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25 Gemma Chan Looks That Will Convince You She Deserves The "Fashion Icon" Title

The true star of every red carpet ๐ŸŒŸ

When you think of celebrity fashion icons, who comes to mind? Rihanna? Harry Styles? Someone else?

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While all of those answers are great, there's one person who should definitely come to mind โ€” actor, writer, activist, and Marvel superhero Gemma Chan.

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You might know her as Sersi from Eternals or Astrid Leong-Teo from Crazy Rich Asians, but you should definitely recognize her from her iconic sense of style โ€” both on the red carpet and off.

Gemma Chan as Sersi in "Eternals"
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Of course, credit for Gemma's great red carpet style also goes to her stylist, Rebecca Corbin-Murray.

Here are 25 of Gemma Chan's best looks:

1. Of course, we have to start with her 2022 Met Gala look by Louis Vuitton:

Gemma Chan in a jeweled black gown with a beaded jacket
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A closeup of Gemma in the jacket and gown
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2. She always brings her best to the Met Gala, as proven by this Prabal Gurung creation she wore in 2021:

Gemma Chan wears a short dress with a dragon motif and a long train
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The long train covers several steps as Gemma walks up them
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A closeup of Gemma's makeup, hair, an jewelry
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3. She made a strong Met Gala debut when she wore Tom Ford in 2019:

Gemma Chan in a long sparkly evening gown, shawl, and crown
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A closeup of the jeweled crown
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4. Her 2019 Met Gala afterparty look by Tom Ford also deserves applause:

Gemma Chan in a short sequined dress and matching reddish purple hair
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A closeup of Gemma's colored hair
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5. She was once again pretty in pink with the Valentino gown she sported at the 2019 Academy Awards:

Gemma Chan in a long gown at the Oscars
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A closeup of Gemma at the Oscars
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A closeup of Gemma's hair with jeweled barrettes
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6. She came through with another incredible Tom Ford afterparty look at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party:

Gemma Chan in a long sequined gown
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A closeup of the sequined gown
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7. Her Louis Vuitton look from the Eternals Los Angeles premiere was ethereal:

Gemma Chan wearing multilayered dress with a cape
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A closeup of the cape
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A closeup of the front of the dress and Gemma's face
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8. She sparkled in this Zuhair Murad cropped hoodie at the Eternals UK premiere:

Gemma Chan wearing a crop top and skirt
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Gemma with the hood of the crop top up
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9. Even her Eternals photocall outfits were celestial, like the Valentino dress she wore to the Rome Film Festival:

Gemma in a short dress with a sheer cape
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A closeup of Gemma
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10. If you told me this dress she also wore to the 2021 Rome Film Festival was made by Aphrodite instead of Magda Butrym, I'd believe you:

Gemma wearing a short dress with a big flower on it
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A closeup of Gemma
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11. The Eternals press tour wasn't her first time looking marvelous on the red carpet. Here she is wearing a remarkable Ralph & Russo jumpsuit to the Captain Marvel premiere in Los Angeles:

Gemma in a multicolored jumpsuit
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A closeup of Gemma
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12. You can't forget this colorful Mary Katrantzou dress she donned at a Captain Marvel fan event in Singapore:

Gemma Chan holding a mic and wearing a multicolored dress
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A closeup of Gemma
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13. And here she is wearing Brandon Maxwell at the Captain Marvel European premiere:

Gemma Chan wearing silk pants and a long top
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A closeup of Gemma Chan
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14. She sported another fabulous cap-sleeve ensemble to the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Award, this time by Miu Miu:

Gemma wearing a sparkly multicolored dress
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A closeup of Gemma
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15. When she attended a private dinner Michael Kors held in 2019, she of course had to wear one of his prettiest designs:

Gemma wearing a floral dress
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A closeup of Gemma
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16. Again proving this shade of pink was invented just for her, she stunned in Oscar de la Renta at the 2019 SAG Awards:

Gemma wearing an asymmetrical dress with a belt
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A closeup of Gemma Chan
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17. She plays with bold colors on the red carpet, too. Look at this purple gown she wore to the 2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards:

Gemma Chan wearing a long shoulder-less gown
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A closeup of Gemma
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18. She graced the 2017 Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup with an enviable green jumpsuit:

Gemma wearing a green jumpsuit
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A closeup of Gemma
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19. Here's the beautiful blue gown she sported at the 2015 Moรซt British Independent Film Awards:

Gemma Chan wearing a blue gown with a slit
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A closeup of Gemma in the dress
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20. Of course, we can't forget the floral Erdem dress she wore to the 2019 National Board of Review Gala:

Gemma in a long dress with floral embellishments
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A closeup of the dress
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21. She's also great at vintage glamor. She shone at the 74th Annual Cannes Film Festival in this Oscar de la Renta gown:

Gemma Chan wearing a gold floral asymmetrical dress
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A closeup of the gold sequins on the dress
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22. She embodied the Tudor era beautifully at the European Premiere of Mary Queen of Scots:

Gemma Chan wearing a long white gown with short sleeves
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A closeup of Gemma from the waist up
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23. Now, let's hear it for the long-sleeved looks, like this trench coat dress she sported at the Burberry Prorsum Show at London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011:

Gemma Chan wearing a trench coat dress
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A closeup of Gemma Chan in a trench coat dress
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24. This cold-shoulder dress she wore to the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards 2016 lives in my mind rent free:

Gemma Chan wearing a floral patterned cold shoulder dress
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A closeup of Gemma Chan in the dress
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25. And finally, if her outfit from the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Fall/Winter 2022/2023 show during Paris Fashion Week doesn't prove to you that Gemma Chan is a fashion icon, then I don't know what will:

Gemma Chan wearing a short dress with a see-through midsection and a long jacket with sandals
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A closeup of the jacket
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Which Gemma Chan look do you like best? Let me know in the comments below!

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