Famke Janssen In John Galliano – 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Famke Janssen In John Galliano - 2013 Critics' Choice Movie AwardsSubtle she was not, as Famke Janssen explored her fashion-forward side for the 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

One of yesterday evening’s presenters, Famke faced off with the runway in her John Galliano Fall 2012 entrance. But the catwalk may have won this modish match.

The teal blue design with sheer paneling was theatre at its finest on the Galliano model, but the moody tone and the shimmery gossamer layers of the gown looked less appropriate on the red carpet. But if anyone could have made it work, it was this statuesque Dutch actress and former model.

She did eschew the mesh gloves, seen on the runway, which was a wise move, although her bangles seemed out of place.

Do you think Famke’s look was fab or drab?

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19 Responses to Famke Janssen In John Galliano – 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

  1. Christine January 12, 2013 at 04:27 #

    Nope not a good look. She is not making this work,

  2. TeaAtTwo January 11, 2013 at 22:15 #

    I don’t like the side sheer panels and she looks waistless here. Her accessorization was poor and her hair should have been put up and some make up to match the retro drama of dress would have been good.

  3. sara January 11, 2013 at 19:35 #


  4. Aline January 11, 2013 at 19:14 #

    Worst dressed of the event. I don’t know what she was thinking when she styled her hair like this (maybe a mermaid approach!?!?) but it looks very sloppy. And IMO the dress is quite ugly.

  5. Dhppy January 11, 2013 at 19:02 #

    Oh, the modifications from the runway are just terrible. What happened?

  6. EmmaWoodhouse January 11, 2013 at 15:24 #

    Those sheer panels are belly-danceresque and quite tacky (as well as unflattering). If they had been opaque, I would have liked the delicate yet mysterious/moody dress, but her styling leaves much to be desired.

  7. RT January 11, 2013 at 13:35 #

    Did not like anything about this look.

  8. Lisa January 11, 2013 at 13:34 #

    I disliked this immediately. It makes her middle look thick. If she cant pull it off, no one can. It would have looked better without any of the sheer panels. I also dont like her makeup.

  9. dee January 11, 2013 at 13:13 #

    Don’t like this.

  10. bm January 11, 2013 at 11:37 #

    I don’t like the layers, the sheer. And her hair and make-up are not good. I don’t like it.

  11. Lee Ann January 11, 2013 at 11:13 #

    Drab. She looks like the creature from the blue lagoon.

  12. sasa January 11, 2013 at 11:00 #

    The styling on the model makes the dress come alive. On Famke it just sits there.

  13. Jess2 January 11, 2013 at 11:00 #

    Not a successful execution imo. It is a great dress but the green jewels are out of place and she needed to work it more and breathe some life into the dress. Great on the runway, not quite on Famke.

    • adrian January 11, 2013 at 20:37 #


  14. Yeliz January 11, 2013 at 09:56 #

    I’m not a fan of this dress to begin with, with all the unnecessary sheer panels on the sides, but it looks even worse on her with the bad styling.

  15. Noemi (WBiS) January 11, 2013 at 09:09 #

    Beautiful on the model, not on her. And the styling is terrible.

    • kane January 11, 2013 at 09:22 #

      I agree. And from the comparison of the two pictures I’d say this dress is made for walking…

  16. Atiyya January 11, 2013 at 08:18 #

    The fit on this dress is appalling. This dress looked amazing on the runway, purely because the model had a tiny waist. Also, her hair should have been up. I hate this look, the way the mesh scrunches up around her waist is terrible.

  17. Alina January 11, 2013 at 07:16 #

    Not one of my favourites.

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