Oscar nominee Kristen Stewart wows on the red carpet for 'Spencer'

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Kristen Stewart has received her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her portrayal of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the movie Spencer.

Since the poetic movie about the people's princess launched, Kristen has been doing many red carpet events, from premieres to film festivals and, of course, award ceremonies.

Like Diana herself, Kristen is a Chanel fan and long-time brand ambassador, so it's unsurprising that at most red carpet events, she was top-to-tail in the French couture label.

Kristen Stewart attends the Los Angeles premiere of Neon's in black midriff gown, with lace ruffles and transparent skirt over a white petticoat.
Kristen Stewart stuns in Chanel at the Los Angeles premiere of Spencer. Photo: Getty Images

And while her edgy style and the way she wears the label may differ from the classic way Diana wore Chanel, it is certainly very relevant to today.

With the Academy Awards on March 28, it's a safe bet to think Kristen will choose a Chanel couture gown for her moment in the spotlight.


"I’m just excited to share that space, even if it renders me completely speechless, whether I’m onstage or off," she shared with Gold Derby about attending her first Oscars as a presenter.

"I am looking forward to that energy. It’s a room full of people that I have just revered my whole life. It’s such a trip."

Kristen Stewart in gold sheath dress with thin straps stands against a black wall with logos on a red carpet as she attends the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on March 13, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Kristen Stewart attends the Critics Choice Awards in a 90s inspired sheath dress by Dolce & Gabbana. Photo: Getty Images

Of the standout role, the 31-year-old actress explained at the Santa Barbara Film Festival last month: "I was shocked, I was stunned ... I never saw myself in this realm!"

It's not like she didn't put in the work.

The actress, who got her breakthrough in the Twilight movies, spent four months working to get her accent right.

"The accent is intimidating as all hell, because people know that voice, and it's so, so distinct and particular," she told Instyle as she was prepping for the movie.

"I needed four months, because it’s a really physical thing," Kristen revealed.

"I consider my ear to be kind of attuned to things, but I had to completely trust my coach. When we first started shooting; I was like: ‘Am I ready? Does it sound good to you?’ And he was like, ‘absolutely’.

"It got better as we shot, so I know that he was just saying that to give me confidence, because there was really not much more he could do."

Kristen Stewart arrives at the photocall for Spencer during the 78th Venice International Film Festival in Venice, Italy wearing a black long-sleeved jacket with matching short shorts with gold buttons and pocket detailing. She has bare legs and wears black high heels and is standing against a blue wall with Venice 78 logos
Kristen Stewart wore a Chanel pre-fall 2021 boucle romper at the photocall for Spencer in Venice. Photo: P. Lehman/Future Publishing via Getty Images

However, she has received great reviews for her accent and mannerisms.

"She gives a memorable, very mercurial performance," the reviewer for The Independent wrote.

"She’s fidgety, charming, impulsive and often funny – an immediately ingratiating presence."

Variety was also won over.

"Kristen Stewart doesn’t just do an impersonation (though on the level of impersonation she’s superb)," the reviewer said.

"She transforms; she changes her aspect, her rhythm, her karma.

"Stewart makes that the most moving moment I’ve seen in any film this year."

Kristen Stewart in strapless sequinned grey gown with pencil skirt stands on a red carpet.
Kristen Stewart also sparkled in Chanel at the Spencer UK Premiere. Photo: Getty Images

To enhance the biopic nature of the film, Spencer director Pablo Larraín and costume designer Jacqueline Durran approached Chanel to share archived items to provide the allure Diana was known for.

“In terms of style and glamour, the collaboration gave the movie something we wouldn’t have had otherwise,” Jacqueline said.

“The Chanel pieces added to that aura Diana had as a princess, so it was an incredible match.”

Kristen Stewart on the red capret in an aqua tunic with black bow and white pants with the 78th Venice International Film Festival logo on the white staggered wall behind her.
Kristen Stewart on the red carpet of Spencer at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in a Chanel aqua pantsuit. Photo: P. Lehman/Future Publishing via Getty Images

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