What the Devil got into Meryl?
"The Devil Wears Prada" nominee Meryl Streep did wear Prada to the Oscars. But not quite the way some style sneers expected. Most found Meryl's Oscar get-up - a black Prada coat cinched by a green scarf over a black satin skirt with an enormous ornate coral and silver necklace - a slap in the face to the fashion forces she so aptly mocked in the film.
Meryl doesn't give a hoot about haute couture. No, no. That's not a question. But that's what I like about her. I applaud her Global Hippie Chic ensemble. Okay, it's a little crunchy granola, might have looked better with Birkenstocks and may not make the Oscar fashion history books. But at least she was comfortable and - unlike Cameron Diaz or other fashion frivolous femmes I could name - she didn't have to change clothes to attend Graydon Carter's Vanity Fair after party.
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Photo Credit: Here's Earth Mother Meryl with her lovely daughter. I'd rather see Meryl in something she's comfortable in than a silly sheer, frothy frock that doesn't suit her personality. She don't need no stinkin' stylists!
Cover Credit: Meryl and Mary J. Blige kick back at the VF Bash. And who looks more comfortable? I rest my case.