Thandie Newton Style

Thandie Newton Style
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 02, 2010

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This photo from ’95 shows a young Thandie Newton already flexing what will become her style signature: statement dress, simple accessories.

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A long Greek-style gown gets the classic Newton treatment: simple lip color and no accessories.

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Once again, Newton shows off a penchant for minimal accessories, solid colors and simple shoes.

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This structured gown has come to epitomize Newton’s red carpet style.

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Newton glitters – literally – on the red carpet in this knee length gold shift.

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As Newton clearly demonstrates, the graphic print and oversized bow only need a bold lip color – and nothing else.

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We love the nude lip and hint of crystals on the decollatage – the only accessory Newton uses to complement this stunning embellished sheath.

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Thandie presents her take on the long formal dress: a long jacket worn over a mini. The overall effect is sexy and chic, like the lady who wears it.

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Newton shows off the red carpet, she gets a bit more complicated with her wardrobe: adding layers and a classic Chanel 2.5 quilted handbag.

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A jeweled belt adds shape and sparkle to a Newton style staple: the multi-colored dress.

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Here too, Newton opts to play up her dress – and her bold beauty statement – by opting for no accessories and nude colored shoes.

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Newton lets the dress stand out by choosing an accessory in one of her favorite tones: gold. The color blends in with her skin and doesn’t compete with this multi-colored cocktail number.

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True to form, Newton keeps things simple with minimal jewelry and a simple clutch to balance the jeweled details on the dress.

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The asymmetrical neckline on this knee-length number elevates a simple dress to stylish proportions.

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This recent look from the premiere of Newton’s latest film shows that this “For Colored Girls” star has stayed true to her style roots for over a decade keeping things simple, chic and classic.


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