Gwyneth Paltrow shows off her Goop in Antonio Berardi: tacky, dated or stunning?

This was my thought process as I began to look through these photos of Gwyneth Paltrow at last night’s LA premiere of Iron Man 3… “… Black & white…? OK, Goop. Colors are for peasants… Oh, her dress is full-length. I guess she wanted everyone to know she’s THE STAR by wearing a proper gown… Yay, sleeves!….this isn’t so ba-OMG GOOP BUTT.”

Right? It sort of hits you all of a sudden that Gwyneth is literally showing us her Goop Butt. The dress is Antonio Berardi Fall 2013. I’m guessing the designer would have lined the thing, but Gwyneth was all “I’ll wear this straight off the runway and show everyone my Goop Butt and Goop Biscuit.” I hope the dress has some built-in panties (??) because if it doesn’t, Gwyneth was flashing her bits and pieces all night.

So, overall, what do you think of the dress? Even though I’m looking at Goop Butt, I kind of don’t hate it. This is one of Gwyneth’s strengths as a celebrity: she dares to wear interesting clothes and she’s not afraid of wearing controversial gowns. Sometimes it works out for her, sometimes it doesn’t, but I like her style boldness. My biggest problem with this whole ensemble isn’t the Goop Butt, it’s the terrible shoes!!! Those things look cheap and stripper-tastic. And of course, I’m sick of her flat-ironing and center-part. This whole look feels very ‘90s, right?

PS… Two different earrings!

Photos courtesy of Fame/Flynet and WENN.

 

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  1. LL says:

    Its so ugly. Maybe if the side panels weren’t see-through it could look better, but they weren’t.

    • ds says:

      Yeah, the dress would still be ugly no matter what alterations could be made… it’s the clashing materials. Just no. But she looks so happy showing off her butt; if that’s what she wanted good for her.

    • gogoGorilla says:

      Not to mention, the sheer panels look like a run waiting to happen. See the horizontal lines at the top? Like stockings that have been stuck in the back of your dresser since 1998.

      (Also, the individual earring thing is totally 80s.)

      She just looks tryhard.

      • Dinah says:

        When I saw that dress detail, it nearly made me gasp out of shock at how cheap looking it became. Then I took the whole thing in and just about toppled over. This must be one of THE most hideous dresses I have ever seen. Can we also add the age factor? Better constructed, this would be appropriate on someone in their mid twenties; on 40 whatever Goop, this is pathetic. Yes, as you said, try-hard.

        And epic fail.

      • Ally8 says:

        You’re so right! It’s developing snags (besides being a tacky striptastic horror).

        Now they’ll have to Photoshop those out when they lend it to a dozen glossy mag photoshoots.

  2. Jennykins says:

    Nope nope nope nope. All of my nope. Now I really feel bad for goop. This is the non peasant version of Amanda bynes, complete with weird dressing and over sharing.

  3. Jackie Jormp Jomp (formerly Zelda) says:

    This is so cheap, tacky….ugly….try hard…

  4. Anna says:

    SO. MUCH. A$$.

    There is no subtlety to this dress.

  5. Kevin says:

    Putting it all on display and Chris Martin would still Rather hit RDJ. Go figure.

  6. Lucy2 says:

    That is awful. And unfortunately it’s the second dress I’ve seen like that with the side panels sheer, but hopefully the trend stops there.

  7. Eleonor says:

    So Goop is showing us she can go around pantless like a 22 years old stripper???
    I think I’d love more the dress without the seethrough .

  8. Pixie says:

    Oh my. I don’t…Really have any words for this…

  9. Marty says:

    It would have looked better with her hair up. Plus, the black see through at the sides makes her look like she has cellulite? Which I doubt she does.

  10. Jess says:

    I can’t decide if I love it or hate it, but I do love her boldness. If nothing else she does make red carpets interesting.

    Other than Tilda, I can’t think of another mainstream female celebrity who’s so willing to take a risk and wear something a bit avante garde. Even Cate Blanchett sticks to very safe silhouettes even when the other design features are a bit out there.

  11. Apples says:

    I think the dress (though ugly) was a good choice considering she is out promoting and trying to get attention for her movie.
    An unusual dress is the easiest way to get everyone talking. She is doing her job effectively.
    Her makeup looks pretty. Eye roll on the unflattering center part.
    Gah! NO on the two different earrings!

