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September 23, 2013 Runway To Red Carpet

Kate Mara In J. Mendel – 2013 Emmy Awards

Posted by Rachel Watkins

Kate Mara In J Mendel - 2013 Emmy Awards

Kate Mara took to the red carpet at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted on Sunday at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, wearing the opposite of her sister Rooney Mara’s current favoured colour: black.

Her all-white, J. Mendel Spring 2014 design betrayed a bit of its innocence with its sheer bodice that featured a mesh-lace, peekaboo effect and its daring slit-to-there, double-panel skirt.

She kept the white theme going strong with her lacquered nails and white-edged, clear Charlotte Olympia platform pumps, which actually seemed a bit overwrought for this occasion.

A more minimal, smokey eye, nude lip and a crisp, spit-straight bob finished off the barely accessorized look.

White-hot or not?

Credit: Style.com & Getty

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39 Responses to Kate Mara In J. Mendel – 2013 Emmy Awards

  1. Rebecca Z September 23, 2013 at 4:21 pm #

    I like the dress from the front a lot, but the side boob issue detracts for–not prudish,it just isn’t very attractive. She needed a little more coverage. Otherwise, I like it.

  2. Camille September 23, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    She looks like she borrowed this dress from Rooney and I think that flippy bob hits the wrong note for this look. Slicked back ponytail or bun would have been a better choice. The flipped hair looks preppy to me and she just looks like she’s trying on someone else’s dress. I actually love the dress, it different and cool and if you have the bod, it’s definitely flattering. But it just seems wrong for her.

  3. Layla September 23, 2013 at 3:11 pm #

    Different shoes and a red lip would have completed this look. The styling on the runway is perfect.

  4. Mel September 23, 2013 at 1:34 pm #

    I love the dress and I love Kate hair style and makeup. Her choices make this look organic.

  5. gabis September 23, 2013 at 1:15 pm #

    She looks gorgeous but I’m not quite on board with the shoes. I wish she had opted for a more delicated one as seen on the runway.

  6. Ayishaa September 23, 2013 at 12:57 pm #

    This is beautiful. I love this

  7. The Dame Intl September 23, 2013 at 12:20 pm #

    YES! Love this, it works with her straight her.

  8. Lei September 23, 2013 at 12:14 pm #

    One of my faves!

  9. Neli September 23, 2013 at 11:37 am #

    boring

  10. Dorothy September 23, 2013 at 10:26 am #

    I think that if the skirt didn’t have that visible second layer I would have loved the look even more. As it is I find it pretty good and very fitting to her fashion image.
    With such lackluster competition this is in my Top 10 for the night.

  11. Alicat September 23, 2013 at 9:46 am #

    I am not always a fan of her style but I love her in this. She certainly does the dress more justice than the model.

  12. amy September 23, 2013 at 9:00 am #

    perfect. One of my fave

  13. AG September 23, 2013 at 8:35 am #

    I’m really liking this look! It’s something different and modern.

    • adrian September 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm #

      +1

  14. Aline September 23, 2013 at 6:01 am #

    Had she selected this gown in a size up, she would’ve been one of my favorites. However, as it is, although gorgeous, it’s too tight.

  15. Alina September 23, 2013 at 5:41 am #

    Love this!

  16. Molly September 23, 2013 at 4:29 am #

    I wish she would smile more often, she has a beautiful face! Those shoes kill this look for me.

  17. Melinda September 23, 2013 at 3:55 am #

    Editorial perfection.

  18. Jasmin September 23, 2013 at 3:51 am #

    For me the Mara sisters can do no wrong. Love their fashion sense and fearlessness.

  19. Rose September 23, 2013 at 3:34 am #

    No side boob – she’s wearing a nude color tube thingy underneath!

    That said, she looks amazing!

  20. Kate September 23, 2013 at 3:33 am #

    The red carpet as whole tonight has been pretty lackluster.

    So I applaud Kate for doing something different. It isn’t a gown I would pick to wear, but it’s well-fitting, not safe, and she’s rocking it.

  21. Valissa September 23, 2013 at 3:33 am #

    Love the dress, hair and makeup. Hate the shoes!

  22. TeaAtTwo September 23, 2013 at 3:30 am #

    I’m not sure about the sideboob but I like how modern and different this feels.

  23. Kim September 23, 2013 at 3:24 am #

    Love this so much. Refreshing and modern.

    • Yeliz September 23, 2013 at 10:56 am #

      +1. It’s such a new and orginal look, I love everything about it. She is one of my favourites of the night.

    • dee September 23, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

      +2

  24. EmmaWoodhouse September 23, 2013 at 3:19 am #

    WAY too revealing. Not liking it at all.

  25. Tweed September 23, 2013 at 3:18 am #

    Kate as styled by , or as, Rooney.

    • kane September 23, 2013 at 7:07 am #

      It’s what I’m getting from this vibe too.

      • kane September 23, 2013 at 7:08 am #

        Eh, yeah. It’s still very early in the morning.

  26. Christine September 23, 2013 at 3:13 am #

    I like the skirt portion. Not feeling the top.

  27. IL September 23, 2013 at 3:12 am #

    One of my favorites of the night

    • julyol1972 September 23, 2013 at 4:09 am #

      +1 Mine too!

    • Mm September 23, 2013 at 4:17 am #

      Me too. It was a fashion forward look

      • Denise September 23, 2013 at 6:54 am #

        +3

        • Sam Mac September 23, 2013 at 8:24 am #

          +4, although I’d have liked a liiiitle bit of a tan, considering all the white

    • CreoleLady September 23, 2013 at 10:39 am #

      +5.

    • Nat September 23, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

      +6. Even though this reminded me of Rooney Mara

    • KatieKate September 24, 2013 at 6:58 am #

      +7, easily in my top 5.

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