Jessica Alba Goes Edgy With Crazy High Platforms

07/19/2007 at 05:00 PM ET

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Jessica Alba has had a busy summer promoting Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and we have gotten used to seeing her casual and sweet red carpet looks. So when the star turned up for a Madrid photocall in a funky Versace minidress, sheer Waldrof leggings and chunky Versace patent leather dominatrix-platforms we did a double take. Not that Jessica doesn’t look amazing, but this look seems a bit out-of-character from her classic style. Tell us: Would you wear Jessica Alba’s platforms? Do you like this edgy new look on her?

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h on

So had Jessica gone dominatrix? Because that’s what those shoes look like. And the take away from that adorable top. I would NEVER wear those.

KS on

I think Jessica look sexy and edgy. It’s a nice departure from her usual sweet and innocent attire.

glad on

i like them..they are different but not funky.

cass on

Sure, why not? She looks hot!


She looks like a mall rat.

Amy B on

What is a ‘mall rat’…? I love her edgy look – if this is what a mall rat looks like – HOOK ME UP PLEASE.

Randa on

yeah i would they look really good… she always represents herself really well… i like this outfit it is cute! =)

Jessie24 on

Those shoes look to thick and chunky. I do like the wedge heels but those are way to big for her small frame. I would lose the tights and the chunky shoes and just wear the dress with a nude pair of heels…

Mary on

I think Jessica can pull off ANYTHING. She looks gorgeous in whatever she wears. She is so beautiful!

gracie on

This style is very out of character for Jessica Alba. But she looks sooooo pretty. LOVE LOVE LOVE the shoes.

Tara Leigh on

It really couldn’t matter less what she’s wearing. I bet she’d look gorgeous with her hair in a ponytail, t-shirt and sweats. I think the shirt is soooo cute! but black flip-flops would’ve been much better than those funky platforms. But again, she’s 100% beautiful no matter what.

rakel on

Love the look, she finally looks her age!!! But I hate the shoes they look like they belong on the set of a porno movie, sorry Jessica.

Alyssa on

A mall rat is a person, most likely a teenager or a young adult who spends a lot of time in a mall. I don’t think that Jessica Alba is one, I love her dress!!!

KD on

Mall rats are people whose social life revolves around hanging out at the mall. They dress up just to be seen at the mall. I have no respect for them.

Back on subject, I think the shoes are pretty cute. I would wear them. Jessica Alba looks really cute in this pic. For some reason she looks a little different though. At first I did not believe that was her.

Gisele on

I love the outfit!! And her hair looks amazing!! But I HATE those shoes!!

Rebecca on

I love it! Yes, I would wear the platforms- they look funky without being too over-the-top or ugly. It’s good to see Jessica mixing it up a little as she probably gets bored dressing so “proper” all the time.

Besides, Jessica could wear a potato sack and look hot!

alia on

She looks adorable except for the shoes…sorry Jessica…

SydJulia on

At least she has her act together…which is more than I can say for most of young Hollywood. If she wants to walk on the “wild side” with one pair of shoes (oh my gosh I am talking about it) than let her!


LOVE the shoes.
The rest of the outfit is so-so.. kind of looks like she grabbed it off some rack at the mall.

Jess on

She looks fine. Just mixing it up.

sarah on

I don’t think those shoes are working. They make her feel look long and it’s unflattering.

Amanda on

Love this, she is so chic an gorgeous, I have to admit I envy her! The leggings maybe could have gone, but other than that, perfecto

jen on

sure I’d wear them!!! if you can pull them off (which i can)!!!!

Maddie W. on

I personally LOVE chunky Versace platform shoes on Jessica Alba with this particular outfit. She can definately pull it off. Jessica is one of those versatile girls who can wear edgy stuff. But outside of Hollywood and on normal people, like myself, I’d have guys asking me, “How much?”

Lise on

What brand are the shoes? I love them! Where can I find them?

Sunny on


Noo on

She looks terrible!!! I hate the shoes

v on

Love the look. jessica Alba always loos FAB. weather edgy or sweet. all the other jessicas should learn from her..

tracey on

HATE the shoes!
The outfit is cute.

