Skip To Content
    This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!

    26 Celebs Who Slay On The Red Carpet Every. Damn. Time.

    Leave your boring black dresses at home.

    1. Zendaya (stylist Law Roach)

    Jamie McCarthy/Neilson Barnard/Frazer Harrison/Chris Pizzello-Pool/Pascal Le Segretain / Via Getty Images

    From left:

    1. Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda ball gown, 2017 Met Gala (Rei Kawakubo & Comme des Garçons)

    2. Joan of Arc-inspired custom Versace, 2018 Met Gala (Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination)

    3. Tom Ford crop top and skirt, 2020 Critics' Choice Awards

    4. Valentino cutout dress, 2021 Oscars

    5. Balmain gown and Bulgari necklace, 2021 Venice Film Festival

    2. Elle Fanning (stylist Samantha McMillen)

    Andrew Toth/Gisela Schober/Eamonn M. McCormack/Gisela Schober/Frazer Harrison / Via Getty Images

    1. Pink ruffled Gucci gown, “The Neon Demon” premiere in New York, 2016

    2. Valentino Haute Couture gown and cape, 2018 Berlin International Film Festival

    3. Floral Valentino gown, 2019 Cannes Film Festival

    4. Dior blouse and skirt, 2019 Cannes Film Festival

    5. Off-the-shoulder Gucci dress, "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" premiere, 2019

    3. Lupita Nyong’o (stylist Micaela Erlanger)

    Jason Merritt/Robyn Beck/Ethan Miller/Laurent Viteur/Jon Kopaloff / Via Getty Images

    1. Ralph Lauren gown and cape, 2014 Golden Globes

    2. Powder blue Prada gown, 2014 Oscars

    3. Elie Saab multicolored gown, 2015 SAG Awards

    4. Bright green Gucci gown, 2015 Cannes Film Festival

    5. Purple warrior-inspired Versace gown, “Black Panther” premiere in Hollywood, 2018

    4. Leslie Odom Jr. (stylist Avo Yermagyan)

    Phoebe Joaquin/Leigh Keily/Austin Hargrave/Chris Pizzello-Pool / Via Getty Images

    1. Valentino couture suite and Bulgari watch, 2021 Golden Globes

    2. Gray Celine suit, 2021 Critics Choice Awards

    3. Berluti ombré suit, 2021 SAG Awards

    4. Blue Versace suite with red trench, 2021 BAFTAs

    5. Gold Brioni suit, 2021 Oscars

    5. Gwendoline Christie (stylist Jerry Stafford)

    Frazer Harrison/Dimitrios Kambouris/Frazer Harrison/Phillip Faraone/Dave Benett / Via Getty Images

    1. Black sequin Vivienne Westwood Couture jumpsuit, 2017 SAG Awards

    2. Iris van Herpen couture gown, “Game of Thrones” Season 8 premiere, 2019

    3. Gucci robe dress, 2019 Emmys

    4. Pink Dior men’s suit, 2019 HBO’s Emmy Awards After-Party

    5. Iris van Herpen couture gown, 2019 BFI London Film Festival

    6. Tracee Ellis Ross (stylist Karla Welch)

    Buckner/John Shearer/John Shearer/Rob Latour/George Pimentel / Via Getty Images

    1. Red sequin Jenny Packham gown, 2017 amfAR Gala

    2. Hot pink Valentino Haute Couture dress, 2018 Emmys

    3. Green Ralph & Russo serpent suit, 2019 Grammys

    4. Marc Jacobs polka-dot organza dress, 2019 NAACP Image Awards

    5. Sparkly gold Zuhair Murad dress and cape, 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    7. Ezra Miller (stylist Jason Rembert)

    Roy Rochlin/Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/John Phillips/Dimitrios Kambouris/Han Myung-Gu / Via Getty Images

    1. Bode Ensemble patchwork jacket, CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event in Brooklyn, 2018

    2. Moncler x Pierpaolo Piccioli puffer gown, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald" premiere in Paris, 2018

    3. Givenchy feathered cape and trousers, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald" premiere in London, 2018

    4. Burberry pinstripe suit and corset, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    5. Coach and Kaffe Fassett tie-neck dress and jacket, Urban Decay photo call in Seoul, 2019

    8. Gemma Chan (stylist Rebecca Corbin-Murray)

    Frazer Harrison/Taylor Hill/Jeff Kravitz/Lionel Hahn/Rich Fury / Via Getty Images

    1. Valentino romper, shorts, and skirt, 2019 Golden Globes

    2. Custom-made Jason Wu dress, 2019 Critics Choice Awards

    3. Valentino tiered dress, 2019 Oscars

    4. Metallic Oscar de la Renta gown, 2021 Cannes Film Festival

    5. Louis Vuitton lace dress and feathered cape, “Eternals” premiere in Los Angeles, 2021

    9. Timothée Chalamet

    Dave J Hogan/Mike Marsland/Isabel Infantes - PA Images/Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Tim P. Whitby / Via Getty Images

    1. Painted floral Alexander McQueen suit, 2018 BFI London Film Festival

    2. Louis Vuitton crystal-embellished sweatshirt, 2019 BFI London Film Festival

    3. Thom Browne corduroy suit, “Little Women” screening in London, 2019

    4. Silver-and-gold Tom Ford suit, 2021 Cannes Film Festival

    5. Stella McCartney mushroom-print suit, "Dune" photo call, 2021

    10. Janelle Monáe (stylists Alexandra Mandelkorn and Nikki Nelms)

    Dia Dipasupil/Jon Kopaloff/Dia Dipasupil/David Livingston/Amy Sussman / Via Getty Images

    1. Red Christian Siriano suit, 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    2. Chanel dress and jewelry, 2019 Golden Globes

    3. Christian Siriano eyeball dress, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    4. Polka-dot Marc Jacobs dress, Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards, 2020

    5. Ralph Lauren silver A-line gown, 2020 Oscars

    11. Rihanna

    Gilbert Carrasquillo/Jason Merritt/Timothy A. Clary/Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Neilson Barnard/Frederic J. Brown / Via Getty Images

    1. Sheer Adam Selman gown, 2014 CFDA Awards

    2. Giambattista Valli tulle dress, 2015 Grammys

    3. Guo Pei fur-lined cape, 2015 Met Gala (China: Through the Looking Glass)

    4. Maison Margiela minidress + overcoat and bishop’s hat by Stephen Jones millinery, 2018 Met Gala (Heavenly Bodies)

    5. John Galliano vintage kimono, 2019 AFI Fest

    12. Billy Porter (stylist Sam Ratelle)

    Frazer Harrison/Dimitrios Kambouris/Amy Sussman/Frazer Harrison/Astrid Stawiarz / Via Getty Images

    1. Black velvet Christian Siriano ballgown, 2019 Oscars

    2. Celestino Couture gown, 2019 Tony Awards

    3. Giles Deacon shirt and orange skirt, 2020 Oscars

    4. Purple Christian Siriano cape, 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    5. Shiny Landeros New York suit, 2021 VMAs

    13. Anya Taylor Joy (stylists Law Roach and Paul Burgo)

    Andrew Toth/Michael Tran/Instagram @anyataylorjoy/Instagram @luxurylaw/Barcroft Media / Via Getty Images

    1. Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda tapestry dress, 2018 Met Gala (Heavenly Bodies)

    2. Vintage Bob Mackie wedding gown, “Emma” premiere in Los Angeles, 2020

    3. Dior Haute Couture gown, 2021 Golden Globes

    4. Dior Haute Couture tulle ballgown, 2021 Critics’ Choice Awards

    5. Dior Haute Couture dress and beret, 2021 Venice Film Festival

    14. Cynthia Erivo (stylist Jason Bolden)

    Gilbert Carrasquillo/Steve Granitz/Amy Sussman/Todd Williamson/Instagram @blaircaldwell / Via Getty Images

    1. Red Sally LaPointe dress, 2018 Black Girls Rock! Awards

    2. Custom Schiaparelli Couture ballgown, 2020 SAG Awards

    3. Atelier Versace dress and Piaget jewels, 2020 Oscars

    4. Lime green Valentino Haute Couture dress, 2021 Golden Globes

    5. Metallic Louis Vuitton dress and caplet top, 2021 Grammys

    15. Lady Gaga (stylists Nicola Formichetti, Tom Eerebout and Sandra Amador)

    Steve Granitz/Kurt Krieger/Samir Hussein/Steve Granitz/Dimitrios Kambouris / Via Getty Images

    1. Marc Jacobs Ziggy Stardust-inspired look, 2016 Grammys

    2. Feathery pink Valentino Couture gown, 2018 Venice Film Festival

    3. Elizabethan-inspired Alexander McQueen gown, UK premiere of “A Star Is Born,” 2018

    4. Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown and Tiffany & Co. diamond, 2019 Oscars

    5. Brandon Maxwell series of looks, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    16. Harry Styles (stylist Harry Lambert)

    David Becker/John Shearer/Dia Dipasupil/Kevin Mazur/JMEnternational / Via Getty Images

    1. Gucci harlequin-print suit, 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival

    2. Sheer top and black pants by Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    3. Gucci penny-collared blouse and parakeet-green slacks, SiriusXM Studios interview, 2020

    4. Yellow plaid Gucci blazer and purple boa, 2021 Grammys

    5. Gucci Aria suit and handbag, 2021 BRIT Awards

    17. Issa Rae (stylist Jason Rembert)

    Maury Phillips/Steve Granitz/Dimitrios KambourisAxelle/Bauer-Griffin/Michael Kovac / Via Getty Images

    1. Striped Balmain jacket and shorts, 2017 BET Awards

    2. Black Prabal Gurung gown, 2018 Golden Globes

    3. Sparkly blue Pyer Moss jumpsuit, 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards

    4. Yellow Ralph Lauren dress, 2019 ELLE Women in Hollywood

    5. Watercolor Peter Pilotto dress, 2019 NBA Awards

    18. Solange Knowles (stylist Kyle Luu)

    Pascal Le Segretain/Matt Baron/C Flanigan/Steve Granitz/Dia Dipasupil / Via Getty Images

    1. Yellow Emilio Pucci dress, 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    2. Stéphane Rolland Haute Couture dress, 2013 Cannes Film Festival

    3. H&M Studio Collection suit, 2014 MTV Movie Awards

    4. Red Christian Siriano gown, 2015 Oscars

    5. Salvatore Ferragamo jacket and boots, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    19. Cate Blanchett (stylist Elizabeth Stewart)

    Frazer Harrison/Chris Pizzello/George Pimentel/Chris Jackson/Stefania D'Alessandro / Via Getty Images

    1. Lilac Givenchy Couture chiffon gown, 2011 Oscars

    2. Sparkly gold Gucci dress, “Thor: Ragnarok” premiere in Los Angeles, 2017

    3. Graphic floral Mary Katrantzou dress, 2018 Cannes Film Festival

    4. Teal Preen by Thornton Bregazzi dress, IWC Schaffhausen at SIHH, 2018

    5. Ikat-print Armani Prive dress, 2020 Venice Film Festival

    20. Lena Waithe (stylist Tiffany Hasbourne)

    David Livingston/Dia Dipasupil/Jon Kopaloff/John Shearer/Jean Baptiste Lacroix / Via Getty Images

    1. Alba gold-leaf-printed tuxedo, 2017 Emmys

    2. Carolina Herrera blazer and Pride cape, 2018 Met Gala (Heavenly Bodies)

    3. Red Richfresh suit, 2019 ELLE Women in Hollywood

    4. White Richfresh suit, 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars Party

    5. Richfesh suit, "Westworld" Season 3 premiere in Los Angeles, 2020

    21. Dua Lipa (stylist Lorenzo Posocco)

    Frazer Harrison/Lester Cohen/Dimitrios Kambouris/Mike Marsland/Kevin Mazur / Via Getty Images

    1. Purple Alexandre Vauthier dress, 2018 Billboard Music Awards

    2. Silver Atelier Versace corset gown, 2019 Grammys

    3. Psychedelic Atelier Versace dress, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    4. Valentino Haute Couture feather gown, 2019 amfAR Gala

    5. Versace naked dress, 2021 Grammys

    22. Michael B. Jordan (stylist Ade Samuel)

    Michael Buckner/Dimitrios Kambouris/Gregg DeGuire/Isaiah Trickey/John Phillips / Via Getty Images

    1. Plaid Vivienne Westwood suit, 2015 MTV Movie Awards

    2. Navy suit and Louis Vuitton harness, 2019 SAG Awards

    3. Beige Burberry suit, 2019 NAACP Image Awards

    4. Givenchy embroidered suit, 2019 Toronto Film Festival

    5. Burberry pinstripe suit, 2019 BFI London Film Festival

    23. Lizzo (stylist Marko Monroe)

    Frazer Harrison/Jordan Strauss/Theo Wargo/Dimitrios Kambouris/Mike Marsland / Via Getty Images

    1. Lime green Christopher John Rogers dress, 2019 GLAAD Media Awards

    2. Valentino mini dress and teeny-tiny purse, 2019 American Music Awards

    3. Feathery Marc Jacobs coat, 2019 Met Gala (Camp: Notes on Fashion)

    4. Red sequin Moschino dress and boa, 2019 VMAs

    5. Blue draped Dundas dress, 2020 BRIT Awards

    24. Viola Davis (stylist Elizabeth Stewart)

    Jason Merritt/Jeff Kravitz/David Fisher via Getty Images/Instagram shamarbenoitphotography/Instagram @marcus_mam/ / Via Getty Images

    1. Marchesa navy tulle ballgown, 2016 Golden Globes

    2. Scarlet-red Armani Privé dress, 2017 Oscars

    3. Hot pink Michael Kors dress, 2018 Oscars

    4. Claude Kameni African-print dress, 2021 Golden Globes

    5. Loewe paneled jacket and asymmetric skirt, 2021 Independent Spirit Awards

    25. Blake Lively

    George Pimentel/Steve Granitz/Taylor Hill/Mike Marsland/Mark Sagliocco / Via Getty Images

    1. Gucci Première dress, 2014 Cannes Film Festival

    2. Black velvet Atelier Versace dress, 2017 Golden Globes

    3. Crimson Versace gown and Judith Leiber clutch, 2018 Met Gala (Heavenly Bodies)

    4. Ralph Lauren Collection three-piece suit, “A Simple Favor” premiere in London, 2018

    5. Lemon yellow Retrofête dress, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” premiere in New York, 2019

    26. Tilda Swinton (stylist Jerry Stafford)

    George Pimentel/James McCauley/Franziska Krug/Marc Piasecki/Lionel Hahn / Via Getty Images

    1. Blue Haider Ackermann dress and jacket, 2012 Golden Globes

    2. Gold Haider Ackermann pantsuit, 2013 Cannes Film Festival

    3. Chanel tuxedo, 2018 Berlin International Film Festival

    4. Silver Haider Ackermann dress, 2019 Cannes Film Festival

    5. Oversized Schiaparelli shirt, 2021 Cannes Film Festival