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Top Ten Orange Movie Dress

Updated on September 22, 2014

Top Ten Best Orange Movie Costume

Orange is a color that few people in movies wear as it's not an easy color to pull off but when it shown it makes a bold statement. Orange is a power color that has the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It's an optimistic color that promotes creativity and ambition.

This page is of the Top Ten Movie costume that are orange. Costumes are ranked based on aesthetics and memorability.

List subject to change

Kajol as Zooni with Aamir Khan in Fanaa
Kajol as Zooni with Aamir Khan in Fanaa

Number 10

Zooni from Fanaa

The costume wore by Zooni, played by Kajol, during the song Mere Haath Mein in the Bollywood movie Fanaa, is fairly simple. It's composed of a flowing skirt, a blouse and a scarf. However the monochromatic affect of this costume set against the autumn leaves is stunning.

Costume design by Mamta Bhatia, Manish Malhotra, Mandira Shukla

Liv Tyler as Tanya from Onegin
Liv Tyler as Tanya from Onegin

Number 9

Tanya from Onegin

During a concert, Tanya, played by Liv Tyler, wears an orange dress with a golden floral pattern. It has massive balloon sleeves, crossing neckline with a a beaded trim and a full skirt. It’s elegant and rich and yet it enhances Tanya detachment and misery she conceals.

Costume design by John Bright and Chloe Obolensky

Natalie Portman as  Padme from Star Wars Episode I
Natalie Portman as Padme from Star Wars Episode I

Number 8

Handmaiden from Star Wars: Episode I

The Handmaidens in Star Wars Episode I were designed with a vertical line in mind. The main costume the Handmaidens wear, along with Queen in disguise Amidala, is an orange to yellow velvet hooded robe dress. It has red sleeves, under shirt, hat, waist scarf. It's unstated yet elegant. Since the upper portion is orange and the fades into yellow it reads more orange.

Costume Design by Trisha Biggar

Madhuri Dixit as Chandramukhi in Devdas
Madhuri Dixit as Chandramukhi in Devdas

Number 7

Chandramukhi from Devdas

In the 2002 version of Devdas, courtesan Chandramukhi, played by Madhuri Dixit, wears a lovely yet casual costume when Paro, Devdas' childhood sweetheart, confronts her on Devdas' welfare.

It consists of a flowing skirt, a scarf and a choli. The metallic trim make this costume stand out. It's a silver gold color that blends in and contrast nicely.

Costume design by Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla, Neeta Lulla and Reza Shariffi

Sadie Frost as Lucy from Dracula
Sadie Frost as Lucy from Dracula

Number 6

Lucy from Dracula (1992)

In the 1992 version of Dracula (a.k.a the Keanu Reeve version), Lucy, played by Sadie Frost, is lured out her bed and get bitten by Dracula. As she is being lured into the night she wear an orange corset with ruffle details, a long skirt and a sheer cape. It has sexy edge to it but the cape and ruffle gives the costume a hint of innocence all while the color suggests she is being tainted.

Costume Designer Eiko Ishioka

Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala from Star Wars Episode I
Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala from Star Wars Episode I

Number 5

Queen Amidala from Episode I

One of Queen Amidala's, played by Natalie Portman, stranger costume in Episode I is when she is addressing the Senate. She wears a costume that is very Mongolian in style especially with the headpiece. The costume is composed of a dark red rode with a green weave it has with golden trim that has a padded effect, rose details and ruching. The underdress is made of taffeta that also has a green weave. It has antique beaded lace. This costume is rich, opulent and elegant all while being slightly odd.

Costume Design Trisha Biggar

Connie Nielsen as Lucilla from Gladiator
Connie Nielsen as Lucilla from Gladiator

Number 4

Lucilla from Gladiator

Lucilla (Connie Nielsen) in Gladiator wear a white dress which is covered by two oranges wrap along with a veil while she attends senate and placates her brother. One wrap has paisley and golden dots and has a scallop edge with a gold trim. The second wrap is darker and it trimmed with a red fringe which edge with a gold and black trims. The veil that covers her head is attach to a laurel diadem. It is the brightest orange and is sheer. It has a three Gold circle pattern. The effect of this costume that it is elegant and powerful but in a covert way.

Costume Design by Janty Yates

Eva Green as Sibylla from  Kingdom of Heaven
Eva Green as Sibylla from Kingdom of Heaven

Number 3

Sibylla from Kingdom of Heaven

When Sibylla, played by Eva Green, Queen of Jerusalem, is introduced in The Kingdom of Heaven she is wearing a multilayer costume. The hooded robe has bullion embroidery. There is a lot going on with this costume with lots fabric, trim and jewelry but it all coalesces into striking costume.

Costume Designed by Janty Yates

Nicole Kidman as Mrs.Coulter from The Golden Compass
Nicole Kidman as Mrs.Coulter from The Golden Compass

Number 2

Mrs. Coulter from The Golden Compass

Mrs. Coulter, played by Nicole Kidman, in The Golden Compass is cold, sophisticated, manipulative and selfish. This golden beige dress showcases these traits perfectly. The dress is strapless gown with minimal edging details along the bodice.

This dress harken old Hollywood glamour. This dress was used in the promotion of the film

Costume Designed by Ruth Myers

Rachel Weisz as Queen Isabel from The Fountain
Rachel Weisz as Queen Isabel from The Fountain

Number 1

Queen Isabel from The Fountain

The Fountain is a singular movie as it's set across time. One of the most memorable scenes is when film shift to Spain in the 16th century where Queen Isabel, Rachel Weisz, asks a conquistador to find the Tree of Life.

The costume she wears in stunning and opulent. It made from from mostly gold brocade. The dress' overskirt have tree appliques.The underskirt has gold panel that makes up the front and the rest is back. The bodice is made from Gold and darker gold fabric that has a heavy floral pattern. The over-sleeves has burn-out velvet that is lined with puff paint. The under-sleeves consist of puffs with cut-out that show silver fabric. The cuffs on the under-sleeves are covered in bullion.

This costume is so detailed and rich that it hard to ignored it's regal beauty and splendor.

Costume Designed by Renee April

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Nicole Kidman as Mrs. Coulter from The Golden Compass
Nicole Kidman as Mrs. Coulter from The Golden Compass

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      Kumar P S 

      5 years ago

      Great lens ! Thanks for sharing.

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      pinoyrecipe 

      5 years ago

      they're cool, by the way I've watched the movie Chandramukhi from Devdas and it's so amazing

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      JoshK47 

      5 years ago

      Quite a unique lens topic here - and a lovely one, to boot! Thanks for sharing!

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