Newly single Hayley Atwell flaunts glamor in a gold metallic skirt

Newly single Hayley Atwell flaunts glamor in a gold metallic skirt

She reportedly recently split from Tom Cruise.

And newly minted single Hayley Atwell was the goddess in gold through and through when she made her first appearance since the news broke at the Royal Academy of Arts’ summer exhibition preview party in Piccadilly on Wednesday.

The 40-year-old actress might have kept the top half simple with a white tee, but she brought the glam up with a gold metallic slit skirt with black patterns.

Making a splash: Newly single Hayley Atwell was every inch the goddess in gold when she made her first appearance since news broke that she had split from Tom Cruise at the Royal Academy of Arts’ summer exhibition preview party on Wednesday in Piccadilly had separated

Coordinating at the heart of her outfit, the Marvel star sported gold earrings – which are shown off to their best advantage thanks to her ponytail – and a tote and black-and-gold clutch bag.

Earlier this week it was reported that The Top Gun: Maverick star Tom, 59, and his Mission: Impossible 7 co-star Hayley have split, having recently reconciled after their first split in September 2021 had, according to The Sun.

A source told the publication: “Unfortunately it didn’t work out for her. They have now decided that they are better than friends.’

On trend: The actress, 40, kept it simple on the top half with a white tee

On trend: The actress, 40, kept it simple on the top half with a white tee

Golden Goddess: But she brought the glamor with a gold metallic slit skirt that featured black patterns

Golden Goddess: But she brought the glamor with a gold metallic slit skirt that featured black patterns

Beauty: She swept her brunette locks into a sleek ponytail that only accentuated her stylish look

Beauty: She swept her brunette locks into a sleek ponytail that only accentuated her stylish look

The insider also revealed that the fanfare surrounding the couple after the IPO was too much to handle.

“They get along really well and have fantastic chemistry, which is why they decided to quietly give the relationship another try earlier this year.

“What worked behind closed doors didn’t work as well when it was released and the fanfare around them as a couple exploded again,” the source explained.

Fashion-conscious: Coordinating at the heart of her outfit, the Marvel star wore gold earringsx Stylish: She carried her most important belongings in a black and gold clutch

Fashion-conscious: Coordinating at the heart of her outfit, the Marvel star sported gold earrings and a black and gold clutch

Hug: Hayley greeted actor David Oyelowo and they hugged at the star-studded event

Hug: Hayley greeted actor David Oyelowo and they hugged at the star-studded event

Flawless: Hayley opted for a full face of stunning makeup, complete with a brown smoky eyeshadow look

Flawless: Hayley opted for a full face of stunning makeup, complete with a brown smoky eyeshadow look

The source also insisted the couple’s romance was “real,” explaining, “Despite some rumors to the contrary, it was never just for the cameras.”

MailOnline has reached out to representatives from Tom and Hayley for comment.

Hayley recently supported Tom at the Top Gun: Maverick premiere in London on May 19, where she stunned in a black crop top and matching velvet skirt with a high slit.

It's over: Earlier this week it was reported that The Top Gun: Maverick star Tom, 59, and his Mission: Impossible 7 co-star Hayley have gone their separate ways, having recently reconciled following their initial split in September 2021 had, according to The Sun ( Pictured in London in July 2021)

It’s over: Earlier this week it was reported that The Top Gun: Maverick star Tom, 59, and his Mission: Impossible 7 co-star Hayley have gone their separate ways, having recently reconciled following their initial split in September 2021 had, according to The Sun ( Pictured in London in July 2021)

Friends: A source told The Sun: 'Unfortunately it didn't work out for her.  They have now decided they are better as friends' (pictured May 2021 in London) Supportive: Atwell recently supported Cruise at the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick

Friends: A source told The Sun: ‘Unfortunately it didn’t work out for her. They have now decided that they are better than friends’ (pictured left in London May 2021)

A source told The Sun at the time: “She’s just there to support him. It’s a big step for them.”

The pair began dating in 2020 after meeting on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 and were first reported as an item in December.

Tom, who plays Ethan Hunt in the famous franchise, and Hayley, who portrays a character named Grace, spent much of the last year shooting the film across the UK, as well as in Rome, Venice and Norway.

Fanfare: The insider also revealed that the fanfare surrounding the pair was too much to handle:

Fanfare: The insider also revealed that the fanfare surrounding the pair was too much to handle: “What worked behind closed doors didn’t do so well when it was released”; (Pictured on set in Italy, November 2020)

Although the two never explicitly confirmed their romance, they reportedly became “pretty inseparable” after ” hitting it off from day one ” in the film.

However, by September, the relationship is said to have “lapsed” for the couple.

A source told The Sun of the split: “It’s been a very intense period of filming together. They really hit it off – but when the latest movie came to an end, they decided to become friends again.’

Co-stars: The pair began dating in 2020 after meeting on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 and were first reported as an item in December (pictured on set in Rome, October 2020)

Co-stars: The pair began dating in 2020 after meeting on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 and were first reported as an item in December (pictured on set in Rome, October 2020)

“Their filming schedules are very busy and Tom has a number of other commitments ahead of him and is always shooting around in a private helicopter and jet so it just kind of took its course.

“But they still enjoy working together. It’s a shame, but just one of those things. They still get along well.’

Tom has not had a high-profile romance since his divorce from ex-wife Katie Holmes, 43, in 2012, while Hayley reportedly split from her English doctor ex sometime in 2020.

The Hollywood icon shares daughter Suri, 16, with Katie.

The ex: Tom has not had a high-profile romance since his divorce from ex-wife Katie Holmes, 43, in 2012 (The former couple pictured in 2011)

The ex: Tom has not had a high-profile romance since his divorce from ex-wife Katie Holmes, 43, in 2012 (The former couple pictured in 2011)