The most iconic red carpet looks of 2021, from the Golden Globes to the 'Spider-Man' premiere

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Zendaya in a web mask.Valerie Macon/Getty
  • 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.

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Jason Sudeikis started off the year with a bang in his tie-dye sweatshirt at the Golden Globes.

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Jason Sudeikis speaks during the Golden Globe Awards broadcast on February 28, 2021.NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

The sweatshirt is from Forward__Space, a New York-based dance and exercise studio that was founded by his sister, Kristin Sudeikis.

Angela Bassett looked regal as ever in this feathered plum gown at the Golden Globes.

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Angela Bassett attends the Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton and broadcast on February 28, 2021Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Cynthia Erivo speaks onstage at the Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton and broadcast on February 28, 2021.Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Emerald Fennell poses at the Ham Yard Hotel for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 8, 2021.Colomba Giacomini via Getty Images

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.

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Dominique Fishback gets ready for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 7, 2021.Cindy Ord/Getty Images

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.

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Amanda Seyfried poses for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 7, 2021.Anne du Boucheron Inc/Getty Images

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.

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Hannah Waddingham poses for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 7, 2021.Darren Bell/Getty Images

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.

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Regina King poses for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 7, 2021.Wayman and Micah via Getty Images

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.

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Algee Smith poses for the 2021 Critics' Choice Awards on March 7, 2021.James Anthony with corwdMGMT via Getty Images

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.

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Anthony Anderson attends Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on March 13, 2021.Amy Sussman/KCA2021/Getty Images for Nickelodeon

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.

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Megan Thee Stallion attends the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Dua Lipa attends the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Harry Styles poses for the 2021 Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Anthony Pham via Getty Images

Styles, always a reliably flamboyant presence on a red carpet, rocked all-custom Gucci.

Taylor Swift wore this floral mini-dress at the Grammys.

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Taylor Swift attends the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars attend the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Phoebe Bridgers attends the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Jhené Aiko attends the Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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.

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Jurnee Smollett is seen in her award show look for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on April 3, 2021.Maria Jose Govea/ABLC via Getty Images

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.

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Leslie Odom Jr is seen in his award show look for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on April 1, 2021.Leigh Keily via Getty Images

Odom Jr.'s green and purple ombré Berluti suit was one of many bold looks rocked by male stars at the SAG Awards.

Anna Kendrick's red and gold gown at the BAFTAs had a thigh-high slit.

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Anna Kendrick poses in her award show look for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2021 on April 11, 2021.Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

The pleated dress was designed by Zuhair Murad.

Dominique Fishback's BAFTAs gown looked like a piece of moving art.

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Dominique Fishback poses in her award show look for the EE British Academy Film Awards 2021 on April 11, 2021.Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for ABA

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.

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Colman Domingo is seen in his award show look for the 2021 Independent Spirit Awards on April 22, 2021.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for ABA

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.

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Amanda Seyfried attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Zendaya attends the Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Carey Mulligan attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Chloé Zhao attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Matt Petit/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images

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.

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Halle Berry attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Viola Davis attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

Davis' custom Alexander McQueen dress was covered in floral cutouts.

Maria Bakalova looked like a swan princess at the Oscars.

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Maria Bakalova attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Lakeith Stanfield arrives at a screening of the Oscars on April 26, 2021.Alberto Pezzali-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Colman Domingo attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

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.

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Andra Day attends the Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.ABC via Getty Images

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.

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Angela Bassett attends the 93rd Academy Awards on April 25, 2021.Chris Pizzello-Pool/Getty Images

Bassett's off-the-shoulder gown was designed by Alberta Ferretti.

Little Mix looked like angels in matching white gowns at the BRIT Awards.

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Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix pose during the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

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.

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MNEK arrives at the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

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.

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Dua Lipa attends the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

Lipa's Vivienne Westwood dress also had purple mesh along the neckline, and it appeared to reference this yellow dress Winehouse wore to the BRITs in 2007.

Rina Sawayama's lilac strapless ball gown looked like it had a giant fan on the shoulder.

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Rina Sawayama arrives at the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

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.

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Billy Porter poses during the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

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.

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Taylor Swift, winner of the Global Icon Award, poses in the media room during the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

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.

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Harry Styles wins the MasterCard British single award for "Watermelon Sugar" during the BRIT Awards 2021 on May 11, 2021.JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images

The retro suit and bag were, predictably, designed by Gucci.

Addison Rae certainly turned heads at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.

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Addison Rae attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 16, 2021.Matt Winkelmeyer/2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS

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.

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Chase Stokes attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 16, 2021.Kevin Mazur/2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS

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.

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Yvonne Orji attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 16, 2021.Kevin Mazur/2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS

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.

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Priyanka Chopra arrives at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23, 2021.Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Karol G arrives at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23, 2021.Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Saweetie arrives at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23, 2021.Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Doja Cat arrives at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards on May 23, 2021.Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly arrive at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards held on May 23, 2021.Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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.

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Demi Lovato attends the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards on May 27, 2021.Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

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.

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Bella Hadid arrives for the screening of the film "Tre Piani" at the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 11, 2021.Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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.

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Sharon Stone arrives for the screening of the film "A Felesegem Tortenete" at the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 14, 2021.Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Stones' gown was designed by Dolce and Gabbana.

Gemma Chan closed out the Cannes Film Festival with this metallic gold gown covered in flowers.

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Gemma Chan attends the final screening the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 17, 2021.Lionel Hahn/Getty Images

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.

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Dakota Johnson attends the red carpet of "The Lost Daughter" during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2021.Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

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.

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Kristen Stewart attends the red carpet of the movie "Spencer" during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2021.Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images

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.

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Zendaya attends the red carpet of the movie "Dune" during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2021.Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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.

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Kate Hudson during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2021.John Phillips/Getty Images for The Red Sea 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."

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Zendaya attends the "Dune" photo call on September 6, 2021.Kristy Sparow/Getty Images

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.

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Lil Nas X attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2021.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV/ ViacomCBS

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.

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Megan Fox attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2021.Kevin Mazur/MTV VMAs 2021/Getty Images for MTV/ ViacomCBS

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.

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Kacey Musgraves attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2021.Kevin Mazur/MTV VMAs 2021/Getty Images for MTV/ ViacomCBS

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.

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Ashanti attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards on September 12, 2021.Noam Galai/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS

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.

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Billie Eilish attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images

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.

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Kim Kardashian attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.Mike Coppola/Getty Images

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.

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Iman attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.iMike Coppola/Getty Images

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.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.Kevin Mazur/MG21/Getty Images For The Met Museum/Vogue

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.

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Frank Ocean attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.John Shearer/WireImage/Getty Images

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.

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Quannah Chasinghorse attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.Kevin Mazur/MG21/Getty Images For The Met Museum/Vogue

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.

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Hailee Steinfeld attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021.John Shearer/WireImage/Getty Images

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.

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Zoë Kravitz attends the 2021 Met Gala on September 13, 2021 in New York City.Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Kravitz's daring look was designed by Yves Saint Laurent.

Jason Sudeikis brought teal velvet to the red carpet at the 2021 Emmy Awards.

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Jason Sudeikis attends the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 19, 2021.Rich Fury/Getty Images

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.

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Michaela Coel attends the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 19, 2021.Rich Fury/Getty Images

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.

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Nicole Byer attends the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 19, 2021.Rich Fury/Getty Images

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.

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Anya Taylor-Joy attends the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 19, 2021.Rich Fury/Getty Images

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.

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Natti Natasha attends the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.Alexander Tamargo/Telemundo/Photo Bank

The look was designed by Edité.

Prince Royce wore a purple ombré suit to the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

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Prince Royce attends the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards.Alexander Tamargo/Telemundo/Photo Bank

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.

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Olivia Rodrigo attends the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala on September 25, 2021.Amy Sussman/Getty Images

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.

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Tessa Thompson attends the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala on September 25, 2021.Amy Sussman/Getty Images

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.

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Jake Gyllenhaal attends the 74th Tony Awards on September 26, 2021.Arturo Holmes/Getty Images

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.

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Angelina Jolie attends the "Eternals" red carpet during the 16th Rome Film Fest on October 24, 2021.Primo Barol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

While her hair might be a different story, Jolie's Atelier Versace gown looked like a beautiful liquid silver.

Her "Eternals" co-star Gemma Chan looked like a glam witch at the UK premiere.

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Gemma Chan attends the "Eternals" premiere on October 27, 2021.Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

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.

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Lil Nas X arrives at the 10th Annual LACMA Art + Film Gala on November 6, 2021.Steve Granitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images

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.

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Elle Fanning attends the 10th Annual LACMA Art + Film Gala on November 6, 2021.Amy Sussman/WireImage/Getty Images

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.

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Jared Leto, wearing Gucci, attends the 10th Annual LACMA Art + Film Gala on November 6, 2021Presley Ann/Getty Images for LACMA

His suit was Gucci.

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.

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Lady Gaga attends the premiere of "House of Gucci" on November 9, 2021.Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Universal Pictures

Of course, the gown was designed by Gucci.

Jennifer Hudson wore this burgundy lace catsuit with an attached skirt at the CMA Awards.

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Jennifer Hudson attends the 55th Country Music Association Awards on November 10, 2021.Jason Kempin/Getty Images

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.

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Zendaya attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards on November 10, 2021.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

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.

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Drew Barrymore at the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards on November 10, 2021.Raymond Hall/GC Images

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.

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Anya Taylor-Joy attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards on November 10, 2021.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

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.

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Rita Ora attends the MTV EMAs 2021 on November 14, 2021.Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images

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.

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Tom Holland attends the 2021 GQ Men of the Year Party on November 18, 2021.Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for GQ

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.

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Andrew Garfield attends the 2021 GQ Men of the Year Party on November 18, 2021.Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for GQ

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.

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Billy Porter at the AMAs on November 21, 2021.ABC via Getty Images

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.

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Olivia Rodrigo at the AMAs on November 21, 2021.ABC via Getty Images

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.

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Rachel Zegler at the AMAs on November 21, 2021.ABC via Getty Images

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.

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JoJo Siwa at the 2021 AMAs on November 21, 2021.ABC via Getty Images

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.

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Hailee Steinfeld on November 22, 2021.Gotham/GC Images/Getty Images

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.

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Gabrielle Union attends The Fashion Awards 2021 on November 29, 2021.Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

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."

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Jennifer Lawrence attends the world premiere of Netflix's "Don't Look Up" on December 5, 2021.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images

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.

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Jonah Hill and Sarah Brady attend the "Don't Look Up" world premiere on December 5, 2021.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Netflix

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.

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Rachel Zegler attends Disney Studios' Los Angeles Premiere of "West Side Story" on December 7, 2021.Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images

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.

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Becky G attends the 47th People's Choice Awards on December 7, 2021.Amy Sussman/Getty Images

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.

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Zendaya attends Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man: No Way Home" premiere on December 13, 2021.Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images

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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