  12. DSS says:

    Good God that dress is beyond tacky. She does have nice legs though.
    As an aside, I truly feel sorry for her family or anyone that has to deal with her on a regular basis. Dealing with her never ending bouts of narcissism mixed with an undercurrent of insecurity must be truly exhausting and in general, a soul sucking experience. It will be interesting to see how the kids turn out though.

  13. eliza says:

    I don’t get it at all. The earrings really bother me.

  14. gabriella says:

    She does have a fantastic ass.

  15. DreamyK says:

    The dress gives the illusion of cellulite.Also, no one wants to see Gwennie’s biscuits and that may even possibly include her husband. She’s insufferable.

  16. Pastyousayyouneverknew says:

    I can’t think of a single thing I like about this ensemble – she is trying SO hard. It’s off-putting.

  17. Deb says:

    My eyes can’t unsee that horrid mess *shudders*. Goop fatigue level is really high right now

  18. Agnes says:

    Ugly. Tacky. You’re not a silly teenager who doesn’t know better, Goop. Cover your ass.

    And I can’t wait for her to go away. She’s really all over the place.

  19. DanaG says:

    What is with her earrings? Did she lose one? Hate the dress it isn’t flattering or nice to look at.Goop needs to update her hair.

  20. Chrissy says:

    This is a dress that showcases the shadow of her babymaker. Brave of her but…

  21. tifzlan says:

    I think the silhouette of the dress isn’t too bad. It’s the sheer side panels that kill it for me.

  22. poppy says:

    when did 22 year old strippers start sporting pancake a$$?!?!
    she is truly classless.

    her desperation is so thick i spread it on my toast.
    tasted just as expected: awful. completely over rated/priced.

  23. Aria says:

    She has the body and demure to pull it off. I imagine this on Jennifer Lopez and all I can think it’s disaster. More power to Goop!

  24. I.want.shoes says:

    This is beyond ugly. There’s no “fashion boldness” here to admire in Goop, just plain desperation.

  25. Littlebowbee says:

    Dress looks like a cheap project runway knockoff. Her bod is kickin tho!

  26. Niki says:

    The earring thing amuses me because it’s something I’ve only ever seen young British women do. Not to say non-Brits don’t mismatch their earrings, but for me it makes Goop look a little try-hard.

  27. Mabs says:

    By the end of the night, the wafted aroma was a goopy wild Alaskan salmon oil.

  28. jasmine says:

    that’s not the butt of a twenty something year old!!!!! she’s all cottage cheese!

  29. nina says:

    It looks like something made in home economics class with leftover scraps.

    That said, even though I find her annoying and think Traci Anderson is of the devil, her ass looks nice for a mom at 40 for sure.

  30. It'sJustBlanche says:

    I guess she’s trying to show us what a 22-year old stripper’s butt looks like.

  31. Kay says:

    I wonder if she was paranoid about the dress twisting around a little and showing her underwear or private parts. I know I would be!! This does not look like a comfortable dress…

  32. janie says:

    There are no words.. Maybe a couple? What is this?

  33. Keats says:

    Lucite heels and exposed bum skin is the epitome of taste and class, you’re all jealous.

  34. mkyarwood says:

    I started the two different earring thing in ’99. This dress would be better with less butt. I like the sleeves and stuff.

  35. JL says:

    I have yet to be as impressed with this girl as she is with herself.

    What? she’s peddling organic stripper poles now?

  36. mrspatrickbateman says:

    This dress looks like a robe, definitely not worthy of a red carpet event.

  37. scarlett says:

    I feel like we are inundated with her night and day and it doesn’t make me want to see her movies or buy what she’s selling.

  38. DuckyGirl says:

    She is starting to have the same “pulled up eyes” as Christie Brinkley

    • emmie_a says:

      Yes! I don’t believe her ‘no plastic surgery’ claims. Or her ‘no botox’ claims. please.

      I’m not a Goop fan but I sort of think she looks incredible here. That gown was made for her body. Her look is part desperate, part amazing.

