9:59 a.m. PST, December 7, 2021
It’s official, the red carpet was back this year! After a long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wonderwall.com is celebrating IRI’s glamorous comeback with a range of the best dresses served on the red carpet in 2021. First? Zendaya, who wowed the Oscars in a technicolor Valentino dress inspired by Cher. With a modern cutout silhouette in a classic chiffon fabric, the piece that took over 300 hours to make was an impeccably fresh yet classic statement.
Read on to see more of the best red carpet dress moments of 2021 …
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This dreamlike Dior garment Jennifer Lawrence wore to the “Don’t Look Up” New York premiere on December 5th.
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This Barbie-inspired Met Gala look is as dramatic as it gets. And not just because it’s Billie Eilish who plays a princess in peach tulle Oscar de la Renta. In exchange for wearing the designer on the red carpet, the vegan singer demanded that the fashion house be completely fur-free – and they agreed.
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With her baby blues, blonde bob and that old Hollywood figure, Billie Eilish couldn’t look more like Marilyn Monroe if she tried!
Angela Bassett may have matched the red carpet at the Oscars, but she stood out among the crowd in her fabulous Alberta Ferretti dress. With pronounced butterfly puff sleeves, a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit, this may have been the ultimate look of the night.
Angela Bassett’s red Alberta Ferretti dress looked even more amazing as she walked away.
Camila Cabello’s MTV VMA look was a refreshing and refreshing moment for this show. Alexis Mabille’s hot pink and red strapless dress was adorned with a massive bow and corset top.
Laura Dern always manages to pull a style star out of her hat and the Oscars were no exception. This Oscar de la Renta two-piece ostrich feather set may have been controversial, but the author of the statement will remain a topic of conversation for many years to come.
Kerry Washington walked the Emmys red carpet in a bodycon Etro dress with a cinched corset and plunging neckline. DeBeers diamonds and a poppy red lip were the perfect punctuation mark on a fully polished look.
Ice blue is clearly Regina King’s color! Wrapped in sequins and silver crystals, the winged Louis Vuitton dress she wore to the Oscars provided an unforgettable moment.
Here is a closer look at the decorative crystal embellishments on the dress.
For the opening ceremony of the Venice Film Festival, Helen Mirren donned a disco ball from a Dolce & Gabbana dress that was expertly designed to flaunt her slim figure. A complementary shimmering headband added a touch of stunning youthfulness.
Her Givenchy dress – an homage to Audrey Hepburn’s “My Fair Lady” ballroom scene – was topped with a chunky, shiny high-neck choker.
Ciara was a sexy and chic sight at the MTV Video Music Awards in a black lace Tom Ford tailoring. Crafted to perfection, the gorgeous dress could have been painted on her body.
At the Cannes Film Festival’s closing ceremony, Gemma Chan closed it in an Oscar de la Renta golden floral sequin dress. As the “Eternals” actress walked the red carpet in her asymmetrical hem, she was followed by a simply sleek mini train.
With over 1,800 feathers and a mini belt, the Louis Vuitton dress Cynthia Erivo wore to the Emmys was an epic moment for couture on the red carpet. The “Genius: Aretha” actress rounded it off with a dazzling diamond choker from Roberto Coin.
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“I May Destroy You” Emmy winner Michaela Coel arrived at the Emmys in a stunning ensemble from Christopher John Rogers. The neon bralette and column skirt end with a giant organza bow and a glamorous train at the back.
Floral cutouts on the bust and a flowery skirt were perfect for Kaia Gerber at the Met Gala. The dress was inspired by Bianca Jagger’s 1981 red carpet ride at the same event, but this Oscar de la Renta was still a true original.
Inspired by legendary crooner JosÃ©phine Baker, Yara Shahidi arrived at the Met Gala in a beautiful golden Christian Dior embroidered dress. Paired with a tulle veil, gloves and Cartier jewelry, it was nothing short of awe-inspiring.
Tilda Swinton always makes unconventional chic choices on the red carpet and this Haider Ackermann look in contrasting colors that she chose for the “French Dispatch” premiere at the Cannes Film Festival is no exception. With chartreuse sequin sleeves and a long column skirt, it was a jaw-dropping candy-coated moment.
Anya Taylor-Joy was pure sunshine in a two-tone yellow silk Dior ensemble at the Emmys. The opera coat was an unexpected (and practical!) Accent.
We love Anya Taylor-Joy’s back cascading surprise diamond pendant!
For the premiere of “Lost Daughter” at the Venice Film Festival, Dakota Johnson chose a superb sparkler from Gucci. With dramatic crystallized bangs and prominent shoulders, it was an unforgettable look.
Amanda Seyfried stunned at the Oscars in an Armani PrivÃ© strapless tulle dress. The nominated actress of “Mank” looked nothing less than fuego!