Christina Ricci In Carolina Herrera – 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Christina Ricci In Carolina Herrera - 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Christina Ricci attended the 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City yesterday evening, joining Katy Perry on the red carpet.

The petite actress wore a Carolina Herrera gown featuring an open neck, tri-colour bodice and jacquard animal-print skirt.

I’m very much on the fence with this one, and it’s the bodice which is throwing me off as I ask myself ‘would the gown have been better with just the animal print, or a single solid colour for the bodice?’

The colours are great for her complexion and, once again, I’m loving this dark lip and her copper eye shadow.

Despite my questions, I do find myself being totally captivated by this look – but that has always been the USP of Christina Ricci.

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32 Responses to Christina Ricci In Carolina Herrera – 9th Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

  1. Cindy December 5, 2013 at 22:36 #


  2. Tracy L December 5, 2013 at 02:25 #

    She looks amazing as is. Would not change a thing!

  3. Sharon December 4, 2013 at 22:21 #

    I love the bodice so much that it may sway me towards animal prints. The tri-color is beautiful, and I love the way it is woven together.

  4. amy December 4, 2013 at 22:05 #

    I would normally hate this but on Christina, it kinda works. I’m not sure, it’s an interesting look, I certainly don’t hate but I don’t know if I like either.

  5. Joy December 4, 2013 at 21:11 #

    I’m very undecided on this look. Part of me wants to love it, but it feels too much like separates. I love the top, and I should love the animal, but it doesn’t work with the top. I think I’m just repeating what you said FC!

  6. Jess December 4, 2013 at 20:51 #

    Love this look from head to toe!!

  7. Yeliz December 4, 2013 at 20:35 #

    She is selling this to me, I really like this gown on her. On anybody else I wouldn’t have liked it I guess.

  8. Nat39 December 4, 2013 at 18:55 #

    I agree that the bodice is a bit off – it’s overworked considering such a statement animal print skirt, it would’ve looked nicer if at least the trim at the neckline was matching brown or black instead of grey. But I can’t help but love this look on her anyway.

  9. CreoleLady December 4, 2013 at 18:39 #

    This is growing on me. I like the fit and the hourglass it creates. Not to mention, Xtina is working it.

  10. Alina December 4, 2013 at 17:24 #

    I only like her makeup!

  11. kelly December 4, 2013 at 16:45 #

    this dress would look amazing in all animal print! it makes her look very tall and nice makeup

  12. Cristina December 4, 2013 at 15:57 #

    She looks amazing.

  13. AnderBoBo December 4, 2013 at 15:37 #

    Love love love!! She always knocks it out of the park and manages to look 6 feet tall!

    • Serenity December 5, 2013 at 02:17 #

      I know! How does she do it??!!


  14. Carrie December 4, 2013 at 15:20 #

    I think this unexpectedly looks amazing!

  15. Beth Rodrigues December 4, 2013 at 15:02 #

    I love it..the silvery-grey frames her fabulous face,and a big hurray for animal print..Ms Ricci carries this outfit with great style and aplomb.

  16. dee December 4, 2013 at 13:51 #

    The dress is unusual and I kinda like it for that reason. I think she looks good.

  17. the ogre December 4, 2013 at 13:32 #

    Somehow I find myself liking this a lot! I’ve never been much of a fan of animal print but this I like. I don’t even mind the tri-colour bodice because somehow it’s Christina overall presence that makes it work. Great hair, make up and attitude!

    • Nora December 4, 2013 at 16:22 #

      That was pretty much the exact comment I was gonna post. There’s not one thing I would change about this look.

      • admmgz December 4, 2013 at 18:23 #


  18. kane December 4, 2013 at 13:07 #

    I only like the lip colour.

  19. EmmaWoodhouse December 4, 2013 at 12:57 #

    I like the top better than the skirt, myself.

    This may be silly, FC, but what does USP stand for? 🙂

  20. Pedro December 4, 2013 at 12:23 #

    She looks amazing!

    Love love love this look

  21. amanda December 4, 2013 at 12:08 #

    She can make anything work.

    • Serenity December 5, 2013 at 02:14 #

      I find her to be inexplicably able to wear, and look amazing in, looks which anyone else, especially as petite as she is, could never handle. She is extraordinary.

  22. bijuk December 4, 2013 at 11:55 #

    she looks great! loving it!

  23. Christine December 4, 2013 at 10:57 #

    Not liking the dress.

  24. Valissa December 4, 2013 at 10:51 #

    Love! The dress itself isn’t so great but Christina really makes it work! The styling and makeup is amazing and she just carries herself so well.

  25. ValS December 4, 2013 at 10:41 #

    Wow! I’m normally not a fan of animal-print but I very much like this! The colours really suit her and I’m loving the makeup

    • Iva December 4, 2013 at 10:43 #

      Same here

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