February 16, 2014

Gillian Anderson In Vintage Balmain Couture – 2014 BAFTAs

Gillian Anderson In Vintage Balmain Couture - 2014 BAFTAsGillian Anderson took to the red carpet at the 2014 BAFTAs, hosted Sunday (February 16) at The Royal Opera House in London, England.

The actress selected a vintage 1949 Balmain haute couture gown from WilliamVintage.

Colour-blocked in shades of blue, the strapless dress featured a tiered bodice, which tied in the back with scarf-like panels that floated to the bottom of the navy ball skirt.

In keeping with the blue theme, she wore matching gemstone and diamond necklace and earrings.

Even so, something seemed to be missing here. Perhaps a statement lip lacquer, or a different ‘do, would have made all the difference.

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13 Responses to Gillian Anderson In Vintage Balmain Couture – 2014 BAFTAs

  1. Liz February 19, 2014 at 10:19 pm #

    I thought she was JK Rowling at first. But she looks lovely.

  2. romie February 17, 2014 at 4:37 pm #

    The only thing missing is Duchovny next to her.

  3. CTgirl February 17, 2014 at 1:42 am #

    A tight gemstone collar, at least one inch wide, and no earrings would have made this work.

  4. Anj February 16, 2014 at 11:47 pm #

    This is nice enough in the front with the colors but I really dislike the busy-ness in the back with the bustle.

  5. Dhppy February 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm #

    On the one hand, hooray for vintage, on the other, it’s a shame it’s not tea length or something else that screams 1949. When I saw it, my first thought was “does this fit?” it seems too large for her overall. The calculated messy hair also doesn’t work with a vintage look.

  6. KC February 16, 2014 at 10:05 pm #

    I thought she was Emma Thompson!

  7. easyBlake February 16, 2014 at 9:55 pm #

    I’m mostly excited just to see this vintage piece being worn. It’s nice but I think it needed different accessories, much like the need for a bolder lip or something. This shouldn’t look so plain.

  8. Rachael February 16, 2014 at 7:09 pm #

    Not the most exciting of looks but wow, she is one beautiful woman!

  9. AnnaP February 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm #

    A bit mumsy and flat I think.

    • ValS February 16, 2014 at 7:19 pm #


  10. Yeliz February 16, 2014 at 6:35 pm #

    Nothing special but I think she looks lovely.

  11. Christine February 16, 2014 at 6:23 pm #

    This is intriguing but not liking this look fully.

  12. Alina February 16, 2014 at 6:20 pm #

    I agree – something’s missing. I won’t remember this by the end of the night.

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