Halle Berry In Balmain – “Frankie and Alice” LA Premiere

I was pleasantly surprised by Halle Berry’s look at the “Frankie and Alice” LA Premiere last night.

This is because for once she wasn’t wearing yet another predictable look.

She also jumped on the menswear inspired train by wearing a Balmain jacquard suit from the Fall 2010 collection.

Her Balmain double-breasted jacquard jacket was paired with the matching runway jacquard pants and the sexy black sheer blouse.

Although I hate the pose, I do like her elegantly crafted and extravagantly embroidered opulent look.

Large gold hooped earrings and black pointy pumps completed her look.

Credit: Style.com & Getty

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19 Responses to Halle Berry In Balmain – “Frankie and Alice” LA Premiere

  1. ude December 1, 2010 at 15:27 #

    love the blazer but jacquard pants always bother me so not really feeling this look
    i applaud her new direction though

  2. Ethne Blist December 1, 2010 at 15:35 #

    Good look for Halle. No more tight dresses for a while. Remember, you are not 20 anymore.

    • Jen December 1, 2010 at 21:58 #

      Halle may not be 20 anymore but she looks better then the majority of 20 yr olds out there so what difference would it make? I like how Halle has come into her own, her dresses are always classy and she is well put together.

  3. dee December 1, 2010 at 15:36 #

    I like the suit and that she is covered up. I don’t like the blouse on her.

  4. Éadaoin December 1, 2010 at 15:44 #

    Halle is way too short to pull off this look!

  5. Luiza December 1, 2010 at 15:45 #

    She looks great! covered up but still really sexy!

  6. Vidhya December 1, 2010 at 15:49 #

    wow.. its the menswear train alright..

  7. Ally December 1, 2010 at 16:00 #

    I’m surprised by how much I like this. If you just told, without showing me the picture, that she was wearing a shinny, jacquared suit made by Balmain, I would assume that I would hate it!

  8. Laura December 1, 2010 at 16:15 #

    If anyone can pull this off, it’s Halle. Although I think I’d like it more if she didn’t wear the matching pants. A little too much shine for me.

  9. maria December 1, 2010 at 17:29 #

    How do you mean you hate the pose, FC? :)

    • Fashion Critic December 1, 2010 at 17:44 #

      I mean I don’t like the way she is standing

  10. moja31 December 1, 2010 at 18:34 #

    wish she’d changed up the blouse, but otherwise she looks fabulous.

  11. Fiona December 1, 2010 at 23:06 #

    The pose is bad, can’t do that in tight pants. I think she looks a little uncomfortable, it looks like that suit is a little unforgiving to wear. I like the changeup in style, but not my favourite, perhaps it is too much brocade, remember Nicole Kidman’s shiny silver suit, even Cate Blanchett only just pulled off a similar suit.

  12. mochababe73 December 1, 2010 at 23:09 #

    I really wanted to like the suit.
    All I can think of when I see this suit is Prince.

    • artemis December 2, 2010 at 11:59 #

      haha agree!! I tried also hard but sorry I can’t like it..

  13. Marvel December 1, 2010 at 23:40 #

    What an AWFUL look.

    Kudos for her to shaking it up but it completely FAILS.
    This looks belonged in the 80′s and should have stayed there

  14. KateS December 2, 2010 at 04:16 #

    tee hee, what fun! I’m not sure it’s a beautiful look, but it’s eyecatching and amusing without trying too too hard.

  15. Liz Lepore December 2, 2010 at 13:30 #

    I don’t really like this look on her at all. I don’t think it’s flattering. I like the blazer with the top but hate the pants.

  16. mikeijames December 3, 2010 at 14:14 #

    this suit was made for her! gold really is the new black.

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