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Anne Hathaway & Cheongsam

Anne Hathaway won the best supporting actress of 2013 Golden Globe Awards for “Les Miserable”. Since her performance in “The Princess Diaries”, Anne’s acting career has been blessed. From “Brokeback Mountain”, “The Devil Wears Prada”, “Becoming Jane” to now “Les Miserable”. Among many of her works, Anne once wore a blue cheongsam in “One Day”. Let’s get some hints from the stills from the movie on how to match colors for a blue cheongsam.

still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a Chinese silk cheongsam
still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a Chinese silk cheongsam

The movie was based on a best selling novel by British novelist David Nicholls. On the Sept. 15th, 1988, a college campus filled with the excitements of graduates. Dexter (by Jim Sturgess), a frivolous young man walked crowds, he was seeking for a girl that would spend a romantic night with him. He soon get in a conversation with Emma (by Anne Hathaway), a bright girl from a mid-class family. After a short talk, nothing happened, but that night changed their lives.

still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a blue cheongsam
still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a blue cheongsam

After separation, they kept meeting with each other as close friends once a year. They share the stories of each other, bitter or sweet. Dexter experiences the highs and lows in his careers and marriage, Emma goes through the hardship of low-class life. Even when they’re apart, their souls connects. It was a love that was so certain yet so distant…

still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a Chinese blue cheongsam and a pair of light pink heels
still from “One Day” – Anne Hathaway in a Chinese blue cheongsam and a pair of light pink heels

In the movie Anne’s mid-length dark brown hair goes perfect with the silk blue cheongsam. And the costume designer matched the blue cheongsam with a pair of light pink heels, makes Emma looked simple but elegant, quiet and in good taste.

If you are happened to own a blue cheongsam dress a pair of light pink or wheat color heels or platform would be a smart choice to go with.