HELENA BONHAM CARTER

When Helena Bonham Carter steps out for a showbiz party the press pack are rarely deprived of an unforgettable photo opportunity. The porcelain-skinned star is famous for her eclectic sartorial tastes, mixing and matching retro styles and hard-to-find vintage treasures as only she can.

Having made her name in movies like Corpse Bride, Sleepy Hollow and Frankenstein, it's small surprise the actress has earned a reputation as the new face of gothic glamour. Victorian-style ruffled blouses and voluminous lacy skirts are a staple for the mum-of-one, though she has also been known to opt for striking, one-of-a-kind gowns from time to time. Among her most memorable red carpet choices are the ribbon-trimmed, white-ruffle confection she wore to a 2005 Venice Film Festival premiere and the shantung jacket and hibiscus-bloom skirt she picked out for the premiere of The Importance Of Being Ernest.

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Helena makes her mark by teaming a striking net-trimmed jacket and black skirt with hibiscus flower detailing for the Importance Of Being Earnest premiere

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The actress showed off another facet of her personal style with this black and white gown, which she donned for the Venice screening of The Corpse Bride

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