  39. j.erye says:

    I don’t care for the dress. I don’t like the lines or the sleeves and I think the structure piece on the bodice stands out too much – there are too many places calling for the eye to look. Had the solid pieces been one color (black) and the lines simple with understated sleeves, this could have worked.

    The sheer panels are sexy as hell and she has a great backside. I would love a negligee with this effect. However, I find it indecent for a red carpet and honestly, I would expect a stunt like this from Courtney Stodden.

  40. lin234 says:

    Desperate.
    Whenever I see stars with dresses without underwear, I always wonder if they dry clean the dress or whatever before returning the borrowed dress to the designer.

    I mean those dresses aren’t something you can throw into the washing machine and call it a day. I’m not even sure dresses like that can be dry cleaned.

  41. Jennifer Aniston says:

    no no no no. Just. NO

  42. BooBooLaRue says:

    *scratching eyeballs out to erase the horror*

  43. Gossip Garl says:

    Me no see no undies,not even invisible ones..as for ‘I’ll wear this straight off the runway and show everyone my Goop (*YOU FORGOT TO PUT THE 22 YR OLD*)butt’…its not a regular butt ya know.it looks like a 22 year old,and dont ever forget that.

  44. vv says:

    It’s a unique design but poorly executed. The different colours don’t help at all. Bleh.

    However, I do like the two different earrings. Sorry that might date me as a kid of the 90s but I did and do like that trend haha.

  45. Gossip Garl says:

    I thought BEYSUS her mom made the dress.looks like an ugly h.o.d.,some some.
    She’s having her (early)midlife crisis.the beginning of part 1

  46. GoodCapon says:

    I feel embarrassed just looking at her dress!

  47. Chutzpah says:

    Im a couple of years older than her never exercise due to a long term back problem and her butt is about as good as mine.

    She’s been truly ripped off lol

  48. chaine says:

    yes, it’s tacky, but she also looks like she knows it’s tacky and doesn’t care because she’s having fun wearing it.

  49. Chickie Baby says:

    How about ‘desperate’? As in, ‘desperate for attention’ because that’s how she rolls.

  50. Izzy says:

    Before I clicked through to the story and saw the photos, I thought “it can’t be that bad.”

    I stand corrected.

  51. BeesKnees says:

    One good thing… her nail polish color is beautiful!

  52. SydneySpy says:

    Bleh. In this getup she looks like the old trollops who used to hang out at Slutto’s. Oops, I meant Sutto’s. (Those in western Sydney will know the place.) Come on, woman. Show some class. You’re 40. Time to cover the bum and minge. I can smell the desperation from here.

  53. NYC_girl says:

    What the hell? Is she serious? Kind of sad.

  54. Jo Darby says:

    Why on Earth did they add a seam to the side. I don’t love the dress, but it’d look better without the seam and it’s not necessary or am I missing something?

  55. smee says:

    Well, I hate it. It might have looked good on paper – I like the shape it’s making with the trim – but fully realized as a dress, it’s an abomination. And I’m not just saying that bc it’s on the most beautiful woman in the world either.

  56. Maggie says:

    She’s beautiful and can pull off the dress with a great body. But I dislike the dress.

  57. Dee Cee says:

    And ever since her bff jealous Madonna publicly ditched her; Goopy has been plotting this ’1up score’ hotter-nicer-wiser-&-more-prettier-than-you-slag revenge..

  58. caitlinsmommy says:

    that’s the worst thing ever.

  59. Mia says:

    I’d like the dress better if it was just black or white or just black and without the weird sleeves. Sheer panels always look better to me then bare skin, but I think if you’re going to show that much, the dress should really be one color.

  60. Nicolette says:

    What the hell is that? No, just please no.

  61. Meg says:

    she’s not healthy just for the sake of being healthy, she’s healthy to rub it in your face so she feels superior-that’s why people hate her. if you’re secure with yourself you don’t have to rub your accomplishments in others’ faces. like showing your ass in an ugly dress. yet i agree that if it had been black and white it would have been classier.

  62. Dara says:

    She looks beautiful to me. Even more important, she looks happy.

