Dakota Johnson’s fashionable red carpet turns were greeted with great fanfare, but her off-duty outfits are just as stylish. “Classic, minimalist” and “elegant” is how her stylist Kate Young describes Dakota’s effortless approach, sprinkled with “just a little bit of fashion for the day”.
Hosting an awards show or a first look often involves a lot of glitter – Young jokes that “Dakota wants to be a disco ball” after dark – but the actor deviates from it. shine when it comes to her everyday wardrobe.
The actor looked every inch of the girl next door in the understated outfit she wore to watch Cabaret at the Playhouse Theater in London, which has been transformed into the Kit Kat Club for the production starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley. Johnson opted for stylish tailored black pants, a cropped gray t-shirt with a shrugged white shirt over it, layered necklaces, a scarf, and a scrunchie that tamed her fringed locks. Gray schoolgirl socks and Saint Laurent preppy moccasins completed the look.
Johnson recently landed in the UK from the US, where she is promoting her new film The lost girl. For the screenings, she relied on neat costumes from Gucci, Alaïa and Acne Studios. Red carpet appearances called for glamorous dresses, like the crystal-necked Gucci dress she wore at the Venice Film Festival, or the feathered and sequined midi dress she wore at the Venice Film Festival. London.
All of that travel means Dakota looks like its airport, too. She boarded the long-haul flight to London wearing cropped black pants, a patterned sleeveless shirt from Gucci, a structured blazer, quilted leather ankle boots and a Totême sheepskin pilot coat. Day or night, Dakota delivers style on both fronts.