Call off the Fashion Police…for now.
One month after Helena Bonham Carter was criticized for her multi-hued Vivienne Westwood dress and mismatched shoes at the Golden Globes, the King's Speech star toned down her look for Sunday's Academy Awards.
Walking the red carpet at L.A.'s Kodak Theatre, the Best Supporting Actress nominee, 44, told E!'s Ryan Seacrest she wanted to keep the night's focus on her critically-acclaimed film.
"I got together with our costume designer Colleen Atwood and thought it would be nice to celebrate film rather than fashion," Carter said of her demure black design.
Carter — who walked the carpet with her director beau Tim Burton — admitted she had one qualm about the 1800s-inspired LBD.
"I've got a bit of a complex with my bum, so I thought I'd make it bigger," the actress – who previously joked her Oscar design would be a "catastrophe" — told Seacrest.
The nominee's final look drew high praise from E! Fashion Police commentator Kelly Osbourne.
"I adore you and I love the way you dress," Osbourne gushed to the British actress. "You set a standard and you don't care what people think and I'm obsessed with you!"
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