Kristin Chenoweth in Roberto Cavalli at the Oscars: budget Oscar statuette?

Kristen Chenowith

Kristin Chenowith attended the Oscars in Roberto Cavalli last night. I was hesitant to make her a headliner in a post, but Kristen clearly wanted to be noticed. She’s dressed as an Oscar statuette. Was this intentional theming, or did Kristen simply like the dress? We’ll never know. The dress is — to be perfectly blunt — tacky and overdone. I think some sleeker details could have been used instead of layers of lattice work. The tulle fabric of the train softens the look a little bit, but it’s not enough to redeem the dress.

Kristen recently went for her new pixie cut to varied reactions. I think if her hair was still long, she could have softened up her look with some retro curls. She’s so cute that I hate to rip her apart for anything, but this dress is a disaster.

Kristen Chenowith

Camila Alves

Camila Alves wore a soft pink Gabriela Cadena gown with a side of Best Actor Matthew McConaughey. Camila is a model by trade, so she knows how to work this dress without letting herself be swallowed up. There is a lot of fabric here! I’m curious to see how the dress would have looked without sleeves.

Camila Alves

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith wore a pink Atelier Versace gown with tons of details. The dress featured a halter neck, a high thigh slit, a train, and many folds of drapey fabric. The look is overwhelming, which is complicated by Jada getting matchy-matchy with her eyeshadow and lipstick. Her flat-ironed hair with a center part is a very severe look, and I already think of Jada as being a “severe” person. Jada switched up her outfit for the Vanity Fair party. This is Roberto Cavalli dress, and it is so “Joan Collins in Dynasty.”

Jada Pinkett Smith

Photos courtesy of WENN

 

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  1. Merritt says:

    I have mixed feelings about Kristen’s dress. I think it would look good in a different color.

  2. Kristen’s look is a lot better than usual–last year she wore something that swallowed her up–she looked like a little old lady….plus the dress was ugly.

    I don’t like Camilla’s gown–it’s way too much fabric and it makes her look ‘heavy’..maybe if they got rid of that cape thing, or used a lighter material.

    • Esmom says:

      I thought KC actually looked like a little old lady last night too! It kinda frightened me because she usually radiates youthfulness.

      Camilla’s is too heavy, I agree. I do like that it’s pink, though, in the shots I saw last night I thought it was drab beige.

      And Jada, no matter what she wears, looks like someone I would not want to cross and/or meet in a dark alley.

  3. QQ says:

    Chenoweth dress is a mess the rest are i mean… Blah! Idk, is like no one wanted to be there or something

  4. Audrey says:

    She messed with her face right?

    It made me sad to see

  5. Lucy2 says:

    On tv Kristin’s looked pretty and much more subdued, but I don’t care for it in the photos. I like her hair though.
    Jada’s dress does weird things to her chest.

  6. blue marie says:

    I like Kristin, I do but lately.. she’s like 2 steps from tan-mom. Stop it girl.

  7. Lily says:

    I prefer Jada’s party dress to her red carpet choice

  8. Bridget says:

    I saw her interview with Seacrest… It is just so hard to like her once she actually starts speaking. Chenoweth is just too, too much, and tries way too hard. Though I did wonder how hard she and Idina had to work to avoid each other.

  9. Mel says:

    The sad part is, this is, by far, the BEST Cavalli dress I’ve seen to date.
    As you can guess, I am no fan of Cavalli’s animal print style. (“Style” would be perhaps more accurate.)

  10. Tulip Garden says:

    Camilla Alves really carries this dress well. I didn’t used to find her particularly attractive but some of her more recent fashion has changed that opinion.
    Also, how lovely were the shots of Matthew and Camilla interacting? I thought they seemed so genuine, so in love, and it was heartwarming. :)

  11. Dotty says:

    Camilla’s dress swallows her!

  12. shellybean says:

    Kristin looks like hell. She looks like an aging socialite. I can’t believe she’s only in her 40s.

  13. JH says:

    OMG, when I saw the first photo of KC, I thought someone photoshopped her head onto someone else’s body!