  63. TWINK says:

    Hahaha, Kaiser, I love you but you’re obsessed with “this looks 90s/dated, doesn’t it?” you say that about EVERYTHING. :p

  64. lama says:

    that dress is one big F*CK YOU for all haters

    • Bobbiesue says:

      I’m sorry, it back-fired. There are many, many better glutes and hammies out there. Hers is flat by many standards. I’ve down hours and hours of the Tracy Anderson videos and I’ve done a lot of cardio and heavy squatting. Tracy’s method does not garner the same results. Ask ANY certified trainer in a gym.

    • Nev says:

      No not really. She has been known for beig chic and put together on the carpet.
      Also this hater thing is tired and played out. Most people are not jealous just don’t like her. Big difference.

  65. Kim says:

    Flashing her bits and pieces and strippper ass

  66. Susie (1 of 3) says:

    I’ve suspected for some time she would like to be completely nude in public.

    Little by little she flashes as much as she can so her perfect body can be appreciated.

    Even the peons deserve to have their day brightened by a glimpse of GOOP bits.

  67. Bread and Circuses says:

    She’s got an enviable figure and looks great here, but yeah, this dress strikes me as tacky and try-hard. A rare miss for Goop.

    • Annette says:

      I agree her body is very nice (I reckon anyone who thinks you can look like this without exercise is delusional!) – but yes this dress is cringeworthily tryhard, and I’d think exactly the same even if it was on a 22 year old stripper, lol. That said, my retinas are greatful it’s on Paltrow and not some person with miles of lumps and bumps and rolls oozing out.

  68. lady mary. says:

    All Together in unison “EEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWW”!!!

  69. Lemony says:

    My eyes!
    Before anyone calls me jealous I want to say that I honestly prefer my butt to her “22yr old stripper ass”.
    I’m tall & lanky like her, but I’m also muscular & have a curvy, hourglass shape.
    I’ve grown to really love my round, bubble booty! No complaints from the man, either. ;)

  70. M says:

    I see an insecure woman. Everything is does, is a reaction to what other celebrities do. Her marriage must be on the verge of that divorce annoucement.

  71. Miss M says:

    I think I was the only one who noticed her cellulites, after all her training…How peasanty, Goop! :)

    • Bobbiesue says:

      I alluded to this in my comment further down. I’m trying to determine if this is (what we in the fitness world refer to as) skinny-fat cellulite or if it’s the effect of rippling in the sheer fabric. I would NEVER deign to pull this off unless I had been squatting and dead-lifting like a mo-fo. Actually, I just would never wear this dress period. FAIL.

  72. Sara says:

    This is a ridiculous dress. She has two children and this is totally inappropriate imo. I think she is going through a mid-life crisis after turning 40.

  73. ruby says:

    Actually I really like this gown and her styling here (although I agree that she should mix up her hair sometimes). It’s weird but it works on her.

  74. I Choose Me says:

    Ugly, ugly, ugly, goddamn that is one ugly dress! But her legs are amazing (best legs in the bizz imo, next to Cameron Diaz) and her ass is not too bad either.

  75. elceibeno says:

    TACKY, TACKY, AND TACKY. Nothing can justify that dress.

  76. don says:

    well, that 22 year old stripper ass is gorgeous, and I should know, I hire strippers for our club. That gorgeous 22 year old ass is welcome to dance at our club any time and I’m even offering payment. don’t mind seeing a lady pull off an edgy outfit at times. the front needs work, but the sides are stunning.

  77. citygirlsf says:

    I just want to tie her to a chair and give her a new hairstyle.

  78. Ginger says:

    Looks fine from the front but trashy from the side…you said it…strippertastic! It looks like something you would wear to the adult video awards here in Vegas.

  79. Celt Lady says:

    Wrong. Just wrong. One every level. Worst dress ever. Can’t wait to hear what Joan says this week!

  80. Bobbiesue says:

    The minute I saw this on dlisted I hopped over here to hear what you gals had to say about this lewd disaster! I’m sorry, it’s just bad. She’s 40 now, she needs to start acting it. I just don’t understand why every red carpet look has to be more crazy, “wow” and out-landish than the one before?! Why can’t a dress just be an elegant dress anymore? Susan Downey and Elsa Pataky both look great and appropriate, why can’t she?? I think it’s just the rippling of the sheer black fabric, but it makes her thighs looked dimpled with cellulite. It’s so unattractive. I don’t want to see anybody’s ass whilst (for Goopy) not on a beach, lol. I squat heavy at the gym and work so hard on my derriere so I feel I can say, put that ass away Gwenny! Ewww

  81. Itsa Reallyme says:

    It looks like the pattern is still pinned onto the front of the dress. I don’t want to see her bum. She is very thin and actually needs to gain weight but I can see cellulite on the backs of her legs. There’s a reason we all wear clothes so please don’t push the envelope. I don’t want to see all that. Leave a little something to the imagination. Mmmkay?

