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Frock Me Baby: Drama For Your Mama

Come to think of it, these dresses have way too much drama for your mama. Well, that is unless your mama is anything like the always avant-garde Cate Blanchett, here in Alexander McQueen. Those who display Cate's experimental nature should bust it out and show it off. Dramatic shoulders, crazy asymmetry, heavy draping, feathers, folds, leather, bold silhouettes — let them be your best friends.

Warning: Dramatic dresses require confidence. Let Cate, and other red-carpet queens of 2008, be your guides.


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misfitgirl misfitgirl 8 years
I can't believe the Spanx-looking part is intentional! She looks like one of those glass votive candle holders.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
see i love fashion like this. there's something to be said about finding something to wear that isn't the typical same thing that we see all the time - and she has managed to wear new innovative things on the red carpet for quite some time through her career.
95zpoohz95 95zpoohz95 8 years
does that thing light up!?
nourhayaty nourhayaty 8 years
i don't like her dress but i love the red dress
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
The bottom of Cate's dress does indeed kill it. Otherwise it'd be very pretty...very ballerina.
xs xs 8 years
I love the dress until the spanx like skirt kicks in. I loved that fashion show; it was beautiful.
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
yeah, I do love drama, and I love a lot of those dresses, but cate's dress makes her hips like twice as big - awful...
myystque myystque 8 years
Even Cate's confidence isn't helping her with that dress.
LadyReneeA LadyReneeA 8 years
I don't think the colors are right for her. The dress and shoes blend in too much with her skin tone. She needs more contrast.
Sarahab145 Sarahab145 8 years
ha! these are great!
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
The Grecian dress looks fab in the pic, but going to the Bebe site is rather disappointing. Just another drapey dress in viscose-y fabric. And that Karen Zambos dress is FAB from the back, but the front is underwhelming :(
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