Who Looked Best in Self Portrait: Carmen Ejogo or Emily Taaffe?

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Self Portrait is a new fashion house we’ve been following avidly. The fledgling brand has a little over a year under its belt but it has already dressed an army of fashion enthusiasts.

The brand’s almost instantaneous rise to fame is not surprising if you look at their amazing collections. The clothes boast a modern structure, construction and silhouette but maintain the whimsical panache that we have come to expect from Self Portrait.

Take a look at this popular sheer lace dress:

Self Portrait Iris Embroidered DressSelf Portrait “Iris” Embroidered Dress, $650

This dress is so expertly crafted that it made instant fans out of some celebrities. We have spotted this on a number of famous personalities including these two:

1. Emily Taaffe styled the dress with a pair of black low-heeled sandals and a black clutch

Emily TaaffeEmily Taaffe at the 20th Jameson Empire Awards 2015 held at Grosvenor House, Park Lane in London on March 29, 2015

2. Carmen Ejogo took inspiration from the collar of the dress and teamed it up with a pair of blue d’orsay pumps.

Carmen EjogoCarmen Ejogo at the 16th Annual InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globe after-party in Los Angeles on January 12, 2015

Now, who do you think wore the Self Portrait “Iris” dress better? The styling is similar but we thought Carmen pulled it off better. The dress could have easily flattered Emily’s figure but her haphazardly done hair and plain accessories downplayed the look. Meanwhile, the “Selma” actress did it right with the pop of colors and the clean coif.

If you thought this dress was stunning, you should check out similar dresses from the same brand at Shopbop:

1. Self Portrait “Patchwork Lace” Dress, $520.00

Self Portrait Patchwork Lace Dress

2. Self Portrait “Graciella” Dress, $640.00

Self Portrait Graciella Dress

What do you think? Which celebrity did more justice to the dress?

Credit: Mario Mitsis/WENN/Daniel Deme/Daniel Tanner

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