Renee Zellweger Returns to the Red Carpet with a Stunning New Look: See Her Fresh-Faced Appearance!

Renee Zellweger at the 21st Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards
Renee Zellweger flaunts it in a semi-sheer LBD at the 2014 ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards on Oct. 20. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Steve Granitz/WireImage.com

Welcome back to the red carpet, lady!

Renee Zellweger has been very choosy with her red carpet events over the past few years, but on Monday, Oct. 20, she stepped out for one of the biggest ladies’ nights of the season: the 2014 Elle Women in Hollywood Awards, held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.

The actress, 45, who will return to the big screen after a 5-year hiatus with 2015's The Whole Truth, looked fresh-faced (and nearly wrinkle-free!) on the red carpet with minimal makeup, adding color with only slightly bronzed cheeks and a rosy pink lip. See more photos of Renee.

Renee Zellwegger - Elle Awards
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As for her duds for the evening, Zellweger, accompanied by her boyfriend, Doyle Bramhall, chose a semi-sheer, long-sleeved LBD by her longtime friend Carolina Herrera, a design that buttoned up the back into tiny keyhole cutouts. Gold-tipped heels by Christian Louboutin completed her chic evening ensemble. 

"The red carpet is very important," Herrera once told The New York Times. "You have to be very careful to have the right person dressed in right way. For me it has to be a perfect look. I love to dress Renee Zellweger."

But she wasn’t the only fabulous face at the event! Jennifer Lawrence (in white lace Oscar de la Renta) presented inside, while Sarah Paulson (also in ODLR), Kerry Washington (in Calvin Klein), Elizabeth Banks (in Michael Kors), Emmy Rossum (in Versace), and more joined the Cold Mountain Oscar winner on the carpet and later, for the party.

What do you think of Renee’s latest look? Tweet with @UsWeekly using hashtag #stylebyUs!

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