Celebrity Style on Trial: Alyson Michalka at the Los Angeles Premiere of ‘Bandslam’

From the front, this dress looks fairly demure: in fact, you could almost describe it as "boring". A quick turn to the side, though, and it suddenly becomes a whole lot racier.

This is Alyson Michalka, working the now familiar "giant chunks of my dress are missing!" look at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Bandslam'. Is she committing a crime of fashion, though, by flashing much more of her leg than we're used to seeing, or do you love her look?

16 Comments

  • August 10, 2009

    CoutureCoco

    She looks cheap – hair, dress and shoes.

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  • August 10, 2009

    Yaya

    I like the idea but think the dress is a little overdone.
    -the neckline looks odd
    -there is too much lace detail for me – the arm, back, leg, AND neckline are oversaturating the effect
    -the leg cut is too large – almost like it’s highlighting part of her butt too…
    I’d chalk this one up to a miss.

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  • August 10, 2009

    zoe

    ditto the last post- I like the idea, but for a disney star (or anyone, really) its a bit overdone for me.
    The lace is nice, though. I would say keep it to the neckline and the legs.

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  • August 10, 2009

    Martine Basque

    I love the dress..but as the other said, the neck line is too odd

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  • August 10, 2009

    SammiJ

    It would be great in a zombie flick but after that, it looks like someone spilt acid on the dress en route to the carpet.

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  • August 10, 2009

    Caressa

    The dress along with the makeup & hair is a little too “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” for me. I’d give it a cap sleeve, change the leg lace to a more slit-like slice shape…use half as much hairspray. I think the fun of cut-out dresses is to make the peek-a-boo inserts a fun surprise. Keep the make up, hair, and cut of the dress is demure so it really plays up the naughtiness of the lace. Like wearing lacey knickers under a tailored power suit.

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  • August 10, 2009

    Bethany

    I could forgive the neckline and sleeves, but the sides and skirt are just too much.

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  • August 10, 2009

    spikesnsilk

    Love it from the front, hate it from the side. And her hair is a little too Dolly Parton for me.

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  • August 11, 2009

    k

    I’m surprised that no one mentioned that it looks like HAIR

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  • August 11, 2009

    Leigh

    You know, I love the hair and I love the shoes, but that dress has crossed the line of trashy-but-fun and gone fully to the side of “Oh, honey, no.”

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  • August 11, 2009

    Lina

    Her dress looks like it’s decaying.

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  • August 11, 2009

    Amber

    Love it EXCEPT for the leg. I think the sleeves look very cool.

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  • August 12, 2009

    Meredith

    She looks like a Pam Anderson wannabe. Tacky, cheap, and whorish.

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  • August 12, 2009

    Ashleigh

    i hate it even from the front

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  • August 24, 2009

    roni

    disney star absolutely not. but for selma hayek absolutely yes.
    .-= roni´s last blog ..Beaded Cowl Back Shirt =-.

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  • November 10, 2009

    Keely

    Wow! Everyone is so hard on Aly! I like it! The WHOLE package. It’s definitely something I’d wear if I had some place special to go with my guy!

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