29.08.13

Hayden Panettiere In Alexander McQueen – Late Show With David Letterman

Hayden Panettiere In Alexander McQueen  - Late Show With David Letterman

I’m sure I won’t be the only one who did a double-take upon seeing Hayden Panettiere arrive for her appearance on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wednesday at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.

The actress debuted a new brand of blonde ambition with her platinum, stick-straight strands and blunt fringe of bangs.

To go with the daring ‘do, she wore an Alexander McQueen mini-dress in the intricate, stained-glass print that’s increasingly becoming a preferred pattern among the celebrity set, with various incarnations seen on Bella Thorne, Naomi Watts and Jenna Elfman.

Hayden’s interpretation of the McQueen print is probably the edgiest we’ve seen so far, though, what with styling that included audacious cherry booties, a matching red lippie and of course, those hyper-bright locks.

Do you like her blonde moment?

Hayden

Alexander McQueen Stained DressNet-A-Porter.com, Browns Fashion, Harrods, Nordstrom and Selfridges
Saint Laurent Paris Leather Ankle BootsNet-A-Porter.com, Harrods, Barneys.com and Selfridges

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26 Responses to Hayden Panettiere In Alexander McQueen – Late Show With David Letterman

  1. Alina August 29, 2013 at 07:52 #

    I wouldn’t use the word “edgy” to describe this look which is rather tacky, IMHO.

    • Denise August 29, 2013 at 08:08 #

      I thought the hair was a wig. What was she thinking ? Tacky territory.

      • Yeliz August 29, 2013 at 08:42 #

        +1

    • kane August 29, 2013 at 08:50 #

      I go with tacky too.

    • Nat August 29, 2013 at 14:40 #

      +5

  2. Annabanana August 29, 2013 at 07:57 #

    Still amazing design, however those red booties…. And is she wearing a helmet???

  3. Charlotte August 29, 2013 at 08:30 #

    I think this is one of her worst look.
    The hair looks like a wig, the shoes are tacky and not working with the dress and there’s too much make up.
    Tacky !

    • julyol1972 August 29, 2013 at 16:34 #

      I have to reluctantly agree, because I really like Hayden. But that hair, if it is her hair, needs to be razored down to eliminate the heavyness. This is especially true of the bangs, which should be much wispier.

      The dress looks great and fits well, but enters Tackyville with those ugly booties. A strappy red heeled sandal would have been better.

      And that makeup – no words!!!

  4. Noemi August 29, 2013 at 08:45 #

    The print of the dress is very beautiful, but no way I can like this outfit. I hope that’s a wig.

  5. Aline August 29, 2013 at 09:14 #

    As she’s currently filming Nashville, I suppose she was asked to get this hairstyle, but dear God, is it bad. It does indeed look like a wig.

    The dress is nice but too tight. I do like the booties, though.

  6. Jai August 29, 2013 at 11:11 #

    This is tragic. Is that hair real?

  7. mandy August 29, 2013 at 11:48 #

    Maybe lighten the make up and bleach the eye brows should give it a better look. Anyway her outfit looks great. Love it.

  8. Becca August 29, 2013 at 14:14 #

    Nicki Minaj wore this dress with almost identical hair about a month ago…and pulled it off a lot better IMHO!

    • la mala August 29, 2013 at 16:34 #

      +1 even Minaj’s hair was better (side part with a bump at the ends)

  9. Christine August 29, 2013 at 14:21 #

    The hair brings down the whole look. That hair is tacky looking.

  10. PRUDENCR August 29, 2013 at 15:26 #

    THE SHOES! ALL I SEE ARE THE HORRIFIC SHOES!!

  11. Daisy August 29, 2013 at 16:06 #

    That’s a wig! This dress might as well be dolce gabbana

  12. Moxie August 29, 2013 at 16:31 #

    I hope that’s a wig. I actually like the outfit, but not the hair.

  13. Rebecca Z August 29, 2013 at 16:47 #

    Looks like a costume. She hardly looks like herself at all. The dress is okay–she has the figure for it. I don’t like the booties with it though–too heavy. Don’t get me started on the hair–but she is a risk taker as we have seen a number of times.

  14. Anj August 29, 2013 at 17:10 #

    This is super yikes for me. Every single piece from the hair down to the shoes is bad for me.

  15. Kim-Tram August 29, 2013 at 17:38 #

    This is so weird. Usually bangs make you look younger but somehow it’s not working for hayden. Regardless, I love the bold attempt!

  16. AusGirl August 29, 2013 at 21:22 #

    Umm, can anyone say Kaley Cuoco from the 2013 SAG awards? I hope helmet hair isn’t becoming a trend!

    • KatieKate August 30, 2013 at 01:57 #

      Omg, you’re so right! Get thee to a hairstylist pronto! She looks hot in the dress, though the booties basically negate that fact.

  17. LC August 29, 2013 at 22:36 #

    She looks so different… what is it?

  18. Parvati August 29, 2013 at 22:56 #

    The whole look looks incredibly cheap and tacky to me.

  19. katie August 30, 2013 at 16:49 #

    She looks so radiant, getting engaged suits her!! Personally I find the look a bit much.

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