Jan 17, 2011

Can you believe this?

I just had to comment on this.  It will relate to some posting I want to do about the subject of "feminism" and what in Heaven's name that even means today.
This is Helem Bonham Carter and the outfit she wore to the Golden Globes.  Now, I am for everybody being happy.  Whatever that takes, as long as you don't hurt anyone but possibly yourself, I say it's your business. 
Having said that, I have to say this:  Helen is either into the Judy Garland Trail Mix OR this is the equivalent of an actresses "Up yours, Hollywood!" moment.
I did not watch the Golden Globes, but when I saw this outfit I laughed out loud for 7 or 8 minutes. Is the strap dress supposed to do that?  Do you see the two different shoes????  I mean the whole thing is a disaster, but the shoes!!  THE SHOES!!
I strongly suspect they could make a hilarious movie out of the story behind this outfit.  Probably even the day and night proceeding her putting this outfit on.  I would give anything to know what her exact words were when she got it all together and looked in the  mirror.  Do you think she DID look in the mirror?  Did an assistant get fired over this?
If this is her way of thumbing her nose to the waste and shallowness of awards shows, Helen has new fan.
If she was just having "one of those days" and decided to say "hell with it" I still admire her courage.
Either way I have to check her out further. 
And you can't BUY publicity like that outfit guarantees.
So I am calling this an epic success, regardless of what the fashion police say.  Truly laugh out loud.