Most starlets wouldn’t be caught dead in the weird stuff Tilda Swinton wears on the red carpet — unless they want to get on Worst Dressed List or something! But if people like Anne Hathaway want to earn indie points, they always list Tilda as their “style icon” in interviews with various glossy magazines; Vogue and Vanity Fair foam at the mouth over Tilda’s subversive style that only she can pull off. Everyone else would just look crazy! If Hathaway wore this velvet Lanvin pseudo-cape to the 2008 Oscars, she’d be slammed by Giuliana Rancic.
Here’s some “best of” looks by the Scottish actress, who turns 50 this year and has a new Italian film (I Am Love, or lo sono l’amore) due out June 18: