11/07/2013 20:24 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Only Helena Bonham Carter Could Get Away With This Look

This is without doubt a what-were-you-thinking moment in fashion. And it's not the first. The thing is, when it comes to Helena Bonham Carter - style becomes less a matter of flawless fabulousness and more kooky, eccentric throw-ons.

There's NO denying the lady is one of Blighty's best loved heroines, or the fact that she is putting this season's check trend to work. But the slouchy Mad Hatter look, the ruched skirt and gotta be steel-toe-cap shoes...ho no, no.


As for the checks, here's a few styles to to shop this season.