It wasn’t her all-time favourite red-carpet look, although. That goes again 15 years to the 2006 Venice Film Festival. “The night that The Queen screened at Venice was a very big moment because it was the moment that launched the film into the public arena,” she remembers. “And I had a really lovely, sort-of-silver sequined dress — and it was so not like my look as the Queen. I loved that look.”
Sequins and pink hair can go a great distance in making Mirren really feel lovely — or as she prefers to place it, like she has “swagger” — however what in the end makes her really feel her most glamorous in the course of the fanciest of film-industry occasions is a very surprising accent: consolation.
“Somehow, being comfortable in what you’re wearing gives you an ease and the relaxation that transforms your look,” Mirren says. “You can have everything perfectly done, but if you’re self-conscious about things showing, or it doesn’t quite fit, you’re sort of stiff. Weirdly, comfort is very, very important.”
That consolation comes via as confidence when Mirren is in entrance of the digital camera, which is what has made her a magnificence icon to so many. But even Mirren herself has magnificence function fashions, together with Kate Winslet, who not too long ago joined Mirren among the many L’Oréal Paris ambassador ranks.
“Kate is a very beautiful woman, undoubtedly, of course. But she’s beautiful in a way that she’s always allowed it to be herself — her natural self,” Mirren says of her Collateral Beauty costar. “Even when she’s very obviously, beautifully dressed up with hair and makeup, there’s something always very natural about her, and that comes from her personality. She’s a really great woman.”
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