Earlier this week Noomi Rapace successfully pulled off a dazzling Valentino gown at the premiere of “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” in California. Last night she joined co-stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Kelly Reilly at the London premiere of the film where she had a little fun with prints.
The Swedish actress walked the red carpet at Empire Leicester Square in a strapless black and white gown from the Resort 2012 collection by Carolina Herrera that featured large polka dots on the bodice and thick stripes on the skirt.
When I originally saw this look, I figured if it got worn for anything but editorial, it had to really been werked in order to look glam versus clownish. I was actually hoping Zoe Saldana, Gwen Stefani, or Camilla Belle would tackle it.
Noomi already lost pointers with me when I saw she didn’t wear the thin belt that broke up the prints during the presentation. But, the messy bangs and stringy hair, lack of bold lips and accessories, and the bland posing just further let me down.
It’s interesting how the model and Noomi are doing the same pose yet there’s a lack of attitude in one of them. If you wear this look, you have to be fierce.
Noomi is wearing jewelry by David Webb.