Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Dressed in the Dark

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Dressed in the Dark

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FEATHERS are a tough sell on the red carpet.

FEATHERS are a tough sell on the red carpet.

They may be enticing, they seem all edgy and fashion-forward, but getting them right is difficult as many a star will tell you.

They may be enticing, they seem all edgy and fashion-forward, but getting them right is difficult as many a star will tell you.

In fact, the only celebrity who has managed to consistently look good in feathers is Big Bird.

In fact, the only celebrity who has managed to consistently look good in feathers is Big Bird.

So Pheobe Lettice-Thompson was dicing with danger when she threw this Biba feathered piece on.

So Pheobe Lettice-Thompson was dicing with danger when she threw this Biba feathered piece on.

The Made in Chelsea star (with a name like that she was hardly going to be one of the TOWIE crowd was she?) looked like she'd come off second best in a battle with a blackbird when she strolled up the red carpet at the Television Awards.

The Made in Chelsea star (with a name like that she was hardly going to be one of the TOWIE crowd was she?) looked like she'd come off second best in a battle with a blackbird when she strolled up the red carpet at the Television Awards.

And the thing is, the plumed collar isn't even And the thing is, the plumed collar isn't even the worst thing about this outfit.

the worst thing about this outfit.

What can we say about the clinging, green velvet body con midi dress? What can we say about the clinging, green velvet body con midi dress? Maybe that we HATE it!

Maybe that we HATE it!

The length, the material, the seethrough bits which reveal her arms and legs... nothing about this works.

bits which reveal her arms and legs... nothing about this works.

Even the shoes are wrong.

Even the shoes are wrong.

An open-toe sandal might have looked a bit better but even they would not have rescued this look from being less bird of paradise and more angry bird...

An open-toe sandal might have looked a bit better but even they would not have rescued this look from being less bird of paradise and more angry bird...

FEATHERS are a tough sell on the red carpet. …

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