Fashion and Style: Models turned Actresses

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ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELY
ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELY
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Rosie Huntington-Whitely knows that all models turned actresses must perfect the red carpet glare in order to be taken seriously for their work.
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BROOKLYN DECKER
BROOKLYN DECKER
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Brooklyn Decker perfected the cross-legged, head toss trick while posing for Sports Illustrated. You, too, can perfect this trick…if you look as good as she does in a bikini!
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ANDIE MCDOWELL
ANDIE MCDOWELL
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Andie McDowall proves that you can take the girl out of the model and put her in Hollywood, but you can never take the model out of the girl.
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BROOKE SHIELDS
BROOKE SHIELDS
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Nothing gets between Brooke Shields and her Calvins…or Brooke and her little black dress.
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CHARLIZE THERON
CHARLIZE THERON
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Charlize Theron started modeling at 16—that’s why she’s such a natural in that Dior commercial. She’s been taking her clothes off over and over for years.
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ELIZABETH HURLEY
ELIZABETH HURLEY
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
With that red-carpet poise, it’s no wonder Elizabeth Hurley began her career as a dancer slash model. But who knew she was once a punk rocker, too?
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HALLE BERRY
HALLE BERRY
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
We’ve long called Halle Berry “the alien”—she never ages. Now we know why—she started her career as a beauty queen. She is still Queen of the silver screen.
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ANDIE MCDOWELL
ANDIE MCDOWELL
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Andie is as fresh-faced and curly-maned now as she was back when she stole our heart in Vogue in the 80s.
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FRMKE JANSENN
FRMKE JANSENN
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Famke Jansenn knows that whether you are a model or an actress, the best way to fashionably hide a hangover is to wear a big pair of sunglasses.
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ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELY
ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELY
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
We wonder if Rosie learned in modeling class that head to toe navy on a navy carpet would make a striking impression. Well, it works!
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BROOKLYN DECKER
BROOKLYN DECKER
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Whether you’re a model or an actress, Brooklyn Decker knows that at the end of the day it’s all about the shoes.
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CHARLIZE THERON
CHARLIZE THERON
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
First rule of modeling etiquette is to stand up straight, Charlize! Did you throw your back out strutting for Dior?
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ELIZABETH HURLEY
ELIZABETH HURLEY
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
After all the outrageous couture models wear on a daily basis, Liz’s flame dress is tame as a baby kitten.
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LILY COLE
LILY COLE
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
If we saw Lily Cole sitting on a shelf in a kids’ toy room, we would just assume she was a china doll—but she came to life on the big screen in 'Doctor Parnassus.'
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MILA JOVOVICH
MILA JOVOVICH
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Milla Jovovich has got the mannequin pose down pat—probably because she used to be a (human) one.
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MONICA BELLUCI
MONICA BELLUCI
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Monica Belluci gives away her former model status by wearing mounds of fur on the red carpet—such a Italian trick.
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VANESSA WILLIAMS
VANESSA WILLIAMS
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Vanessa Williams was the first African American Miss America, and she’s still reigning supreme on the red carpet as a woman who is as beautiful inside as she is out.
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CAMERON DIAZ
CAMERON DIAZ
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
There’s a reason Cam rhymes with gams—girlfriend started her career as a Levi’s model. She’s still lusciously leggy in Bad Teacher.
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FREIDA PINTO
FREIDA PINTO
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Freida Pinto was never a slumdog—she went from the modeling circuit in Mumbai straight to silver screen goddess in Slumdog Millionaire.
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GEMMA WARD
GEMMA WARD
Kate Durbin (Commentary)/ Hollywood.com
Gemma Ward’s been one of Anna Wintour’s favs for years, but the Australian beauty has decided to transform from model to mermaid for the next Pirates film.

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