What to wear…at the Eurovision?
Star-spangled banners how are ya? The Eurovision: a towering monument to all that is flashy, trashy and sequinned. How did Eurovision 2011 fare? There was a lot of concentration on traditional costumery (really?), feathers, gnome hats and cleavage. Aideen, Jennie and Sarah cast a brief eye over the sartorial offerings.
The leggings on Jedward were slightly nauseating but liked the futuristic top half which was only MIGHTY. Michael Jackson comin’ atcha
The German catsuit was a refreshingly subdued – although she looked too skinny
One word for the female voting presenters – BOOBS
Loved the whole 60′s vibe (what country was that again?) … especially loved the hair and 60′s make-up – down with luminous orange tights though
Italian guy looked smart in his suit and LOVED his song
Blue – mutton dressed as lamb, although can you use that expression for men?
French dude could have done with a bit of a wash and blow dry…
Hungary: Flannery’s on Camden street of a Saturday night.
Russia: Trip the light fantastic.
Azerbaijan: Wedding in Hollyoaks
Looked like the wardrobe for my fifth year school musical had been ransacked and puked up through a corseted, glittering, holographic filter. Why don’t they go all out and actually set a Fancy Dress code for next year? The only concessions were Blue – who looked like they should be doing the Karaoke circuit as a Take That tribute band. Did love the superhuge, LED ring worn by the Hungarian offering. Bleedin’ take your eye out so it would. And does anybody else also think that Eurovision contestants are ALWAYS ‘poor man’ versions of something else?
Azerbaijan: Poor Man’s Shakira
Hungary: Poor Man’s Britney
Russia: Poor Man’s Danny Zuko from the T-Birds
Blue: Poor Man’s Take That
Denmark: Poor Man’s Jedward
Germany: Poor Man’s Cheryl Cole. Actually, scrap that. Lena is a BETTER version of Cheryl Cole. GASP.
Austria: Poor Man’s Catherine Zeta Jones in Chicago
Georgia: Poor Man’s Celine Dion. Having a psychedelic conniption fit.
Pics courtesy of the the Guardian, the Telegraph and Eurovision 2011 website