What we have here is a surprising fashion faceoff. We're used to "True Blood" star Anna Paquin going for it with figure-flattering, tough-chic looks, but Kristen Bell's a different story. Her vibe is more retro sweetness with a bit of Old Hollywood glamour thrown in. So when both blondes went for similar dresses by Versus (that's Versace's diffusion line) with see-through corseted tops, we took notice.
Versace is not for the faint of heart. The edgy, sexy clothes require a certain kind of personality to pull them off. You can't slink onto the red carpet in a Versace. You need to do your best model-on-the-catwalk vamping to make it shine.
Anna gets points for attitude. Her black nail polish (very vampire-friendly), dramatic eye makeup and black Brian Atwood platforms work with the Versace vibe. But Kristen's combo of edgy and lady-like wins. We love the way the sheer fabric of her strapless version continues below the waistline and the fact that she balances out the cheekiness with aRead More »from Who Wore it Better: Kristen Bell or Anna Paquin?