People’s Icon Halle Berry Channels Catwoman in Purple Sequin Catsuit

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She has built a high-profile career spanning over three decades. With more than 50 films and TV appearances under her belt, Halle Berry has carved out a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s most versatile actresses.

At the recently concluded 47th People’s Choice Awards, the 55-year-old actress was presented by Cardi B with the People’s Icon Award, recognizing her accolades and contributions in TV and film.

Halle Berry was honored with the People's Icon Award at the People's Choice AwardsHalle Berry was honored with the People’s Icon Award at the People’s Choice Awards 2021 on December 7, 2021 (Credit: Mega / WENN)

Thanking her supporters, Halle Berry said in her speech, “The only reason I have been here for 30 years, still working and doing what I love on my own terms, redefining myself decade after decade, is because of all of you. Every single one of you. You allow me to be myself.”

She also mentioned her two kids, Nahla Ariela, 13, whom she shares with actor Olivier Martinez, and Maceo Robert, 8, with model Gabriel Aubry.

“My two little kids, they have to lose so much time with their mommy because I get to go work and do what I love, so thank you, Nahla, thank you, Maceo. I hope you find something in life that you can love and you can do with as much vigor and as much zest as I do what I do. I love you guys.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Arriving at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Halle Berry channeled her inner Catwoman in a glittering catsuit that’s embellished with sparkling purple sequins all over.

The Bruised star took the plunge in the partially unzipped form-fitting number, revealing her ample cleavage. It also features long sleeves, denim trims along the seams, and a loose belt.

Halle Berry channels her inner Catwoman in a plunging purple sequin catsuitHalle Berry channels her inner Catwoman in a plunging purple sequin catsuit (Credit: Mega / WENN)

Styled by Lindsay Flores, Halle paired her outfit with metallic silver pointed-toe pumps from Jimmy Choo.

She then kept her jewelry understated, allowing her one-piece outfit to do the talking. She went bare neck and styled her look with silver earrings and several rings from Mara Paris, Djula, and Yvan Tufenkijan.

Makeup artist Jorge Monroy continued Halle Berry’s glam look with a hint of shimmering purple eyeshadow and nude lip color while hairstylist Sara Seward coiffed her hair into a chic updo with side bangs.

Halle Berry styles her hair in a chic updo and coordinates her outfit with glittery purple eyeshadowHalle Berry styles her hair in a chic updo and coordinates her outfit with glittery purple eyeshadow (Credit: Mega / WENN)

The previous day, the Extant star ditched her fearless edgy style for a more feminine and dolled-up look as she attended the 4th Annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television, hosted by the Critics Choice Association.

Halle Berry at the Fourth Annual Celebration of Black Cinema on December 6, 2021Halle Berry at the Fourth Annual Celebration of Black Cinema on December 6, 2021 (Credit: Mega / WENN)

Arriving at the Fairmont Century Plaza, Halle Berry wore a festive red mini dress from Christian Siriano’s Pre-Fall 2022 collection.

This rather refreshing girly cocktail dress features an architectural structured look, with a voluminous short skirt and a bubble hem cut right above her knees. It also has a corseted waist, a cleavage-baring plunging neckline, and a dramatic long train.

Halle Berry shows off her legs and cleavage in a Christian Siriano Pre-Fall 2022 red mini dress with a dramatic trainHalle Berry shows off her legs and cleavage in a Christian Siriano Pre-Fall 2022 red mini dress with a dramatic train (Credit: Mega / WENN)

Oozing feminine glamour, Halle accessorized with luxurious jewelry, curated by Lindsay Flores. The 5th Avenue by Halle Berry designer kept her neck bare and added a pair of Ruby Cushion Wing studs from Anabela Chan’s Supernova collection.

She also wore a selection of rings from Le Vian Jewelry and Kallati Jewelry. The Die Another Day star styled her hair in a half-up wavy hairstyle with her bangs parted in the middle.

She then accentuated her features with neutral makeup that included a swipe of nude lip color.

Halle Berry opts for a more feminine look with a half-up wavy hairstyle and neutral-colored makeupHalle Berry opts for a more feminine look with a half-up wavy hairstyle and neutral-colored makeup (Credit: Mega / WENN)

Completing her sensational look was a pair of sparkly silver sandals from Jimmy Choo.

The “Thyra” sandals from the popular women’s shoe designer feature an all-over crystal embellishment– from the ankle straps and bow detail across the toes down to the four-inch stiletto heels.

Halle Berry displays her feet in crystal-embellished Jimmy Choo Thyra sandalsHalle Berry displays her feet in crystal-embellished Jimmy Choo Thyra sandals (Credit: Mega / WENN)

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The Thyra sandals are defined by the crystal-embellished bow detail and 4-inch heelsThe Thyra sandals are defined by the crystal-embellished bow detail and 4-inch heels

Halle Berry was honored with the Career Achievement Award by fellow actress Taraji P. Henson.

She tearfully accepted her award, saying, “To be in this room with so many of my peers and so many beautiful people of color just fills me up.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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“When I started 30 years ago, there weren’t rooms like this where I could go and feel affirmed or esteemed. I was often alone, I was one of only a few Black people in the room searching to find my value, searching for my worth. I feel accomplished,” the actress added.

“You’ve watched me fail and fail and fail and fail. Besides directing my first movie, I also found the love of my life and I know it’s true and this is how I know it’s true.

Van Hunt joins Halle Berry at the event in a Dolce & Gabbana black suitVan Hunt joins Halle Berry at the event in a Dolce & Gabbana black suit (Credit: Mega / WENN)

The actress was joined on the black carpet by her boyfriend Van Hunt, who wore a Dolce & Gabbana black suit.

Halle Berry, who has been divorced three times, confirmed her relationship with the 51-year-old singer in September 2020 via Instagram. She shared a picture of herself wearing a “Van Hunt” tee, captioned: “now ya know…”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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