She shot to fame for wearing very little in last year’s Fifty Shades of Grey.
But Dakota Johnson showed off her sharp sense of style as she delved into her designer wardrobe on Saturday night and wowed in a chic mini dress.
The US star chose an elegant ensemble for a night of celebrations at Lancome’s Pre-BAFTA party held in the regal setting of London’s Kensington Palace.
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Looking chic: Dakota Johnson showed off her sharp sense of style at Saturday night’s Lancome Pre-BAFTA party held in the regal setting of London’s Kensington Palace
Dakota, 26, flaunted her quirky taste in fashion by shunning a glam evening gown in favour of the short tweed number.
The monochrome mini dress had a vintage Chanel vibe with its decorated cuffs and hemline and sixties style cut.
The fashion-conscious actress added a pair of opaque tights and a touch of glitz with her silver block heels. Her long dark locks were left loose and glossy, while she added pretty pink blusher and a matching lip colour.
Retro: Dakota, 26, showed off her quirky taste in fashion by shunning a glam evening gown in favour of a short tweed number
It’s a huge weekend for Dakota, who has been nominated for the 2016 BAFTA EE Rising Star Award, which will be presented at Sunday’s ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London
The actress has been nominated for the prestigious gong alongside Star Wars: The Force Awakens lead John Boyega, Eddie the Eagle star Taron Egerton, Oscar nominee for Room Brie Larson and Bel Powley, who has starred in The Diary of a Teenage Girl and A Royal Night Out.
The five young rising stars, all under the age of 30, have been nominated for the coveted award for their exceptional performances on both the big screen and small screen.
Quirky: The monochrome mini dress had a vintage Chanel vibe with its ribbon decorated cuffs and hemline and sixties style cut
Dakota was propelled firmly into the spotlight in 2015, with her performance opposite Jamie Dornan as Fifty Shades protagonist Anastasia Steele earning her world-wide fame.
Speaking about her nomination, Dakota said: ‘I am thoroughly stunned, and honoured to be acknowledged with an EE Rising Star Award nomination. Thank you, I am truly grateful.’
This year’s nominees have been picked by a panel of judges which includes the likes of award-winning actress Olivia Coleman, broadcaster and critic Jonathan Ross and a host of revered professionals from across the film world.
The awards are often a tipping point in the career of rising stars, with former recipients including James McAvoy, Kristen Stewart, Tom Hardy, Juno Temple, Will Poulter and Jack O’Connell.
In the running: It’s a huge weekend for the Dakota, who has been nominated for the 2016 BAFTA EE Rising Star Award, which will be presented at Sunday’s ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London