A number of readers have written this morning to express concern for Blake Lively, who evidently failed to impress last night in her chosen ensemble. In order to tackle its assorted issues, I thought I’d put her triphasic outfit on trial.
Exhibit A: Arrival.
The prosecution sneers at the semi-haphazard layering on display and gears up for a rousing chorus of “You’ve Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two.” But before it can burst into song, the defense jumps in to point out that it was probably somewhere in the low 60s in New York last night, so the layers may have had an actual purpose. The judge sustains that objection and the defense celebrates with a kick-line.
Next up for your consideration is Exhibit B: