Confession: We don't have any tattoos. But there are certain celebrities who nearly tempt us into thinking it's a good idea — kind of like how some haircuts seduce you, and you have to remind yourself that your hair and Emma Watson's hair are nothing alike — and Katie Cassidy is one such person. The CW starlet, once of Melrose Place and now of Gossip Girl, is so pretty and chic that she makes you want to emulate her, from the perfect tan to the legs to the stars inked onto her feet. But our moms can rest easy: We are not succumbing to the lure of a tat we would likely later regret. Because one way in which we cannot emulate Katie Cassidy is having the pain tolerance for those needles. Just one more way being wimps serves us well.
Cassidy had the front row to herself for a while, looking great in a black skirt and sandy blouse. Elettra Wiedemann sat a few spots down, and a French model whose name no one knew — including her cameraman — was there as part of some reality show she is doing in her native land. She seemed to be having a ball posing for all the photographers and chatting up other attendees. It was endearing — like she was reveling in the moment the way anyone imagines they would if they were eleven feet tall and gorgeous.
But her moment in the sun stopped as soon as Diane Kruger took her seat next to Cassidy, prompting a rush of flashbulb explosions. Kruger's outfit was ... very Kruger. Seated, it looked like an elaborately beaded black top with peekaboo shoulders and a pretty, demure long skirt. But once she stood, the skirt revealed itself to be a tad more sheer — and tulle-based — than we'd realized. Oh, Diane. Always with the translucent curveball.
The two women chatted happily, then tugged at their hair as they took in the show — self-consciously, not vainly, also as we imagine we would do if we knew everyone was watching us. Thank God nobody is, so we can snack on our purse's carb stash in peace. Hey, maybe that's actually one way — indeed, the only way — that Katie Cassidy wishes she could emulate us. She's winning the game still, of course, but at least we might have a point on the board.
See more: Jason Wu's Spring 2011 Collection
Most Viewed Stories
Celebrities Get Angry About Airline’s Leggings Ban
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s New Neighbors Are Justifiably Annoyed
The Blaze Has Permanently Banned Tomi Lahren
The Virgin Ignoring Texts From London
Kim Kardashian Really Wants to Have a Third Baby
Huma Abedin Is Reportedly Giving Anthony Weiner Another Shot
Orange Is the New Black’s Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli Had a Funfetti-Inspired Wedding
United Airlines Gate Agent Made Teens in Leggings Cover Up
University of Texas Releases Rape-Survey Results
These Women Started a Company to Teach White People How to Be Less Racist
The Cut’s Latest Fashion FeaturesCiara's Wedding Dress Was Too Big for the Chapel
To be fair, it was a 13 foot-long dress.You and Rihanna Will Both Want to Invest in Dior’s New Bag
It's got something for everyone.Polo Shirts Have Turned Their Back on Ryan Lochte
Along with his other major sponsors.Ryan Lochte Will No Longer Be Paid to Wear Tiny Bathing Suits
Speedo remains committed to transparency.Laura Brown Is the New Editor-in-Chief of InStyle
After 11 years at Harper’s Bazaar.Tyra Banks Is Going to Teach a Class on Smizing at Stanford
"If I see somebody not paying attention, I’m gonna call on them."This Floating Pier Is the Most Zen Installation Ever
Walking on water in Italy.Nation Is Appalled by Matt Lauer’s Nude Ankles During Ryan Lochte Interview
What’s the opposite of “Jeah”?8 People at the Life of Pablo Pop-up Explain Why Kanye West Is a God
"I mean, Kanye West is just Kanye West. There's not more or less you can say about Kanye West. He's just Mr. West!"A T-shirt Is Enough
Simplicity, versatility, and cool. What more could you want?
She took a perfect pencil dive off a 30-foot yacht.American Apparel Is Being Sued by Former Workers
As the company considers putting itself up for sale.A Gendered History of the Tailored Suit
From Marlon Brando to Coco Chanel.How Zendaya Developed Such Great Style at the Young Age of 19
The star's best looks from Disney to now.Proof That If You’re Chic Enough, a Little Federal Investigation Doesn’t Matter
Is this the best they could do?5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Probably Would’ve Been a Street-Style Star
He had several different looks and was “pretty picky.”J.Crew Has Identified 226 Shades of Pink
Even more than there are shades of gray.Gigi and Bella Hadid Merch Is Now Somehow a Thing That Is Happening
Today in Hadidiana.Gird Your Loins for the Return of Yeezy to New York Fashion Week
The season approaches.This Indie Brand Had a Great Response to Ivanka Trump
When she bought one of their cuffs, they donated the proceeds to the Clinton campaign.