Isabel Lucas is a regular freakin’ fashion plate, but that doesn’t exempt her from falling victim to a textbook case of runway looks not translating well in real life. This minidress seemed paler, floatier, more ethereal when it was marched down the Christian Dior catwalk back in September; photographed on Isabel at the opening of Dior’s new Sydney store, the bright colors and reflective material just kind of, well, flop. Maybe it has something to do with the Aussie actress’s super-tan complexion, or the harsh lighting of paparazzi flashbulbs, or both. Regardless, Isabel deserves points for trying — that is one difficult dress.
Original by Rachel Krause