Charlize Theron Gets It Right With Red Lanvin Peplum Dress at MTV Movie Awards

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The Snow White and the Huntsman star looked chic in a strapless Lanvin peplum dress with Cartier jewels and strappy metallic Jimmy Choos.

Charlize Theron showed up to the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night in a right-on strapless red Lanvin peplum dress. She had worn a black Lanvin to the Palm Springs Film Festival back in January, and a peplum Stella McCartney to the BAFTA tea back in February -- so we know she's a fan of both. We don't remember her wearing crimson red before, but it suits her -- and she wisely eschewed jewelry and lipstick, and let the red dress work it's own magic.

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While so many film and tv stars show up at the MTV Movie Awards wearing something wildly inappropriate -- Leighton Meester's short short white skirt, for example -- Charlize is always perfectly positioned in the middle of chic and appropriate. Asked about her style consistency -- consistently right -- she said, "You have to really try not to be trendy and to be comfortable. I have be able to put it on and feel like me. I gotta give my team all the credit." Interestingly modest -- but she seems to mean it.