30 Reese Witherspoon Red Carpet Looks, Because This 'Wild,' Oscar-Nominated Star Has Some Seriously Glam Style

The Oscars are just around the corner, and unless you've chosen to forgo media coverage of the 2015 awards season, you're most likely aware of the year's unexpectedly gritty triple threat artist. Reese Witherspoon's performance in Wild shocked critics and audiences alike, but off-screen, the actress continued to exhibit her signature, refined style on the red carpet. One would expect nothing less from the poised, Southern star. In honor of Witherspoon's nominations, and indeed her unwavering sartorial prowess, here are the star's most memorable red carpet looks.

Blue Louis Vuitton

Witherspoon struck a pose in this simple yet stunning Louis Vuitton gown for the 2013 Oscars, which she selected with her very own stylist in residence, daughter Ava.


Champagne-Hued Dior

Witherspoon was the toast of Hollywood in this pastel satin Dior, which she wore to accept her Oscar for Walk The Line.

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Black And White Armani Prive

Witherspoon channeled black tie style in this beautifully imagined, strapless Armani Prive gown.

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Black Lace Valentino

Witherspoon’s signature Southern charm came into play when she donned this gauzy black lace Valentino with an illusion neckline and beaded embellishment.

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Ombre Nina Ricci

Witherspoon donned a beautiful ombre Nina Ricci for the 2007 Oscars. The gown’s thoughtfully layered fabric appeared almost like crepe paper in descending shades of purple.

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Crystal Calvin Klein

Witherspoon proved once and for all that diamonds are a girl’s best friend in this shimmering silver Calvin Klein column gown.


Teal Calvin Klein

A slightly more pared-down bias-cut Calvin Klein in tropical teal suited the actress at the Golden Globes.


Rosy Balenciaga

A trim Balenciaga shift rendered in a rosy hue was simultaneously playful and refined.


Regal Stella McCartney

Witherspoon adopted the color of royalty when she donned this slim Stella McCartney gown for the 2015 BAFTAs.

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Embroidered Floral Mini

At the premiere of The Good Lie, Witherspoon appeared effortlessly elegant in a floral embroidered frock.

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Crimson Calvin Klein

An Old Hollywood-inspired Witherspoon donned a streamlined crimson Calvin Klein Halter gown for the premiere of Gone Girl.

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Bell-Sleeved Mini

Witherspoon harkened back to the ’60s in this retro bell-sleeved mini dress.

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Black And Red

Witherspoon beamed in a simple yet statement-making rouge and black pleated silk gown.

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White Zac Posen

Witherspoon greeted the press and fans at the premiere of her passion project, Wild, sporting a restrained yet lovely white Zac Posen dress with cutout detailing at the bust.

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Aqua Silk Frock

A newly brunette Witherspoon accented her freshly dyed locks in a pale aqua pleated silk gown.

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Red Sheath Dress

Loose curls and minimalist makeup beautifully complemented Witherspoon’s crimson, rosette-embellished gown.

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Beaded Tulle Gown

Witherspoon looked every bit the Southern Belle when she walked the red carpet in this black and white beaded tulle gown with a banded waist and illusion neckline.

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Vivid Yellow Nina Ricci

Witherspoon attended the 2007 Golden Globes in a heart-stopping yellow satin Nina Ricci number with a delicate floral pattern and braided belt.


Bejeweled Navy Satin

Witherspoon selected a restrained navy silk gown that recalled the timeless style of Grace Kelly for a winter film premiere.


Black Lace Gown

Witherspoon channeled her unforgettable Valentino moment in this single-shoulder black lace gown with intricate beading and illusion paneling at the bodice.

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Beautiful Bowed Gown

A bow-embellished rose and black tulle Zac Posen gown suited Witherspoon’s innate glamour to a T at the How Do You Know premiere.

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Black Lace Strapless Gown

A poised Witherspoon hit a sartorial high note in this corseted frock with black lace overlay.

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Single-Shoulder Crimson Gown

Witherspoon looked utterly statuesque in a draped crimson single-shoulder gown for the french premiere of her film Water For Elephants.

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Sapphire Sweetheart Gown

Witherspoon shared a moment with Water For Elephants co-star Robert Pattinson while sporting a deep sapphire sweetheart gown.

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Lace-Embellished Jason Wu

Witherspoon sported a timeless lace-embellished black and white Jason Wu frock for her Water For Elephants red carpet.

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Black Lace Suit

Witherspoon suited up in a black satin tuxedo jacket and lace camisole, paired with tousled curls and glowing skin.

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Shimmering Versace

A glowing Witherspoon shimmered in her midnight blue beaded Versace at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.


Glittering Emerald Frock

Witherspoon took a virtual trip to the Emerald City in this quirky sequined frock.

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Crimson Zac Posen

Zac Posen’s crimson, fitted silk gown did right by the actress at the Golden Globes.

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Red And White Calvin Klein

Witherspoon appeared refined and unruffled in this tailored red and white strapless Calvin Klein number.

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