July 15, 2011

Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter Host A Party For Dolce & Gabbana

In London last night and Mr hosted a party to celebrate Dolce & Gabbana joining the forever expanding list of brands on their virtual shelves.

Celebs donned in their finest Dolce & Gabbana treads to join in the celebrations at Net-A-Porter HQ.

Naomi Campbell: The supermodel and long-term friend of Mr Dolce and Mr Gabbana wore an animal print chiffon halter dress with black Alaia cut-out suede sandals.

Alexandra Burke: The British singer opted to wear a dark pink Dolce & Gabbana strapless lace bustier which she teamed with black lace Dolce & Gabbana peep-toes and a gold clutch. The clutch is really not working for me. Like really really not working for me.

Jamie Winstone: As you know I have a soft spot for Jamie. The British actress is never boring on the red carpet. She opted to wear a colourful Dolce & Gabbana floral print satin dress which she paired with Michael van der Ham blue devore wedges, which were worn over black socks. I was going to say that her shoe choice is shocking, but everyone else opted for black heels so I should be grateful she did something different.

Queen Latifah: The Queen was suited up in Dolce & Gabbana; opting for dazzling statement necklace to pull the look together.

Solange Knowles: Beyonce’s sister also opted for a slightly more masculine look. She paired Dolce & Gabbana star print leggings with a white shirt and a black blazer.

Keisha Buchanan: The former Sugababes singer wore a sleeveless Dolce & Gabbana leopard print dress with some very uninspiring pumps.

Pixie Geldof: The TV host gives us more animal print with her Dolce & Gabbana dress. The dress is gorgeous, but she gets nil points for overall presentation.

Peaches Geldof: Sister Peaches opted for a more glamorous look wearing a Dolce & Gabbana silver sequin strapless dress we’ve seen on everyone from Kylie Minogue to Rihanna.

Pixie Lott: The Essex singer wore a sweet white Dolce & Gabbana dress which she teamed with a Miss Sicily bag and booties. Usually I’m not a fan of pairing grungy boots with sweet dresses, but it really works for me on this occasion. Maybe because Pixie isn’t trying so hard unlike someone else I could mention. Alexa Chung

Credit: Net-A-Porter & Getty

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16 Responses to Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter Host A Party For Dolce & Gabbana

  1. Clover July 18, 2011 at 1:11 am #

    FC you make me laugh so much šŸ™‚

  2. Sophie July 15, 2011 at 10:58 pm #

    Naomi’s shoes have to go – they look AWFUL….Jamie’s dress is ok but no doubt look better on someone else with decent shoes…

  3. Carmen July 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm #

    How come no one wore a look from D&G Spring 2011? It’s still a Dolce and Gabbana brand and the looks were adorable!

  4. justme July 15, 2011 at 6:58 pm #

    Solange looks like a member of Cleopatra.

    • Fashion Critic July 15, 2011 at 7:10 pm #

      OMG do she does lol

  5. Incroyable July 15, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    Jamie Winstone looks heinous.

    • Fashion Critic July 15, 2011 at 4:46 pm #


  6. Megan July 15, 2011 at 4:37 pm #

    I was looking at the dolce and gabbana clothes on net a porter and I really liked them but these outfits just look so bad.These attendees make Dolce and gabbana look like high street.

  7. dee July 15, 2011 at 3:31 pm #

    I don’t like any of their outfits.

  8. Paddy M July 15, 2011 at 3:10 pm #

    Careful FC, you’ve posted this under Keisha Whitaker’s tag. Keisha Whitaker would never look as trashy as Keisha Buchanan LOL!

    If Alexandra had picked a different clutch, she’d be my favourite. Peaches narrowly beats her. But no, no-one looks particularly good here.

    • Fashion Critic July 15, 2011 at 3:13 pm #

      oops and you’re right. There is a world of difference

  9. Christine July 15, 2011 at 12:08 pm #

    I am also severely underwhelmed but I do think Alexandra Burke looks lovely.

  10. Mick July 15, 2011 at 11:27 am #

    All the looks are kind of ‘meh’… The only one I quite liked – although it was quite simple, nothing special – was Solange’s

  11. robbie July 15, 2011 at 11:07 am #

    this looks more like an event for horrible footwear. each pair of shoes is uglier than the next.

    pixie lott makes that go from dolce & gabbana to topshop. not even queen latifah looks good.

  12. 2c July 15, 2011 at 10:53 am #

    I always cringe slightly at British stars on red carpets or at events, they look so… River Islandy…

  13. Zineb July 15, 2011 at 10:49 am #

    None of the attendees wore interesting pieces, all boring, too bad because there are so many things and looks from the brand that could’ve worked better

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