Angelina Jolie's 'Tourist' Style Secrets

12/10/2010 at 06:00 PM ET

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Angelina Jolie might be one of modern cinema’s most iconic vixens, but when creating her look for the new movie The Tourist, her costume designer looked to classic film noir glamour. “My inspiration for [Jolie’s character] Elise’s costumes were the Hitchcock movies: minimal elegance,” Academy Award-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood, who worked on the thriller, tells PEOPLE. In one scene, Jolie’s character dashes off to a ball in Venice, Italy, wearing a glamorous, flowing black gown topped off with a diamond-studded choker (below). “The black gown was designed to evoke the grand life, and to frame Angelina Jolie’s beauty,” Atwood explains. “The necklace was created by Robert Procop from an antique tiara, and [the diamonds were] definitely real!” Another eye-catching number from the film, an ivory sheath accented with a camel shawl and gloves (above), had a royal lineage as well. “That look was inspired by a dress designed by Irene [Lentz], who is a legendary costume designer,” Atwood says. “I took the basic idea and added some flair to contemporize it. The original had a jacket, but I really wanted something a little more luxurious, so I created the cashmere wrap. I’ve always loved a glove, and was filming in the land of fine gloves, so I used a fine suede glove to finish the look.” –Sara Hammel


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MM on

Beyond classy!!!

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SusiQ on

Elegant, beautiful and talented; pretty much an unbeatable combination. BUT. . .she’s also a great mother.

Ray on

Every huge credit gave this movie a C or D, snd said Jolie was embalmed in make up, and a walking mannequin.

Deb on

Way beyond classy-Simply stunning and

Kim on

She looks stunning in anything she wears! Can’t wait to see this movie..starring the two most gorgeous people on the planet!

Jamie Peterson on

We saw this movie last night, definitely an average movie… But it is Angelina Jolie at her most beautiful; great chemistry between her and Johnny Depp and the city of Venice is almost as beautiful to look at as Angie herself!

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Courtney on

Saw the movie lastnight, shes never looked more stunning in a film before! GORGEOUS hair/makeup and costumes….and obviously just a gorgeous HER!

Camillia on

Still can’t get the picture out of my mind of her & her first hubby stoned on the red carpet bragging that they had “f’d” in the car on the way over. Ugh.

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