StyleWatch Style News Now

Style News Now

Let's Talk About Anne Hathaway's Recent Red Carpet Looks

12/12/2012 at 04:00 PM ET

Anne Hathaway Les Mis Premeire LooksGetty; Rex USA; AP

Anne Hathaway has never been one to shy away from a jaw-dropping gown (remember her seven dresses at the 2011 Oscars?). But recently something has changed with the star’s taste: It seems like overnight, she’s transformed from an actress who wears pretty, elegant designs into a fierce fashion vixen donning super-daring, straight-off-the-runway looks.

Hathaway first wore an over-the-top creation to the Les Misérables world premiere in London last Wednesday, selecting a white, pearl-beaded Givenchy Haute Couture gown with dramatic bat-like sleeves (left). While some loved it, more hated it: 58 percent of you voted to ‘leave’ it.

Then, the star went from angelic to straight-up dominatrix at the film’s N.Y.C. premiere on Monday, choosing a black taffeta Tom Ford creation with a parachute back and bondage-inspired knee-high vegan leather boots (center). Seventy percent of you called it a ‘hot mess,’ so needless to say, the vampy look did not resonate with fans.

At an N.Y.C. event on Tuesday, Hathaway wore another look plucked right from the runway: a blush silk chiffon sequined fringe dress by Nina Ricci (right). And while it’s definitely the safest of the three dresses, it still makes quite an impact, especially with her short hair and mod, minimal makeup.

Though people are having mixed feelings about Hathaway’s bold new sense of style, it’s definitely earning the actress a lot of buzz — something that could come in handy when Oscar voters cast their ballots soon. Tell us: Do you prefer Hathaway’s newfound style sensibility? Vote below!

–Jennifer Cress


Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

On Newsstands Now

Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Adam Levine's Wedding Details!
  • James Garner: 1928-2014

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine


Add A Comment

Got something to add to this post? Fill out the fields below to make a comment, ask a question or share a tip. We'd love to hear from you.

Note: If this is your first time commenting on Style News Now, your comment will need to be approved by our moderator before it will appear. Thanks for your patience, and check back again soon.

Showing 0 comments


From Our Partners

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters