You’ve got that perfect gala gown, you’re in great shape, don’t let your insecurities get the best of you!
Last week actress Patricia Clarkson looked on par with other elegantly turned out celebs in Yves Saint Laurent at a fete for The Metropolitan Opera, and while she looked fantastic in a black-tie gala gown fit for a beauty, she took to hiding her hands and neck in a rather aggressive manner.
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She looks great, in great shape and all, no doubt about it, yet her plain black opera length gloves and caped neck give off a look that’s closer to a gothic maven rather than a starlet trying to recapture old-school Hollywood glamor.
If you’re looking to hide similar spots the next time all eyes are on you, consider cloaking yourself with a breezy sheer chiffon capelet, or something along the lines of one for a lighter, more flirty vibe.
And for hiding those hands, yeah, we know they are one of the first signs of going down that worrisome road of aging, but we suggest going for a shorter glove, a sheer glove or something with optical interest via embroidery, contrasting panels or a print. Or what about no gloves at all for a look that says ‘I’m here & I’ve got nothing to hide!’Published on April 16, 2012