Charlize Theron In Dior Couture – 2014 Met Gala

Charlize Theron In Dior Couture - 2014 Met Gala

Charlize Theron looks fabulous on the red carpet of the 2014 Met Gala on Monday (May 5) in New York City.

The beautiful actress rocked a Dior Couture gown with a chic tuxedo jacket thrown effortlessly over her shoulders. She added an extra feminine touch to her monochrome ensemble with dazzling Fred Leighton jewels.

Her signature swept-back blonde hair added to the crazy cool vibe this look gives off. Charlize’s subtly sexy makeup provided just the right touch.

I love when a woman takes a risk with menswear, and still holds onto their femininity. Her look is so refreshing at an event like this. She does no wrong in my book! Do you agree?

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45 Responses to Charlize Theron In Dior Couture – 2014 Met Gala

  1. Parvati May 6, 2014 at 22:37 #

    Gorgeous, as always!

  2. ramsay May 6, 2014 at 22:23 #

    In a way I agree with everything that has been said (good and back)- I understand both points of views – still I can’t help myself but absolutely love this – to the level of seeing her as the best dressed last night
    And yes, there is something deja vu in this dress – and yes the addition of the back jacket is incredibly chic and special – and yes the jewellery is quite amazing – but I don’t think me liking it that much has only to do with these elements
    I really think it’s all about her – the way she carries herself, her utter beauty, her pose, her class, her tall body of a woman with curves in all the right places
    She makes everything she wears more beautiful
    I honestly do not think I would have been as enamored by this look had it been worn even by some of Hollywood’s most beautiful ladies (e.g. Bullock, Witherspoon, Adams, Lawrence etc.)
    She makes it beautiful, the same way she made her Oscar dress of this year and last year more beautiful than they actually were
    She’s in a way with a league with a few other actresses (really a handful – the ones I can think of are Blanchett, Kidman, Swinton) who have an innate quality that just put them above the rest (though there are many other beautiful actresses e.g. Jolie)
    You know that any dress will likely look better on Blanchett than any other person cause it would look more regal on her
    You know that Kidman’s height and utter class will elevate any piece
    You know that even the simplest pieces (think a few Celine pieces she has worn over the years) will look more interesting or intellectual on Tilda
    And we criticize Dior for donning frocks to Lawrence that do not work on her but these dresses are very similar to the ones than Charlize wears – but it’s just that Charlize can make them work
    That’s because Charlize has the physique of a movie star – And the drama of a Dior dress needs a woman with this physique – Jennifer is more of a girl next door – she would look good in many American brands (Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, etc.) i.e. designers with a more straight forward esthetic – but not Dior
    Charlize is really what represents best the Dior woman (and Marion with all her French-ness is a good ambassador too)
    I really think that it is not a level playing field and that any look is as much about the dress itself (and the styling) as the woman wearing it

  3. Nat39 May 6, 2014 at 18:51 #

    I feel like we’ve seen this gown many times before. Nothing to get excited about, and it feels rather formal at the event where you expect to see drama and glamour.

  4. Danielle May 6, 2014 at 17:05 #

    Charlize is just so stunning!

  5. Marcel May 6, 2014 at 16:41 #


  6. Carrie May 6, 2014 at 16:00 #

    No surprise, she looks effortlessly stunning! Wow.

  7. d May 6, 2014 at 15:44 #

    she always looks amazing!! <3

  8. EmmaWoodhouse May 6, 2014 at 15:18 #

    Well add this to the list of YES x1000! She looks AMAZING, a great take on the theme–and just so statuesque and beautiful. Definitely pinning this to my BDOTY contenders list.

  9. chryssa May 6, 2014 at 15:10 #

    Seems i belong to the minority but i absolutely dislike this dress on her..don’t like the hair reminds me of Melanie Griffith in the 80’s.

  10. Silvia May 6, 2014 at 14:31 #

    She looks like she has no waist, I don’t know if it’s her body or the dress.

  11. Kay May 6, 2014 at 14:29 #

    I’m sorry to be the party pooper here but that dress does nothing to her. She looks wide on the waist and the black stripes on the dress are supposed to create an optical illusion to make her look wasp waist. she never had a wasp waist so that was the intent but its not working here. The jacket, which is no a tux, but just a plain black jacket makes her look like she’s hiding her arms and shoulders for some reason. Not her best look at all.

  12. adrian May 6, 2014 at 14:19 #

    no denying she looks amaze!

  13. Flaunt May 6, 2014 at 12:40 #

    Wow. I am amazed at how effortless she is with her elegance and poise. She makes everyone else appear to be trying too hard. No other woman there should stand next to this goddess. BDOTW. Dior should hold on to her for a long time. What a great ambassador.

