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Rosario Dawson In Alessandra Rich – Raisa Gorbachev Foundation

Rosario Dawson also wore a gorgeous gown to the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation’s annual party which was held at Stud House, Hampton Court in London last night.

The actress who has been in town for London Fashion Week arrived wearing an Alessandra Rich lace and pleated jersey-twill gown from the Fall 2011 collection.

Her gown is stunning.  I love that she’s working that thigh-high pleated split.

It’s been a while since I was this floored by Rosario.

The only thing that lets her down are her red suede Christian Louboutin ‘Daffodil’ pumps, despite them being on-trend.

I love the unexpected pop of red which matches her lip colour, but did they really need to be so heavy for such a light and pretty gown?

Credit: Alessandra Rich & Getty

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20 Responses to Rosario Dawson In Alessandra Rich – Raisa Gorbachev Foundation

  1. Nat39 September 24, 2011 at 00:43 #

    Love the gown, gorgeous, she`s really working that thigh-high split! (But I predict a few “curtain/table cloth” comments).
    Wish she`d stepped outside that circle so that those horrendous “Daffopumps” (Die already!) blend, at least partially, with the carpet.

  2. Mol September 24, 2011 at 00:59 #

    She looks stunning which doesn’t always happen so I’ll look past the shoes which don’t bother me horribly.

  3. Felicia September 24, 2011 at 01:00 #

    She is breathtaking. And I don’t think I’ve ever said that about her before.

  4. Jerusa September 24, 2011 at 01:58 #

    Oh those shoes… Honestly they look like were made for stripers :(

  5. Elaine2 September 24, 2011 at 02:25 #

    Well, that dress looks a whole lot better on her than it does on the runway model, I will say that!

    I don’t like that cream/pale yellow colored fabric with the white lace. I think it would look better in the same color-way……..

  6. Parvati September 24, 2011 at 02:27 #

    The shoes kind of ruin the look. They are way too heavy for this dress. If she had worn a pair of simpler, more delicate pumps or sandals, it would have been much better.

  7. ro September 24, 2011 at 03:22 #

    You’re so right – everything is working but the shoes – some red strappy heels would have looked amazing.

  8. Erini September 24, 2011 at 05:40 #

    Such a shame! Those heavy pumps just ruin it for me too!

  9. Rebecca Z September 24, 2011 at 07:26 #

    You are so right–those shoes are just not right for this dress. Red sandals would have been great.

  10. Alina September 24, 2011 at 07:51 #

    I agree about the shoes.

  11. rebecca o September 24, 2011 at 08:05 #

    The shoes are horrid!

  12. robbie September 24, 2011 at 12:53 #

    loved it til i looked at the shoes, why? what posessed to wear those fulgy things.

    • robbie September 24, 2011 at 12:53 #


      • Amanda September 26, 2011 at 18:35 #

        they are kind of fulgy too! Ouch!

  13. DivaDebbi (Beauty & Fashion Blog) September 24, 2011 at 16:09 #

    Love the gown, but not on Rosario. I think she is too broad shouldered for it and the arms look too tight.
    (Though at the other extreme, I didnt care for how it looked on the model)
    Oy those shoes!

  14. Vee September 24, 2011 at 16:21 #

    I think those are the Daffy w/the thicker heel. Idk why she would choose these shoes w/that dress

  15. DD September 25, 2011 at 00:13 #

    I don’t like this gown on her. The top half looks a little too snug for her broad shoulders. Girlfriend needs to show off those arms!

  16. Rahel September 25, 2011 at 12:17 #

    I’m slowly getting tired of that. It looked hot when some stars wore red shoes or other accessoires to white dresses but now everyone is doing it.

  17. olivia September 25, 2011 at 15:53 #

    Why oh why had she go and ruin this dress with those pumps? Someone should buy all pairs of daffodils and burn them on fire, celebrating their death!

    • dee September 26, 2011 at 17:55 #

      LOL, I agree,

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