Kate Mara In J. Mendel – 2014 Emmy Awards


Kate Mara had some fashion fun on the red carpet of the 2014 Emmy Awards tonight (August 25) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The ‘House of Cards’ star wore a stunning layered and pleated J. Mendel gown from the designer’s Fall 2014 collection.

Kate is never one to shy away from something different fashion-wise, and while that doesn’t always work for her, this gown is divine.

I love all the different length layers, the peeks of skin and of course the dramatic beaded floral accents on the décolletage. Such a dream of a dress.

Black and white Charlotte Olympia ‘Pomeline’ platforms and a black and white Thalé Blanc’s ‘Gisele Deux’ clutch are the perfect accessories, and a black mani and dark smokey eyes give it that edgy flare Kate does so well.

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21 Responses to Kate Mara In J. Mendel – 2014 Emmy Awards

  1. alvaro_spain August 27, 2014 at 00:24 #

    FC, is she wearing last year shoes?

  2. mattison August 26, 2014 at 18:13 #

    I like it a lot, but Kate rarely does wrong in my eyes. I’d prefer the runway shoes, but it’s not enough to put me off the look entirely.

  3. elle August 26, 2014 at 17:57 #

    This is a slightly improved version of Anna Kendrick’s j Mendel dress from awards season but I still find it too worked over.

  4. marie August 26, 2014 at 17:48 #

    This is really cool and lovely h2t. I know platforms are utterly unpopular and I’m not fond of them too, but here, they work just right.
    Love this.

  5. dee August 26, 2014 at 13:36 #

    I like this look.

  6. Hermoine August 26, 2014 at 12:55 #

    I guess I am in the fashion corner because I hate everything about this look. The mess of a dress, the limp hairstyle, the dark eyes and the hideous shoes are all a huge no for me.

  7. Peony August 26, 2014 at 07:40 #

    There’s a lot going on with this dress, but she carries it off with elegance.

    • Kate August 26, 2014 at 16:43 #

      +1. I totally agree. I like this look despite the shoes.

  8. Yeliz August 26, 2014 at 06:47 #

    I like it except for the hideous shoes.

  9. Dhppy August 26, 2014 at 06:41 #

    It’s such a convoluted mess. I couldn’t believe this is J Mendel. He usually makes such sleeker gowns, and I guess now I see why.

  10. Alina August 26, 2014 at 05:46 #

    Love this! Edgy, but somehow romantic and so true to Kate’s style.

  11. celine caldwell August 26, 2014 at 04:21 #

    Does anyone realize that it is an edgy version of her J. Mendel white dress from last year? And a white version of Anna Kendrick’s Oscar dress? Step & REPEAT, seriously.

  12. Rye August 26, 2014 at 04:19 #

    It’s not an easy dress to wear but she pull it off nicely

  13. sophie August 26, 2014 at 04:05 #

    Love the gown on Kate, don’t like her accessories.

  14. Taylahre August 26, 2014 at 03:48 #

    This reminds me of the red j Mendel dress that Anna Kendrick’s wore earlier in the year to I belive the Oscars

  15. Nat39 August 26, 2014 at 03:45 #

    The gown is overworked – the skirt is quite lovely and flowy with all the layers but the top could’ve been simpler/cleaner, those cutouts are a bit of mess. Not a fan of the hair or platforms.

    • Valissa August 26, 2014 at 08:32 #

      I agree. I love the bottom parts of the dress. Hate the top!

    • Lisa August 26, 2014 at 15:52 #


  16. dea August 26, 2014 at 03:44 #

    Gorgeous, but I completely agree with Christine about the shoes. Love everything else, though! The dress is really different and totally my cup of tea.

  17. Dil August 26, 2014 at 03:43 #

    Ooh I love the dress and the hair!

  18. Christine August 26, 2014 at 03:42 #

    Not to them stripper heels

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