Kate Beckinsale was one of many stars to skip the red carpet at Spike TV’s Scream 2011 Awards in California on Saturday night.

The British actress presented wearing a Julien Macdonald Spring 2010 dress.

Her white scuba dress with padded shoulders is quite a step away from Kate’s usual girlie style.

Unfortunately the shoulders make her look like a Quarterback in this picture.

There weren’t any full-length pictures, but I will bet she was wearing pumps.

Her half-up, half-down hairstyle managed to soften the dramatic shoulders, but I still don’t think this was the right look for her.

Cheryl Cole wore the runway version to Gary Barlow’s birthday party at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in January last year.

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