If you're initial thought is: "I didn't know your ears could just start sticking out when you're 19 years of age, CRAP!" Don't worry. Your ears can not suddenly stick out more than they do already, which is a source to huge personal comfort.
All will become clear around the 1:30 minute mark. Prior to that point you can see Cate casually swerving talking about 'the dress' because she's obviously sick of it. That or she just really didn't get what was going on with Jimmy's tie..