Natalie Portman has done it all in Hollywood: she’s been a Marvel hero and Star Wars queen, but also an award winner for roles as varied as “traumatized ballerina” to First Lady. It’s no surprise, then, that with decades of red carpet experience under her (often Dior) belt, Portman has found her perfect style groove. The actress always manages to strike a balance between a romantic vision of Hollywood glamour and power. She loves nothing more than to make a statement on the red carpet, and she’s certainly not afraid to take risks (especially with a love of embellished gowns). So, when you want to take a break from obsessing over the actress’ recent , take a peek back at her other great red carpet moments from over the years. Thor press tour looks
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For the LA premiere of
Thor, Portman tapped Celine to design this sparkly pink mini dress with a unique, asymetric neckline.
2022: Vanity Fair Oscar Party
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While the original version of this Dior spring 2020 haute couture dress was almost completely sheer, Portman had the forest green piece lined for the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
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Portman wore a beautiful gold and black Dior 2020 spring haute couture dress to the 2020 Oscars, but the real standout piece of the look was the cape she wore on top, which featured the names of female directors written on the edge of the lapels in gold script.
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While Portman might not be in any of the
Avengers films, she attended the premiere of the final movie in 2019, wearing a look from Dior fall 2019, featuring a sleeveless top and silk skirt.
2018: Venice International Film Festival
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Portman amped up the glam with this custom Gucci dress at a screening of
Vox Lux at the the 75th Venice Film Festival.
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The actress embraced her quirkier side with this tiered polkadot Miu Miu dress at the
Eating Animals screening in June 2018.
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The premiere of
Annihilation called for this fun tulle Valentino pre-fall 2018 dress, which featured cap sleeves and a velvet bodice.
2018: Golden Globe Awards
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Portman kept it simple for the 2018 Golden Globe awards, opting to wear a black velvet Dior couture gown.
A pregnant Portman attended the 2017 SAG Awards in this regal ivory Dior spring 2017 gown.
2017: Golden Globe Awards
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Portman wore this canary yellow vintage Prada dress to the Golden Globe Awards in January 2017.
Wearing an embroidered Dior gown topped with a white blazer, Portman attended a screening of
2016: Toronto International Film Festival
Portman wore a collared Dior dress to the premiere of
Planetarium at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2016.
Jane Got a Gun Premiere
Portman added to the drama of this embroidered Valentino dress with a deep red lip at the premiere of
Jane Got a Gun in January 2016.
2015: Cannes Film Festival
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Red is always a good choice, which is likely why Portman chose to wear this Dior dress to the opening ceremony of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
2015: Vanity Fair Oscar Party
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While the front of this ivory Dior dress is fairly simple, it’s the plunging open back that gives it a bit of an unexpected wow factor.
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No, Portman didn’t wear this white, strapless Dior ballgown to her wedding, but to the Berlin premiere of
Thor: The Dark Kingdom.
2013: New York City Ballet Gala
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Portman had some fun with texture and chose this tri-colored Dior fall 2013 couture gown for the New York City Ballet Gala in September 2013.
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Though she stuck with her go-to designer, Dior, for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Portman mixed it up a bit by choosing a vintage gown for the occasion.
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Portman experimented a bit with color at the 2011 Oscars, opting to wear this purple, off-the-shoulder Rodarte dress for the occasion.
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The actress showed off her growing baby bump in a white Azzaro spring 2010 column dress at the SAG Awards in January 2011.
2011: Golden Globe Awards
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This petal pink Viktor & Rolf couture dress is gorgeous, but it’s the Swarovski crystal-covered rose on Portman’s bust that really makes the piece.
Black Swan Premiere Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images
Portman stuck with her favorite color, black, for the premiere of
Black Swan, opting to wear this off-the-shoulder Dior resort 2011 gown.
2010: Venice International Film Festival
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This Swarovski crystal-embellished Rodarte dress allowed Portman to stand out during the
Black Swan premiere at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. Photo by John Shearer/WireImage
Portman looked like a work of art in this structured Givenchy spring 2008 couture dress at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2008 benefit in May 2008.
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Showing off her shaved head, Portman attended the
Star Wars screening after party in a black strapless dress with a velvet bodice and tiered skirt. Photo by KMazur/WireImage
Portman wore a Grecian-style Lanvin dress to the 2005 Oscars.
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The actress kept it casual during the opening night of Drive-In Movies At The Rock, opting to wear a turquoise floral wrap dress for the occasion.
2003: American Cinematheque Award
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While this sheer, crystal-covered dress could have been very risqué, Portman opted to wear it with a slip to the 18th Annual American Cinematheque Award.
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