The Scoop on Renee Zellweger's Missing Luggage

07/03/2007 at 06:00 AM ET


When we first saw Renee Zellweger in her jeans on the red carpet at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, we thought she was trying to make some kind of fashion statement. Turns out the star’s luggage was lost during the flight, forcing Renee to go straight from the plane to the opening gala in her comfy flying jeans, faded black long sleeve t-shirt and sunglasses. Even still, the Miss Potter actress looked fresh faced and happy. Luckily, her bags were quickly recovered, and she was in a more Renee-like black Carolina Herrera dress and strappy black shoes before the end of the night. Lesson to learn? Don’t check the dress if you want to wear it later that day — that’s what carry-on is for!

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wasabi on

Please someone explain her to me…good actress absolutely, but fashion plate/beauty??? I don’t get it!

A on

Renee is so classy! She is my favorite actress in Hollywood!!

claire on

that dress is terrible but i love the other outfit. pairing jeans with those shoes was a great style move!

Kaitlyn on

I couldn’t see any other star wearing jeans and a t-shirt. They wouldn’t go. Go Renee!

rachel on

she always looks good except maybe once or twice that her gown was too much and for a little person like her, that was toooooooooooo muuuuuuuuccccchhhhh…..

Matter of fact, she does have a taste and a good taste unlike some other ones that really need help with everything they wear !!!!????

Rose on

I love Carolina Herrera’s designs. Rennee always looks so lovely in them. They make an excellent team.

Tory on

I agree with Claire, the dress is horrendous, it reminds me of one of those shrinking shirts they used to sell at Limited Too! Her other outfit is cute, just not really red carpet appropriate.

Lisa on

I think the dress is beautiful and she looks great either way. I admire her for having the guts to hit the red carpet dressed in jeans when a lot of other stars would have shunned it because they didn’t look their “best”.


i luv the dress, its girly but @ the same time sophisticated & classy. & the fact that she can wear jeans & a t 2 a premiere says a lot about her confidence and rly shows that ppl like her 4 more than her clothes, wich u cant say about a lot of otha actresses

steph on

That dress is amazing. It may be “too much” for anything other than the red carpet, but she’s on the red carpet! It plays with texture (which is big right now) and shows that even with texture someone can look great and thin. I love it. Go Renee.

annie on

I love the way Renee looks … she has a sweet figure that can wear anything from the jeans to her black dress. Very Pretty!

sarah on

what i like is that she doesnt even seem to be upset or angry that she has to wear her jeans and tshirt—–go renee!

alia on

I agree w/ most of you here…the dress is very strange…but the jeans and t-shirt combo—very cute—it shows that you don’t have to go out of your way to look cute…Renee’s keeping it simple!…go Renee!!:)

Alice on

The dress was actually a lot cuter on tv. This photograph adds another demention to it that isn’t really there. If that makes any sense.

Ingrid on

Yes, she’s very classy, but why is this news? Normal people loose luggage every day!

Emilee ♥ on

Renee is beautiful no matter what. She has that sweet appeal to her, and she has tons of class and sophistication. I love the fact that Renee has enough confidence to show up on the red carpet with jeans and a t-shirt, she is so classic, and she doesn’t seem upset neither and worrying about what she looks like, and she surely doesn’t let it ruin her day. Renee looks absolutely fabulous and beautiful in jeans and a t-shirt, and the look looks even more fabulous with those shoes she wore with her jeans. I love her dress. She looks so sophisticated and classy. I could take or leave the bow in the front though. Regardless of how Renee dresses she looks fabulous either way.

night on

she looks good both ways, and is a good sport to boot. I bet there are not too many celebrities who would have been as good about showing up without their expensive outfits.

Lucia on

I love her style SOMETIMES….she is a classy lady she dosent go 2 far with her fashion but sometimes she has me wondering what she was thinking….

tyesha on

Brave woman for stepping out in jeans, but she redeemed herself later.

ree on

a woman of timeless grace and beauty who unknowingly has set a new standard for hollywood! Be yourself and comfortable! Be a real life actual person! Too bad she had 2 loose her luggage to do it though! any way i love her.

Gianna on

She looks extremely classy and amazingly beautiful. She deffinately made a remarkable appearence- while only wearing jeans and a sweatshirt.

LJ on

I don’t hate the dress, but I think the jeans outfit is the better of the two; why wouldn’t it be “red carpet appropriate?” People should be able to wear what they want without a chorus of naysayers following them everywhere. The jeans outfit really shows off her killer figure.
Renee is darling.

Jess jordan on

she is such a talented actress and she can pull off both the relaxed and formal look.

Ashley on

I like her and shes so cute!!, she reminds me of Nancy ajram my favorite arab singer but OMG!! look at her legs anyone noticed ?!!! its like after she lost alot of weight and according to her age her legs wrinkled!!she looked amazing at Me,My self & irene movie with jim carey at 2000.what was she thinking showing with out a purse ?!! i would feel lost with out it !she seems lost!.

εïз ME εïз on

I like her she’s so cute,,she remindes me of the arabic singer Nancy Ajram but OMG!!anyone noticed her legs??she’s like after she lost alot of weight and according to her age her legs wrinkeled !! The best look she had i think at Me,Myself and irene with jim carey at 2000.

mike cooper on

Simply put,is there anything that this lady can’t wear,etc.,that isn’t sexy,cute.She is every guy’s dream girl.Maybe some woman in everyday life could take a lesson from her,instead of just being jealous and bithcy towards her.Still your loss “Kenny”.

ryen on

I love the dress!!!! It is so cute. And she looks
amazing in it.

Grace on

ughhh God she looks like a skinny spring in that dress! i sooo would not wear that

Shantal on

I like the jeans and long-sleeved t-shirt much better then that hiddeous dress.

yep Its Me on

omgah she can totally pull off wearing normal clothes just jeans and a shirt((and btw those jeans r super cute!!!))

caroline on

i think she looks sooooo much better in the jeans
that dress doesnt suit her

Dominique on

She looks amazing in that dress.


[…] I am glad I am not the only one. […]

Jez on

I applaud her for still showing up at her appearance and not being a no-show just because her flight was delayed, however surely there is a high-fashion ready-to-wear clothing store her assistant could run off to and pick something for her quickly that she could slip on. She wouldn’t have to change her shoes. They’re black and heels. That’ll suffice.
Anyway, good on her for still showing up.

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