Photos: Viola Davis’s Awards Season Style

She's up for an Oscar, but style-wise she's already golden.

It?s Her Moment! - Viola Davis?s portrayal of Aibileen Clark in the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's book The Help has earned the actress a frenzy of nominations and honors this awards season. She has seized her moment by taking on the red carpets in a parade of spotlight-stealing frocks.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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It’s Her Moment! - Viola Davis’s portrayal of Aibileen Clark in the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's book The Help has earned the actress a frenzy of nominations and honors this awards season. She has seized her moment by taking on the red carpets in a parade of spotlight-stealing frocks. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

A Splash of Bordeaux  - Davis partied in a chiffon Emilio Pucci dress and Jimmy Choo shoes at Warner Bros. and InStyle magazine?s annual Golden Globes after-party (January 15). A Judith Leiber clutch and gold cuff by Fred Leighton helped illuminate the Best Actress nominee?s look.   (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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A Splash of Bordeaux - Davis partied in a chiffon Emilio Pucci dress and Jimmy Choo shoes at Warner Bros. and InStyle magazine’s annual Golden Globes after-party (January 15). A Judith Leiber clutch and gold cuff by Fred Leighton helped illuminate the Best Actress nominee’s look. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

So Editorial  - A bright pink dress was a perfect, eye-catching choice for W Magazine?s Golden Globe celebration at Chateau Marmont on January 13. During the party Davis celebrated a Globes nod and recognition as one of ?This Year?s Brightest Stars? in a feature in the fashion magazine.   (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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So Editorial - A bright pink dress was a perfect, eye-catching choice for W Magazine’s Golden Globe celebration at Chateau Marmont on January 13. During the party Davis celebrated a Globes nod and recognition as one of “This Year’s Brightest Stars” in a feature in the fashion magazine. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Blue Beauty  - In another moment that perfectly complements her skin tone, Viola wore a simple Michael Kors sheath to the 18th Annual BAFTA Awards (January 14) that really packed a punch, thanks to its electric blue hue. Her fabulously cropped hair, neutral makeup and black heels added balance to the bold-toned dress.  (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Blue Beauty - In another moment that perfectly complements her skin tone, Viola wore a simple Michael Kors sheath to the 18th Annual BAFTA Awards (January 14) that really packed a punch, thanks to its electric blue hue. Her fabulously cropped hair, neutral makeup and black heels added balance to the bold-toned dress. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Black and White and Red All Over - Davis accepted the ?Year of Excellence Award? at the 12th Annual AFI Awards in Beverly Hills in a smart black blazer layered over a white David Meister dress with red suede shoes for a splash of color.   (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Black and White and Red All Over - Davis accepted the “Year of Excellence Award” at the 12th Annual AFI Awards in Beverly Hills in a smart black blazer layered over a white David Meister dress with red suede shoes for a splash of color. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Lady in Red  - The actress was every bit a leading lady in the figure-flattering Raoul gown she wore to the 17th Annual Critics Choice Awards, January 12, with tassel earrings. The winning look swept across the stage as she scooped up a Best Actress award.   (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Lady in Red - The actress was every bit a leading lady in the figure-flattering Raoul gown she wore to the 17th Annual Critics Choice Awards, January 12, with tassel earrings. The winning look swept across the stage as she scooped up a Best Actress award. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Favorite Color - Red seems to be one of the actress?s favorite colors and she?s been working it! She hopped off the trains and chose a mid-length Lauren by Ralph Lauren cocktail dress with gold shoes and a choker for the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York (January 10).   (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Favorite Color - Red seems to be one of the actress’s favorite colors and she’s been working it! She hopped off the trains and chose a mid-length Lauren by Ralph Lauren cocktail dress with gold shoes and a choker for the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York (January 10). (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

High-Impact Shine - A shimmery, one-shoulder Ports 1961 dress styled with blush-toned Sergio Rossi pumps and a gold clutch and jewelry made for a festive arrival at the New York Film Critics? Circle Awards (January 10).(Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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High-Impact Shine - A shimmery, one-shoulder Ports 1961 dress styled with blush-toned Sergio Rossi pumps and a gold clutch and jewelry made for a festive arrival at the New York Film Critics’ Circle Awards (January 10).(Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Silver Belle - Davis wore a metallic Ports 1961 sheath to the African-American Film Critic's Association awards dinner, January 8, and struck gold winning the Best Actress Award. She played up the retro feel of the dress with big barrel curls and completed the look with a Kara Ross clutch, Alexis Bittar cuff and Shana Davis peep-toe pumps. (Photo: WENN.com)

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Silver Belle - Davis wore a metallic Ports 1961 sheath to the African-American Film Critic's Association awards dinner, January 8, and struck gold winning the Best Actress Award. She played up the retro feel of the dress with big barrel curls and completed the look with a Kara Ross clutch, Alexis Bittar cuff and Shana Davis peep-toe pumps. (Photo: WENN.com)

Keeping It Fresh  - Although she?s trended towards a classic, ladylike style, Davis switched things up and went for a futuristic feel at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 3rd Annual Governors Awards on November 12, 2011. She wore Raoul?s ?Penelope? evening gown that features a gold yoke against white chiffon.   (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Keeping It Fresh - Although she’s trended towards a classic, ladylike style, Davis switched things up and went for a futuristic feel at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 3rd Annual Governors Awards on November 12, 2011. She wore Raoul’s “Penelope” evening gown that features a gold yoke against white chiffon. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bold and Beautiful  - This green David Meister gown paired with a berry-colored lip looked striking on the actress at the 15th Annual Hollywood Film Awards (October 24, 2011). We must say the one-shoulder dress style is always a flattering choice!   (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Bold and Beautiful - This green David Meister gown paired with a berry-colored lip looked striking on the actress at the 15th Annual Hollywood Film Awards (October 24, 2011). We must say the one-shoulder dress style is always a flattering choice! (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)