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NO. 5: PRINT-CESS
The brightened up a N.Y.C. event, wearing a patterned split-sleeve L’Wren Scott to launch her fragrance for the brand, “In Bloom,” in 2009.
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NO. 4: FEMME SMASH
To present at a BAFTA event in 2007, the star chose a striking fuchsia Versace sheath with cutouts and a textured skirt, adding nude pumps and simple jewelry.
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NO. 3: BLOCK PARTY
The actress went bold and bright in a color-blocked magenta-and-red sundress and coordinating heels for the 2008 opening of the Poppy store in Brentwood, Calif. She pulled off the attention-getting ensemble by keeping her lips in sync with the style, but the rest of her look neutral.
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NO. 2: GLAMOUR GIRL
She may have “walked the line” as June Carter Cash, but to nab her Best Actress Oscar for that film in 2006 she was firmly on the side of fashion royalty in a vintage tea rose-hued Christian Dior gown with elaborate embroidery and pink drop earrings.
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NO. 1: LEGALLY BOMBSHELL
Her wedding gown was a soft shell pink, but the has long been associated with a bolder tone of the color – thanks to the signature shade of her breakout character, Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods. She embraced the look in a body-hugging frock with tulle overlay at the film’s L.A. premiere in 2001.