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Yea, Nay, Or Eh? Your Verdict, Please

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A question that doesn’t often present itself to your everyday, working supermodel: what to wear to a war crimes trial at the Hague? But that’s one that Naomi Campbell had to wrestle with: The supe testified this morning at the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor at the Hague. (Taylor allegedly gifted Campbell some raw diamonds—she described them as dirty pebbles—during a stay at Nelson Mandela’s South Africa home. Slumber parties of the rich and famous!) For her court appearance, Naomi chose a demure, elegant cream-colored cardigan and dress by Azzedine Alaïa, with a heavy, sixties-inspired beehive and bangs and very little makeup. (And suffice it to say, no diamonds.) We’d call it courtroom classy, but we’ll let this case be decided by a jury of our readers. What say you—yea, nay, or eh?

Photos: Reuters TV / Reuters

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  1. ElleMarie says:

    I freaking love the hair. I think it all works. Congrats, Naomi.

  2. RosalindDeS says:

    love it

  3. xprincessashx says:

    she looks great :)

  4. MarieElizabeth says:

    sure…

  5. shawanda says:

    guess i’m out on a limb then cuz i gasped when i saw it.

  6. novakati says:

    way to completely minimize the serious issue she is facing here.

    i know fashion is not supposed to be steeped in reality and yes, being vapid is part of it all – but this is rather offensive, no?

    how many people have died in liberia because of a few “dirty pebbles”?

  7. tweetsfromlulu says:

    I love both…hair and dress. Very appropriate for the setting. Kathie/LuLu’s Webtique

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