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15.10.13 Premiere

Carey Mulligan In Christian Dior – ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ London Film Festival Premiere

Carey Mulligan In Christian Dior - 'Inside Llewyn Davis' London Film Festival Premiere

Carey Mulligan took to the red carpet this evening for the ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ London Film Festival premiere held at the Odeon Leicester Square.

You will have to search back as far a May to find Carey Mulligan wearing a vibrant hue, so I was delighted she selected something outside of her black, nude, blush, and white comfort zone on this rare occasion.

She wore a Christian Dior yellow matte silk and wool crepe cocktail dress with contoured seams on the bodice which she styled with black Dior pumps.

The second bit of good news is that her makeup artist is no longer M.I.A. as Carey (the star who kicked started the barely-there makeup trend) sported a lush raspberry lip shade.

No jewels, just a simple wavy bun completed her look.

Do you love the look or can you not ignore her footwear selection as I have chosen to?

Credit: Getty

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26 Responses to Carey Mulligan In Christian Dior – ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ London Film Festival Premiere

  1. Alina October 15, 2013 at 20:28 #

    Nice sandals and a pair of small earrings. That’s all this look needed.

    • jo October 15, 2013 at 21:39 #

      +1 but still, she’s finally wearing some colour.

  2. Lianne October 15, 2013 at 20:28 #


  3. EmmaWoodhouse October 15, 2013 at 20:29 #

    I would have loved a statement necklace–maybe pearls–and shimmering sandals, but the dress and her hair, makeup and attitude are all a strong step in the direction of the sweet, winsome star whose style we loved.

  4. Emmeline October 15, 2013 at 20:41 #

    This is such an improvement, I love seeing her in color again! I’ll cross my fingers that it continues.

  5. MatBer October 15, 2013 at 20:43 #

    Love the dress, love the shoes, love the styling, love it all!

  6. Cookie October 15, 2013 at 20:54 #

    Thank God. She really has so much more at her disposal, shame she doesn’t ever seem to want to make use of it. I wonder why she doesn’t smile anymore :(

  7. Beth Rodrigues October 15, 2013 at 20:58 #

    Happily, I will ignore the shoes..she looks the best I’ve seen in a while!

  8. Yeliz October 15, 2013 at 21:10 #

    Actually the shoes don’t bother me that much. She looks gorgeous, yellow suits her.

    • KatieKate October 15, 2013 at 22:58 #

      Thank you, Carey!! I looove this look, oh that dynamic color! Be still my heart! She didn!t just give us a pop of color, she gave us a POW of color. Proving what we all already know, that she is not living up to her RC potential. I totally don’t even mind the shoes I am so thrilled!

      • KatieKate October 15, 2013 at 22:58 #


    • amy October 16, 2013 at 17:17 #


  9. Rebecca Z October 15, 2013 at 21:22 #

    I like the shoes but not with this dress. I would have liked something–a necklace or earrings to provide some visual interest above the bodice of the dress. I don’t love this yellow on her. All of that said, I like the way she looks–but it is not fabulous.

  10. Nadine October 15, 2013 at 22:14 #

    What footwear?

  11. Stel October 15, 2013 at 23:05 #

    I prefer her blonde.. I think the dress would look so much better on her!

  12. kate October 15, 2013 at 23:34 #

    she needs to get away from ryan hastings. the man can pick good dresses most of the time, but he’s awful at styling his clients.

    with that being said, glad she’s wearing color and make-up again.

  13. Ash October 16, 2013 at 01:36 #

    missing a necklace.
    other than that it’s a good look. Finally could see some color on Carey!

  14. Nat39 October 16, 2013 at 02:20 #

    Boring even with the vibrant yellow colour and bright lip, her presentation is dull – if not necklace then perhaps a belt and a clutch, some subtle jewels and more inspiring footwear wouldn’t hurt.

  15. avi October 16, 2013 at 02:46 #

    Yay! She looks stunning! This shade of yellow really suits her skin tone and the dress flatters her with the form-fitting bodice and loose skirt. Maybe some jewellry would have completed the look. That shade of lipstick with hair colour is really working for her. I don’t even mind the shoes.

    I preferred when she dressed more whimsically but if the minimal look is the direction she’s moving towards then so be it, she’s classy as ever. I just hope we see her in more colour!

  16. Christine October 16, 2013 at 04:39 #

    This is not a bad look, actually. Love the makeup finally. Gorgeous yellow color on her! She looks Alive.

    • Denise October 16, 2013 at 09:10 #

      “LOVE the makeup finally”. My thoughts exactly. I think she reads our comments!!! Keep it up Carey !

  17. TeaAtTwo October 16, 2013 at 05:59 #

    I really dislike the black pumps with a vibrant dress but ankles up it’s a nice look.

  18. kane October 16, 2013 at 08:26 #

    Baby steps, but the direction is good.

  19. Iva October 16, 2013 at 08:41 #

    I love this!
    Yes – it’s simple styling, but sometimes less is more.

  20. Neli October 16, 2013 at 11:23 #

    Nice color but I think she’s too boring now

  21. Anne October 16, 2013 at 13:25 #

    While there are some definite tweaks I’d make, this is hands-down the best she’s looked in ages. So, I’m not even going to nitpick

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