Sure, there were many noteworthy ensembles at TIFF 2012, but any star-studded event inevitably comes with a few spectacular fashion flops (including not one, but two unfortunate purple suits). Here, the four very worst examples.
• Jackie Chan’s all-white outfit at the In Conversation With…Jackie Chan premiere had us wondering what little old lady he stole it from (the action star loved it so much, he wore it again at an event in Hong Kong less than a week later).
• While we don’t expect stars to go all out for press conferences and photo calls, they ought to do more than Bradley Cooper, whose Henley, blocky shoes and scrubs-like baggy pants made him look like a medical resident on hour 18 of a 27-hour shift.
• Jennifer Garner’s black Valentino dress on the Argo red carpet was boring, unflattering and drew way too much attention to its nude underlay. (We were especially disappointed considering the actress looked so lovely during previous trips to the festival.)
• Finally, Olivia Williams’s gown at the Anna Karenina premiere had the right historical appeal, but the single sleeve, choker and spiky hair made the overall look way too kooky.