Crystal on


HLS on

I don’t like her entire look. The shoes do look dominatrix, the leggings look dated (from the 80’s), and her top/dress looks like it’s an arrow pointing up towards her breasts. Jessica Alba usually looks great, but she struck out on this one.

sophieb on

Jess why the shoes are too chunky for you, you should wear more dainty shoes. Im not a fan of the dress either is a bit complicated and very unattractive with that pattern on it.I dislike the brown on the dress it is sickly. The leggings are fab. Hair and makeup is lovely on you.

Dani on

She looks amazing! Actually I didn’t even notice the shoes at first, so I don’t think they take away at all. She looks really gorgeous from head to toe.

sam on

woo baby those are some heels!!! but sure y not! there cute!

Stephanie on

The outfit would have been cute with “plain-er” shoes… the shoes are too much



Dorothy on

I love the edgy look and honestly whatever she puts she looks great in it.I probably wont wear such high platforms I wear fancy shoes that are still comfortable to some extent and those dosn’t look like it.

marni on

She looks down right stupid. The girl can’t act and is very plain. I don’t get why she is all over the place….she must have a great PR agent, because she has no talent or anything else going for her….I give her career 2 more years and then she will be gone.

fernando on

She is always way too put together by her stylist. Nothing she wears feels authentic, she has the least sense of personal style I’ve ever seen any celebrity have. It is as if by trying to be conservative and edgy with EVERYTHING she wears she winds up looking like a mix of Jennifer Anniston and Mary Kate Olsen. Pick a lane Alba!

Regan on

I love the shoes on her it makes her look good and it goes with the whole outfit.

Regan on

i love this look on her and i love those shoes it’s goes with her whole outfit

Anonymous on

the dress pattern is very distracting. she isnt wearing the dress- it is wearing her!

steph on

Jessica is so gorgeous that it doesn’t matter what she wears. She always looks so good.

ree on

ahhhhhh……….nahh! they r not ugly just not for me.

Casey on

NO! I would never wear those shoes. They don’t flatter her either. They make her gorgeous legs look short!

Anonymous on

I would..Jess has such style

Tatiana on

Love the shoes hate the outfit

Gemmaly on

The dress isn’t distracting at all. It’s actually a very plain design and I’ve seen much louder designs on celebrities and commoners that still works. I think she looks fantastic. Chic and edgy. Plus the shoes are a perfect way to tie up the whole outfit. I wouldn’t wear those shoes unless I looked as fabulous as Jessica

Jaz on


c on

I am so sick of her. She is a snob and her eyes always look empty!

lucia on

i dont like them myself but on her they look great

hale on

I would wear thoese in second.
But not with this outfit.
too much going on in this picture.

natalie on

i dont know what she was thinking. those heels are ugly, if she cant make them look good then no one can. If she was trying to go for a kinky or sexyer style of heels, i think there are so many more to choose from then those. xoxo

shopaholic on

Love the dress. She always looks nice. The shoes though….way to heavy for her frame. they look frankensteinish. the front view looks bad can only imagine what the sideview would look like. Yikes! Those shoes are made for thick ankles.

Emilee ♥ on

I love Jessica’s minidress and sheer leggings, the outfit is a very cute and a nice combination together. The shoes are okay I guess. I like the platform on the shoes, but I don’t like the top part of the shoe, I’m just not digging the dominatrix style on the front of the shoe. When wearing these shoes, they have to be paired with the right outfit, or they’ll look ridiculous. Jessica does look very nice though, and I love her hair.

Sofia on

Those shoes are a broken ankle waiting to happen.

Nina on

Jessica looks great! That whole outfit works and its trendy, edgy, and cool. She represents herslef so nicely, never trashy. She is so pretty!

Britty on

Well they are deffinely not jessica thats foro sure but you kno everyone has there days!!! I dont like them personly but Jss looks good in everything!! I dont kno that i would ever waer those but she deffinitly DOES NOT look like a mall rat!!!!!! ;) !! the top is absolutly adorible though!!!!!

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