STYLE EVOLUTION

Michelle Williams’ Style Evolution, From Teenage Starlet to Vuitton It-Girl

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Michelle Williams has come a long way since her teenage years on Dawson’s Creek, but we’ve always loved watching out for her style. Now a face for Louis Vuitton, Williams first caught our attention with her minimalist looks of the early 2000’s and later appearing on the scene with a collection of ultra-fem dresses. While she has never shied away from making a statement, she has stayed away from Hollywood trends and gimmicks instead staying true to herself with a subtle romantic aesthetic. Take a look back at her style over the years here.

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A spaghetti strap moment at the 1999 Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Donning a grey pantsuit at the GLAAD Media Awards in 2000.

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Short and sweet at the now defunct Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 2000.

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Flip-flops as formalwear at the Seventh Annual Women in Film Lucy Awards in 2000.

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Celebrating Dawson’s Creek‘s 100th episode in 2002

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Embracing the feminine side of things at the 2005 Brokeback Mountain premiere.

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Debuting bangs and a dark ensemble in 2006.

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A frilled mini-dress at the 2006 Whitney Gala.

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Gorgeous in marigold Vera Wang at the 2006 Academy Awards.

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Short and sparkly for the 2007 Film Independent’s Spirit Awards.

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At the New York Film Festival in 2008.

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Attending the Salute to American Heroes in 2008.

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Continuing her streak of short, white dresses at a 2010 screening of Blue Valentine.

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Channeling Marilyn at the My Week with Marilyn premiere.

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Going golden at the 2011 AFI Fest.

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A plunging look at the 2011 New York Film Festival.

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Trading in Blue Valentine for blue velvet at the Golden Globe Awards in 2012.

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At the Ireland Alliance Oscar Wilde Pre-Academy Awards Event, Williams opted for a mod-inspired LBD.

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Embracing spring at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.

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At a Take This Waltz screening, the actress opted for a lace-up LBD.

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Embracing the quirk of Comic-Con in a printed frock.

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Another chic LBD at the 2013 Whitney Gala.

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For the 2013 Oz: The Great and Powerful premiere, a strapless peacock blue dress.

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Going punk at the 2013 Costume Institute Gala.

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Wearing Louis Vuitton to the Cabaret opening night on Broadway.

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With Nicolas Ghesquiere at the Foundation Louis Vuitton Opening in 2014.

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In Louis Vuitton, once again, at the ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ Costume Institute Gala in 2014,

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Sequins and combat boots at the Suite Francaise Paris Premiere in 2015.

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Attending the Louis Vuitton show during Paris Fashion week.

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For the InStyle Awards in 2015, Williams wore a tough leather look.

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Attending the Louis Vuitton Series 3 VIP Launch in 2015.

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At the Louis Vuitton Cruise 2016 Show

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Williams wears a gilded black dress at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

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Wearing yellow Louis Vuitton at the 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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Williams paired a lace Louis Vuitton gown with a thin ribbon choker at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards.