Reese Witherspoon burst onto the Hollywood scene in 1991. The actress has always kept it simple, feminine and impactful when it comes to her red carpet style. So in honour of the acclaimed actress’ 43rd birthday last week, we roundup her best sartorial hits.
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The young starlet kept in classic in a strapless draped little black dress.
A satin dress felt casual and effortless, a style we’d still wear today
Witherspoon channeled safari style in a suede shirt dress and knee-high boots.
Business in the front and a party in the back was the look for a Hollywood event.
For the premiere of Legally Blonde, the actress kept it on-theme in a pink frock.
The Legally Blonde star kept it young and fun in a graphic summer dress in 2001.
Witherspoon wore a Purple Lace Dress at 2002 Golden Globe Awards
At the Academy Awards, Witherspoon brought an old-Hollywood vibe in an embellished black gown with delicate lace cap sleeves.
Surprising us with some more color, Witherspoon went for a seafoam midi dress at the Venice Film Festival.
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Standing pretty in a tea length Monique Lhuillier sequin frock at the premiere of her movie Just Like Heaven.
Witherspoon kept it sleek at her next premiere in a black LBD with embellished belt.
Witherspoon tends to keep it simple on the red carpet, a slinky lace dress did the trick for the 2006 Critics Choice Awards.
A Chanel frock with a futuristic feel was the call for the 2006 Golden Globes.
Witherspoon in a naked dress before the naked dress was a thing.
In a 1950’s Christian Dior dress, the Walk the Line star collected her Oscar for Best Actress.
Post-divorce and looking better than ever in a sultry Vera Wang cocktail dress for the Golden Globes Award.
Witherspoon flexed her sartorial power in this Nina Ricci gown at the 2007 Oscars.
Sometimes a woman just needs a well-fitting suit, and such was the case at Elle’s Women in Hollywood Event in Los Angeles.
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After a transformative new film, Witherspoon looked like a whole new woman in this little Zac Posen frock
Witherspoon brought the va-va-voom in a hot pink Stella McCartney gown at the annual Costume Institute Gala where she attended with the British designer.
No one does understated glamour better than Calvin Klein, the designer of Witherspoon’s gown for the 2015 Globes where she was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Motion Picture.
In her sleekest look yet, the best actress Oscars nominee kept it graphic in Tom Ford.
The actress stepped out in a figure-hugging Brandon Maxwell gown for Tiffany & Co. annual star-studded Blue Book event.
Witherspoon switched up her red carpet style, trading in gowns for a blazer style mini dress by Stella McCartney.
The Big Little Lies nominee stood out at the 2018 SAG Awards in a chevron Zac Posen off-the-shoulder gown.
Witherspoon pulled out the stops in a ruby red sequin Tom Ford gown for the premiere of the highly anticipated A Wrinkle in Time.
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For a Wrinkle in Time’s European premiere, Witherspoon looked regal in a Elie Saab ice blue embellished frock.
Witherspoon got in touch with her whimsical side with a butterfly printed mini by Monique Lhuillier.