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Top Ten Yellow Movie Dresses

Updated on February 27, 2016

Top Ten Yellow Movie Dress

Yellow is a very cheerful and youthful color. It denotes happiness, optimism and enthusiasm. Bright yellow isn't seen a lot in movies but golden tones are popular, as gold is associated with royalty.

This page looks the top ten yellow costumes in movies. The costume were judged based on aesthetics, memorability, and how it reflects the character or the movie.

Listed is subject to change

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

Number #10

Padme Amidala from Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Padme Amidala, played by Natalie Portman, wears a lot of beautiful costumes in the second installment of the Star Wars Saga.

One her most beautiful costumes is the dress is wears when she arrives at the lakeside villa. It's a delicate halter gown that softly fades from bright yellow into a soft pink. The dress is inspired by a seashell.

Costume design by Trisha Biggar

Kajol as Ajali and Shahrukh Khan as Rahul from Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham
Kajol as Ajali and Shahrukh Khan as Rahul from Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham

Number #9

Anjali from Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham

Anjali, played by Kajol, is bubbly and energetic and this yellow salwaar kameez showcases that perfectly.

It has lovely silver embroidery and a sheer veil. The effect of the costume it that is light, airy and youthful.

Costume director by Manish Malhotra

Kristen Dunst as Marie Antoinette
Kristen Dunst as Marie Antoinette

Number #8

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette is a lavish costume drama starring Kristen Dunst. One the many, many costumes she wears in this movie she a wears a charming yellow frock. It's pure yellow with a bow on the bodice and trimmed with a sheer white ruffles. It's a very sweet bright dress.

Costume design by Milena Canonero

Miranda Otto as Eowyn from Lord of the Rings
Miranda Otto as Eowyn from Lord of the Rings

Number #7

Eowyn from The Lord of The Rings; Return of the King

For the coronation of the new king, Eowyn, played by Miranda Otto, dons the color of her country Rohan which is yellow. The dress is has long bell sleeves and a high neckline. The dress is made complete with a matching cloak and belt.

Costume design by Ngila Dickson

Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater from Titanic
Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater from Titanic

Number #6

Rose from Titanic

After saving her life Rose, played by Kate Winslet, seeks out Jack, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. She wears a lovely yet informal dress that is golden yellow with a floral pattern. The top portion is white with yellow embroidery. The yellow embroidery is on the collar and the shoulders. The dress has a matching belt with a gold buckle.

Costume design by Deborah L Scott

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I
Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I

Number #5

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Queen Elizabeth I, played by Cate Blanchett, wears many costumes in Elizabeth; The Golden Age. This gown that was used in the film's promotion and it is a rich yellow with a floral pattern. The neckline is square and it has a standing collar. There are small ruffle cuffs on the long sleeves. There is also silver beading on the bodice, sleeve and on the skirt.

Costume design by Alexandra Byrne

Drew Barrymore as Danielle in Ever After
Drew Barrymore as Danielle in Ever After

Number #4

Danielle from Ever After

To save a man's life, Danielle, played by Drew Barrymore, poses a member of court. She dons a velvet gown. The outer layer is a soft golden color. The under layer is white and the sleeves are olive green. The sleeve has puffs. It has an empire waistline. A pearl snood completes the look.

Costume design by Jenny Beaven

Scarlett Johansson as Mary Boleyn from The Other Boleyn Girl
Scarlett Johansson as Mary Boleyn from The Other Boleyn Girl

Number #3

Mary Boleyn from The Other Boleyn Girl

During a ball Mary Boleyn, played by Scarlett Johansson, wears a dark golden gown. The gown has embroidery and beading in the bodice and the front of the skirt. The sleeve have cut-cut puff and pearl bead. It's a very lovely and romantic gown.

Costume design by Sandy Powell

Gong Li as Empress Phoenix from Curse of the Golden Flower
Gong Li as Empress Phoenix from Curse of the Golden Flower

Number #2

Empress Phoenix from Curse of the Golden Flower

In the promotion for the film Curse of the Golden Flower, Empress Phoenix, played by Gong Li, wears a heavily embroidered costume. It is made of golden brocade. It has a various floral pattern on it as well as butterflies. The costume is made complete with a Phoenix crown

Costume design by Chung Man Yee

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Jodhaa
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Jodhaa

Number #1

Jodhaa Akbar

Jodhaa Akbar is lavish epic historical drama about Jodhaa, played by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hindu princess who marries a Mughal Emperor Akbar, played by Hrithik Roshan.

The costumes in this movie are stunning. One costume wore and used in the promotion is seemingly simple sheer saree. The sari has a border that is Zardozi Kundan. Zardozi is a type of metallic embroidery and Kundan is a gem setting which consists of inserting gold foil between the stone and the mount and embedding stones into embroidery. The Saree is made complete but lots of jewelry.

Costume design by Neeta Lulla

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Gong Li and Chow Yn Fat in Curse of the Golden Flower
Gong Li and Chow Yn Fat in Curse of the Golden Flower

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      Amy Fricano 4 years ago from WNY

      Purple.

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