“One Night in Miami” Director Regina King in Dior Couture at the Directors Guild Awards

Posted on April 12, 2021

This is an unusual look taken on its own and something of an unexpected swerve when put up against the dramatic gownery of Regina King’s promotional and awards-season wardrobe for her directorial debut, One Night in Miami.

 

 

 

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Not that there needs to be any reason or meaning behind it, but we wonder if the turn towards a kind of suit is because she’s appearing at the DGAs as a director for the first time. We also wonder if it’s really a coincidence that her hair resembles a beret, the sort of old-Hollywood cliche of a director’s outfit. The design itself is oddly captivating. The combination of high-waisted pants and a cropped off-the-shoulder jacket with cap sleeves over a sheer blouse just sounds ridiculous. But that textile is beautiful and keeping everything the same color provides a sense of unity to such a collection of disparate elements. It just works for us.

Did it need a belt maybe?

 

 

Style Credits:
Christian Dior from the Spring 2021 Couture Collection
Mejuri Jewelry
Jimmy Choo Shoes

Styled by Wayman + Micah | Hair by Angie Perrantes | Makeup by Latrice Johnson

 

[Photo Credit: James Anthony via Wayman + Micah/Instagram, Regina King/Instagram, Elina Kechicheva/Courtesy of Christian Dior]

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