Eva Mendes In Dolce & Gabbana – ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ Toronto Film Festival Premiere

Eva Mendes walked the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival last night with boyfriend Ryan Gosling for the premiere of their film ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’.

The actress opted for a semi-sheer Dolce & Gabbana dress from the designers’ Fall 2012 collection for the event.

This is a difficult look to pull off on the red carpet. The busy lace will always detract from the person wearing it.

She’s attempted to keep her accesories to a minimum with the simple Casadei blade pumps and clutch, and though I admire Eva’s bravery with the Prada turban, I’m not sure it works here.

What do you think?

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30 Responses to Eva Mendes In Dolce & Gabbana – ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’ Toronto Film Festival Premiere

  1. katie September 14, 2012 at 15:41 #

    Adore this look, Eva is just a goddess!!

  2. Christopher Teoh September 10, 2012 at 03:19 #

    Who says busy lace are distracting?? Eva Mendes proves Fashion Police wrong by looking every inch the goddess in this semi sheer lace up dress by Dolce & Gabbana!! We love how she makes the dress speak for itself by wearing simple heels and the turban makes her look well polished!! Perfection!!

  3. Jess September 9, 2012 at 23:28 #

    the turban makes it. she looks incredible

  4. tom September 9, 2012 at 17:32 #

    no turbans ever under any circumstances…

    • dee September 10, 2012 at 13:39 #

      I agree.

  5. adralina September 9, 2012 at 03:32 #

    love this look from head to toe!

  6. SkirtTheIssue September 9, 2012 at 02:47 #

    I love it too- I think she pulls it off wonderfully!

  7. Jen September 8, 2012 at 21:43 #

    divine, turban and all, as only Eva Mendez (or Sophia Loren) could pull off.

  8. Fiona-Brasil September 8, 2012 at 20:58 #

    I don’t like the look at all , no to the dress , double no for the turban…She looks too matron , her best accessory is her boyfriend Ryan Gosling…

  9. Ally September 8, 2012 at 20:53 #

    Oh, but that turban must be dealt with. Preferably with fire – so we can’t chance having it appearing again in another celebrity head.
    As for the dress… I love lace, but there’s to much of it. It needs to be shortened, or loose the sleves, or get a less severe cleavage – 2 of those 3 would be good.

  10. Noemi September 8, 2012 at 19:56 #

    I like everything except the turban, too much “Sunset Boulevard” for my taste; not with this dress, anyway, which is very beautiful and the accessory of the last photo… great choice! 🙂

  11. Sanette September 8, 2012 at 19:52 #

    I think she pulled it off. It works really well imo.

  12. Alina September 8, 2012 at 18:09 #

    She looks sophisticated. I like it!

    After looking at the last two photos, I have to say : life is not fair!

    • Noemi September 8, 2012 at 19:58 #

      LOL… so true!

  13. Nat39 September 8, 2012 at 17:44 #

    Do not like this look at all (!!). The turban feels awfully awkward and out of place here. Ditch the turban, shorten the dress a little bit, get a pair of delicate sexy sandals and a pretty grey/silver minaudiere.

  14. EmmaWoodhouse September 8, 2012 at 17:44 #

    It’s crazy and overwrought, but I almost think she’s pulling it off!
    Ryan and Bradley look fiiinnnee 😀

  15. Taylor September 8, 2012 at 17:36 #

    She is giving life to this look…Love everything

  16. giada September 8, 2012 at 17:05 #

    Turban?! no! RYAN? argh argh!

  17. Rebecca Z September 8, 2012 at 16:47 #

    I love the dress on her, but I really don’t like the turban.

    • dee September 10, 2012 at 13:38 #


  18. Mol September 8, 2012 at 16:44 #

    I think she looks exotic and fiercely fine, lucky Ryan….

  19. Kennedy September 8, 2012 at 16:39 #

    I don’t like this look and I HATE her facial expressions. She seems way too short for this dress although the turban looks fine. Also, I can’t wait to see this movie!! (only for Gos and the director)

  20. Anne g September 8, 2012 at 16:26 #

    She look divine,I want everything she wears but i think i want ryan gosling more.

  21. Yeliz September 8, 2012 at 16:25 #

    I agree, I don’t think that the turban works here. The rest of her look is amazing.

  22. Laura September 8, 2012 at 16:17 #

    She looks fierce!

    I love the Prada turban and LOVE her boyfriend! lol

  23. justme September 8, 2012 at 16:17 #

    Random turban aside, I like this look. The accessories (especially the waistband) are well chosen. I also like the length of the dress and the sleeves better on Eva than the model.

    • CreoleLady September 8, 2012 at 21:37 #

      +1. Going back and forth on the turban. Love everything else.

  24. noo September 8, 2012 at 16:00 #

    I adore this look 😀

  25. Chloe September 8, 2012 at 15:49 #

    I do not have the words to explain to you how much i love this
    Only a handful of people could pull this of and Eva is on top of that list

    • dressaddict September 8, 2012 at 19:25 #

      Totally agree! When I saw this I said wow! It’s just utterly perfect!

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