing in a picture frame. The lace would be in my scrabooks, and the shiny crap just thrown out (Reese, etc)…unless it would look good cut into streamers, and used in another craft..hmmmm. Haven’t figured a use for the fuzzy pompom stuff…

  5. Cathy says:

    Reese and the Goop look ok, but the rest of the dresses are hideous. Especially Zooeys, what’s with that ribbon? Who dresses these people? They need to be retrained. Also, Pauls hair looks like a wig. Maybe it’s just the way it’s styled. Looks fake to me.

  6. carrie says:

    except for Gwinnie Paltrow, it’s awful for every one

  7. the original almond says:

    What an incredible fugfest. Why do these celebs keep wearing this woman’s horrible designs? Just because it’s obscenely expensive doesn’t mean it’s good. Such dowdy and awkward outfits. KStew looks like a 5-year-old who got into her mother’s make-up kit.

  8. G says:

    Kristen Stewart is more school marm than school girl in that outfit. Stella has been turning out one big fail after another, don’t even get me started on the uniforms she created for Team GB.

  9. CTgirl says:

    KS looks like a clown in that garish makeup. The outfit is also a disaster with the ill-fitting skirt and horrible shoes. Stella can’t design clothing for &*it.

  10. foozy says:

    OMG, they all look awful! what horrible clothes…yuk!

  11. CC says:

    Awful dresses. The only way that Stella McCartney can charge what she does, much less have a “fashion” career, is whose daughter she is. She has no taste or fashion sense.

  12. Amy says:

    Ginnifer Goodwin and that guy from Once Upon a Time are actually together???? Wow I did not know that!

    Oh and I hate the Peter Pan collar. That fashion trend needs to disappear.

  13. Dex says:

    Were they obligated to wear these horrible clothes? No Stella no ticket? WTF it was fug clothes exxxtravagaza!!!

    • aquarius64 says:

      I was thinking the same thing. KStew’s outfit makes her look like a nun. And the dresses look horrible. I’m in agreement with everone here: if Stella weren’t Paul McCartney’s offspring she wouldn’t have a career in fashion design.

  14. lucy2 says:

    Reese’s dress is OK, and Goop’s get up is alright except for the shoes, but everyone else’s clothes look AWFUL! Poor Zooey, you can see she’s not happy in it.
    Wow, for all the talk about Reese Witherspoon’s chin, I give you…Kristen Stewart.

  15. barbi says:

    What is up with the front of Gwyneth’s boots? I keep staring and trying to figure out what they remind me of. Only thing I can come up with is that my son has those cheap plastic boats he plays in the bath with. They kinda look like those. Horrible. And they look just awful with those crop pants! She looks like she is wearing pants that are too small and not intended to look that way. :-/

  16. Kimble says:

    This all feels very Emporer’s New Clothes to me. Like we all know they’re crap but all the celebs are too wrapped up in the McCartney name to notice!!!!

    It’s the same with Sir Paul’s music, including this song, its AWFUL! Yes, the Beatles were good, and his Wings stuff was … ok, but why is he still being given top billing at The Grammys etc? He sucks now!

    And his hair? No 70 year old man should have hair that is one block colour – at least get some high/low lights put in Sir Paul – it looks like a fricking helmet!!!!

    • ZenB!tch says:

      LOL! Sir Paul’s music hasn’t been any good since 1979/80 (whenever Wings broke up). I used to work in radio and I was waiting for whatever stupid national show we had that was hosted by Ryan Seacrest back in ’02 to start. The music peeps were gossiping, they had just come back from the 9/11 concerts in NYC and Sir Paul had been one of the performers. They all agreed that the difference between the older music he sang (both Beatles and Wings) and his new stuff was stark and horrifying. They were all embarrassed for him.

      The question they pondered was “Who is going to tell Sir Paul he’s lost his touch?”

      Seriously, John is dead and if I were Sir Paul and Sir Mick said that to me I would slap him and say it was the pot calling the kettle black. The same applies, the Stones last good album was “Tattoo You” in 1981.

  17. lw says:

    These photos illustrate just how awful Stella’s designs are. Each one is more hideous than the last.

  18. lflips says:

    Yuck. Why do people keep buying her clothes? They’re terrible.

    • ZenB!tch says:

      Do people actually *buy* her clothes? Or is she just a write off for Sir Paul?

