It's Night and Day for Kirsten Dunst

09/27/2006 at 12:06 PM ET

Yesterday afternoon, Kirsten Dunst hit the streets of LA looking like a typically hip 24-year old in skinny jeans and a t-shirt, adding her own quirky spin with narrow suspenders. But just a few hours later, she looked positively regal in a Christian Lacroix chiffon gown at a special screening of her new film Marie Antoinette, in which she plays the title role. Gone are the messy ponytail and bare face of the afternoon, replaced by artfully pulled back locks and perfectly rosy cheeks. It’s amazing what a big difference a few hours can make (Just ask Jessica Simpson!). Tell us: Which look do you prefer on Kirsten: casual or glam?

Photo: X17; John Shearer/WireImage

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jen on

glam works best for her. if she’s not dressed up she looks like a slob. & what’s w/the nasty look she always seems to have on her face?! total attitude.

Natalie on

I like the glam look better. Some may like her casual look, but I think it looks horrendous. I know some may hate me, but I like the skinny jeans look and the shoes. But……I hate the suspenders, and I think she could have chosen a little more of a flattering shirt and I also think she should brush her hair. That’s my personal opinion, but who says you have to be all dressed up when it comes to doing everyday things. I guess her casual look lets her be comfortable. You don’t have to dress up if you go to the gym or even grocery shopping. I admire her for wearing what she feels comfortable in. So if she’s comfotable, that’s all that matters, but I still don’t like the suspenders, lol, but I still love you Kirsten.

Rebecca on

I honestly don’t care much for Kirsten Dunst. She seems to be stuck up, never looks like she is having fun. Between these photos glam is better looking.. but the casual is not horrible.

~Andrea~ on

GLAM for sure! I really don’t like her “casual” look. She looks so ….Blah.

Sara on

I’ve actually met Kirsten before and she was EXTREMELY nice, so all of those saying she looks stuck up, maybe its because there’s a camera in her face! I do agree that she does look a little sloppy when she’s not dressing up for something, but who cares! she’s comfortable!

Brittany on


v on

Is she supposed to be wearing a ball-gown while running errands during the day? GAWD PEOPLE, she dressed appriately for what she’s doing. I think she looks casual for her casual look and spiffy for her evening look.

Deb on

She looks like she’s getting really skinny!

Rebecca on

Glam- she definitely looks prettier in the glam dress. The casual look is not terrible, but I’m not digging the suspenders and skinny jeans.

Tea on

I prefer her in Glam mode, although I do not like or understand either. She is very…blah, nothing much else

jenna on

Personally the glam look. As for her casual look, you can be casual and atleast try to be cute! She looks a little drap!

jEnN on

I LovE KiRsTeN dUnSt.. i gUeSS HeR CasUAL sTYlE IS oK fOr dAy, shE lOOks a lIL SLOPPy iN that OUTfIt.. hEr glam LooK IS beautiFul.. ShE HAS a DiFFeReNt LooK & thats WHAT MAKeS HER Sooo cUtE.. the DReSS was A GRREaT pIcK fOr hEr, vEry FlatteRinG…

Jackie on

Eww she has this farmer/bum look in the first pic. She DEFINITELY looks better dolled up.

M on


Angie on

I love Kirsten! She’s just great in everything she does. I like either look: the glam & casual look. She looks absolutely flawless in her glam look, and she looks comfortable in her casual look. I think I may just go by a pair of suspenders!

Jenn on

I absolutely luv Kirsten and although I’m not a hugh fan of her casual style (but it really doesn’t matter… if SHE likes it isn’t that all that matters?!) I still think she looks positively radiant and beautiful in everything she wears. Plus, she has the most GORGEOUS skin I’ve ever seen… I’m so envious… lol ;)

lisa on

Neither. She looks like she needs a shower in her day look and a dress that fits in her night look.

EChizzle on

Glam – whatever, she’s boring. She looks older than her years.

hp on

I think she looks bad no matter what she is wearing.

Summer on

I think Kirsten Dunst is hideous no matter what. Although her dress is beautiful, she looks sloppy… her hair isn’t fixed…. not saying she needs to have a bouffant, but it looks like she pulled it back with a clip. Her makeup is WAY overdone (clown cheeks, anyone?), and she really doesn’t look like she’s having fun at all. I don’t think that means she is stuck up, she just doesn’t look like she’s having a blast. Those suspenders are not “quirky,” they are horrible, and that tee shirt looks cheap. You can see through it! A good white tee, you can’t see through!