  14. Pedro May 6, 2014 at 12:27 #

    Queen Charlize looks perfect!


  15. Larissa May 6, 2014 at 11:30 #

    With her gorgeous face, perfect body and fierce presence she can pull off pretty much everything. Love the effortless elegance of this look.

  16. Christine May 6, 2014 at 11:29 #

    She looks amazing! She looks so good

  17. Sanya May 6, 2014 at 11:15 #

    Charlize is the best ambassador for Dior ever. She is the only one who always pulls it off.

  18. jo May 6, 2014 at 10:53 #

    Sha can’t be human. With her grace, she is the person that I look up to. Perfection as always

  19. Yeliz May 6, 2014 at 10:46 #

    LOVE this BDOTY worthy look. This is breathtaking, I can’t stop looking at it. She totally blew me away. This is Charlize at her best. She and Karolina are my top favourites.

  20. Jones19 May 6, 2014 at 10:34 #

    WOW WOW WOW one of her best looks EVER.

  21. Revital May 6, 2014 at 09:22 #

    I am sorry to be a party killer and I may be the only one but I don’t like this dress on her, I think it makes her looks fat.

    • justme May 6, 2014 at 14:08 #

      I wouldn’t say fat but the dress makes her look wider than she is.
      I think people are overlooking that because the gala was such a disappointment.

  22. Noemi May 6, 2014 at 09:08 #

    Very beautiful. She never fails on the red carpet.

  23. kane May 6, 2014 at 08:48 #

    At first sight I found this stunning, but actually it’s fairly simple and I wouldn’t necessarily say the good kind of simple.

    • justme May 6, 2014 at 14:05 #

      I agree and Lord knows I live for Charlize’s style.

  24. Betelgeuze May 6, 2014 at 08:35 #

    Wow wow wow.
    I can’t think of a sentence to descibe this that contains more then one superlative word. One of my favourites, if not The favourite. I’ll definitely remember this look when choosing a BDOTY.

  25. amy May 6, 2014 at 08:31 #

    werk. so statuesque

  26. Valissa May 6, 2014 at 07:53 #

    Wow!! I gasped when I saw this! It’s simply stunning and Charlize (as always) looks statuesque and goddess-like.
    This is going on my best dressed of the night list…

  27. cherrysoftness May 6, 2014 at 06:25 #

    What a commanding presence, standing anywhere near her must have made a ton of celebrities in this event feel ridiculous over their choices. Making an impact and bringing the drama for the Met Gala does not mean wearing an ugly, shiny costume. It means, this. A mini skirt is not cool nor will it make you stand out. This, will.

    • Charlotte May 6, 2014 at 08:00 #

      I think people confused being edgy and risky with wearing the most ridiculous garments, but in true style is how do you wear said piece and make it your own, even if it’s just a classic dress like this. But even then, she take it to the next level and paired it with the tuxedo jacket. Perfect!

      • Grace Patricia May 6, 2014 at 22:57 #

        Totally true.

  28. Derro May 6, 2014 at 06:06 #

    Best dressed! Hands down!

  29. arang May 6, 2014 at 05:39 #

    She seems to carry off a lot simply by virtue of her charisma, gorgeous face, and statuesque presence. (Nothing wrong with that, of course.) That said, I find the actual dress a bit underwhelming.

  30. justine May 6, 2014 at 05:30 #

    Probably the wrong place to ask this, but FC, are you going to do Amber Heard at the gala?

  31. maria May 6, 2014 at 05:19 #

    how interesting see her getting older

  32. saula May 6, 2014 at 05:13 #

    She looks great!!!

  33. Cinders May 6, 2014 at 05:10 #

    Holy cow! My jaw dropped when I saw this. She looks amazing. Easily my favorite.

  34. Mandy May 6, 2014 at 05:09 #

    I like the gown but i dislike her earrings at all. Im on the fence about the jacket.

  35. Amanda May 6, 2014 at 05:08 #

    Wow! stunning and statuesque. Amazing!

  36. Alex V May 6, 2014 at 05:08 #

    Should’ve been your oscars dress awars

  37. pinksugar May 6, 2014 at 05:07 #

    Hands down the best of the night. Charlize knows how to bring it when she wants to. She did not disappoint.

  38. lamodesedémodelestylejamais May 6, 2014 at 05:06 #

    The ‘Don’t you know who I think I am’ stare has been perfected here. That said this is stunning all around.

  39. Ariadne May 6, 2014 at 05:04 #

    She looks gorgeous and elegant.

  40. Alina May 6, 2014 at 05:03 #

    Charlize at her best.

  41. Kate May 6, 2014 at 05:02 #

    Charlize pulls this off with such ease! I love this look!

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