See Reese Witherspoon’s Preppy Style Evolution

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Reese Witherspoon's onscreen characters run the gamut — think of Annette Hargrove, Elle Woods, Tracey Flick — but offscreen, her style has remained pretty consistent. As the star of Wild (and the producer of Gone Girl), Witherspoon has been on a recent red-carpet tear, showing up in a series of polished looks in floral prints and bold colors. She went for a clean Zac Posen cocktail dress with side-swept bangs for Wild's premiere and created the illusion of animal skin with a Giambattista Valli sheer gown at the May Fair Hotel Gala.

Revisit the Academy Award winner’s best looks in our slideshow below, including her brief go at being a brunette, her darker wardrobe from her early Ryan Philippe days, and so much more.

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