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GRECIAN & GORGEOUS
The Devil Wears Prada, but looks positively angelic at the movie’s 2006 Venice Film Festival premiere in a stunning draped column with a feminine, flowing sleeve accent, plus delicate gems.
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GET A LEG UP
But don’t go thinking the pure hue is always so angelic! Later that year, Anne goes for sexy in a plunging, skin-hugging, flower-accented gown that shows off her mile-long legs at a Keep a Child Alive benefit.
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More than five years before tying the knot in Valentino, the actress test drives another white gown by the designer, this one adorned with an oversize bow, at the 2007 Academy Awards. Love it or hate it, it’s easy to understand why her stylist Rachel Zoe is so sure Anne’s wedding dress will be such “a fashion moment.”
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TIERS OF JOY
After seeing Anne in another elegant white Valentino creation (made just for her!) at the 2008 Rome Get Smart premiere, we totally understand why she tapped the legendary designer to create her wedding gown.
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BLINGED OUT & BRIDAL
Anne was heavily nominated for her role in Rachel Getting Married in 2009, but at that year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, she’s the one looking ready to get hitched in a pretty, pristine Azzaro number with sparkling details that highlight her waist and megawatt smile.
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It’ll be hard to top this breathtaking confection, a gown picked out by Giorgio Armani from his Privé line especially for her red carpet appearance at the 2009 Oscars. (The designer dished to InStyle that the color “was meant to match her complexion so it looked like a second skin on her.”)
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Just a few months prior to getting engaged, Anne slips into yet another white Valentino gown. The one she selects for the 2011 Naked Heart Foundation gala is vintage and has a positively bridal vibe thanks to the romantic ruffles, cap sleeves and Stephen Jones floral crown.
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Normally a fan of floor-skimming dresses and trains, the bride-to-be opts for something a bit shorter: an Alexander McQueen white lace dress at a London party celebrating the One Day premiere in 2011.
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WHAT A SPARKLER
All white save for just a bit of bling – sounds like a bridal getup to us! At N.Y.C.’s The Dark Knight Rises premiere in 2012, the actress selects a striking and sexy Prabal Gurung number that’s gorgeous from every angle.
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Two of the biggest moments in an actress’s life: the day she gets married and the day she hosts the Oscars. For the latter in 2011, one of Anne’s seven wardrobe changes includes this chic Givenchy Haute Couture number, accented with minimal Tiffany & Co. gems.