Anne Hathaway In Givenchy Couture – ‘Les Miserables’ London Premiere

My heart sank when I saw Anne Hathaway on the red carpet this evening for the world premiere of ‘Les Miserables’ in London’s Leicester Square.

After being slightly disappointed by Amanda Seyfried’s look I was expecting to be blown away by Anne, but sadly it never happened.

The actress wore a white satin Givenchy Spring 2012 Couture beaded cold-shoulder halter gown with an open back.

From all angles this unflattering look sends shivers down my spine; not in a good way.

I hate to say it, but this is my least favourite look from Anne ever. I’m crying inside.

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150 Responses to Anne Hathaway In Givenchy Couture – ‘Les Miserables’ London Premiere

  1. Lee Ann December 5, 2012 at 22:23 #

    This is probably the most hideous dress that I have ever seen. There is nothing fashion forward about this at all . It makes her hips look huge, the front buttons look stupid. This is just ugly on every level

    • Harrison December 5, 2012 at 22:35 #

      Without the sleves or buttons this is just another coloum dress . BORING

      • Lee Ann December 6, 2012 at 10:46 #

        true but if you have to add crap to make it interesting -it ain’t good to begin with

  2. Francois Bresmal December 5, 2012 at 22:04 #

    For me, only the sleeves are unflattering but it doesn’t matter. Her curves are shaped in this dress, I love it

  3. Leti December 5, 2012 at 22:04 #

    Anne took a risk and, for me, it works. FC, I was certainly surprised to see how strongly you disliked it, but I guess this is just one of those dresses. I will note that white is not my favorite color (non-color?) on her, but I’m not sure I could picture this dress any other way, and the same goes for the sleeves.

  4. Harrison December 5, 2012 at 21:59 #

    I have to disagree with FC. I think anne looks amazing its something different from her i find it very fresh. Its givenchy it’s all about been fashion forward and off center. Anne doesnt try to hard to pull the look off ethier which i think makes me like it more. Loving the relaxed vibe anne is giving after she got her head shaved…

  5. Megan December 5, 2012 at 21:57 #

    I love it. Anne is very simple and basic when it comes to fashion. 80% of the time, she wears LBDs. She took a risk and she looks stunning! Plus, she could really wear whatever she pleases!

  6. Betelgeuze December 5, 2012 at 21:54 #

    Awww, I’m sad that you feel so, FC.

    I actually very much like the look. Yes, the sleeves are a bit weird, but the neckline looks amazing and Anne wears it with such confidence that I can’t but love it. Deep red nails would make it just perfect.

  7. Kathy December 5, 2012 at 21:46 #

    I’m completely blown away. I actually LOVE this dress! It takes a very sophisticated person to pull off the daring “cold shoulders” and not look ridiculous, but Anne makes it look amazing. With her hair and makeup,(this is coming from someone who usually hate pixie cuts) the dress looks regal but age-appropriate. Best look I’ve seen all month.

  8. Question December 5, 2012 at 21:44 #

    Are you by any chance gonna post Samantha Bark’s look? I’m hoping this movie will be her breakout.

  9. Taylor December 5, 2012 at 21:41 #

    Loving everything about this look.

  10. stan steiner December 5, 2012 at 21:37 #

    i have to say i love the styling….since ages realy good dress on a red carpet….its something in Tildas or Kate league
    big love !!!!

  11. ash December 5, 2012 at 21:23 #

    I am honestly so happy right now, this is the dress that I’ve been waiting to see on the red carpet ever since I first saw it. I can see why some wouldn’t think the dress is that great, but I find the dress really cool and different. It’s not your typical pretty dress.. I’m so glad she laid off of Valentino, it’s nice to see her in something different. The fits looks pretty good too, a little long, but fits her better than the model..

  12. Alex December 5, 2012 at 21:20 #

    On the right person, I think this dress could work. It’s just not right for Anne.

  13. Lou December 5, 2012 at 21:13 #


  14. SilentVisitor December 5, 2012 at 21:11 #

    I feel bad because this is the first time I am going to disagree with FC. I think she looks fantastic, I am not a big fan of the sleeves but the dress is hideous on the model but Anne makes it work somehow and that’s not either common or easy…..She gets a lot of +1 from me.

  15. Natalie19 December 5, 2012 at 21:09 #

    It is very unflattering indeed!

    Don’t like it at all

    • Lola December 5, 2012 at 22:58 #

      Me neither. To me there is truly nothing redeeming about this look. Everything is just awful. It seems tacky and cheap looking to me.

      All in all it’s just a big NO for me.

  16. Leila December 5, 2012 at 21:08 #

    The thing is , I kinda like it. In fact I am in love with this look!

  17. Matthew December 5, 2012 at 21:05 #

    I think Anne looks absolutely beautiful! I’m surprised you don’t love it, FC! It seems dramatic and sophisticated and I think she pulls this gown off with ease!

  18. Ismael December 5, 2012 at 20:53 #

    I think she looks amazing! It’s a gorgeous dress. I think you were expecting a Valentino/princess moment.

  19. Noemi (WBiS) December 5, 2012 at 20:51 #

    I think that the back of the dress is amazing, but the front is quite “old”. I’m a bit disappointed, anyway.

  20. Glenda December 5, 2012 at 20:51 #

    I’m sorry to disagree, but I am very much in love with this look. Anne looks drop dead gorgeous! The gown is exquisite and Anne herself looks radiant – you can tell that she’s in a very happy place and wants the whole world to know it.

    There’s nothing to fault here – except, perhaps, an omission from the BDOTW list come Friday. 😉

  21. Rach December 5, 2012 at 20:42 #

    Loved it, she looks fantastic, I like the whole look and on the live feed it looked fantastic. The Burberry cape she had on over the top was gorgeous too.

  22. Roxy December 5, 2012 at 20:25 #

    Huh? FC, what are you talking about? I thought you were going to say “FInally! Anne gave us something exciting!”.

    The fit is amazing for such a tricky dress, it’s not black, it’s SO daring, and it’s so unexpected!


  23. Nat December 5, 2012 at 20:24 #

    I hate this with a passion.
    She looks ready for Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings.
    Also, I watched the livestream of the red carpet (I am insanely waiting for this film) and she looked really uncomfortable with those sleeves, she didn’t know what to do with them.
    And Anne, please, wear a colour!

  24. Dhppy December 5, 2012 at 20:19 #

    I remember being so turned off by the styling of the models that I couldn’t focus on this collection. That unnecessary trail of buttons down the front bugs me to no end, but otherwise, I’m okay with the gown. Not in love, but okay with it. I prefer it from the back, though (minus the fishtail).

  25. Linda December 5, 2012 at 20:17 #

    I love this on her and she looks really comfortable and confident. I’d say it’s BDOTW worthy. Her hair is looking fantastic lately.

  26. Ana December 5, 2012 at 20:02 #

    She looks amazing for me! Only Anne could pull off this imposible dress! BDOTW contender!

  27. Anne December 5, 2012 at 20:01 #

    I actually adore this look! I despised it as presented, but she brought a sexy shape to it. I think the neckline is divine and her shoulders and back are perfect for the gown. My only squabble is that it is a tad too long.

  28. Ally December 5, 2012 at 20:00 #

    She’s looking a little washed out but I think she looks pretty good otherwise!

  29. Prudence December 5, 2012 at 20:00 #


  30. argentina December 5, 2012 at 20:00 #

    It feels too J-Lo for me

  31. serapart December 5, 2012 at 19:59 #

    wow first time I have to disagree with you ;D
    love love love this look, not everyone can pull it off and she def. did!!!!

  32. Lila H. December 5, 2012 at 19:59 #

    I wouldn’t cut the sleeves. The sleeves are what make this dress interesting. Lose the sleeves and you’d just get a boring (though exquisitely made) halter neck white evening gown.

  33. Andrew December 5, 2012 at 19:59 #

    This is stunning! BDOTW,I think it’s so edgy, but will become a classic ‘Anne’ look.

  34. Lila H. December 5, 2012 at 19:57 #

    This dress is C’EST MAGNIFIQUE!!! The front, the back, the details, the draping, the embroidery, all of it represents the best of haute couture. Anne wears it very well, and I’m glad that there are actresses who can carry off couture looks with aplomb.

    This goes up for BDOTW.

  35. J December 5, 2012 at 19:55 #

    I think this is the BEST she has looked in a long time. Finally something different.

  36. Kate December 5, 2012 at 19:47 #

    This may not be one of her best looks; but she carries it off well. I think her hair, makeup, and smile look absolutely gorgeous!

  37. Bibi December 5, 2012 at 19:45 #

    I think she looks great. Head to toe.

  38. Paulyne December 5, 2012 at 19:44 #

    I am sorry but i disagree. I think she pull off this look well, her hair and makeup are flawless and event if i think she should had lost the sleeves , she looks stunning and radiant. I think this is a BDOTW contender.

  39. kate December 5, 2012 at 19:43 #

    This is wonderful- I’m in love with this look- I think her body looks beautiful in it- it gives her such an hour-glass figure. It screams old hollywood glamour, boudoir sex appeal, and angel, to me.

    • Quinn December 6, 2012 at 01:23 #

      my thought exactly!!

  40. Moxie December 5, 2012 at 19:41 #

    Count me as one of the ones who like it. I’m not blown away, but it is striking and I think she pulls it off.

    • Yeliz December 5, 2012 at 22:50 #


  41. Jennifer December 5, 2012 at 19:38 #

    i don’t love it, but i don’t think it’s that bad. just the sleeves are hideous. her hair and makeup are great

    • Barbs December 5, 2012 at 20:57 #


      • Christine December 6, 2012 at 02:08 #

        I don;t love it but she looks decent. I like the hair cut with this look.

  42. Marta December 5, 2012 at 19:36 #

    Anne looks divine. And I agree: definitely a BDOTW contender 🙂

    • tiffany December 6, 2012 at 20:03 #


  43. Emmeline December 5, 2012 at 19:35 #

    Other than the makeup (which I think is making her look a little too white) I think she looks kind of beautiful. I thought the view from the back was gorgeous.

