This year started off with virtual awards shows and celebs wearing pajamas.
But as we near the end of 2021, there's been no shortage of in-person events or iconic fashion.
These are 102 of the most iconic red carpet looks of the year.
Jason Sudeikis started off the year with a bang in his tie-dye sweatshirt at the Golden Globes.
Sudeikis became an instant meme when he accepted his Golden Globe for "Ted Lasso" in a tie-dye sweatshirt, proving that celebrities really are just like us — they also don't dress up on Zoom.
Angela Bassett looked regal as ever in this feathered plum gown at the Golden Globes.
Bassett, who is unbelievably 63 years old, proved why purple is the color of royalty in this Dolce and Gabbana dress.
Cynthia Erivo presented at the Golden Globes in this structured lime green dress, long white gloves, and sky-high heels.
The lime green look is Valentino Haute Couture, paired with Pierpaolo Piccioli platforms.
Emerald Fennell wore the nicest set of pajamas we've ever seen to the Critics' Choice Awards.
Fennell described her look as "your Totally Sober Aunt who has really taken a shine to your sweet boyfriend, Brian."
The feathery floral set was designed by Richard Quinn.
Dominique Fishback absolutely slayed the Critics' Choice Awards in this jewel-encrusted gown.
Fishback's dramatic gown was designed by Reem Acra and inspired her makeup look.
"The dress felt very Old Hollywood glamour, which inspired the cat eye liner and swooped back hair, but the nude lipstick and jewels kept it young and fresh," Fishback told Vogue.
Amanda Seyfried put a spin on the classic tuxedo with a sparkly shirt and a red lip at the Critics' Choice Awards.
Seyfried's tuxedo bib blouse and cigarette pants were designed by Miu Miu, and they went perfectly with her "Mank" Old Hollywood aesthetic.
Hannah Waddingham looked flawless in this deep purple gown with a plunging neckline at the Critics' Choice Awards.
Waddingham took home her first Critics' Choice Award, for her role in "Ted Lasso," in this purple dress with a beaded bodice.
Regina King's navy blue gown with exaggerated sleeves and unusual neckline was a showstopper.
King, who was nominated for best director for her directorial debut, "One Night in Miami...," wore an Atelier Versace gown for her big night, once again proving why she's one of the best dressed stars in Hollywood.
As you'll see, pink has been a huge color in menswear this year. Algee Smith coordinated his all-pink ensemble with his background at the Critics' Choice Awards.
The "Judas and the Black Messiah" actor wore a Versace suit with a giant starfish on the blazer for the evening.
Anthony Anderson also rocked an all-pink look from his pocket square to his shoes at the Kids' Choice Awards.
The "Black-ish" star's suit was more vibrant than Algee Smith's pastel ensemble.
Megan Thee Stallion wore a vibrant orange gown and matching orange heels to slay the Grammys this year.
The "Savage" rapper took home three Grammys, including best new artist, in this bright orange Dolce and Gabbana gown.
Dua Lipa's glittering cotton candy confection of a dress was perfect for the Grammys red carpet.
Lipa's look was designed by Versace and was inspired by the Northern Lights, according to Vogue. It was also covered in butterflies made out of Swarovski crystals.
Harry Styles accessorized his leather suit with a green feather boa.
Taylor Swift wore this floral mini-dress at the Grammys.
Swift looked like a floral princess or a flowery collage in this Oscar de la Renta dress and matching face mask.
Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars looked straight out of an '70s prom on the Grammys red carpet.
Paak opted for a printed suit jacket, flared pants, and a few buttons open, while Mars looked straight out of a time machine in his ruffled red shirt, flares, and rose corsage. Both vintage looks were designed by Gucci.
Phoebe Bridgers took her skeleton obsession to a new level at the Grammys.
Bridgers frequently rocks a skeleton bodysuit while performing, and her own merch is designed to look like skeletons, but this Thom Browne dress took it to a whole new level with an embroidered skeleton made of crystals and pearls.
