Mindy Kaling She is more than a funny actress. Over the years, the TV writer has earned a reputation as a red carpet pro.
The Massachusetts native – real name Vera Mindy Chokkalingam – first entered our hearts in 2005. The office. In the sitcom, she plays a sassy customer service representative with a passion for fashion.
of The Mindy Project The star loves style off-screen. In a 2016 interview with Hello GigglesKaling “Working The office It has changed [her] style She explains, “I like to run very slowly, it’s like therapy. Once I start The officeI was running and sometimes people would say, ‘Hey! Kelly from The office”, made her want to buy “cute gym clothes”.
In addition to exercise equipment, Inside – outside The vocal actress wears a gown and admires fans. At the 2023 Met Gala, Kaling had it. We She wears a Simkhai dress which shows her weight loss transformation. of Ocean 8 The actress dazzled in a white ensemble that featured a strapless neckline, shimmering skirt and a floral overlay. She sported diamond jewelry, long lashes, smoky eye shadow, glossy lips and a timeless updo to jazz up the look. (She spoke about her wellness journey in an April 2023 interview. Entertainment tonightSaying that I eat what I want to eat… I just eat to eat.”)
Another amazing view from I never got it. The creator arrived at the 34th Annual Editors’ Guild Awards in February 2023. Kaling rocked a custom Monique Lhuillier gown with a sweetheart neckline and a mermaid-style dress. of A wrinkle in time The star paired her game with Giuseppe Zanotti pumps and a diamond choker. Her brunette tresses were parted on the side and worn in loose waves. That evening, she received the Norman Lear Achievement Award for her work in organizing shows. The Mindy Project, Sex life of college girls, The office, I never got it. And Velma.
One of Kaling’s most talked about looks came at the 2022 Met Gala. For fashion’s biggest night, the Is everyone hanging out without me? The author appeared in Lavender Prabal Gurung Designs. The beautiful prom dress featured a plunging neckline, flowing skirt, thigh-high slit, 3D floral embellishments with draped fabric draped over her straps. She paired the outfit with her hair in a bob, pink eyeshadow, sleek lashes, rosy cheeks and velor lips.
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We’re taking a look back at Kaling’s most memorable red carpet moments. Keep scrolling to see these themes and more!
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The bell of the ball! of Champions alum dazzled in a glittering Simkhai gown at the annual Met Gala.
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pretty girl! At the 95th Academy Awards, Kaling looked ridiculous in a white Vera Wang number – which featured a revealing corset.
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Beautiful in black! of Night The actress wore a custom Monique Lhuillier number to the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
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Just her style! The mother of two stunned in a shimmering gown by Naeem Khan at the 2022 Academy Awards Gala.
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Purple vision! Kaling looked gorgeous in Prabal Gurung at fashion’s biggest night in New York City.
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looking good! of No strings attached. The star arrived at the Baby2Baby Gala in a one-shoulder frock complete with sequin details.
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of This is the end. The actress stole our hearts at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in a strapless rimmed ensemble.
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Fashion Guru! The Emmy Award winner wore an Oscar de la Renta gown by Elle Women in Hollywood. The midi dress features a thigh-high slit and rhinestone-embellished sleeves.
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Golden girl! Kaling looked radiant at the Met Gala in a sparkling Moschino gown. She paired the eye-catching number with a bandeau wig and chunky earrings.
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as if Ocean 8 Premier, the Five years of participation The actress wore an airy dress by Alberta Ferretti.
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