Burberry Beauty Tea Party – Kate Bosworth In Burberry Prorsum

Yesterday Christopher Bailey the creative director for Burberry hosted a good old English tea party in LA to celebrate the launch of Burberry Beauty – the new make-up line for the British fashion brand.

One of his favourite belles Kate Bosworth attended the party looking scrumptious wearing a Burberry Prorsum lace dress from the Pre-Fall 2010 collection.

It’s a lady-like dress with a sultry silhouette.

I much prefer her nude shift dress overlaid with ruched floral lace, as you can fully appreciated details.

The dress needed a belt, but I would’ve preferred one that didn’t tie like hers with the end poking out. A clasp belt would’ve been more elegant I think.

Claire Danes wore the black version to the Elle Style Awards earlier this year.

Would you like to see this look up for BDOTW?

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In Kate Bosworth’s Closet – Burberry Prorsum Lace Dress

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  • Liz Lemon

    I think this dress would’ve been divine on Emma Watson. ; )

  • T.

    She should spent more time on her hair and make-up!

  • T.

    Love the dress, don’t like the shoes wih this dress. Please wear high heels, Kate!

  • Kiwi

    What a beautiful dress ruined by that belt and her hair

  • Emi

    Yes, BDOTW contender, even if this way to knot the belt starts to be boring…

  • Lalitha

    The dress is lovely but I think it washes her out.

    • Lalitha

      Oops, I meant to say that the colour washes her out!

  • Amber

    She looks so washed out in that color, and I totally agree that the belt could be much better. Not a BDOTW contender at all!

  • Liz Lemon

    Love the dress. Hate her hair and shoes. The whole look is so bland.

  • mochababe73

    I love the dress, clutch and shoes, but the whole look needs tweaking before I would ever choose her for best dressed.
    For one, she should have worn the dress shorter like the model. At this length, it shortens her. Another belt in a different color closer to the shade of the dress would have been better.
    Finally, did she even pass by a brush or mirror? Kate’s hair looks as though she took out her black rubber band and shook it around. Done and out the door. Horrible.

  • vicky

    The colour doesn’t work for me, she’s washed out. And with that hair and (lack off) make up, not a BDOTW contender.
    I’m starting to feel the same about nude outfits as I do about black pumps and fall clothes in spring/summer – BORED!

  • LeeAnn

    don’t like the shoes or the belt together -the shoes are too sweet, the belt too Prada does military-they don’t work together. Dress is nice. But whoa she has a large forehead_i never noticed that. Thing different hair is called for.

  • molly

    The hair especially knocks her out of even remote consideration for BDOTW. Looks like she’s trying to cover a eceding hairline. (And she does also look exhausted. Better makeup might have covered that.)

  • zizihua

    YES! Love everything about the look

  • Brooke

    The frock is pretty, but the look is not BDOTW worthy – the belt kills it for me. Looking at Claire Danes’ wearing of the black version, it doesn’t look like it needed a belt after all. A shame, really, when she nailed the other accessories. And I wish she’d put up her hair! It looks a sullen and brassy blonde here.

    • Agree with you.
      Not BDOTW worthy at all.

      • Marvel

        Agree. Her hair looks haggard, the dress doesnt need a belt and it looks like she needs a burger. The length of the dress doesnt suit her at all

  • Jennifer

    I mean, she looks lovely, but I just think it was such a predictable look for her to choose from this collection. As soon as I saw the post title “Kate Bosworth in Burberry Prorsum” this dress sprang to mind before I had even scrolled down. I agree a more unusal choice of belt might have made it look more unique, but probably not enough to bring this into “wow” category.

  • P.

    ooh, I hate this shift dress in nude, I much prefer the black version. In addition, I prefer by far Claire’s overall look than Kate’s look. I wonder if you are invited to a party, why not get better, starting with the make up and hair. Look at her face. She appears to be tired. I got tired of looking at Kate, and always see the weak and sickly woman.

  • Ev

    I am not sure about her hair here, but from shoulders down it is BDOTW-worthy.

  • Redseouls

    I’m really digging her look!

  • ber

    No pumps! She should be nominated for that alone.

  • Laura

    Even though it’s Pre-Fall, the color change is perfect to make it look in-season. I love all the lace detail. I agree the belt choice is a bit funky. Overall, I wouldn’t be upset if it was up for BDOTW, but it doesn’t need to be.

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