Jhené Aiko brought the drama to the Grammys red carpet in this pink gown and a long, ruffled train.
Aiko's dreamy pink tulle gown was designed by Monsoori.
Jurnee Smollett showed off the full skirt of her fuchsia gown at the SAG Awards.
Smollett's high-low gown was designed by Zuhair Murad.
Leslie Odom Jr. opted for a multi-colored suit and turtleneck at the SAG Awards.
Anna Kendrick's red and gold gown at the BAFTAs had a thigh-high slit.
The pleated dress was designed by Zuhair Murad.
Dominique Fishback's BAFTAs gown looked like a piece of moving art.
The look was part of Georges Hobeika's Fall 2020 Couture collection.
Colman Domingo paired a bold orange shirt and jacket with mind-bending checkered pants at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Domingo celebrated his first Spirit Award nomination in this Louis Vuitton ensemble.
Amanda Seyfried once again channeled Old Hollywood glamour at the Oscars in this breathtaking red gown.
Seyfried wore a vibrant Armani gown with a plunging neckline and fan-like embellishment. It was inspired by hibiscus flowers, according to Vogue.
Zendaya paid homage to Cher in this lemon yellow dress with a giant cut-out at the Oscars.
The "Malcolm and Marie" star wore a custom Valentino gown that channeled two iconic Cher looks — one she wore on "The Sonny and Cher Show" and another she wore to the 1973 Academy Awards.
Carey Mulligan dropped jaws in this glittering two-piece look at the Oscars.
Mulligan also opted for a Valentino design on her big night.
Chloé Zhao cemented her legend status by pairing a designer gown with white sneakers at the Oscars.
Zhao won three Oscars — making history — all while wearing an Hermès gown and Hermès sneakers.
While Halle Berry's short hair at the Oscars got all the headlines, we can't overlook this beautiful silk gown.
The mauve gown boasted a giant bow on the front. It was designed by Dolce and Gabbana.
Viola Davis' white gown with see-through bodice was a memorable look on the Oscars red carpet.
Davis' custom Alexander McQueen dress was covered in floral cutouts.
Maria Bakalova looked like a swan princess at the Oscars.
The "Borat 2" star celebrated her princess moment with a custom Louis Vuitton ballgown.
Lakeith Stanfield's Oscars jumpsuit looked straight out of the '70s.
Stanfield's Saint Laurent jumpsuit with pointed white collar and black belt "made Oscars history," according to GQ.
Colman Domingo once again earned a spot on this list with his monochromatic neon pink suit at the Oscars.
Domingo's Atelier Versace suit took 150 hours to make, due to the 4,500 Swarovski crystals and sequins cascading down the shoulders.
Andra Day looked every inch the movie star at the Oscars in this golden dress.
Day's stylist called the glittery dress, which had both a thigh-high slit and large cut-out, a "scandal." It was designed by Vera Wang.
Angela Bassett wowed the Oscars red carpet in this red gown with a giant bow on the back.
Bassett's off-the-shoulder gown was designed by Alberta Ferretti.
Little Mix looked like angels in matching white gowns at the BRIT Awards.
Perrie Edwards (left) and Leigh-Anne Pinnock (right) debuted their baby bumps at the BRITs.
Edwards chose a set by David Koma, Jade Thirwall rocked a Vivienne Westwood gown, and Pinnock's dress was designed by Maison Margiela.
MNEK's baby blue silk suit looked perfect.
MNEK's suit was designed by Robert Wun.
Dua Lipa channeled Amy Winehouse in this golden polka-dot gown, thigh-high socks and garters, and beehive hairdo.
Rina Sawayama's lilac strapless ball gown looked like it had a giant fan on the shoulder.
As PopSugar wrote, "shout-out to Rina Sawayama for inventing the color purple" in this Balmain gown.
Billy Porter once again proved why he's the king of the red carpet in this bold black look and mirrored platforms at the BRITs.
Porter chose a black satin ThreeASFour dress with matching black lace and satin pants, along with a Stephen Jones fascinator and metallic Rick Owens boots.
