11 Celebrity Women Wearing Tuxedos, Because The Red Carpet Needs A Good Shakeup Every Once In A While

Awards season is a notoriously tricky times in sartorial terms for Hollywood's most beloved celebrities. Whilst promoting their latest film projects, actors must dress in attire that speaks to current trends, exudes confidence, and demonstrates ingenuity without appearing overly complex. One ensemble in particular has become a favored choice amongst Hollywood's female powerhouse actresses perhaps because of the air of sophistication and authority it exudes, and it is the humble tuxedo. Whether paired with a crimson lip or slicked-back updo, the black tie tuxedo is never a wrong choice for the red carpet. Read on for 11 actresses who proved that sporting a suit on the awards season red carpet is the ultimate sartorial statement.

by Tyler Atwood

Anne Hathaway In A Tuxedo And Black Bowtie

Anne Hathaway broke up her series of seven gowns with this simple Lanvin tuxedo while presenting at the 2011 Oscars.

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Ellen Paige In A Slim Tuxedo And Skinny Tie

Ellen Paige demonstrated her streamlined style in a slim-cut suit, simple grey tie, and checkered pocket square at the Oscars Vanity Fair after-party.


Ellen Degeneres In A Velvet Tuxedo And Pussybow Blouse

A throwback velvet dinner jacket with satin lapels paired with a pussybow blouse lent Ellen Degeneres vintage allure onstage at the Oscars.

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Amy Poehler In A Black Cropped Tuxedo

Stella McCartney’s cropped, avant-garde rendition of a simple tuxedo directed all eyes towards Amy Poehler at the 2013 Golden Globes.

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Ellen Degeneres In A Cream Tuxedo

Ellen Degeneres adopted a crisp cream rendition of her signature suited-up look while presenting at the Oscars.

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Jennifer Aniston In A Burgundy Tuxedo

Jennifer Aniston’s marsala-hued Gucci tuxedo made waves at the 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards.

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Angelina Jolie In An Undone Tuxedo

Angelina Jolie selected an undone but utterly arresting Saint Laurent tuxedo for a red carpet appearance at the 2014 BAFTA Awards.


Julia Roberts In A Satin-Adorned Black Tuxedo

An exquisitely tailored black Givenchy tuxedo with satin accents suited Julia Roberts at the 2015 SAG Awards.

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Taylor Swift In A White Tuxedo

Taylor Swift eschewed her shimmering, ethereal, multilayered wares in favor of this attention-commanding tuxedo at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Helen Lasichanh In A Black And White Tuxedo

Pharrell’s significant other stood by the crooner’s side in a black and white tuxedo paired with an undone pussybow blouse at the Oscars.


Miley Cyrus In A Safety-Pinned Tuxedo

Never before has a safety-pinned suit appeared so contemporary and on-trend. Perhaps it is the shock of seeing Miley Cyrus wear actual clothing on the red carpet, but the ensemble appears remarkably dashing.