Style on Trial: Madonna in Marchesa at the W.E New York premiere

Madonna in a black Marchesa dress as the W.E. premiere

We’ve shown you Andrea Riseborough at the New York premiere of W.E., so now here’s the boss lady, Madonna.

You can TELL that Madonna is the boss of this movie, can’t you? Nothing says “don’t mess with me” like big, pouffy shoulders. Madonna’s are by Marchesa, and she’s been getting a lot of praise lately for dressing in a way that’s a little more “age appropriate”, which is one of the most depressing phrases in the fashion lexicon. We wouldn’t expect Madonna cares much about whether people think she’s age appropriate or not, though, and honestly, good for her: she gives us hope that there’s still fashion after 50, and after all, why shouldn’t there be?

What do you think of this look?

[Images: PRPhotos.com]

10 Comments

  • January 24, 2012

    Lu

    The jewellery seems to be a bit out of place, but the dress is just gorgeous. And it is just in so far “age appropriate” as a young woman would look simply silly in it, but on Madonna it looks classy and a bit femme fatal. I really like the look.

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  • January 24, 2012

    Leslie via Facebook

    While I AM glad her sagging butt cheeks aren’t hanging out….the shoulders are just too much. It’s like modern day Falcon Crest. Not the worst I’ve seen, though.

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    • January 25, 2012

      Dylan

      Saggy? really? have you seen this women’s ass…

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  • January 24, 2012

    nata19

    Madonna rocks this look whereas someone else could´ve easily ended up looking silly (like Lu says) in it regardless of the age.

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  • January 24, 2012

    Vintage Hippo Trish

    The shoulder fabric, (in my opinion anyway) ruins a great dress. The sleeves just look so awkward on her… too bad because besides that she totally rocks it.

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  • January 25, 2012

    Natasha

    She does look silly in it. Marchesa really is getting lazy. Honestly, this looks like someone attacked Alexis Colby Carrington with a glue gun and some tulle.

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    • January 25, 2012

      Irene

      I have to agree..Plus, it seems like Madonna is desperately trying to look like a royalty 😛

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  • January 26, 2012

    Kim

    I hate Marchesa – a lot of their stuff is very ‘Dancing On Ice’. The sleeves on this aren’t actually as horrendous as the pattern.

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  • January 26, 2012

    Gail

    She riding on her fame and it’s wearing thin like her skin.

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  • January 28, 2012

    Romanticide

    I like this dress, but yeah I find the phrase “age apropiate” not only depresing but annoying too.

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