Jennifer Aniston Shines in a Backless White Minidress the Night Before Oscar Snub: See Her Red Carpet Look

Jennifer Aniston at the premiere of "Cake" on January 14, 2015.
Jennifer Aniston strayed from her red carpet uniform of basic black by donning a backless white frock for the Cake premiere in Los Angeles on Jan. 14. Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Keeping us on our toes! 

If you expected Jennifer Aniston's promotional wardrobe for Cake to be a continuous stream of black gowns, you're in for a pleasant surprise.

Despite missing out on an Oscar nomination, announced on Thursday, Jan. 15, the actress, 45, did a style 180 from her Saint Laurent black gown at the 2015 Golden Globes for the Los Angeles premiere of her buzzworthy flick the night before on Jan. 14. 

 

Jennifer Aniston - Cake Premiere
Jennifer Aniston at the premiere of Cinelou Films' 'Cake' at ArcLight Cinemas on January 14, 2015 in L.A. Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The star stepped out of her comfort zone in a white Giambattista Valli minidress with black Christian Louboutin pumps. The dress contained several interesting design elements including a bibbed neckline, a silk skirt with floral embroidery, and a scalloped cutout feature put the star's toned back on display. 

 

Aniston's makeup artist Angela Levin gave her a luminous glow inspired by the spring. "I brushed an even amount of Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet Smooth-Effect Makeup all over the face and neck using a brush and blending it out with a sponge," Levin tells Us. To get Aniston's peach hued cheeks and lips she used Chanel Le Blush Creme de Chanel in Intonation and two lip colors: Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Creme Lip Color in Caractere and Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Ingenue.

The actress told Variety that her part in Cake was "beyond a dream role." 

Chris Messina and Jennifer Aniston - Cake Premiere
Chris Messina and Jennifer Aniston at the L.A. "Cake" premiere at the ArcLight Hollywood Theater on January 14, 2015. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

"She basically has to decide whether she wants to live or die," Aniston said of her role as a woman addicted to painkillers. "The woman's journey is so heartbreaking but so uplifting, because she's gone through a trauma but maintains her wit, which is very endearing." 

What do you think of Jennifer Aniston's red carpet look? Tweet @UsWeekly using the hashtag #stylebyUs! 

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