At this very moment, Helen Mirren is probably lighting up a room. She is easily one of the most wonderful, awe-inspiring people on each red carpet she graces. Every time she steps out in public, she not only looks excellent, she also looks like she is having an incredibly good time.
As you may recall, we couldn’t help but give a standing ovation for her look at February’s BAFTA Awards where she donned pink hair and a gorgeous silver dress. When somebody is genuinely loving their life, you can tell; this is what makes Mirren’s whirls, twirls and turns in front of flashing bulbs so magical.
At the 64th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards, she dazzled in pale gold.
Purple shoes plus a green velvet dress for the 24th Annual Scripter Literary Achievement Awards? Yes, absolutely.
She somehow managed to make even John Carter‘s premiere stylish affair. Not an easy task.
For Dolce & Gabbana‘s Milan Fashion Week Autumn/Winter show, she wore one of my favorite looks on this list. The pale blonde hair, the beautiful butterfly dress, the pale pink duster (like, really, who can make those things look good?)…everything. So beautiful.
At The Door‘s Germany premiere, Mirren stepped out in a thick tweed coat and animal print shoes.
While visiting Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, she chose a cobalt dress and matching stilettos. Tights with peep-toed shoes don’t always work, but they certainly did here.
The look for Hitchcock was A+.
For Hitchcock‘s UK premiere, Mirren’s printed dress with black coat and gloves was excellently appropriate.
While being honored for the Hollywood Walk of Fame, she was the most charming person on Earth because of course she was.
…And at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. Yes, she is the best.
For the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, she wore embroidery where others wore cutouts.
For the BFI Epiphanies, her silver/cream/red mix looked incredible.
Once again…the EE British Academy Film Awards. Oh my good gracious.
For the Jameson Empire Awards 2013, her simple look went a long way.
And it seems she wore a repeat outfit for the Prince’s Trust Celebrate Success Awards, which is awesome because it looks amazing on her.
Ah, yes. The Olivier Awards. Amazing. Many of the guests on the red carpet looked gorgeous, but Mirren truly stunned.
See? Everything flourishes around her. It’s a gift. Let this be a lesson to anyone who believes you need to be 23 and a supermodel in order to look incredible on the red carpet; you do not. Having a glowing personality, an excellent stylist (or sense of style for yourself) and a genuine smile are all it takes.
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