  44. linshay December 5, 2012 at 19:30 #

    Lol, FC you’re so cute. I totally agree with you tho. At least her hair and makeup are cute imo.

  45. Aslı December 5, 2012 at 19:29 #

    I couldn’t disagree more. I think she looks absolutely stunning.

    • jo December 5, 2012 at 19:46 #

      +1 I’m not the biggest fan of this Givenchy collection but I think she looks gorgeous.

  46. Nat39 December 5, 2012 at 19:22 #

    I don’t know, it doesn’t look that bad to me. I think Anne carries off this look quite well actually – her figure looks great, and Anne looks confident and seems to be commanding this look. I think it works for her.

    • Koma December 5, 2012 at 20:40 #


    • bas December 6, 2012 at 08:29 #

      Agreed. For me she must be in the BDOTW poll.

  47. dee December 5, 2012 at 19:17 #

    I am sorry but I strongly disagree. I think she looks sensational. I love everything about this look. I think this a BDOTW contender.

    • Mick December 5, 2012 at 19:38 #

      Me too! I’m not usually not a fan of Anne, but I surprisingly love her in this, it’s definitely a unique look.

    • M. December 5, 2012 at 19:43 #

      Me too! When I saw the dress I thought FC would love it too 🙁 I think it is quite avant garde for Anne and she is making it work even though it’s a difficult dress to wear.

      • Ramsay December 5, 2012 at 19:59 #

        Stunning! Definitely up for BDOTW!

      • Ramya December 5, 2012 at 20:13 #

        I love it too.. I think its an epic moment! I love risks and on this occasion I think it has paid off as well.. Anne is glowing!!

        • Amanda December 5, 2012 at 20:42 #

          AGREED! I think she looks sensational as the dress is very flattering to her lovely figure. Definitely BDOTW worthy

          • Gia December 6, 2012 at 03:17 #


          • Valeria December 6, 2012 at 08:41 #

            Agree, she looks amazing, glowing and very comfortable and dress perfectly suits her!

            • Lex December 6, 2012 at 09:27 #

              I don’t see what’s bad about it at all. I think this should be up for BDOTW.

              • Nick December 6, 2012 at 13:34 #

                Agree. Absolutely BDOTW-worthy. Anne looks great and unique, love the open back!

              • admmgz December 6, 2012 at 16:09 #


      • ayuni December 6, 2012 at 02:25 #


    • mirela December 5, 2012 at 19:45 #

      Totally agree! BDOTW for me also.

      • Gemma December 5, 2012 at 23:19 #

        love it! BDOTW

    • malinda jane December 5, 2012 at 20:14 #

      I totally agree! So dramatic and beautiful.

      • sara December 5, 2012 at 20:39 #

        I disagree with FC as well here on this rare occasion! I think she looks stunning, unique and BDOTW contender!

      • Joan December 5, 2012 at 21:00 #

        Need to agree. Even if Im usually not a fan of hers I think she looks sensationel here!

    • Gusalvelas December 5, 2012 at 20:34 #

      me too!!! she look really good, it´s fashion forward, amazing, a real couture work and it total blow me away!!

    • P. December 5, 2012 at 20:35 #

      So do I. I love this so much, she carries it so well, and it’s very different e unusual gown. The beaded work is wonderfully constructed. No doubts my BDOTW and possible BDOTY. Yes, I insanely adore this one

      • Lara December 5, 2012 at 21:19 #

        I love this! BDOTW for me!

    • snowlion December 5, 2012 at 21:11 #

      Agree! She looks amazing. It’s a dramatic and unusual and she has pulled it off to the point she looks magnificent.

    • honeythief December 5, 2012 at 21:46 #

      Love this look on her, she looks radiant!

    • Jones19 December 5, 2012 at 22:26 #

      I like this look a lot. Very winter white/ice queenish.

    • Laura December 6, 2012 at 00:28 #

      Couldn’t agree more! I absolutely love this dress and the hair cut. Gorgeous!

    • Rash December 6, 2012 at 08:19 #

      I guess, this is the first time there is such a strong opinion conflict here !
      Even I was shocked when I read that FC disliked it a lot, because I think she works the hell out of the look and looks incredibly gorgeous!

    • J December 6, 2012 at 09:58 #


    • Parvati December 6, 2012 at 18:44 #

      I also really like this look!

  48. noo December 5, 2012 at 19:16 #

    if she had lost the sleeves we would have had a winner on our hands!

    • Grace Patricia December 5, 2012 at 20:12 #


    • Beta December 9, 2012 at 20:48 #

      totally my thoughs
      the sleeves are fug and I dont like that you can see the armpits 😛
      but I do love the beading and the silhouette

  49. MEME December 5, 2012 at 19:11 #

    Oh I forgot to say cut the sleeves of the dress too…

  50. MEME December 5, 2012 at 19:10 #

    The pixie cut looks cute…. but call me crazy I think this look would’ve worked better had she worn the hoochie earrings that model has on….

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