PDA Alert! Dame Helen Mirren Puckers Up for the “RED 2” LA Premiere

Timeless elegance. That’s the phrase that comes to mind when talking about Dame Helen Mirren.

Illustrating that elegance, Ms. Mirren looked awesome in a floor-sweeping green gown from the Elie Saab pre-fall 2013 collection. I love how she’s always age-appropriate (she’s 67!), elegant, and just simply awesome. She was at the red carpet premiere of RED 2 in Los Angeles on July 11. Here’s a close look:

Helen Mirren Red 2 Prem

  Los Angeles premiere of 'RED 2' Helen Mirren at the premiere of RED 2 held at the Village Theatre in Los Angeles on July 11, 2013

Ms. Mirren attended the premiere with her husband of 16 years, director Taylor Hackford. The two even kissed each other on the red carpet! Now, whoever said there can’t be romance after the age of 50?

Premiere of RED 2 Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren at the premiere of RED 2 held at the Village Theatre in Los Angeles on July 11, 2013

Inspired by Dame Mirren’s style, here are some gowns for elder women who refuse to succumb to hot flashes, saggy body parts, and wrinkles. After all, it is just a matter of accepting your age, Spanx, and a good skin care regimen, right?

Lauren by Ralph Lauren Georgette Dress-horz Lauren Ralph Lauren Georgette Dress, $220

 

Adrianna Papell Beaded One Shoulder Gown-horz Adrianna Papell Beaded One-Shoulder Gown, $298

 

Adrianna Papell Lace Yoke Gown-horz Adrianna Papell Lace Yoke Drape Gown, $188

 

Adrianna Papell Chiffon Lace Gown-horz Adrianna Papell Layered Chiffon & Lace Gown, $258

 

ML Monique Lhuillier-horz ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids One-Shoulder Gown, $248

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