Taylor Swift returned to a look she favors — the two-piece set — at the BRITs.
Swift's sparkly white and silver Miu Miu set sent fans down the rabbit hole as they tried to decide whether they should pay more attention to the outfit's clear nod to the "1989" era, or her hair and red lip which resembled her look during the "Red" era.
Harry Styles channeled a 1970s carpet at the BRITs.
The retro suit and bag were, predictably, designed by Gucci.
Addison Rae certainly turned heads at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Rae's bold look was created by Christopher Esber.
Chase Stokes tried his hand at the monochromatic trend with this red suit and see-through shirt at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
The "Outer Banks" star opted for a red Fendi suit and shirt, along with red sneakers on the red carpet.
Yvonne Orji wore a delightful multi-colored fringed gown to the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Orji's tiered, multi-colored gown was designed by the Ghanaian-American designer Mimi Plange.
Priyanka Chopra stunned in a sheer gown with a metallic corset-like belt at the Billboard Music Awards.
Chopra's gown had a thigh-high slit and low neckline. It was designed by Dolce and Gabbana.
Karol G's silvery, shimmery gown at the Billboard Music Awards was entirely see-through, meaning we could all see the aqua underwear she was rocking too.
The "Bichota" singer looked like a mermaid at the BBMAs while wearing this Celia Kritharioti gown.
Saweetie stole the show in this coral ball gown at the Billboard Music Awards.
The peach gown also had floral embellishments on the front. It was designed by Giambattista Valli.
Doja Cat proved why she's on her way to becoming a fashion legend in this striped set with a giant turquoise necklace at the Billboard Music Awards.
Both the "Kiss Me More" singer's bandeau top and matching pants were designed by Balmain, while the necklace is Jacob & Co.
Megan Fox, accompanied by Machine Gun Kelly, wore a barely there black gown at the Billboard Music Awards.
Fox took "little black dress" to a whole new level with this Mugler look.
Demi Lovato skipped a shirt when they rocked this purple velvet suit at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
The "Cool For the Summer" singer opted for a belly button-grazing necklace to wear instead underneath this Dundas suit.
Bella Hadid's black dress at the Cannes Film Festival was entirely open in front, letting her golden lung-shaped necklace take center stage.
Hadid's simple wool black dress and giant necklace were designed by Schiaparelli, who described the necklace as "golden trompe l'œil lungs with rhinestones."
Sharon Stone wore a sky-blue strapless gown with flowers all over at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
Stones' gown was designed by Dolce and Gabbana.
Gemma Chan closed out the Cannes Film Festival with this metallic gold gown covered in flowers.
The Oscar de la Renta gown was actually entirely covered in gold sequins. While walking the red carpet, Chan told People she felt "so out of practice" and was still getting used to walking in heels again.
Dakota Johnson stunned in this silver and sheer fringed gown at the Venice Film Festival.
The shimmery look was designed by Gucci.
Kristen Stewart combined high-fashion couture and pajamas with this mint green set at the Venice Film Festival.
The look, like almost everything Stewart dons these days, is by Chanel.
Zendaya's beige dress looked like a sculpture made for her at the Venice Film Festival.
The dress, which was actually made of tan leather and featured a hip-high slit, is by Balmain. She paired it with a huge green snake necklace.
Kate Hudson took a simple black dress and elevated it with numerous cutouts at the Venice Film Festival.
As Insider previously described, the Mônot dress has "seven cutouts across her torso, two others at her hips, and a thigh-high slit."
Just a few days later, Zendaya stunned again in this eggplant ensemble at the French premiere of "Dune."
This daring two-piece set was designed by Alaïa.
Lil Nas X slayed the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet in this asymmetrical lilac look.
The monochromatic look, which seems like it was inspired by Lil' Kim's iconic 1999 VMAs outfit, is custom Versace.
Megan Fox took the naked dress trend to a whole new level at the VMAs in this entirely sheer dress.
Not one to be caught unprepared, Fox rocked a bedazzled thong underneath her Mugler dress.
