But as the evening came to a close the 36-year-old was finding it difficult to emulate the sophisticated goddess we all know and love.
Instead it seemed the one shouldered navy blue Romona Keveza dress, coupled with Jimmy Choo shoes, got in the way when it came to actual walking.
Luckily the mother-of-six had her leading man Brad Pitt to help her tackle the wayward gown through the crowd at yesterday's Los Angeles premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey, Angelina's directorial début.
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Although her Jimmy Choo shoes managed to rip through the delicate material of the dress, nothing could ruin Angelina's good mood at Hollywood's Arclight Theatre.
Earlier in the day, before the gown got ripped