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March 25, 2009

Rethinking Christina Hendricks’ Black Jumpsuit

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Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks (Joan Holloway) is a stunning woman. One of the sexiest stars on TV in fact, according to TV Guide. But at the mag’s party last night, Christina’s beauty got lost in a strip of tulle.

I understand why she’d want to do something a little different with her black jumpsuit. After all, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Hudson, Rachel Weisz, Ana Ortiz and Kim Kardashian have all worn either Black Halo ($390) or Michael Kors’ ($1795 $807) strapless one-piece. But it looks like Christina just stuffed a yard of netting into her bra.

If she wanted to stand out, I would have told her to do it through accessories instead. I loved her black and red peep-toes but adding a red statement necklace would really have drawn attention to her auburn curls. Or, she could have gone with a black bib necklace and added a touch of shine by swapping her black wristlet for a metallic one. How would you have styled the star?

Forever 21 Serafin trouser jumpsuit ($27.80),
Necessary Indulgence red coral necklace ($349.99),
Girl Props geometric pendant necklace> ($12.99),
Substance hexagon bib necklace ($153 $65),
Forever 21 stone drape necklace ($12.80),
Gustto Doma silver snake print jeweled large clutch ($336 $289.99)

Photo credit: GoFugYourself.com

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3 Comments

  1. Sal commented:

    I kind of like the way the mess of tulle echoes her messy curls … but agree that a bib necklace would’ve worked equally well.

    Published 3.26.09 Reply
  2. Kelly commented:

    I think she looks nutty. It just doesn’t look good on her. I mean, she is GORGEOUS and has a great figure, this just isn’t the outfit for it. That said, I’m biased against jumpsuits in general. I find them *tolerable* on stick-thin column girls, but I don’t really *like* them on anyone.

    Published 3.26.09 Reply

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