Katie – Black & White Dress (5.18.12)

Don’t you just love Fridays? For so many reasons. And in the Soaps world it is like Christmas every Friday, being left with a huge gift to marinate on all weekend long. I don’t want to spoil storyline too much JUST in case you haven’t seen this episode yet. Let’s just say it involves the star of our post today and her delicate dedicated husband Bill.

Let’s get to the dress. What do you think? Here’s what I like about it. I like the draping, the asymmetry, and the very unexpected way the contrast colors work; with the black on back wrapping forward into the bodice. What I don’t like about it. I think it’s about 4 inches too short on Katie on the shortest part of the hem, and the cut is, well, kind of unusual. Unless Katie is pregnant in real life (oops I just blew the story line), then this dress seems too baggy. Maybe it is supposed to be a looser fit, if so, I’m not a huge fan. Which is unusual because I LOVE Helmut Lang, and I also love how Katie looks in just about everything. Or maybe if the fit is intended to be looser then it may work better on someone like Carolyn or Steffy. I find myself wanting to love it, but I can’t. Maybe on Monday it will grow on me. Here’s the Real Deal:

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