I was sent a message from a reader who said I was wrong to say that Angelina Jolie’s dress was backwards to how it was presented on the runway.
I’m sorry to say it, but I still do believe I’m right.
The dress has the same kimono style sleeves, the same deep-plunge, the same gathered elasticated waisted line, the two flaps on either side of the plunge, and the same detail on the skirt.
Angelina was never going to wear a dress with such a deep plunge, so wearing it back to front was her compromise.
These two dresses, which I was told were the same, are not the same in my opinion. Not even close.
I don’t even think the materials are the same. The sleeves are definitely not the same, and this runway dress does not have an elasticated waist.
Judge for yourself.
UPDATE: Thanks to DolceLorenzo, who watched Fashion Wrap Up were Jennifer Rade – Angelina’s stylist – confirmed that she did wear the dress back to front.