The actress, a nominee in the drama category for “Gone Girl,” who has often worn frocks by fellow Brit designers including Marios Schwab and Alexander McQueen, chose a strange-looking, ivory Vera Wang gown with spaghetti straps, a V-front and side cutouts. Even she looked less than thrilled to be in it.
Twitter went wild. “Is that a V for Vera,” one poster wondered? “This looks like a mistake. Like it was meant for someone a foot taller,” wrote Robin Givhan of the Washington Post. “Maybe this will end that unfortunate side cut out trend once and for all,” wrote Vanessa Friedman of the New York Times.
Then again, maybe we should give Pike a pass. She recently gave birth to her second child. But I suppose that alone should have been reason to forgo the side cutouts.