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January Jones In Chanel – 2013 Met Gala

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January Jones completely threw me for a loop, as she took to the 2013 Met Gala red carpet on Monday in New York City.

The ‘Mad Men’ actress was worlds away from her classic Betty Draper character (and from her sublime Met moment last year). But she did put on quite the show with this punk-star alter-ego.

She chopped off the longer knee-length of this Chanel Spring 2009 Couture square-shoulder dress, encrusted with shiny paillettes, which lent an edgier appeal.

The frock paired with metallic shoes was fine, daresay forgettable, but what was more intriguing was January’s hair and makeup.

Talk about a makeover. She outlined her eyes in a heavy, geometric application of liner and covered up her brows. It all made for quite the sci-fi effect—call it alien punk.

A mini-bouffant and braided-back locks topped off the look.

Credit: Style.com and Getty

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33 Responses to January Jones In Chanel – 2013 Met Gala

  1. Dhppy May 9, 2013 at 20:46 #

    One of my favorites!!! I loved her scary makeup, and those shoes are everything!

  2. Angela May 8, 2013 at 05:17 #

    The shoes are fascinating. The rest is downright terrifying,

  3. Parvati May 8, 2013 at 01:05 #

    The make-up is scary…

  4. Moxie May 7, 2013 at 16:04 #

    Edgy, but the makeup went a little too punk.

  5. EmmaWoodhouse May 7, 2013 at 14:49 #

    I wish she’d kept the length, but other than that this is really cool! The styling MAKES the look–that makeup is insane, the shoes are awesome–punk done right, I think.

  6. dee May 7, 2013 at 14:16 #

    I think she pulls this off nicely. I like this look.

  7. fromchi-town May 7, 2013 at 14:11 #

    Wow – My jaw dropped open when I saw this… this is how you get into the spirit of the theme. Totally sold!!

  8. Nat May 7, 2013 at 13:45 #

    The make up ruined for me.

  9. Jones19 May 7, 2013 at 13:07 #

    As a makeup artist I really like that she went edgy on that front.

  10. Amy May 7, 2013 at 12:02 #

    Her dress is nothing new but the whole thing works. That’s dedication, she works the theme till the end. I like it. She looks relaxed and edgy

  11. Jess2 May 7, 2013 at 11:19 #

    Very interesting! It’s good to see some people really kick it up a notch. It certainly doesn’t beat last year though, the Versace was one of my fav looks from her.

  12. e May 7, 2013 at 10:33 #

    Her makeup certainly is intriguing, I quite like it.
    Overall, it’s a nice look.

  13. naomie May 7, 2013 at 10:05 #

    Pretty awesome. I love her hair.

  14. Fiona May 7, 2013 at 09:53 #

    I can’t believe I’m saying this as I normally don’t warm to January Jones at all, but I love that she took a risk with this look – A+. She reminds me of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with that makeup, definitely a good reference point for punk/goth glamour.

  15. Jai May 7, 2013 at 08:42 #

    It fits the vibe. I kind of love it. She really can go either pretty or edgy – a bit of a style chameleon.

  16. Charlotte May 7, 2013 at 08:37 #

    I love it !
    The shoes are amazing and I love this “simple” dress with this hair and make up, this is punk and glam !

  17. Gabby M May 7, 2013 at 08:34 #

    I want to like this so bad, but then its like to like it i have to pull the page down so i dont see her face. its the eye makeup… yea yea we get it, you wanna be punk, but its just a plain bad.

  18. Aline May 7, 2013 at 06:44 #

    She’s totally channeling her inner David Bowie with her makeup and hair. And I commend her for that. Too bad though that she chose a dress we’ve seen variations of a thousand times before.

  19. Natalie May 7, 2013 at 06:20 #

    AMAZING.

  20. Brazilian fan May 7, 2013 at 06:00 #

    she rocked for me,she take the spirit of the event and was great,she’s beautiful …

  21. Prudence May 7, 2013 at 05:52 #

    thank you for reading the invitation and doing it up in the makeup department!!

    • noo May 7, 2013 at 08:37 #

      I agree with you! I love that somebody took this all the way. I love that somebody went with a more editorial look and did something over the top.

  22. Poppy May 7, 2013 at 05:51 #

    I would definitely call this alien-punk too! Despite the interesting make-up, the dress is very nice

  23. jas May 7, 2013 at 05:42 #

    scary

    • Niki May 8, 2013 at 12:27 #

      Terrifying. My initial reaction was ‘Yikes!’. I do like the shoes, but I can’t get past the make-up.

  24. Lyo May 7, 2013 at 05:29 #

    FUGLY make-up. Just bring the soap and water…
    The dress is pretty, but the look just fall flat… don’t work at all, it’s much better on the runaway.

  25. Christine May 7, 2013 at 05:26 #

    Love this sick cool look.

    • Adrian May 8, 2013 at 03:10 #

      +1

  26. TL May 7, 2013 at 05:20 #

    It looks edgy and cool to me

    • Mandy May 7, 2013 at 10:06 #

      Agree. Punk isn’t about being pretty. She is rocking this. Those shoes are killer.

      • Dhppy May 9, 2013 at 20:45 #

        Exactly!!! I thought she had the makeup, and shoes of the night! (She shared best hair with Emmy Rossum).

    • gabis May 7, 2013 at 14:33 #

      +1. I like it.

  27. Yeliz May 7, 2013 at 05:19 #

    She looked SO much better last year. I knew not to except much, when I read that she’s wearing Chanel. This is a boring look.

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