Jason Wu on Dressing Natalie Portman

[tiImage width=”280″ height=”450″ url=”http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2011/wrn/010611-natalie-400.jpg” credit=”Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic” align=”right” border=”1″ alt=”Natalie Portman Jason Wu”]Natalie Portman wowed last night in her first public appearance since the announcement of her engagement and pregnancy. The Black Swan star wore a lovely loose dress by Jason Wu as she took to the stage to present an award at the People’s Choice Awards. The designer, whose celebrity fans also include Michelle Obama, Reese Witherspoon and Michelle Williams, created the violet and teal dress for his pre-fall 2011 collection. “I loved the softness and femininity of the silk chiffon tiered dress on Natalie,” Wu told InStyle after the ceremony. “She looked effortlessly chic.” Agreed!

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Natalie Portman is ending her eventful year with a big announcement: Representatives for the 29-year-old confirmed to People.com today that the vegan actress is engaged to choreographer Benjamin Millepied and that she is pregnant with the couple’s first child. The couple met filming of Black Swan, where Millepied served as both the choreographer and dance partner to Portman and co-star Mila Kunis. Portman recently earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award Best Actress nominations for her role in the movie. Congrats to the couple! Plus: Check out Portman’s Black Swan red-carpet style in the gallery.

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