Huffpost Style

Jemima Kirke, 'Girls' Star, Knows Just How To Meet The Parents (PHOTO)

Posted: Updated:
Print

Unlike many stars in Hollywood, Jemima Kirke did not set out looking for fame. In fact, the British-born actress was completely content as a fine artist with a private life that remained out of the tabloids. But being friends with Lena Dunham (the creator of HBO's "Girls") kind of precludes you from normalcy. After some gentle persuasion from Dunham to star in her series, Kirke acquiesced and now finds herself in a lead role in one of the most talked-about shows of the decade.

In celebration of Kirke's 28th birthday (on April 26), we're digging out one of our favorite Jessa moments from the second season of "Girls." In this photo we see her character meeting her in-laws for the first time -- and what could be more suitable attire than a low-cut dress, crimped hair and chopsticks? Though Jessa manages to pull off some pretty crazy looks (sheer dresses while babysitting and casual kimonos in the park are de rigueur), this ensemble tops our list as one of the more outrageous looks.

jemima kirke girls

Jessica Miglio/HBO

See more memorable looks from "Girls"

Close
"Girls" Season 2 Fashion
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
--
Do you have a style story idea or tip? Email us at stylesubmissions@huffingtonpost.com. (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)

Around the Web

Jemima Kirke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Girls' Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke & Lena Dunham Film Season 3 ...

Jemima Kirke Girls - Huffington Post

Lena Dunham & Allison Williams: 'Girls' Set with Jemima Kirke ...

Jemima Kirke Kisses Jewelry Designer Pamela Love in Bridal ...

'Girls' star Jemima Kirke kisses jewelry designer Pamela Love for ...

Love her Style: Jemima Kirke - Pinterest

Racy Girls! Lena Dunham shares ANOTHER steamy ... - Daily Mail