'The Help' Star Octavia Spencer Still Searching for a Globes Gown

01/09/2012 at 06:00 PM ET

Octavia Spencer Golden Globes
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Her Golden Globe nomination is in the bag, but Octavia Spencer is still searching for the perfect gown to wear to Sunday’s big awards ceremony.

According to the Hollywood Reporter‘s style blog, Fash Track, designers aren’t clamoring to dress the star, whose standout performance in The Help earned her a best supporting actress nod.

“I’m just a short, chubby girl,” she told reporters Saturday at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. “It’s hard for me to find a dress to wear to something like this! It’s a lot of pressure, I’ll tell ya. No designers are coming to me.”

Blaming her lack of couture creations on her favorite indulgence — “Maybe I should have sworn off peanut butter last year instead of this year,” she joked — the actress still managed to sparkle in a David Meister gown, Neil Lane jewels and Judith Leiber clutch — a look she absolutely loved.

“One of the best things about awards shows,” she shared, is that “you get to wear clothes you would never get to wear.” Someone dress this woman already! Tell us: How would you style Spencer for the Golden Globes?

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Tamara on

I’d be happy to help! I’m starting a stylist career and I’d love to help Ms. Spencer find a dress. She deserves it!

DubTurboy on

Love your website!

Catherine Cook on

I am such a fan of Octavia. I was a fan before the Help. I remember her so well, and loved her in Remember The Titians she was the mother to one of the football players. I would love to dress her, I am very stylish. I would have her look elegant,and focus on her beautiful eyes. I would need to look at her skin tones to select the right color for her. The dress George Clooney’s girlfriend had on black with sequins at the top of the shoulders, is something Octavia with a little flair would look fabulous on her. I wish I had the opportunity to dress her.

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