Thumbs down on both!

edoona on

i like kirsten dunst and i prefer a glam look for her
shes cute natural girl but i dont like her style

D.O. on

Either way she looks good. Like most people say you can’t be wearing a ball gown to be doing everyday errands. If she’s comfortable wearing what she puts on for that day then so be it. She has that right, just like any other person in the USA.

courteney on


tabitha on

I think she looks cute either way. I don’t always love her outfits but I don’t always love my own outfits either. She’s definitely got kind of a hipster thing going on doesn’t she? And about her teeth- I would hardly call them “nasty” like someone above did. So she doesn’t have caps or braces or perfect teeth. I hope she’s satisfied with her looks just how they are :)

Jill on

This is great board

Mrs.Borrego on

Kristen looks better glammed up. I don’t really like what she is wearing during the day.

Sandy on

I think Kirsten looks great either way. Her casual look doesnt look sloppy, it looks fine, and, her teeth are absolutely fine. At least she isnt fake and full of botox like every other person in Hollywood. Kirsten is gorgeous and she and Orlando Bloom need to get together!

naturalbrownlovely on

Yeah I agree with most. This is the best glam photo I have eva seen of her. She usually doesn’t pull it together at all! And, nix the supenders! Not cute with skinny jeans boo boo.

Courtney on

She surprisingly looks really stunning all dressed up in that photo at that event. Usually she never makes me interested.

Z Foy on

Arrogant? Crabby? Maybe she likes her work but not necessarily the high profile. The look you criticize could just be one of so-called withdrawal. Be nice—unless you know her and can comment from first-hand knowledge. Okay, her clothes: ‘glam’ is pretty, she has the decorum and respect to dress appropriately for the occasion, and she looks GOOD! ‘Casual’ wins, though = ) On a grand scale, the world would do well to stop using their garments as a means of lording themselves over one another. On Kirsten’s look: it’s fine. she’s being funky in her own way wih the ‘spenders and jeweled slippers. But she needs to ‘dress’ her health. Near-starvation has long-term effects on one’s wellbeing, resulting in terrible health, or worse yet . . . well, let us wish her wisdom in properly nourishing her body. Afterall, fan or not, do wish her well.

nicole51 on

I definitely prefer the glam because I do not like the suspenders in the casual pic

wendy on

I think that she definitely looks better dressed up and glamorous but than who doesn’t. Her everyday look lets her blend in and probably get a little less attention which allows her to get her everyday errands done in peace. Whichever way she is a cute young woman.

Jennifer on

I think glam is better. She doesn’t look good in the casual pic. Suspenders are for old men, the t-shirt looks cheap, & I don’t like the wash of the jeans. I think she needs some work on her teeth- there’re gross. And she’s way too skinny. She needs to eat.

RT on

I noticed a few people made comments about her teeth being gross.. How can you tell? I have searched for pics of her teeth and can’t find any!

Tia on

she looks pretty in the glam dress. the thing is I ahve never really like her style though.

Jen Stone on

No matter what this girl does, she just ends up looking like she does not care how she looks. Neither look is good for her.

anon on

Yeah – She definately needs to fix the grill ; looks horrrrible and ewww I don’t care for her there is nothing about her that is flattering – UGLY NO MATTER WHAT !!!!!

beth on

I was glad to see that Kirsten had returned to her more cheerful blonde, she looks one million times better than she did with red hair in the tabloid photos I’ve seen of her. And for someone to say that she looks “blah” is just silly. She’s got sparkling eyes, and she is much better than average looking.. especially when she has her hair done and a little make-up.

night on

She is cute either way. Though I do agree that her nutritional status apears to be sub-optimal. Perhaps her lack of a smile in many of her photos is due to her teeth..maybe a bit self concious. But at least she has not gone to Hilary Duff’s dentist. A not so perfect smile is much cuter than Hilary’s “Mr ED” Look.

R on

I don’t agree at all with those who say Kirsten is ugly! :) That’s very mean to say!!

Back to the subject on hand: I’m not digging her suspenders & t-shirt with jeans look but I like the skinny jeans with flats. Very cute (a look I wear too!) & as far as her glam look she almost always picks pieces that I would wear myself! She’s great in that dept. I guess she just likes being casual in her everyday life…not the way I’d do it but it’s her thing.

Kat on

I think kirsten dunst always looks cute. The suspenders are quirky which is why i like them. But the glam look is adorable, i love it.

Kim on

KirstenĀ“s suspenders make her casual outfit so beautiful, natural and comfortable. She looks so cute with suspenders!

lala on

I totally, totally want that dress Kirsten is wearing. Her hair looks nice in the picture too!

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