      I admit to liking her Chloe stuff back in the 90s but not this stuff. I can’t afford nor fit into couture anymore but my friends who still can DO NOT buy Stella. They do occasionally still buy Chloe.

  19. My Darling Pinkett says:

    Whoa, these are some fug outfits. I can’t decide which is the worst. Rumer…. what was she thinking? And Kristen, ugh. Hate the hair, outfit, makeup, and shoes. Ginnifer…just no. Zooey looks silly. Gwyneth is the best dressed out of this batch. Reese is second, but her dress looks cheap. Nothing special.

  20. Deb says:

    Agreed, the dress is hideous, but look how pretty Rumor looks. Is it the way she arranged her hair? I think she is coming into her looks, and that she is one who blooms late. Striking.

  21. Oh Zooey… what’s going on with the migration of the boobs?

  22. Ari says:

    Every single piece of clothing here is atrocious. Reese looks the most normal though and Paltrow also.

  23. Tanguerita says:

    Stella would have never ever made it as a designer, if not for her father. She is utterly talentless.

  24. Jayna says:

    Ginnifer needs to grow her hair out…it just does nothing for her and her wig (because no one hires her in her short hair) looked so fake in her last movie. Paul’s wife looks like John Lennon. It’s freaky. But they look fantastic, casual chic. Gwyneth looked great.

  25. Jayna says:

    John was so gorgeous and Linda was very striking, very nice features. Yet Stella is odd looking.

  26. Kimbob says:

    POOR ZOOEY!!! This is not good….Zooey looks like she’s about to burst out CRYING! Yeah, I think ol’ Zooey’s thinking the SAME THING….Stella SUCKS HARD!!! It almost appears as if Zooey knows what’s wrong w/her dress & is REALLY DEPRESSED about it.

    Ok…I really DO like the “concept” of Zooey’s dress, but why OH WHY does it look like it’s barely hanging onto her boobs, about to slide off them any minute. It’s like the dress is situated WAY TOO LOW. It needs to come up about 5 inches! The dress looks like it’s smashing down and grabbing onto any boobs she has. It just looks WEIRD. The top (beginning) of that dress SHOULD BE right below the armpits…for God’s SAKE!

    I think Potato Head thought she was blending in and being stylish wearing a version of that ugly-ass dress every other celeb has worn. I will state emphatically the following about Ms. Potato Head: 1) she’s not a celebrity like she thinks she is, 2) she goes out to all these events to see the other celebs getting some vicarious pleasure thinking she’s a celeb just because she’s amongst celebs, 3) my main point about her lack of “celebridom” is that Ms. Potato Head is a trend FOLLOWER…not a trend SETTER…also…WHY is she “famous,” other than the fact she’s the offspring of celebs? Oh, is it because she’s a MODEL?! Oh gimme a break..pffft!

    I saw these pics on another site last night, and the last pic they had was of Ms. Potato Head. It was a small pic, before I clicked on it, but when I 1st saw the small pic, I said to myself before clicking on it, “Oh, Potato Head was there!” I mean, it’s like this…you can see her potato-head a mile away & know it’s her.

    Sorry for “going off” on Rumer, but I just get aggravated seeing the Willis-Moore offspring schmoozing around H-wood. They’ve all inherited the “potato-head gene,” from Bruce, and it’s quite unfortunate. I’m especially perterbed w/Rumer because she thought it “was cool” hanging out w/her poor, deluded Mom…watching her spiral out of control & not having the guts to stand up to her Mom.

    K-Stew? I disagree w/her make-up assessment. Kristen is one of those very fortunate women that looks absolutely stunning w/very little make-up! All I’m going to say is she should have stopped short of the LIPSTICK. Her lips look really bad w/that lipstick. The lipstick job here detracts, and that’s about it. Oh…and her HAIR?! It’s like she took all kinds of pains w/her make-up…which didn’t help…but her hair, it just looks like she rolled out of bed. Umm, her outfit. I dunno. It doesn’t bother me much…it’s ok.

    Gwyneth? Very blase’….VERY much so. Poor girl is eternally stuck in the 1990′s. She looks like a peasant herself here. She has no reason to look down her nose at ANYONE. Her outfit isn’t doing her hips any favors. Looks like Gwynnie needs to take HER OWN ADVICE & go on one of her much-touted “cleanse fasts” to jump-start her metabolism.

    Ginnifer Goodwin…what can I say? Not good. She doesn’t have the legs to wear what she’s wearing. Not flattering. Neither is her haircut…too severe.

    Nancy & Paul look great! Only critique I have of Nancy is I don’t like her flat sandals. That orange color of the soles of those sandals clashes w/the rest of her outfit. If she’d worn some heels she would’ve looked WAY better…but I understand why she didn’t. She didn’t want to tower over Paul…should’ve worn some other flats (maybe like Kristen’s?) w/her outfit & it would’ve looked SMASHING!

    Yes, I know I’m a bit snarky & critical this a.m. After all it’s Sunday, and on Sundays I’m a bit crabby because tomorrow is Monday.

    • Cindy says:

      I think KS’s lipstick wouldn’t be so bad if it wasn’t drawing attention to the weird faces she’s making. Every time I see pictures of her, I’m reminded of my middle school cheerleading coach who jokingly threatened to put Vaseline on our teeth if we didn’t smile enough.

    • Sugar says:

      I went back thru the pix (begrudging I might add) after reading your comment-u did a ‘stella’ (lol) job at depicting each of these poses. Too bad someone didn’t tell Rumor to move a little more to the center of that cheap back drop in that photo (the store window bugs me). And I’m on my iPhone so i can’t tell but it looks like KS is wearing black booties with those shoes-m I wrong?
      and yeah sometimes I wake up Sunday mornings cranky because I just want one more day before that annoying DJ wakes me up-I m thankful to be working tho just never been a morning person.

    • Jayna says:

      @Kimbob, does calling a young woman potato head over and over, who has always handled herself with poise, make you feel big? I think you are the ugly person, not her.

  27. Axel 5 says:

    I really like KS makeup but hate the skirt and the shoes.
    Gwyneth looks grate.

  28. Esmom says:

    What a bizarre assortment of people. ITA that Goop is dressed the best and most appropriately of the bunch.

    As for Sir Paul and his new wife, their body language makes me nervous. She always seems to be pulling or leaning away from him. At the Grammys he leaned in to give her a kiss and she seemed to be pushing him away. I’d like to give her the benefit of the doubt, I guess time will tell.

    He has GOT to ditch that horrible hair color, it gives him a tranny-esque appearance. Imagine how much better he’d look with salt-and-pepper coloring or flat out silver fox hair…

  29. The Original Mia says:

    So much fug.

    I’m in the minority. I love Ginnifer’s hair. Not fond of the dress, but she looks miles better than the others. Josh is a cutie. Hope they are happy.

    Goop must have had some insight because she didn’t wear a SM dress. I’m assuming something on her is SM, though.

    Stella should forbid celebs for wearing that fugly dress anymore. It’s hideous and overplayed.

  30. mia girl says:

    Stella is clearly a sadist, bc it is sheer punishment to make these women wear these clothes.
    One more awful than the next. If I had to choose, I guess Resse looked best, followed by Goopy.

    Stewart’s outfit actually made me nostalgic bc it reminds me of something straight out of Heathers. I loved that whole look back then, so somehow I can’t hate on this look too much. Even with the makeup, looks like she channeling Winona Ryder’s Veronica.

  31. Sugar says:

    scrolling thru these pictures was like watching a parade of characters zombie thru a nightmare on Stella ST.

  32. Reece says:

    You know I actually liked that dress LAST YEAR on Nicole Kidman the 1st person to wear it.(as far as I know) But DAMN by the time it gets down to Rumer Willis it’s time to retire that thing! Just to reiterate, Miranda Kerr was wearing the all black version. Anything that makes Miranda Kerr look terrible needs to go!
    Goop’s boots are little space bootie-ish. Weird. Too pointy.
    The rest…ugh!

  33. geekychic says:

    I love me some Kstew, but this outfit is terrible. And her makeup makes her look dead. I know, I know, majority here thinks she always looks awful and like a zombie, but this is the first time in a long time that I really don’t like the outfit, and this makeup…I don’t know-the lips? Something just isn’t right with it.

    The problem with all the clothes they’re wering (except for the blazers on Kstew and Paltrow-they look like classic blazers from H&M) is that every single item looks cheap and like I’ve sewn it. Everything is ill fitting and/or looks really, really homemade: Reese’s dress looks like a tablecloth-even worse, one of those cheap ones that are supposed to resemble the real, hand-made lacy ones.

    • ZenB!tch says:

      I’m K-Stew neutral. I hated Twilight (the book) and think they made it worse with that icky Cedward guy (I thought he was a bad choice in HP4 also).

