Gwyneth Paltrow’s Timeless Elegance on the Red Carpet

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Whether she’s wearing a simple slip dress or an ornate ball gown, actress-turned-lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow is always elegant on the red carpet. In honor of the actress’ 44th birthday, here’s a look back on how her style has evolved throughout her career.


Gwyneth Paltrow looked elegant in a long ivory-colored satin slip dress and matching shawl timeless style at the premiere of ‘Jefferson in Paris’ in 1995.


The actress attended the 68th Annual Academy Awards in 1996 with then-boyfriend Brad Pitt wearing another classic look: a cream-colored, sequined spaghetti strap gown.

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For the premiere of ‘Shakespeare in Love’ in 1998, Paltrow was both sweet and edgy in a sheer, beaded lilac-colored dress.


All eyes were on the actress when she arrived to the 1999 Academy Awards in a pink Ralph Lauren ball gown with a streamlined bodice, princess ball skirt and diamond chocker. That night, she won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in ‘Shakespeare in Love’.


Paltrow wore a gothic-glam look by Alexander McQueen at the 2002 Vanity Fair Oscars Party,

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Showing off her amazing post-baby body at the ‘Sky Captain & The World Of Tomorrow’ UK premiere, Paltrow wore a strapless mid-length, champagne-colored dress with a waist cinching grey belt.

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At the 2005 Academy Awards, Gwyneth Paltrow wore a blush-colored silk corset gown by Stella McCartney, which accentuated her flawless, fair skin.

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The actress looked divine in this dusty rose-colored Zac Posen gown at the 2007 Oscars. The pleated sheer and silk neckline and mermaid train detailing of the gown fit her like a glove, and a pop of red lipstick was the perfect accent.

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Paltrow showed off her long legs in black lace Balmain mini dress at the UK premiere of “Iron Man.”


At the Country Music Awards in 2010, Paltrow stood out in a beaded, ombre Atelier Versace gown with a high slit that accentuated her phenomenal figure.


For the national premiere of “Country Strong,” Paltrow wore a black Chado Ralph Rucci dress with a playful hemline that showed off her Lanvin heels.

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At the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Paltrow wore a white, one-shoulder Tom Ford column dress with matching cape, with a slicked-back ponytail and side-swept bang.


At the 49th Annual Goldene Kamera Awards, the actress wore a figure-hugging, glistening, fuchsia-colored Prada gown.

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The actress attended a cocktail party hosted by Michael Kors in celebration of his Regent Street flagship store opening in London in a semi casual look by the designer.