After “Guardians of the Galaxy” got a sequel before it even premiered, Zoe Saldana is certainly riding high right now. The actress has been slowly building towards A-lister status, and her fashion choices mix elegance with playfulness.
See a few of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments, from her latest movie premiere to Academy Awards gowns and more casual looks, that still manage to come of as sophisticated and trendy.
2014 “Guardians of the Galaxy” LA Premiere
The actress has announced she’s pregnant, but the baby bump didn’t seem to get in the way of her fashion choices yet. Zoe Saldana rocked a chic Louis Vuitton Resort 2015 look for the Los Angeles premiere of the Marvel movie she’s starring in.
With a bold lip and a faux bob, the actress managed to combine glamor with an edgy look, completed with Jimmy Choo sandals.
2014 Met Costume Institute Gala
The 2014 Met Ball was dedicated to Charles James, America’s first couturier, and it was also one of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments. Like most guests, the actress chose an American designer, an showed up on the red carpet in a custom Michael Kors number. While the black cashmere top is sleek, it’s the sclupted skirt that really helped her stand out among other celebrities in their best couture.
2014 Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony
At the “Grace of Monaco” premiere in Cannes, the actress wore Victoria Beckham Fall 2014. The white pleated gown with asymmetrical details on the bodice was paired with a bold lip, and rose-gold jewels that paired well with the gold chain details that’s part of the brand’s signature.
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2014 Golden Globe Awards
Taking a big risk on the red carpet doesn’t always pay off, but the 2014 Golden Globes red carpet also showcased one of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments. The actress chose a Prabal Gurung dress, from the Spring 2014 collection. The black, white and pink dress could have easily become over the top, but Saldana was wise to accessorize the look with a bun and nude heels.
While Zoe Saldana certainly knows how to make a splash on the red carpet, being stylish is always about being dressed for the occasion. At the “Guardians of the Galaxy” Press Line at Comic Con 2013, she opted for a blue Balmain jumpsuit. The tie-dyed number in silk-chiffon was perfectly casual, yet helped her stand out among overdressed and underdressed celebrities.
2013 Academy Awards
For the 2013 Oscars, also one of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments, the actress chose a gown that perfectly represents her style, a mixture of glam and quirky. While the floral appliqués on the Alexis Mabille Couture Spring 2013 collection gown were a throw back to old Hollywood glamor, the layer skirt was the perfect modern touch.
2012 MTV Video Music Awards
Looking as effortlessly chic as she always does in Salvatore Ferragamo, Zoe Saldana wore a dress from the brand’s Resort 2013 collection. The peach dress with fringe detailing was accessories with Ferragamo suede booties in eggplant, giving a mature touch to her look.
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2011 Independent Spirit Awards
Definitely one of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments, her arrival at the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards was truly eyecatching. The actress chose a Dolce & Gabbana dress with lace detailing over leopard print and added a more daring touch of color with coral Brian Atwood pumps.
2010 Academy Awards
Another stunning gown, Zoe Saldana’s choice for the 2010 Oscars was perfectly trendy, yet it wouldn’t look dated on the next season’s runways either. Her Givenchy couture gown perfectly epitomizes her balance of glam and quirk, with a bold ombre effect on the ruffled skirt, and a striking jeweled bodice.
2009 CFDA Awards
Definitely one of Zoe Saldana’s best dressed moments, her choice for the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards was elegant and chic without being over the top. Riding high on the success of “Star Trek”, the actress got a lot of style points thanks to her choice of an off-the-shoulder Calvin Klein Resort 2010 dress and neutral accessories that don’t overpower the look.