      IT’S THE LIPS (and the Stella). I look at this and think, I can’t believe I ever thought she was pretty… but I would pout if wearing Stella was the only way I would meet a Beatle, too. I think I would decline to meet the Beatle but she has Snow White and the Huntsman to promote.

  34. Elizabeth says:

    I’ll say it again (because I have to). K-Stew is a classic “dress her up, can’t take her anywhere” type of girl. She always looks awkward and uncomfortable and like a 12 year old forced to attend an adult party. Its a sylist’s nightmare!

    • the original almond says:

      Her attitude definitely doesn’t help. But if they stopped trying to style her against her tendencies and taste and instead worked with her fashion inclinations they’d get better results, I think. There are ways to make everyone look good and fashionable. The shoes and make up people really need a stern talking to, though. I keep expecting her to start row-call.

      • Elizabeth says:

        I agree that the stylists might be better off trying to dress Kristin the way she would dress herself but only better. If she likes grunge style, then try to find something that plays off of that. At least the poor thing will look comfortable then. But she seems to be struggling to shift into adult styles. Maybe she just doesn’t “feel it” for those clothes. But as “original almond” points out, at least she has all that money.

    • Michele says:

      Top designers and labels from all over the world love dressing Kristen in their clothing. They know she has a huge and loyal fanbase who can’t wait to learn who and what she is wearing so they can rush out and buy the same items. Even if most teens can’t afford to buy most of the couture pieces, the exposure alone and the buzz created is worth it. Magazines want her for their covers and features because they know their magazines will sell very well. Elle UK reported that Kristen fans bought subscriptions to their magazine in record breaking numbers when it was announced on twitter that she was going to be their upcoming covergirl! Sorry to break it to some, but Kristen isn’t going away anytime soon.

      • the original almond says:

        You can always tell the loonies from the copious usage of “X isn’t going away anytime soon” and variations there of. I always imagine them shaking tiny fists and cackling in the night “She’ll be around for a long time! You’ll see!”

        And for a second I actually feel sorry for these celebs. It must be so creepy to have so many people unhealthily attached to your public persona. But then I remember they laugh all the way to the bank and I save my compasion for someone else.

      • Holly says:

        Umm I don’t believe that. Designers don’t want to dress Kristen, its her stylist that gets her the clothes. I think people believe she “sells” things by wearing/promoting their items but she doesn’t. Her fans (no offense) can’t afford couture prices, she did a perfurme for Balenciaga which cost around $100-110 more or less, that’s more affordable than s $500 skirt. Her movies with the exception of Twilight have not done well at the box office. And it is possible to have succes with Indie films look at Joseph Gorden Lovitt who has a long list of succesful Indie films. Unless you are into the fashion industry or are good friends with the designers you don’t go to these events unless you want your name in the media. Sorry but its true, keep her name in the media she stays relevant. Overall they are all dress horrible. Just because you have a famous father and lots of money doesn’t automatically give you talent.

  35. lower-case deb says:

    none of them seem to be ecstatic wearing Stella McC. why, i wonder.

  36. Cleveland Girl says:

    MY GOD. THEY ALL LOOK LIKE PROJECT RUNWAY REJECTS!!! For goodness sakes, what is the attraction?? Free Paul McCartney concert tickets??? These outfits are hideous, and EVERYONE looks embarrassed to be seen in them.

  37. poppy says:

    it was an awful, ugly nepotic/nepotistical nightmare. jane fonda even! the shoes, clothes, and accessories were all stella, all fug.
    can’t bring myself to listen to the song let alone watch it.
    goop is definitely courting the twilight crowd. have to find the uninitiated somewhere. anywhere.

  38. chalkdustgirl says:

    LOVE Ginnifer and Josh in “Once Upon a Time”!!!

  39. Michelle says:

    This post made me sad for fashion.

  40. Gene Parmesan says:

    All of them need to go back home and try again! #FAIL!!!

    • the original almond says:

      I’m genuinely surprised they even left home in the first place. Where were their handlers and lackeys? I know these people don’t dress themselves and there’s almost always some agenda behind their sartorial choices, but god damn it! They should at least make sure they look good.

      Were they really asked to dress in Stella designs in order to attend? what was the reasoning behind this awful stylistic failure? It takes hard work to make so many attractive people this frumpy and ugly.

  41. Violet says:

    Ha ha, the only people not in ill-fitting, ugly outfits are the ones not wearing Stella McCartney “creations” — Paul, his current wife and GOOP.

