15 Award Worthy Women Walk the Red Carpet in Sexy Suits

What’s hotter than a woman in a tailored suit on the red carpet? Award-worthy actresses and musicians in suits – that’s what! We scoured the web for some of our favorite Oscar, Emmy, Independent Spirit and Golden Globe winners and nominees who’ve all showed up for some red carpet event in an exceptional suit. From Jodie Foster’s white suit when she won her second Best Actress Academy Award for The Silence of the Lambs, to Angelina Jolie’s pristine white Dolce and Gabbana tux she wore to the 2001 Oscars, to out lesbian Ellen DeGeneres’ tux for hosting the event in 2007, here are some of Hollywood’s sexiest style icons sporting suits.
By: Tracy E. Gilchrist
February 21 2013 10:28 PM

What’s hotter than a woman in a tailored suit on the red carpet? Award-worthy actresses and musicians in suits – that’s what! We scoured the web for some of our favorite Oscar, Emmy, Independent Spirit and Golden Globe winners and nominees who’ve all showed up for some red carpet event in an exceptional suit. From Jodie Foster’s white suit when she won her second Best Actress Academy Award for The Silence of the Lambs, to Angelina Jolie’s pristine white Dolce and Gabbana tux she wore to the 2001 Oscars, to Ellen DeGeneres’ tux for hosting the event in 2007, here are some of Hollywood’s sexiest style icons sporting suits. 

Anne Hathaway: 

Oscar nominee for best supporting actress for Les Miserables, in poet's sleeves at the National Board of Review Awards in January. 

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Charlize Theron: 

Oscar winner for Monster, Charlize wore this little number at the East of Havana premiere in 2007. 

 

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Salma Hayek: 

Oscar nominee for Frida, Salma got sassy in a suit for the 2011 premiere of Puss in Boots in the UK. 

 

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Queen Latifah: 

Oscar nominee for Chicago, Latifah sported a sparkly top under her suit for the Curvation Project Confidence Awards in 2007. 

 

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Jane Lynch: 

Emmy winner for Glee, Jane donned a Sue Sylvester-esque track suit duster for the MTV Awards in 2010. 

 

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Emmy Rossum:

Shameless star Emmy was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance for Songcatcher. Here she is pretty in purple at the 2011 Women in Entertainment Breakfast. 

 

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Diane Keaton:

Oscar winner for the fashion forward Annie Hall, Diane Keaton's been a style icon ever since. Here she is at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in 2012. 

 

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Ellen Page:

An Oscar nominee for Juno, Ellen Page just looks great in a suit. Here she is promoting To Rome with Love. 

 

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Jennifer Aniston:

Emmy winner for Friends, Jennifer opted for a low-cut top with a suit for the premiere of He's Just Not that Into You. 

 

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Ellen DeGeneres: 

While there are any number of photos of multiple Emmy-winning Ellen sporting a suit that we could have chosen, here she is hosting the Academy Awards in 2007. It's pretty much the gold standard! 

 

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Celine Dion: 

The 'greatest singer in the world' and Oscar winner for "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, Celine, took a risk wearing this Dior tux backwards to the 1999 Academy Awards. 

 

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Jennifer Lawrence: 

An Oscar nominee this year for Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer was nominated in 2010 for Winter's Bone. Here's J-Law at the Playbook premiere in New York City in November. 

 

 

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Jodie Foster: 

Jodie, who gave a rousing coming out speech of sorts when she was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at this year's Golden Globe Awards, won her first Oscar in 1991 for The Accused. Two years later she wore a white suit when she landed the Academy Award for The Silence of the Lambs. 

 

 

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Evan Rachel Wood: 

A Golden Globe nominee for Thirteen and an Emmy nominee for HBO's Mildred Pierce, Evan Rachel Wood looks amazing in a suit, especially with the shorn locks. Here she dazzles on the carpet at the Venice Film Festival in 2011. 

 

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Angelina Jolie: 

Jaws collectively dropped when Angelina turned up on the red carpet of the 2001 Academy Awards in this tailored Dolce and Gabbana suit. Simple, stunning, perfection. That is all. 

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