  82. Bored suburbanhousewife says:

    Looks like she is channeling KStew’s recent trashy naked looks.

  83. Chell says:

    I actually like the dress…just hate the shoes, earrings & hair! But I am in the minority & love me some GOOP! I just have some unexplainable affection for her. I know she is a try hard & comes across as a snob, but I think deep down she is a cool person!

  84. banga says:

    Anyone else think Goopster has had another rhinoplasty? Photo #4 – the one where she’s standing in front of the movie poster – looks like a before and after set of photos.

    LOVE her manicure. That’s all I’ve got.

  85. Camille (TheOriginal) says:

    I look forward to seeing what Joan Rivers has to say about this hideous mess on the next Fashion Police. :D

  86. Carolyn says:

    Goop knows she doesn’t get any PR coverage now unless she spouts her GOOP nonsense or wears a bad dress.

    She’s one insecure unhappy woman. Should just be happy with her kids, job and husband. Something’s waay off her in life to keep these antics up.

  87. StaCat1 says:

    I think it does have a porny/stripper vibe to it. but I will hand it to her..she has a great body. Good for her.
    I just wish she would realize though that what she has in not attainable for everyone. that is why she grates on people;s nerves. She seems to chastize other’s lifestyles- without the realization that the resources at her disposal are rare.

    She reminds me of Mitt Romney ALOT. there is alot of clueless going on.

  88. Deedee says:

    She has a phenomenal figure, but even that can’t help this dress. This is seriously butt ugly.

  89. lisa2 says:

    She is trying to be sexy. And wants to be seen as sexy. That is what this dress, short dresses and everything else. She wants the world to see her as this sexy 40 year old. I know women talk about her body and envy it.. so anyway.. but I never hear men talk about her in a sexual way. I never here male actors go on and on about working with her or how beautiful she is. NEVER. Not even RDJ.

    That dress is very TRY hard. and truly naturally attractive, sexy, beautiful women don’t have try this hard. They are sexy because they simply are Sexy.

  90. annie says:

    finally figured out why goop wore that hideous dress. Lainey has a TON of pictures. It’s because of Angie. It;’s got to be related to Angelina and the leg.

  91. cw says:

    that fake blonde hair just ages her and makes her face skin look like an aged sunburned Harley rider chick

  92. Marianne says:

    The dress is a whole mess. Not including the tacky sheer panel. Overall, its just one big design mess.

  93. Manchurian Global says:

    For some reason this dress says “Look at me, I’ll be on the market soon”. Just my two cents.

  94. the original bellaluna says:

    That dress does NOT look good.

  95. I have a picture of gwyneth in a bathing suit from behind. She does not have a butt of a 22 year old. More like a 45 year old. check it out on twitter: @evelyn_apricots

  96. Loulou says:

    Its boudoir wear, what you find louche women on the Riviera wearing at home to entertain in private equally louche men. What is she doing? Is it true bipolar people tend to be exhibitionists? It’s such a contrarian outfit on a sexless woman.

  97. shueler says:

    She looks insecure and desperate in this dress. It’s fugly.

  98. Ally8 says:

    I had to “re-tweet” this from another blog:

    Horrible. Looks like an enormous panty liner is stuck to her dress.

  99. magster says:

    I’m sorry, but remind me why she was chosen “most beautiful woman” by People Magazine? Oh yes, because as I read somewhere, she gave People dibs on her upcoming divorce. Isn’t she already talking openly about troubles in her marriage? UGH…never could stand her.

  100. Nan says:

    Love that she made the choice to wear f*u dress instead of something safe and cookbooky. She has what it takes and I’m glad she is not holding her back. :)

  101. Gossip Garl says:

    She’s really desperate, uhu?

  102. Janey says:

    Look at me Look at me look at me, attention seeking and desperate