Rosario Dawson In Elie Saab – ‘As I Lay Dying’ Cannes Film Festival Premiere

Rosario Dawson In Elie Saab - 'As I Lay Dying' Cannes Film Festival Premiere

Rosario Dawson joined Ahna O’Reilly on the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals for the ‘As I Lay Dying’ premiere at Cannes Film Festival this evening, and she was also sporting an on-trend braided updo.

The actress wore an Elie Saab white sleeveless sequinned gown from the Spring 2012 collection featuring a v-neckline and high-slit.

Rosario looks lovely despite the makeshift modifications to the neckline; however, this style of gown has graced the red carpet several times before. In fact, Ahna wore a similar gown just last week.

Also without any definition to the waist, she ends up looking surprisingly boxy.

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19 Responses to Rosario Dawson In Elie Saab – ‘As I Lay Dying’ Cannes Film Festival Premiere

  1. Dhppy May 20, 2013 at 23:05 #

    That last minute tacking of the neckline is strange, and a belt is necessary.

    • Marybeth May 20, 2013 at 23:16 #

      Agree 100%.

      I love her classic styling though, the hair, soft make-up, and delicate bling.

  2. Rebecca Z May 20, 2013 at 23:14 #

    The dress looks like it is a size too small for her–it doesn’t drape the way it should. What a waste (no pun intended).

    • Moxie May 20, 2013 at 23:16 #

      The draping is off because of the way they tacked the neckline together so that she isn’t showing as much cleavage. Very poorly done.

      • Rebecca Z May 20, 2013 at 23:53 #

        The skirt is too tight on her too.

        • Christine May 21, 2013 at 02:43 #

          Not liking this.

    • Noemi May 21, 2013 at 10:05 #

      LOL, I agree with you.

  3. Moxie May 20, 2013 at 23:14 #

    Typical Elie Saab embellished dress… lovely but not original. I understand her wanting to cover some of her cleavage, but the tacking of the neckline was done poorly. She needed a belt to define her waist.

  4. Yeliz May 20, 2013 at 23:23 #

    The gown looked so beautiful and elegant on the model. It doesn’t have the same impact on Rosario. She looks indeed boxy and that modification to the neckline is actually the thing which ruined this gown. I’m also not a fan of the necklace.

  5. Prudence May 20, 2013 at 23:51 #

    looks like the only person that can wear elie saab and look amazing at cannes is Fan because everyone else just falls flat.

  6. Alicat May 21, 2013 at 00:22 #

    It looks like a completely different dress to that worn by the model. The fabric looks stiffer (lined?) and the neckline’s clumsy modification ruins the gown’s fluidity. Basically the gown is a poor choice as it is unflattering to her body shape, making her look top heavy and boxy.

  7. Sara B. May 21, 2013 at 00:27 #

    She looks matronly. And boxy. It’s simply not the right gown for her.

  8. EmmaWoodhouse May 21, 2013 at 04:31 #

    Boxy, not liking the slit or neckline anyway…it’s just a flop of a look.

  9. the ogre May 21, 2013 at 06:21 #

    Wow! Elie Saab gone wrong at Cannes. Sad…because she could have really worked the hell out of this look. You look at the runway model n then u look at Rosario. I mean v all know she can do much better than this right? Remember her fab Jenny Packham gown n that pale pink Bottega Veneta dress? The modifications r shoddily done and I’m missing the belt terribly.

  10. Joy May 21, 2013 at 06:54 #

    The dress is gorgeous on the model. But unfortunately the beautiful flowing silhouette doesn’t materialize for Rosario. It is a shame because the dress is so lovely on the model.

  11. Denise May 21, 2013 at 09:39 #

    Unfortunately another example of a breathtakingly beautiful woman wearing the wrong dress for her curvacious body. Such a shame because from the neck up she is flawless !

  12. dee May 21, 2013 at 15:14 #

    She doesn’t have much waist definition to begin with and this dress only highlights that. The neckline looks awkward. This was not the dress for her to wear. The hairstyle is awful too.

  13. H May 21, 2013 at 19:01 #

    Everything looks so different from the model (who is really hot and looks gorgeous) to Rosario. Dissapointing.

  14. Poppy May 22, 2013 at 02:23 #

    Having just looked at her latest look, this look is not flattering. She looks boxy and she looks older.

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