Angelina Jolie may favour black in her role as Maleficent in the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty (in theatres May 30), but the Oscar winner has become enamored with color over the past few years. Whether she’s decked out in black or more vibrant shades, the actress and director has delivered many extraordinary red carpet moments at everything from award shows to premieres. Here’s a look back at some of Angelina’s most dynamic appearances.
Moscow Premiere of Salt July 2010
It was a fiery Atelier Versace for Angelina over in Russia. This bold silk chiffon halter gown even included a dramatic train.
68th Annual Golden Globe Awards January 2011
Angelina once again went with Atelier Versace for the ceremony. The star's Swarovski crystal embellished emerald gown with open back was capped off by Salvatore Ferragamo heels.
64th Cannes International Film Festival Premiere of The Tree of Life May 2011
This chocolate-colored Atelier Versace creation helped Angelina stand out at the festival. Her strapless silk gown featured both a thigh-high slit and an extensive train.
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Los Angeles Premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey December 2011
Romona Keveza's midnight blue asymmetrical one shoulder gown was Angelina's striking selection to mark her directorial debut. Nude Jimmy Choo peep-toe pumps rounded out the look.
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards January 2012
Angelina was back in Atelier Versace for the 2012 edition of the annual awards. What really made this white one shoulder gown memorable was the red folded detail on the bodice.
62nd Berlinale International Film Festival Premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey February 2012
Angelina shined while promoting her film in Berlin thanks to Jenny Packham. This gold beaded Spring 2012 faux wrap patterned gown was teamed with Vhernier jewelry and gold peep-toes.
Paris Premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey February 2012
The director turned up the glamour in the City of Light courtesy of Ralph & Russo Couture. Angelina's white crepe gown was topped off by a solitary ombre organza rose.
Berlin Premiere of World War Z June 2013
She may have been there to support Brad Pitt, but Angelina stole a lot of the spotlight in this custom white Ralph & Russo strapless peplum dress with rose gold accents. Corresponding white pumps was all it took to complete the stunning look.
2014 BAFTA Awards February 2014
Angelina opted to man up at the British equivalent of the Oscars in a Saint Laurent suit. The star's black blazer and pants were partnered with a relaxed white blouse, an undone black bow tie as well as black Saint Laurent pumps.
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2014 Oscars March 2014
Elie Saab's ornately embellished Fall 2013 Couture metallic long sleeve gown was Angelina's polished pick for the ceremony. Salvatore Ferragamo heels finished off the look.