Who Wore Julien Macdonald Better…Kate Beckinsale or Taylor Swift?

Who Wore Julien Macdonald Better Kate Beckinsale or Taylor Swift

For the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party, Kate Beckinsale wore a gorgeous Julien Macdonald black, long sleeve sequin embellished dress with a sheer back and sheer sleeves which glimmered from every angle.

Styled with a black clutch and a signature high ponytail, she was the picture of glamour and perfection.

Cut to 2014 and Taylor Swift wore the same dress to the same event taking it up a level with the ruby lips and ring, however, Kate wins for me, for allowing the gown to speak for itself.

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11 Responses to Who Wore Julien Macdonald Better…Kate Beckinsale or Taylor Swift?

  1. Lola Byatt June 17, 2014 at 10:43 #

    close call, taylors hair and make-up sways it xx

  2. Alina June 17, 2014 at 11:59 #

    It’s always Kate.

  3. bellneice June 17, 2014 at 12:18 #

    Just as a matter of principal, it’s never Taylor. Her clothes are always perfect, but the way she wears them seems soulless.

    • Rachel June 17, 2014 at 18:14 #

      That’s quite cruel and snarky

  4. Yeliz June 17, 2014 at 12:54 #

    Kate.

  5. Jake June 17, 2014 at 14:46 #

    Kate hands down. It looked better on her skin, That’s red lip and makeup aged her in my opinion. Kate’s makeup looks amazing, her skin was glowing.

    • Nat39 June 17, 2014 at 19:29 #

      I also thought Taylor look too old in that gown.

  6. sophie June 17, 2014 at 15:39 #

    What an embarrassment for Taylor Swift and her stylist Joseph Cassell.

    Taylor would not like wearing something someone else wore, especially at the same event; girlfriend travels with bodyguards everywhere (Robert Pattinson only does for promo tours and talk shows) and wears runway leaving the f-kg gym.

  7. julyol1972 June 18, 2014 at 00:46 #

    That fully dressed,impeccable make-up, purse-carrying thing out of the gym has always bothered the crap out of me with Taylor.

    That entire production, with paparazzi waiting, is the very definition of try-hard to me. I find that child so in-authentic.

    • Phoenix June 18, 2014 at 05:15 #

      Unfortunately, I have to agree. I like that she goes for it all the way….more people should try more style-wise. but it feels VERY inauthentic.

      Kate has samey style alot yup. but she wins all the way. It suits her better, without question. shes had alot more practice with fashion of course. As would be expected.

  8. jones19 June 19, 2014 at 16:27 #

    This gown just looks somber on Taylor while on Kate it looks vavavoom!

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