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Felicity Jones Proves Her Theory

The actress discusses her role in the new Stephen Hawking biopic.


On Wednesday night, Forevermark Diamonds hosted a special screening of The Theory of Everything, director James Marsh’s new biopic about Stephen Hawking and his wife, Jane Hawking. Held at the Lighthouse International Theater in New York, the intimate affair brought out the film’s leading lady, Felicity Jones, who wore a fitted, black Jonathan Saunders gown. “It was one of the most nerve-wracking experiences of my life knowing that Jane was going to see the film,” admitted the British ingénue. “My instinct was that I had to do lots of homework. It started with finding out what it’s like being a caretaker and meeting patients that have MND. And then speaking with Jane—she is almost like this army general and that’s what I tapped into.” With Oscar buzz already building, it seems like Jones’s homework paid off.

The Demure Felicity Jones: See the Rogue One Actress’ Style Evolution

Felicity Jones began her press tour for “The Theory of Everything” on a high note at the HFPA 2014 Toronto Film Festival Celebration. An elegant black dress from Armani Privé’s Fall 2014 collection paired with pointed black pumps set the tone for a classic, old Hollywood wardrobe.

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The British actress followed up with another classic silhouette for “The Theory of Everything” premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The star kept things simple with a cool braided updo and cinched Balenciaga dress.

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A peach tea-length dress from Erdem’s Pre-Fall 2014 collection was just the ticket for a sitting at the NKPR It Lounge Portrait Studio during the Toronto Film Festival. Black ankle-strap pumps added dimension while tousled bangs kept things modern.

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Veering from her Hepburn-esque tendencies, Jones donned a Dior Resort 2015 high-neck blouse and skirt for an appearance during the Toronto Film Festival. With straightened hair and metallic gold sandals, the monochromatic ensemble lacked the “wow” factor of her previous looks.

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Jones redeemed herself at “The Theory of Everything” New York premiere in a black lace Elie Saab gown, Ana Khouri diamond earrings, and a black smoky eye worthy of the red carpet.

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A vintage Chanel turtleneck and Paule Ka trousers were stylishly appropriate for a special Academy-hosted screening of “The Theory of Everything” in New York. Fresh-faced makeup, an effortless updo, and Manolo Blahnik Mary Janes made this a total win.

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The actress stunned at “The Theory of Everything” L.A. premiere in a pink satin Dior gown and Van Cleef & Arpels earrings.

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Jones looked effortlessly cool at a BAFTA celebration in Los Angeles. Messy bangs added an edge to the Burberry trench, Miu Miu dress, and Kurt Geiger pumps.

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Wearing Christopher Kane and a new hairstyle at the BAFTA Awards, Jones made the medium black dress the coolest thing around.

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Showing no signs of slowing down—or sacrificing her demure tendencies—Jones stunned at a screening of “The Theory of Everything” in a navy fit-and-flare Fendi dress and pointed black pumps. A cool collar and a dark eye added just enough detail.

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While a strapless midi-length dress wouldn’t be considered “daring” for most actresses, for Jones it is. Covering up on the bottom with a low hemline dress by Jonathan Saunders and black Saint Laurent ankle-strap shoes, the actress accentuated her bare shoulders with a sleek straight ‘do and a smokey eye.

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An awkward asymmetric hairstyle stole the focus from an otherwise flattering Prada look at the Governor’s Awards in L.A. Hey, sometimes new things just don’t work.

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Jones’s modest impulses and modern trends collided at an event in L.A. With a mod look from Saint Laurent. Black tights, black shoes, and sideswept hair made for a literal head-to-toe win.

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Continuing to tip toe toward an edgier style, Jones donned an embellished black Alexander McQueen Resort 2015 gown, with a sheer skirt that revealed a pair of black hot shorts beneath. Black nail polish and emerald eyeliner kept things cool on the beauty front.

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Metallic silver pumps added sparkle to a crisp white Dior dress for a casual appearance in New York.

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The London premiere of “The Theory of Everything” called for something formal. Jones’s regal Dior Haute Couture dress and metallic pink pumps delivered—and looked right at home on the royal blue carpet.

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The Theory of Everything actress Felicity Jones exuded elegance in a cool sheer black dress from the Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2015 collection. A sleek ponytail and subtle smoky eye helped the actress maintain a youthful edge.

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Felicity Jones continued her modest tendencies in a black and periwinkle Christian Dior Spring 2015 couture gown.

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Felicity Jones in Mulberry.

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Olivier Theyskens and Felicity Jones in Theyskens’ Theory at the Met Gala.

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While promoting the film Inferno, Jones wore a modest ensemble in Florence, Italy.

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Is that a bit of skin we see?

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Actress Felicity Jones attends the photocall for “Inferno” in Berlin wearing a white turtleneck under a black dress.

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British Actress award winner Felicity Jones attends the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2016 in a color-blocked dress.

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Felicity Jones attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 8th Annual Governors Awards in a stately gown.

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Jones attended a post-screening event for “A Monster Calls” at the Toronto International Film Festival in a ruffled gown.

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The actress looked chic and ladylike in a white dress at Burberry’s show during London Fashion Week.

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Jones attended a VIP screening of “A Monster Calls” in London wearing a long black dress.

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The actress wore a ladylike number to promote the film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”

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Jones wore a prim blue dress in London.

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