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31 Celebrities On Their First Red Carpets Compared With Now

Bless their little cottons.

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2. Benedict Cumberbatch

He started acting in 2002, so he could have of course attended earlier red carpets. But the first one we found with his name listed was at the Gold Nymph Awards in July 2004. Just LOOK at him.


3. Kristen Stewart

Kristen was just 11 years old when she walked the red carpet at the Panic Room premiere back in 2002. She has previously spoken about her outfit that day, telling Marie Claire last year: "I did not know how to get dressed up at that age at all, I didn’t even know what I liked. I was just like completely… a goofy kid. But it’s just funny to see like that goofy kid version." Awww.

6. Aaron Paul

Aaron started attending red carpet events around 2001, usually on the arm of then-girlfriend Samaire Armstrong. We found this classic picture from the 2001 Los Angeles premiere of K-PAX. Such amazing style.


9. Robert Pattinson

In 2005 Robert Pattinson arrived at the World Premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire looking immaculate in leather trousers and a red velour jacket. And we simply love him for it.

11. Blake Lively

She's our one true fashion queen nowadays but back in 2005 she happily turned up to a red carpet event in ripped jeans <3 Here she is at the 18th Annual Kids Choice Awards that year rocking her '00s fashion.

12. Calvin Harris

His first album was released in 2007, so there's every chance he appeared at a red carpet event before this one. But no other picture could be better. Here's Calvin at the 2009 Brit Awards, way before life as Taylor Swift's hunky boyfriend.


15. Drew Barrymore

!!! As we know Drew Barrymore made her big break at the tender age of seven when she 7 in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. And here she is in 1982 looking like an absolute princess at the premiere.

17. Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo was in plenty of movies before Romeo + Juliet and Titanic. One of his first movie roles was in 1993's This Boy's Life. Here he is at the premiere alongside Tim Roth and a cheeky Bridget Fonda.


19. Justin Bieber

Bieber released his first single, "One Time," in 2009. Ahead of the release he appeared at Nickelodeon's 2009 Kids' Choice Awards alongside one of his mentors, Usher, looking very different from how he poses at showbiz events today.


28. The Kardashians/Jenners

Here's what the Kardashian and Jenner clan looked like in 1995. It's been a while since they were all on a red carpet together, but the photo on the right is from when they were a little more grown-up in 2011.


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