On Sunday night's 2014 Golden Globes, however, we were a bit perplexed. Roberts chose a Dolce & Gabbana dress-and-shirt combo that was sleek and traditional from the bottom up... then turned into a white menswear shirt on top.
There was a bit of vintage glam to the outfit, which channeled Sharon Stone at the 1998 Oscars in that memorable white Gap shirt. But the overall look was a bit disjointed, and the sparkly belt felt particularly out of place.
What did you think of Julia's unconventional red carpet ensemble?
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