Nicole Kidman In YSL – Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon

Finally Nicole Kidman seems to be having fun on the red carpet again.

We all had the impression that she just wasn’t that into fashion anymore, but she proves us wrong by wearing this papaya YSL Spring 2011 dress.

She wore the dress to the 83rd Academy Awards nominations luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California this afternoon.

The YSL halter silk chiffon bow blouse dress with a black fingerprint motif and flounce hem was paired with orange strappy Pierre Hardy heels.

This modern dress was slightly toned down as Nicole opted for her dress not to have such a deep plunge.

I can’t find fault with this look. In fact I love it.

Credit: Style.com & Getty

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32 Responses to Nicole Kidman In YSL – Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon

  1. Jones19 February 7, 2011 at 22:22 #

    A definite upgrade from that white Nina Ricci number. She looks very good here.

  2. KateS February 7, 2011 at 22:26 #

    The pussy-bow with the higher neckline is a little twee, which is my main complaint with her RC outfits, but the colour and the shoes are great, so it’s a big improvement over recent efforts.

  3. libbyloo February 7, 2011 at 22:27 #

    THIS is the Nicole that I adore.

    Fantastic from head to toe.

  4. couturecoco February 7, 2011 at 22:45 #

    Oh thank goodness, this is better than her NR effort.

  5. bebel February 7, 2011 at 22:51 #

    i love the shoes!!!! who made them??

  6. Ella February 7, 2011 at 23:02 #

    Finally!!! Something other than black or white!!

  7. Dirk February 7, 2011 at 23:13 #

    YES! geez, it’s about time. I was scrolling down the page with all the other white dresses, and i’m was pretty sure when i saw her name, she’d be wearing the same so this was a great surprise.

    Never go back to blonde, Nicole. NEVER!

  8. Ethne Blist February 7, 2011 at 23:45 #

    I wish she kept it like the runway and kept its sexiness. She looks great though- her hair included!

    • mol February 8, 2011 at 06:41 #

      I agree, too bad she lost the neckline plunge; otherwise she looks wonderful.

  9. Yaas February 8, 2011 at 00:50 #

    I know I may be the only one, but I really loved her Golden Globes and Sag’s looks (definitely in my top 5’s), so this is the third in a row. I am also so happy about this new hair style direction, because aside from those dresses in recent 2-3 years, most of the time I didn’t like the same one-piece-left-framing -one side style.

  10. Raquel February 8, 2011 at 01:35 #

    Ohh, some improvemebnt there!! I wish she had done something with her hair, but it is a huuge step in the right direction!

  11. Alicat February 8, 2011 at 01:52 #

    This dress certainly flatters her long, lean silhouette. Great colour too.

  12. lee February 8, 2011 at 03:34 #

    aw man, really wish she kept the runway shoes…

  13. Nia February 8, 2011 at 04:13 #

    Hooray! That’s more like it!

  14. Laura February 8, 2011 at 04:34 #

    Wish she didn’t always cut off her neck like that. Just because she’s tall enough to doesn’t mean that she should. Still, I hardly notice that because this is such an improvement. Such a bold print and not an easy color for her to wear, but she pulls it off and then some. Best dressed of the event to me.

  15. Ariel February 8, 2011 at 05:33 #

    LOVE IT! The best I’ve seen her in a while. I’m really loving orange at the moment!

  16. Fiona February 8, 2011 at 06:48 #

    Love it love it. I am sure it looked great as she moved too with that flippy hem, very nice. Wish she’d gone slightly deeper neckline to show off the pussycat bow, but overall fabulous, especially amongst all the white dresses.

  17. From Russia With Love February 8, 2011 at 07:36 #

    BDOTW

  18. Saara February 8, 2011 at 08:28 #

    Great color and amazing shoes! She was my best dressed at this event.

  19. nicky February 8, 2011 at 08:57 #

    she looks really fabulouss! love the colour and design. she couldve pulled off the whole runway look but definitely not very event appropiate. please wow us at the oscars nicole!

  20. noo February 8, 2011 at 09:14 #

    i was surprised that she is my best dressed at the event :D i love this look

  21. anne February 8, 2011 at 10:40 #

    Love it! I don t think she should have styled it like on the runway given the event. The sexy touch comes from the beautiful shoes so she doesn t need that much exposure in the top part. The colour is gorgeuos and it compliments her hair. All in all a great look from Nicole. Let’s hope she keeps it up!

  22. Tania (itsnishy) February 8, 2011 at 11:04 #

    Oooh yeah, finally!
    <3

  23. D February 8, 2011 at 11:56 #

    fab!!! goes with her hair colour.BDOTW contender :)

  24. robbie February 8, 2011 at 12:48 #

    she looks great but i dont like the bow though. would have been gorgeous without it.

  25. chiara February 8, 2011 at 13:29 #

    looooove it!! I hope she’s gonna surprise us at the oscars

  26. dee February 8, 2011 at 14:51 #

    Love the whole look.

  27. Alina February 8, 2011 at 17:47 #

    Classy with a twist. Like it!

  28. Olga February 8, 2011 at 22:47 #

    I want her shoes! Pronto!!!

  29. Sharon February 8, 2011 at 23:38 #

    Saw this yesterday and was hoping you would feature it. I love the color on Nicole and envy her long, lean figure that’s shown to perfection in this dress.

  30. mochababe73 February 8, 2011 at 23:51 #

    I am NOT a fan of Nicole’s style, but I love this dress on her. She wears it well because she’s so tall. The color looks good against her skin tone.

  31. amber February 8, 2011 at 23:59 #

    loveeee it! BDOTW!

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