Born on November 12th, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York, Anne had a childhood filled with creativity and support. Her mother, Kate Hathaway was a stage actress touring and playing the role of Fantine in Les Miserables, sparking Anne’s love for performance. Growing up in Millburn, New Jersey, she was surrounded by the arts and developed a passion for performing at an early age. Whether it was taking part in school plays or exploring various artistic pursuits, Hathaway's vibrant spirit and undeniable talent hinted at the bright future that awaited her on the stage and screen.
Anne Hathaway burst onto the scene with her breakthrough role as Mia Thermopolis in the Disney classic "The Princess Diaries." Princess Mia's shimmering silver tiara, adorned with exquisite white and yellow stones, was all costume and no substance. Interestingly, while Hathaway donned rhinestones in the first film, her co-star Julie Andrews boasted a jaw-dropping jewel collection worth $500,000 from Harry Winston. However, for the sequel, "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement," the production secured a sponsor, leading Hathaway to embrace the elegance of Chopard, further elevating her on-screen presence. From rhinestones to high-end collaborations, Hathaway was enchanting. (image source here)
Hathaway continued to showcase an impeccable taste in jewelry in her next iconic role as Andy Sachs in "The Devil Wears Prada." While Andy may not have donned Prada herself, she had an undeniable love for another renowned fashion house - Chanel. Post-make-over Andy exuded sophistication and style wearing many chunky statement piece necklaces. A fan favorite was the Chanel Paris Souvenirs necklace. This stunning piece was layered with Chanel pearls showing her immersion in the fashion world.
In the star-studded film "Ocean's 8," Anne Hathaway once again showcased her flair for wearing remarkable jewelry. The central iconic piece that the movie revolved around was based on a historical necklace, designed by Jacques Cartier in 1931. Cartier's exclusive partnership with the film allowed Hathaway to don a stunning recreation of this legendary necklace. It was originally crafted for the Maharaja of Nawanagar and featured what was described as "the finest cascade of colored diamonds in the world." At its center was the awe-inspiring Queen of Holland diamond, a flawless blue-white gem weighing an astonishing 136.25 carats. While Anne wore a scaled downed replication, it was still becoming. (image source here)
Anne Hathaway's personal life is just as stylish as her on-screen presence. Notably, her husband Adam Schulman also works for a jewelry line, James Bank. Further highlighting their shared appreciation for craftsmanship and design. This connection to the world of jewelry adds an extra touch of sophistication and elegance to Hathaway's personal style, making her a true fashion icon both in front of the camera and in her everyday life.
Most recently, Hathaway's star power reached new heights as she became a brand ambassador for the prestigious luxury jewelry brand, Bulgari. Her debut as a brand ambassador was preluded by an attention-grabbing moment at the Cannes Film Festival, where she dazzled in a jaw-dropping 107 carat Sri Lankan royal blue cushion cut sapphire Bulgari necklace.Embed from Getty Images
Anne Hathaway's journey from her humble beginnings as the Princess of Genovia to becoming the face of Bulgari showcases her rise as a shining star in Hollywood. Her career has been marked by memorable and stunning jewelry looks, both on and off-screen. From the iconic tiaras in "The Princess Diaries" to the bold statement necklaces in "The Devil Wears Prada," Hathaway's impeccable taste in jewelry has been a constant highlight. Her personal life also reflects her appreciation for fine craftsmanship. As a brand ambassador for Bulgari, Hathaway continues to captivate with her timeless elegance and style, leaving us eagerly anticipating her next dazzling jewelry moment.