  42. says:

    I once bought a pair of Stella McCartney sandals- on sale, but still way too expensive- and those MOFO FELL APART after 2 weeks. So Stella can suck it.

  43. Julie says:

    i could never live with the thought that all those people crawl in my butt just because of my last name.

    kristens face looks fantastic, the clothes not so much.

  44. the original almond says:

    So she worked ten hours a day/ five days a week for a whole month? Your cousin’s step dad’s sister’s aunt’s godmother needs to take a break. Maybe you should get in on that awesome money-making scheme.

  45. Joan says:

    If Stella McCartney wasn’t the daughter of Paul McCartney would anyone buy her clothes? Much less celebrities?

    Her clothing line is hideous. Every single star looks horrible in these clothes.

    It just goes to show you, you can put out crap and people will buy it as long as you are rich or famous.

  46. Gene Parmesan says:

    Ok so they watched a 5 min music video…and then what?!?!

  47. the original almond says:

    Those are some hideous shoes Goop is wearing. The jeans aren’t doing her any favors either. I had a similar pair when I was 17. I thought they were the ugliest pants in the world; only wore them on laundry days.

  48. Michele says:

    LMAO at “the original almond” who has replied 8x in this comment section! I think it’s safe to say we all get that you loathe Stella McCartney’s clothing line and Kristen Stewart. Unless you can think of more ways to insult them, I’d like to think you got all your hatred and bile out of your system in this one article!

  49. fd says:

    K Stewart’s makeup looks awful. It’s way too heavy. She doesn’t need anything more than a little eye makeup. Paltrow needs to lay off the bronzer. Her smile is so phony also.

  50. ZenB!tch says:

    OK the clothes are hideous but K-Stew makes them even worse… Goop has the same blazer and blouse on (in her size) with jeans and it works.

    Rumer’s dress is bad but she looks fab compared to K-Stew. K-Stew’s body looks warped in that get up. I don’t think it is normally.

    Has K-Stew never heard of Tori Burch flats? For vegans Toms makes cute canvas ballet flats and there is this new to my friend group brand that Saks sells that I am personally dying to try once I remember what they are called that make super cute and edgy flats made for comfort.

    Oh and Nancy McCartney’s sandals are bugging the CRAP out of me. It was COLD on Friday – like a high of 50 cold. I like her outfit overall did she get out of wearing Stella? I think Sir Paul is wearing a Stella jacket – he is normally better dressed than that.

  51. I Choose Me says:

    Posture, posture! Everyone has such terrible posture. Only Ginnifer Goodwin is standing up straight, although that gotta pee pose takes away from it. Her new boyfriend is cute though.

  52. Diane P says:

    Oh, Paulie, you should have married Jane Asher!!

  53. Kosmos says:

    Okay, I think Reese looks very good…Kristen Stewart so-so until you get to the shoes, very ugly with the skirt, and her legs do not look so hot either. Zoey’s dress is ugg, does nothing for me or for her either. Ginnifer’s dress I definitely would not choose! Gweneth looks casual, but well put together and the boots are good with the pants. Rumer’s dress is okay, but I would go for something else, and I hate the black cape.

  54. salamanca says:

    Those ‘things’ from Stella are disgusting!

  55. Marianne says:

    Zooey’s dress doesn’t seem to fit her properly. It looks like she is two seconds away from showing her tatas.

    Kristen looks good. But the shoes are awful.

    Gwyneth doesn’t look too bad.

    Rumer’s dress isn’t so bad in a mini.

    But Reese looks the best here. No doubt about it.

  56. TXCinderella says:

    Wow! Bad fashion all the way around. The only one that looks decent is Reese.

  57. fd says:

    I’ve also never seen Zooey Deschanel look worse.

  58. Kim says:

    Rumer you poor confused girl. Only a super model should wear that dress and that you are clearly not even close to being.

    Every single one of these outfits is hideous!

  59. NeoCleo says:

    Just once I would like to see Stewart with a genuine smile on her face. She’s got it all, what’s her beef?

    On the other hand, Reese W. absolutely glows. What a beautiful pregnant woman she is.

  60. RJ says:

    I’m too lazy to read through the comments, but besides the ugly clothes, what’s with that hideous background? If this was such a fancy event why did they use a plastic-y privacy screen installed on my neighbours’ back deck in 1992 for the backdrop for photos? It looks so cheap and gross.