Kim Cattrall raises the question: Can you ever be too old for dresses that are split from bust to hem?

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So, Kim Cattrall has quite the figure, doesn’t she? And we would say she has quite the figure "for a 51 year old", which is what Kim is, but that would clearly be patronising as Kim here has a better figure than many twenty or thirty year olds we know. But we’re not here to talk about her figure. No, we’re here to talk about what she’s wearing on it – or rather, what she’s not wearing on it. Because, let’s face it, that’s a whole lot of waist, hip, butt, thigh and leg she’s showing. Oh, and boobs – let’s not forget the boobs.

Which brings us to the question: can you be too old for this kind of fashion? Sure, Kim has the figure for it, but perhaps she’d look a little more elegant and classy in something that didn’t show quite so much flesh, hmmm? Then again, we actually don’t think this is an age issue at all – it’s purely a style one, because we happen to think that no one really needs to slash their dress from bust to hem in this way, regardless of their age.

What do you think? Should Kim think about covering up, or is it a case of "she’s got it, so good for her if she wants to flaunt it?"

9 Comments

  • February 19, 2008

    gokarm

    It’s just a terrible dress. the panty hose material all down the side and the swirly beading it’s just…what was she thinking? She’s rich and hot, spend the dough on some Vera Wang, not this country music awards abomination. Ahm…as for the age factor, no, I think with a better design, Kim could totally show a little skin. I just think she needs a more sophisticated hairstyle. Age can be beautiful as long as you own it.

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  • February 19, 2008

    Laura V

    Well.
    Kim is in some ways like Cher. You can’t very well criticize Cher for…dressing like Cher. (Well, you CAN, but first off it’s like shooting fish in a barrel and second off what is the point?)
    Kim is just gonna dress like a bizarre combination of a fetish model and a pageant contestant. She’ll probably wear that dress to her own funeral. It’s barely even worth noting anymore. (I have the same reaction when people go “why won’t Debbie Harry stop dressing like a damn punk all the time??” um, because she’s…Debbie Harry? It doesn’t take a genius to figure that one out, does it?)

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  • February 19, 2008

    Danielle

    She’s hot, but even young stars like Lindsey get criticized for not wearing panties. I see no difference why we shouldn’t criticize a 50 year old.
    If anything, she should have enough experience to NOT wear a dress like that. She could have looked so much better if that exposed strip was just regular fabric. I would have really liked the dress if it were whole.

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  • February 19, 2008

    Alicia

    I think this has nothing to do with her age and more with the fact that the dress is just horrible and trashy. She does have a great figure, but this isn’t showcasing it. It’s just showing off the fact that she’s not wearing any underwear. I would have liked the dress so much more had the sides not be cut like that.

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  • February 20, 2008

    Honeybee

    It’s not about the age, it’s about the dress. No one can pull it off and a hairstyle reminiscent of Camilla Parker Bowles’ doesn’t help.

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  • February 20, 2008

    Cath

    Is it me, or does Kimm Cattrall look more like Judy Finnegan all the time? Just a thought… Great blog – love it, love it!

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  • February 21, 2008

    Erika

    No one should wear this, no matter her age. End of story.

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  • March 26, 2008

    sarah

    Yeah, I don’t think it’s too revealing, you can’t really see anything (except the lack of underwear) – it’s just a hideously tacky dress!

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  • June 9, 2008

    alexia

    I think Kim is absolutely WONDERFUL and she could wear what she wants!

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