Natalie Portman has a had a longstanding career as a talented actress. Her roles have varied from science fiction, to historical drama, to thriller. As beautiful as she is brilliant, Portman has had the privilege of dressing in incredible outfits for her myriad roles. In honor of her filming Jackie, the story of first lady and American fashion icon Jacqueline Kennedy, we’ve ranked Natalie Portman fashion looks from her movie roles.
3. Anne Boleyn from The Other Boleyn Girl
Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson star in the retelling of two sisters competing for King Henry VIII. The story of love, betrayal and power is accompanied with incredible coats, dresses and jewelry. The regal outfits can be as mesmerizing as the story line. Natalie Portman fashion gets taken back into time with romantic colors and look to seduce King Henry and the audience.
2. Nina Sayers from Black Swan
In Portman’s Oscar winning role, Nina Sayers prepares for a Swan Lake performance that ends up consuming both her physical and mental life. Between the costume and make up work, Black Swan created its own iconic look. Natalie Portman’s fashion moves the audience as textures and colors tell the unforgettable story.
1. Padmé from the Star Wars Prequels
We’re giving the number one spot to the Star Wars Prequels. Portman plays Queen and politician Padme. In her more formal scenes, Portman wears intricate gowns inspired from Eastern and African cultures to show her planet’s traditions and customs. Overall, Natalie Portman wears as many as 37 costumes in the three movies. We love how the worldly outfits elevate Padme into her political and romantic roles. Even as Padme’s character evolves, Star Wars was clearly making a fashion statement with each look. In fact, in the Times Square Star Wars Costume Museum, some of the most significant exhibits include Natalie Portman’s fashion as Padme.