Andrea Riseborough In Chanel – 2013 Chanel Pre-Oscar Dinner

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Andrea Riseborough made an appearance at the Chanel Pre-Oscar Dinner held at L.A.’s Madeo Restaurant on Saturday.

The actress wore a look straight from the Chanel Spring 2013 runway collection.

Andrea decided to go with a classic Chanel look this time around in a swingy, blue tweed dress with an oversized peter pan collar and red piping. I like that she really went for the classic Chanel style complete with a quilted clutch and cap-toed heels.

Andrea completed her look with a softly curled under ‘do pinned back just above the temple. I think the overall look is lovely, but as it is very sweet and demure, I would have liked to see a less schoolgirl hairstyle for a bit more edge.

What do you think: too sweet, or just perfect?

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Andrea Riseborough In Matthew Williamson – 2013 Elle Style Awards

Andrea Riseborough In Matthew Williamson - 2013 Elle Style Awards

Andrea Riseborough hit the red carpet in a super textural design at the 2013 Elle Style Awards at London’s Savoy Hotel.

The ‘Disconnect’ actress looked effortlessly stunning in a silvery grey design from Matthew Williamson Pre-Fall 2013.

A casual v-neck cut and half-sleeve style was amped up thanks to a beautiful lace design and a soft and flowy feather hemline. Andrea definitely brought the glamour to the red carpet with this design.

The actress styled her cocktail-style dress with Christian Louboutin ‘Dufoura’ open-toe booties and a straightforward beauty style with her hair simply styled in a down look, a smoky eye and a pink lip.

I love the style on her, but would have loved a more delicate sandal and sleek low bun more. Do you agree?

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10.02.13

Andrea Riseborough In Vivienne Westwood Couture – 2013 BAFTA Awards

Andrea Riseborough In Vivienne Westwood - 2013 BAFTA AwardsBritish actress Andrea Riseborough also opted for yellow to chase away the chill at the 2013 BAFTA Awards, hosted on Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, England.

After her frou-frou- and floral-filled turn in a Chanel Resort 2013 frock at the BAFTA nominees party, Andrea took a harder line with her more straight-laced Vivienne Westwood Couture gown styled with De Beers jewels.

The strapless creation still had some frill factor, though, with the ribbon-like detailing at the bodice.

However, the overall effect wasn’t as polished as it perhaps could have been, as the dress appeared a bit rumpled and wrinkled.

The contrast between Andrea’s jet-black hair, which was haphazardly pulled into an updo, as well as her black handbag and black lacquered nails was all a bit harsh against the yellow.

Such a colour combination should perhaps be left to the bumblebee.

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Andrea Riseborough In Chanel – BAFTA Nominees Party

Andrea Riseborough In Chanel - EE British Academy Film Awards Nominees Party

Andrea Riseborough dusted off the winter blues and made a spring statement at the EE British Academy Film Awards nominees party, held on Saturday at Asprey London.

The British actress took an ethereal red carpet turn in a floral Chanel Resort 2013 gown.

When I first saw this frothy number on the runway, I wasn’t too keen on it.

The ample ruffles at the voluminous skirt and large bows with bold flower embellishments at the front came across way too sweet for my taste.

Surprisingly, Andrea managed to lift this look from eccentric to lovely vintage glamour with great panache.

The pared-down styling, minimal jewels and nude Jimmy Choo heels, were instrumental in making this ensemble work.

Her cascading dark curls, smoky eyes and pink pout looked effortlessly refined.

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Written by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

07.02.13

Andrea Riseborough In Christopher Kane – EE & Esquire Pre-BAFTA Party

Andrea Riseborough In Christopher Kane - EE & Esquire Pre-BAFTA PartyAndrea Riseborough attended the EE and Esquire Pre-BAFTA Party, which was hosted at The Savoy Hotel in London on Wednesday evening.

After taking a walk on the white side at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards earlier this week, the British actress channeled a darker aesthetic in a Christopher Kane Pre-Fall 2013 leather dress.

Rendered in a deep eggplant hue with black trim at the collar and waist, the button-down number exuded slightly more warmth than biker-black leather. But with the length and styling, there was still a sense of heaviness here.

She paired the dress with Jimmy Choo ‘Maury’ sandals. A less strappy shoe that didn’t encroach on the ankle would have created a more streamlined silhouette.

Thankfully, Andrea’s makeup photographed as less ghostly and more girly than a few days ago, and she looked more fresh and youthful.

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Andrea Riseborough In Jenny Packham – London Evening Standard British Film Awards

Andrea Riseborough In Jenny Packham - London Evening Standard British Film Awards

Andrea Riseborough attended the London Evening Standard British Film Awards at the London Film Museum on Monday evening in the capital, where she picked up the award for ‘Best Actress’ for her magnificent performance as an IRA bomber in James Marsh’s thriller, ‘Shadow Dancer’.

The one person who will not be picking up any awards is her makeup artist.

Holy Moly, she did a poor job on Ms Riseborough.

I mean, was the dress code fancy dress, and Andrea went as Casper the friendly ghost?

It’s such a shame that all I can focus on is her makeup when she wore a divine Jenny Packham Spring 2013 white gown with silver crystal cap-sleeves.

She styled the look with silver Rupert Sanderson ‘Elba’ pumps with a silver crystal heel, and a Swarovski silver crystal ‘Power’ clutch, with more bling to be had courtesy of her Faberge jewels, which included a stunning emerald ring.

Veronica Lake-esque waves completed her stunning look – from the neck down.