The week's best & worst dressed celebs

20:21, Feb 27 2014
The week's best & worst dressed
THE GOOD: If Teen Wolf star Crystal Reed wants to nab a leading film role sometime soon, she's sure going the right way about it. With its delicately cinched-in waist, mermaid skirt and bold print, this Naeem Khan gown gives her just enough va-va-voom while remaining effortlessly elegant. Oh, and the girl deserves a prize for accessorising - check those purple nails.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE GOOD: In the space of three days, 14-year-old Kiernan Shipka impressed with not one, but two chic looks. It's refreshing to see a young star who actually dresses for her age, and wow does she do it well. The printed Delpozo dress on the left is playful yet stylish, especially when paired with those black lace pumps, and on the right? Well let's just say the girl can work a Warhol-Dior collab like no other.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE BAD: You're 11, dress-up athletics day looms and you must create a costume using only a roll of random fabric you've found in the back of your mum's closet. Several safety pins later, you emerge donning a lumpily layered, toga-like garment which your parents insist on capturing on film. Ten years on and that dowdy photo is unearthed in front of all your friends and family, you hang your head in shame. Julianne Moore is 53 - there is no excuse.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE BEST: If you'd told me a lacy, sheer, gold number would win my best pick of the week - I would've pegged you as crazy, but I just cannot go past how beautiful Naomie Harris looks here. Everything about this outfit is utterly exquisite, from the deep V of that delicate Valentino gown, to the structural octagonal clutch and everything in between. Obsessed.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE BAD: When just looking at a dress makes you physically clutch your chest in imagined pain, you know something is not quite right. It's like the designer ran out of fabric while constructing the bodice and decided well, hey, why not just use random metal clips to attach the awesome one-armed cape to the rest - comfort be damned. How she's mustering a full-blown smile on the left is beyond me.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE MIXED: Could it be? Has this season's stand-out style star finally put a toe wrong? Well, wrong might be overstating it, but Lupita Nyong'o's sartorial choices this week are something of a mixed bag in my books. Firstly, let's talk about colour. I'm just not feeling that orangey-tan shade on her at all - why go for muddy hues when vivid brights are quite obviously your best friend. And the hair on the left? I'm getting flashes of Miley, and they are not pleasant. Lupita's violet and coral Vivienne Westwood frock in the middle is perfectly fine, but I'm yearning for more than perfectly fine from someone whose fashion highlights have impressed even the toughest critics. Oscar night beckons - perhaps she's trying to throw us off the scent with a hodge-podge of average dresses in the run-up to something spectacular. My breath is well and truly bated.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE GOOD: While most of the swimsuit models who attended the South Beach Sports Illustrated party opted for a less is more approach (surprise, surprise), Irina Shayk bucked the trend in this stunning Roland Mouret gown. The Russian bombshell looks absolutely flawless. Enough said.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE GOOD: Yes, it has a cape. And yes, those are butterflies. Now that we've clarified those crucial points we can move on to how amazing Alexa Chung looks in this Valentino dress. Personally, I prefer it from afar when I can't distinguish one winged insect from the next, and the fabric appears to be a wonderful jumble of random colours. But there's something about the combination of Alexa's one of a kind London-girl persona and the unusual structure of the outfit that really works for me.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE I'M NOT SURE: We all know Lily Allen is a fairly kooky lass, but even when I expect a certain level of oddity I can't condone a blue and green fur throw paired with an orange and mint striped go-go dress, rainbow coloured nails and a ridiculous bun alfalfa - I just can't. On it's own the Roksanda Ilincic dress lends itself to a cool '60s vibe, but that's about the only positive thing I can say.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE BAD: Attention Allie Gonino - Comic Con called and they want their erotic Heidi costume back. Seriously though, did the girl realise just how see-through that dress was before she walked out of the house? Or was this one of those 'I'm new to the celeb scene and I honestly didn't realise what a camera flash does to a sheer dress' moments. Yeah right.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE BAD: I can appreciate Anna Dello Russo's unrivalled penchant for pushing fashion boundaries as much as the next person, but a jumper dress and shiver-inducing pleather bag emblazoned with what looks like a Maccas logo?! It may be hot off the Moschino runway, but that does not make it a good thing.
The week's best & worst dressed
THE GOOD: Usually I'm 100% opposed to both a cleavage and leg slit on the same garment, but Emmy Rossum is rocking this J. Mendel frock in such a way that I just can't say anything bad. This dress is basically the risque, sexier sister of Kate Middleton's sapphire blue Issa number, which just goes to show: a wrap dress is always a winner. Emmy's side-swept wavy hair (is anyone else completely mesmerised by how shiny it is?), her lack of decolletage bling and those sex-pot Louboutins are the perfect finishing touches.

In our weekly best & worst dressed gallery we bring you the horrors and the hits from the week in red carpets - we only cover events where celebrities know they'll be snapped and critiqued for their fashion (so no Britney leaving Maccas in her trackies.) Why? Well because all humans - even celebs - should be allowed to look rubbish while packing a Quarter Pounder.

Cleavage-baring gowns win, while toga-inspired dresses and fast food uniforms fail.

Who is your best and worst dressed of the week?

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