We Break Down Charlize Theron's Polished Glamazon Style
Charlize was red hot in a Lanvin peplum-trimmed strapless for the MTV 2012 Movie Awards.
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Off-duty style in London called for an edgy ensemble
The star stole the spotlight in an electric blue shimmery Christian Dior Couture confection for the premiere of Prometheus.
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Charlize stunned in a gauzy, barely-there Dior creation at the Snow White and the Huntsman UK premiere.
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For a day out in NYC, the sophisticated styler wore a supertailored blazer, sheer top, teal jeans, and a boxy blue tote.
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Opting for a bolder shade of red, Charlize donned a long-sleeved Giambattista Valli sheath for the Snow White and the Huntsman Madrid photo call.
Charlize was spotted in NYC, sporting a form-fitted black Lanvin sheath and strappy Christian Louboutin sandals.
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How gorgeous does she look in a green-and-black colorblocked Reed Krakoff sheath at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival?
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For the Snow White and the Huntsman Tokyo photo call, the starlet chose a sexy The Row leather dress and Dior sandals.
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At the Prometheus Paris premiere, Charlize donned a cobalt blue Stella McCartney sheath with black booties.
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She paired casual-cool separates together at Dior
The actress stepped out in a lace-covered Emilio Pucci gown for the White House Correspondents
She glowed in this sunny flower-embossed Stella McCartney number
For her WonderCon 2012 appearance, she channeled low-key style in J Brand jeans, a printed Thakoon top, and leather topper.
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Charlize stunned in a scalloped Azzedine Ala
She showed off her svelte figure in a two-toned Antonio Berardi sheath as she headed into Late Show With David Letterman.
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She rocked a sleek Roland Mouret menswear-inspired look at GQ
She wore a mesh-infused, one-shouldered Stella McCartney dress with mesh Manolo Blahnik sandals to the Young Adult LA premiere.
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Va-va-voom! Charlize stunned in a siren red Dior sheath and gold Jimmy Choo sandals at the NYC premiere of Young Adult.
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Letting a little lace peek through was the name of the game for Charlize when she wore this slinky black Alexander McQueen dress in early 2012.
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Flapper perfection? We think so. Charlize donned a pretty Gucci frock and Stella McCartney headband for the 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards.
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Her stunning pale pink ballerina-inspired Dior gown turned a lot of heads at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards
She chose this skin-baring Dion Lee LBD for an event in April 2012.
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Airport couture never looked so good
For a New York Times talk, Charlize wore a printed Thakoon top, Stella McCartney black blazer, and J Brand jeans.
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She opted for a cutout Lanvin LBD for the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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A blazer, nude tote, and cargo jeans are a totally easy way to get that cool-girl look, especially when you want to keep the vibe low key.
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Not one to every shy away from her signature LBD look, she vamped it up a bit more this time with gold-infused heels.
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Dressed in head-to-toe Christian Dior, Charlize looked ultrachic at a special screening of Young Adult in November 2011.
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Gorgeous in white Atelier Versace at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar party.
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Perfectly polished in black and white at a 2010 charity event.
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A seriously hot moment in Versace at the 2010 Spike TV
Swathed in sparkles in a Dior minidress at the 2009 AFI Fest screening of The Road.
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Charlize Theron is many things - a superb actress, passionate humanitarian, and a new mom for starters. To top it all off, the South African-born bombshell has proven time and time again that she is one serious fashion force, on the red carpet and off. With Snow White and the Huntsman, Prometheus, and Young Adult appearances in the not-so-distant past, this year Charlize has solidified her status the seriously slick (not to mention, totally gorgeous) style-setter she is. Her penchant for edgier LBDs and covet-worthy sandals only rivals her ability to stun in ethereal Dior masterpieces (ballerina-inspired perfection at this year's Golden Globe awards, anyone?). More than that, though, she consistently knows how to toe the line between utterly sexy and ultra sophisticated silhouettes.
Calling upon the likes of Dior, Stella McCartney, Reed Krakoff, and Rag & Bone, Charlize effortlessly transitions from dressed-up to dressed-down; just look to her tailored blazers, cool jeans, and It girl bags for further off-duty styling inspiration. Since the leggy stunner is celebrating her 37th birthday today, we're celebrating accordingly - get the full glamazon scope by clicking through now.
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