Jenny Slate Goes With A Floral Print At Virtuoso Awards
Jenny Slate, the star of indie comedy-drama Obvious Child, walked the red carpet at the Virtuoso Awards during the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sunday in a colorful floral number.
Jenny Slate’s Virtuoso Awards Look
Slate’s yellow, pink, green and white floral-print dress was by Dolce & Gabbana. It featured the brand’s signature fitted silhouette with a flared, tea length hem. The actress completed her look with Shylee Rose jewels and PVC Christian Louboutin ‘Justinodo’ sandals.
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Last month, Slate won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her performance playing a woman who decides to get an abortion after an unplanned pregnancy in Obvious Child. While accepting the honor, Slate gave a memorable speech in which she thanked the critics and her parents, and praised Obvious Child writers Gillian Robespierre and Elizabeth Holm for their creative activism.
“Thank you very much for having me here tonight and to the critics for shining a light on our film,” she said. “I am so proud to be in a movie that is joyful and thoughtful and depicts a modern and authentic experience of unplanned pregnancy. I think it’s beautiful.”
“I want to thank my parents for encouraging me to be intelligent and kind and creative,” Slate continued, adding, “to Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm, who wrote this movie and who assert that even while we’re fighting for our rights, we can do so creatively. Activism and creative expression can go together.”