Thandie Newton In Erdem – Jimmy Choo & Esquire Party

Thandie Newton In Erdem - Jimmy Choo & Esquire Party

Thandie Newton was back out on Sunday evening, helping Jimmy Choo and Esquire celebrate the London Collections: Men opening party, which was held at LouLou’s in London on Sunday evening.

The actress once again wore a London-based designer, selecting a look from Erdem’s Spring 2013 collection.

Her pretty halter frock, with pink-and-citrus floral embroidery and a satin bodice, was styled with a gold Jimmy Choo clutch and hot-pink Jimmy Choo open-toe booties.

While I understand that Thandie might have wanted to dial down the overt girliness of the Erdem frock with the booties, they don’t work for me.

I wish she had selected one of the brand’s sandals.


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21 Responses to Thandie Newton In Erdem – Jimmy Choo & Esquire Party

  1. Christine June 17, 2013 at 16:09 #

    Not liking this look with them shoes.

  2. Moxie June 17, 2013 at 16:09 #

    I love the color of the shoe, but the bootie isn’t working with this dress. I wish it had been a strappy sandal instead.

    Gorgeous dress.

  3. Fashion Guru June 17, 2013 at 16:16 #

    Dakota Fanning called. She wants her dress back.

  4. Yeliz June 17, 2013 at 16:22 #

    The shoes don’t work at all. They are hideous. The dress is pretty, but it’s a tad too long on her.

  5. Marybeth June 17, 2013 at 16:50 #

    A very rare miss for Thandie. Styled differently and a bit shorter, the dress might have worked on her; but the hair, make-up, clutch, and especially the shoes aren’t working for me at all.
    Perhaps with her hair down, a touch more color on her lip, and strappy sandals, it would have worked.
    I think you have to go girly with this dress or leave it on the hanger.

    • Rebecca Z June 17, 2013 at 17:14 #

      +1, especially the final comment!

      • Vibes June 17, 2013 at 17:15 #

        +1 for the conclusion. I love the dress but the whole look is terrible.

    • admmgz June 17, 2013 at 17:59 #


  6. shap_half June 17, 2013 at 17:13 #

    I think this is way too twee for Thandie.

  7. dee June 17, 2013 at 17:32 #

    Wish the dress was a few inches shorter like the length on the model. I like the shoes but not with this dress.

  8. Prudence June 17, 2013 at 18:16 #

    Prime example of when a great dress is given horrifying styling.

  9. Anne June 17, 2013 at 18:22 #

    This is honestly on my worst dressed of the year list. It’s all a mess- hair, length, fit, SHOES (horror).

  10. kane June 17, 2013 at 18:38 #

    I don’t mind the colour of the shoes, but they should have been simple pumps or sandals. Shorten the dress a little, maybe lose the clutch, it’s all a bit much, then this could have been nice. Plus, what’s going on with her hair? At the race course I gave it the benefit of the doubt and blamed it on the wind, but this is really bad.

  11. Sara June 17, 2013 at 19:00 #

    I much prefer the lenght of the dress on the model.

  12. Neli June 17, 2013 at 20:39 #

    Why those shoes?

  13. Kathy June 17, 2013 at 22:57 #

    What started out as a pretty dress with some unexpected colors on the runway turned into a child’s costume on Thandie. What was she thinking? In what world is pairing a midi-length floral dress with fuschia ankle booties a good idea?

    • Prudence June 18, 2013 at 06:26 #

      ahaha I feel you! Who choose those disgusting shoes! The more I look at this the more I think WDOTY.

  14. KatieKate June 18, 2013 at 03:58 #

    So. Sad.

  15. Alicat June 18, 2013 at 09:42 #

    What a beautiful dress. Let’s hope it gets another outing which does it justice.

  16. Ariel June 18, 2013 at 10:08 #

    Such an amazing dress and such an awful styling! She just ruined it…

  17. EmmaWoodhouse June 24, 2013 at 02:57 #

    The dress, when styled with the messy hair and loud shoes (ugh!) really loses its appeal. It wasn’t wonderful to begin with imo, as the colors are jarring and the bodice oddly constructed, but it could have had a chance with toned-down styling.

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