Jessica Chastain: I love dressing up

Last updated 10:00 14/01/2013
Jessica Chastain
Getty Images
DRESSING FOR SUCCESS: Jessica Chastain loves the role play of dressing up.

Relevant offers


Roaming sandals: After 65 years is it time to upgrade the Roman sandal? Wallaby coach Michael Cheika's fashion connection with Kiwi Collette Ten hacks every bra wearer needs to know Rose Town traveller blooms on global stage Ballantynes fashion week opening night success Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week Trelise Cooper to take on Hamilton 12-year-old's dress design Mariah Idrissi is H&M's first model to wear a hijab Dame Trelise Cooper wins Wanaka hearts at fundraiser fashion show Creating that WOW factor

Jessica Chastain is most attracted to movie roles that involve dressing up in fancy costumes.

The actress says it's important it is for her to mix up the acting work she accepts so she gets the chance to present herself under a variety of different guises.

Chastain told W magazine her favourite part of being an actress is going from stage production to movies, dressed up as someone else.

"I never want to get bored. [In my Broadway debut The Heiress I play a socially awkward virgin], I wear a prosthetic nose," she said. "I learned how to put it on myself. I like the ritual. I love wigs, I love costumes; I love anything that will get me into the character."

The red-haired beauty has become a firm favourite on the fashion radar as a result of her impeccable appearance at public events.

The style chameleon admitted she prefers a no-make-up, laidback look when she isn't doing a promotional event.

Ad Feedback

- Cover Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was your best dressed of the week?

Heidi Klum

Pia Miller

Hannah Tointon

Taylor Schilling

Tia Mowry

Charlotte Le Bon

The meh - Megan Fox

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content