What's Rinko Kikuchi's Red Carpet Personality?

02/19/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

Rinko Kikuchi, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Babel, is definitely this award season’s Wild One.

Signature Look: Never afraid to be labled a red carpet Don’t, the Babel star pushes the envelope in dresses that are unapologetically couture. She lets her scene-stealing gowns take center stage, keeping her hair (often in an updo or soft curls) and makeup (pale lips and smoky eyes) simple.

Favorite Designers: Kikuchi has been loyal to Karl Lagerfeld, wearing Chanel dresses, shoes and fine jewelry almost exclusively the entire awards season.

What She Will Wear: Hmm…perphaps Chanel?

Click here to see more Red Carpet Fashion in Off the Rack. And for more of the latest news and gossip on the award shows, check out our Red Carpet Confidential blog.

Photo: NPX/starmax; Bryan Bedder/Getty; gilbert flores/celebrity photo

FILED UNDER: Dresses , Red Carpet

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Nighthag on

The 1st on is alright but I don’t care for the other 2. Her taste is too out there for me. I know I’ve read that she is dressing to what it is like where she comes from but that still won’t change my mind about her fashion choices. Well, atleast she does stand out.

rachel b. on

Rinko has got an eccentric personality.

BC on

she looks good in the middle pic

Sara on

I think that she’s a beutiful women but her red carped style is’t so beutiful ;P

Lucille on

Rinko Kikuchi definitely has some wild style. I don’t like her dresses at all, for such a pretty face she can go to some really wild horizons!

Eileen on

I love her outfits. God, she’s hot!

toby on

omg yuk

yen on

she has original sense of style,she looks cute like that she might go for chanel.

claire on

It doesn’t matter what she wears, she still looks gorgeous. Love her style!

R on

I think Chanel again though I think she should go in a different direction. The 3rd dress with the puffs hanging down the bottom looked really nice when I saw it go down the runway at the Chanel show but not so flattering on her. I would love to see her experiment with someone new. I think she would look chic if she tried Luca Luca or possibly Prada.

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