Octavia Spencer Style: Best Supporting Actress Nominee (PHOTOS)

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Octavia Spencer

Through a series of red carpet appearances over the course of awards season, Spencer has defined herself as a star of the red carpet in dresses that flatter her full figure.

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Octavia Spencer

In yet another Tadashi frock, Spencer highlighted her silhouette in a lacey wrap design paired with Ippolita jewels and a Judith Leiber handbag for the Jan. 13 AFI awards.

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Octavia Spencer

She wears the pants! The star made a streamlined appearance at the Jan. 14 BAFTA Tea Party in a Diane von Furstenberg blouse, ivory trousers and her own spotted clutch.

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Octavia Spencer

To collect her across the pond accolade at the Feb. 12 BAFTAs, Spencer turned up the volume in another Tadashi Shoji custom creation, more Martin Katz bling and Stuart Weitzman sandals.

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Octavia Spencer

At the Feb. 6 Academy Awards nomination luncheon, the star kept it simple in a David Meister wrap dress and angular Mary Janes.

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Octavia Spencer

For the Jan. 28 Directors Guild of America Awards, the star had all the bright moves in turquoise Tadashi, metallic Weitzman peep-toe pumps and Neil Lane jewels.

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Octavia Spencer

In a custom look inspired by a spring 2012 sleeveless mini, the star dazzled in cascading, lavender Tadashi, Christian Louboutin platforms and Irene Neuwirth and Judith Leiber accents at the Jan. 15 Golden Globes.

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Octavia Spencer

Way before she was courting Oscar, Spencer was lighting up The Academy's Nov. 12 Governors Award Dinner in scalloped Tadashi and Neil Lane shine.

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Octavia Spencer

When SAG honored both Spencer and The Help's ensemble cast on Jan. 29, Spencer chose dove gray Tadashi and coordinated Irene Neuwirth jewels, Stuart Weitzman heels and a Judith Leiber clutch.

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Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer attends "The Help" Los Angeles Premiere at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on August 9, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Octavia Spencer

At a Jan. 13 Vanity Fair soiree, Spencer shimmered in gunmetal Meister, Michael Kors peep-toes and a glimmering Swarovski clutch.