By Jarret Thomas Sackman for Dailymail.com
03.16 18.3.2023, updated 05.17 18.3.2023
Naomi Watts and Jodie Turner-Smith rocked chic looks for the 2023 Gem Awards in New York on Friday.
Watts, 54 – who recently looked radiant in a white Givenchy suit for Vanity Fair’s Oscars – donned a plunging black dress that hugged her figure and showed off her toned arms.
She wore her trademark blonde hair in a bob and sported a dark red lip, giving her radiant skin a dramatic pop of color.
Turner-Smith, 36, turned heads in her stunning gown, which featured billowing black and white stripes and highlighted her sculpted frame to perfection.
Jodie’s glossy hair flowed down in an edgy style as she opted for dark purple lips and a designer black clutch.
Watts sparkled in jewelry by Anita Ko, while Turner-Smith adorned each ear with elaborate diamond creations and flashed a dazzling ruby on her hand.
The GEM Awards are the Oscars of the Jewelry Industry, honoring designers and leaders who have advanced the “visibility of fine jewelry and watches.”
The A-list gala was held at Cipriani 42nd Street, bringing out the biggest names in fine jewelry.
Brad Pitt’s girlfriend, Ines de Ramon, also sampled at the ceremony, wearing a plunging black dress. The look featured a high slit that showcased her long legs
Turner-Smith is set to star in the upcoming Star Wars series The Acolyte, which is slated for release in 2024 on Disney+.
According to the mysterious show’s official premise, The Acolyte takes place “about 100 years before the prequel film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.”
The central story is said to revolve around a “former Padawan”. [who] teams up with their Jedi Master to investigate several crimes, but the forces they face are worse than they ever expected.
Watts will soon be seen playing one of the most glamorous women of the mid-century when she takes on the role of fashion icon Babe Paley in the second season of Feud.
Based on the period drama of Laurence Leamer’s best-selling book The Capote Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal and Swan Song, the second season follows the famous downfall of New York’s high society when Truman Capote defrauded Manhattan’s elite, including them in his fiction.
The author of In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany’s blew a hole in the upper crust of the rich and powerful when he published an excerpt from his unfinished novel Answered Prayers in 1975.
The mystery novel turned out to be a saucy tale that blew away her Closest friends, who happened to be some of the most stylish women of the time.
Watts will be joined by Chloe Sevigny, who plays legendary socialite CZ Guest, and actresses Diane Lane and Calista Flockhart will also be featured prominently.
SAG Award winner Tom Hollander plays Truman Capote and shaves his head to better shave the controversial author.