Kacey Musgraves wore a feathery hat that could stop traffic on the VMAs red carpet.
The hat perfectly matched her purple mini-dress, which she paired with long, leather red gloves. The entire look is Valentino Haute Couture.
Ashanti wowed in this black bondage-inspired dress at the VMAs.
We can't blame Nick Cannon for proposing to the singer while she was wearing this Michael Costello design.
Billie Eilish debuted an entirely new look at the 2021 Met Gala with this peach ball gown.
Eilish's show-stopping gown was designed by Oscar de la Renta and was an ode to Marilyn Monroe.
Kim Kardashian's look at the 2021 Met Gala was easily the most memeable.
Technically, we're assuming that's Kardashian underneath there — her black form-fitting Balenciaga gown extended all the way over her face.
Iman stopped traffic in the best way at the 2021 Met Gala in this golden dress with exposed hoop skirt and giant feathered headdress.
Iman's Dolce & Gabbana gown took 400 hours to create, according to E!.
Not everyone responded to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's gown at the 2021 Met Gala positively, but it was talked about for weeks.
The congresswoman's strapless white gown was emblazoned with "Tax the Rich" on the back. It was designed by Brother Vellies.
Frank Ocean had an unsettling accessory at the 2021 Met Gala: a green-skinned baby robot.
Vogue put it best: Ocean's new friend was "slime green, with sparkling grills, and wore a galactic-printed onesie." Ocean, for his part, opted for a simple Prada three-piece suit — with slime green hair, of course.
Quannah Chasinghorse was one of the biggest stars of the 2021 Met Gala with her bronze jumpsuit and bold turquoise accessories.
The model, whose heritage is Han Gwich'in and Oglala Lakota, wore Peter Dundas to the event.
Hailee Steinfeld was almost unrecognizable on the 2021 Met Gala red carpet.
The Iris van Herpen gown took 640 hours to create, according to Vanity Fair.
Zoë Kravitz wore an almost entirely see-through silver dress at the Met Gala — with a matching thong, of course.
Kravitz's daring look was designed by Yves Saint Laurent.
Jason Sudeikis brought teal velvet to the red carpet at the 2021 Emmy Awards.
After starting off the year in various hoodies, Sudeikis capped off his incredible year with this Tom Ford suit — he was wearing it when he took home his Emmy Awards for "Ted Lasso."
Michaela Coel's shone at the 2021 Emmys in this highlighter-yellow strapless dress.
The Christopher John Rogers gown was actually two pieces: a bandeau top and a column skirt with a sash and a train.
Nicole Byer rocked a bright purple voluminous gown at the Emmys.
Byer's iconic look was designed by Christian Siriano and featured a dramatic ruffled trim.
Anya Taylor-Joy took home her first Emmy while wearing this glam backless yellow gown.
The "Queen's Gambit" star wore a two-toned satin yellow gown designed by Dior to the ceremony.
Natti Natasha stunned in this strapless white gown with a sheer corset top and exposed metallic bra at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.
The look was designed by Edité.
Prince Royce wore a purple ombré suit to the Billboard Latin Music Awards.
The singer's tinted sunglasses matched his suit.
Olivia Rodrigo wore this unique black strapless gown to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala.
The Saint Laurent gown seemed to defy gravity with its open bodice.
Tessa Thompson also stunned at the same event in this feathered gray gown with a simple black belt.
The unique look was designed by Dior Haute Couture.
Jake Gyllenhaal looked as handsome as ever in this baby pink tuxedo at the Tony Awards.
Gyllenhaal's suit was designed by Prada.
Angelina Jolie proved once again why she's a red carpet legend in this metallic strapless gown at the Rome Film Festival.
Her "Eternals" co-star Gemma Chan looked like a glam witch at the UK premiere.
Chan's hooded sparkling top and matching sheer skirt were designed by Zuhair Murad.
Lil Nas X looked amazing in this canary yellow suit with feathery pink cuffs at LACMA Art + Film Gala.
It's a bit difficult to see, but the "Montero" rapper's Gucci suit is emblazoned with the brand's "G" logo.
Elle Fanning wore this almost entirely sheer black gown with cutouts and a large flower brooch for the LACMA Art + Film Gala.
The Gucci look was entirely backless, as well.
Jared Leto similarly wore a suit with feathery cuffs, though his was a crisp white, at the LACMA Art + Film Gala.
Lady Gaga stole the show at the "House of Gucci" premiere in this flowy purple gown with a hip-high slit, fishnet tights, dramatic sleeves, and black boots.
Of course, the gown was designed by Gucci.
Jennifer Hudson wore this burgundy lace catsuit with an attached skirt at the CMA Awards.
The Dolce and Gabbana look was completed with over-the-elbow red lace gloves.
To celebrate winning the Fashion Icon Award at the CFDA Fashion Awards, Zendaya once again stunned in a red bandeau top and matching skirt and bubble waist.
The literal fashion icon wore a custom Vera Wang look for the evening.
At the same event, Drew Barrymore glowed in a giant yellow gown with multiple layers of tulle.
Barrymore channeled her inner Belle while wearing this Christian Siriano design.
Anya Taylor-Joy brought the vintage glam in this plunging purple blazer mini-dress, leopard print hat, and birdcage veil.
The dress was designed by Oscar de la Renta, while her hat is Gigi Burris.
Rita Ora opted for this daring feathered jumpsuit with a dramatic train at the 2021 MTV European Music Awards.
The singer's feathery jumpsuit was designed by Jean-Louis Sabaji.
Tom Holland rocked a rust velvet suit and matching shades at the 2021 GQ Men of the Year Party.
Holland's suit was designed by BOSS, and his glasses were DB Eyewear.
His fellow Spider-Man Andrew Garfield chose a leather blazer for the same event.
His whole fit was designed by Saint Laurent.
Billy Porter never disappoints, and he might've outdone himself at the American Music Awards with this giant umbrella hat.
His umbrella hat perfectly matched his aqua blue suit. Both were designed by Botter.
Olivia Rodrigo wowed in this sequined sheer purple dress and feathered trim at the AMAs.
The newly minted Grammy nominee slayed in this David Koma look.
Rachel Zegler kicked off what's sure to be a busy fall and winter at the 2021 AMAs in this two-toned tulle gown.
The "West Side Story" star absolutely owned the red carpet in this black and white Carolina Herrera gown featuring layers of tulle and a keyhole cutout.
JoJo Siwa was almost unrecognizable on the AMAs red carpet in this layered black gown with a partially sheer skirt.
Siwa said she was "in a dress and heels the first time" in her life on the AMAs red carpet.
While on her way to a "Hawkeye" screening, Hailee Steinfeld glowed in this monochromatic purple suit and giant fuzzy coat.
Steinfeld's been rocking a lot of purple to do press for "Hawkeye," as it's her character's signature hue.
Gabrielle Union rocked a lime green ballgown at The Fashion Awards.
Union's neon green gown came with a giant skirt and a full-on cape. The entire look was designed by Valentino.
Jennifer Lawrence was the definition of maternity glam at the premiere of "Don't Look Up."
Lawrence wore a shimmery beige gown with a matching cape designed by Dior.
Jonah Hill and his girlfriend Sarah Brady wore matching baby blue suits and teal loafers at the "Don't Look Up" premiere.
The actor and his girlfriend twinned in their matching Gucci suits.
Rachel Zegler proved why she's the next live-action Disney princess in this strapless beige ballgown at the "West Side Story" premiere.
The Elie Saab gown was covered in embroidered white flowers and a long tulle train.
Becky G wore this daring yellow dress to the People's Choice Awards.
The "Shower" singer looked beautiful in this wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen designed by Roberto Cavalli.
Zendaya was on-theme at the "Spider-Man: No Way Home" premiere in this dress adorned with spider webs.
The spiderweb dress was custom-designed for Zendaya by Valentino, as was the mask (not pictured) she briefly wore on the red carpet.
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