They say revenge is best served cold. But we’d argue it’s best served in the form of a killer outfit moment, perhaps with a side of ‘sultry new hairdo’.
In case you need a refresher: Miley Cyrus’ gold Jennifer Lawrence-esque dress in the Flowers video, Selena Gomez debuted dramatic platinum blonde hair paired with a tiny leather biker dress in 2017 after her split from The Weeknd, and obviously, Princess Diana’s indelible ‘revenge dress’.
But it’s not often we see exes appearing together on the red carpet posing for photographs, for the movie premiere of a film they worked on together… Until last night, when Florence Pugh and former partner Zach Braff cosied up (perhaps not out of choice) at the premiere of A Good Person at the Ham Yard hotel. And though she never misses when it comes to serving sartorial greatness, her tiny crop top and trouser combo was a major flex.
Florence wore head to toe Erdem to the A Good Person premiere
Pugh wore a complete look from Erdem’s pre-fall 23 collection that combined tailored trousers, an embellished crop and dramatic gloves to channel ‘power suit energy elevated with 2023’s chicest accessory’.
The Don’t Worry Darling actress wore grey pleated trousers with a super high waist that gave the illusion of a lengthier frame. The look was paired with a tiny satin crop top that was as daring as it was elegant. Horizontal embellishments added a touch of glam, the ruffled high neck screamed chic and the LBT (little black top) was fastened only by thin laces on each side.
Florence and her ex-boyfriend Zach Braff
Is Florence Pugh single- (pun intended) handedly responsible for levelling up revenge looks from dresses to separates?
We have the Princess of Wales to thank for our current obsession with opera gloves. And Flo’s gave her look a dashing of dramatic elegance, with the addition of floor length puffy sleeves that we witnessed plenty of at Couture Week in February.
She wore her signature short tresses in a slick high bun paired with a sultry deep red lip.
Her look channelled major power suit energy
Pugh subtly announced that she and Braff, who is 20 years her senior, silently broke up last year. In her cover story for Harper's Bazaar in September 2022, she expressed "We've been trying to do this separation without the world knowing, because it's been a relationship that everybody has an opinion on”.
Flo Pugh’s power look was just what we needed on International Women’s Day.
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