15 Celebrities on Their Favourite Ever Red Carpet Looks
Red carpet events are always an amazing opportunity for celebrities to show off their style and personal fashion sense. These special events have supposedly been around since 458 B.C., when it was depicted in a Greek play as a crimson path was rolled out as a symbolic “welcome home” gesture. Today, red carpet events come around several times a year, and are always a major event to be noted in both the entertainment world and the fashion industry. Some of the most famous designers create beautiful pieces for these celebs. As these modern day red carpet events have been in occurrence for quite some time, there are some that stand out above the rest. Celebs themselves have said they gravitate to some of their best red carpet moments in particular. Here are 15 celebrities on their favorite ever red carpet looks.
At just 25 years old, Zendaya has already had some truly iconic moments on the red carpet. She shared with her fans that her favorite so far is a hot pink breastplate number designed by Tom Ford, which she wore to the 2020 Critics Choice Awards show. In reflection, Zendaya said it felt like, “Nothing could hurt me – I was like a warrior.”
Bella Hadid has created her own brand, if you will, for red carpet appearances. Her look is always sensual and stunning. One of her favorites was her “dark angel” look for the 2018 Met Gala. “It was one of the first times I felt really sexy and beautiful, and I felt like myself!”
Rihanna is known for always slaying the red carpet. She said in one of her recent interviews: “My favourite red-carpet looks are usually the ones I get to help design. The Adam Selman Swarovski crystal dress at the CFDAs, the Stella McCartney all-white dress at the Met Gala, and the Adam Selman white jersey dress from the VMAs. But the red Azzedine Alaïa at the Grammys is also one of my favourites.”
Lily Collins loves a sentimental moment on the red carpet, one of which was when she wore a beautiful white chiffon dress by Ralph & Russo to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. “It was such a magical experience. I’ve always wanted to be able to walk those steps and go up that red carpet with my cast. That fashion moment for me, that white dress with the train, was one for the memory books.”
Megan Fox has plenty of great red carpet moments. One of he favorites is the Roberto Cavalli dress she wore to the 2009 Transformers 2 premiere. “This is one of my favourite looks. I love this dress. This was considered showing a lot of skin at the time, because the side slit was so high. It was before fashion progressed to where it is now,” Fox said.
Kim Kardashian is a fashion icon with some very memorable red carpet moments. Her favorite is her 2020 Met Gala look, where she wore a vintage dress from the 1998 haute couture collection. “This was one of my favourite, favourite looks. I love it. I know it’s kinda crazy and risqué, but I love it.”
Angelina Jolie is legendary both on the screen and the red carpet. Her favorite moment was the black Atelier gown by Versace that she wore to the 2012 Academy Awards. “I had this more complicated dress and I wore the more comfortable dress, which was that one…I think when you feel comfortable, when you feel yourself — you embrace it.”
Doja Cat is known for her radial and explorative fashion choices. She wore six different looks to host the 2021 MTV Music Video Awards alone. She hasn’t explicitly said her favorite of all time, but she did comment on her ‘worm outfit’ for that awards show: “Uh, I look like a worm. That’s dope.”
Grimes wore a Dune inspired ensemble to the Met Gala in 2021, and she said it was her favorite. “So this is the look, and I think this might be my best look ever, actually.”
Gwyneth Paltrow is well known for helping influence fashion of the 90’s; though her favorite red carpet moment is actually a Tom Ford gown that she wore to the 2012 Academy Awards. “This was a really spectacular moment, I think. Because it was so unusual, and there were no capes anywhere before this… I put on this dress, my stylist burst into tears, and just said ‘that’s it!’”
There may be no other celebrity as daring as Lady Gaga when it comes to fashion. She spoke to Vogue about her all time favorite. “The number one look in my career I would say is at the MTV Music Awards when I wore Alexander McQueen, from his very last collection before he died.”
Lupita has a graceful and stunning presence on the red carpet, and her favorite moment at the Oscars is nothing short of sheer beauty. “It just won. I definitely wept when I put it on. I wanted to capture the cloud I felt like I was floating on,” she said when she saw stunning powder blue dress.
The gorgeous Kyliw Jenner has many beautiful red carpet moments, and her personal favorite is the recent Schiaparelli lion head look. It caused a real uproar!
Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee Ellis Ross brings enthusiasm, beauty and unconventional fashion to the red carpet. Her favorite moment was her Chanel number at the Emmys. “The only one! The only one, kids! Many, many, many, hand-made things… The feathers were dipped! The crystals were sewn!”
Selena Gomez definitely turned heads at her favorite red carpet moment, when she wore a glittery Versace gown to the 2013 VMAs. “I love this dress. I remember feeling for the first time like a woman. I’d said many times, I look like a little kid! I remember trying this dress on and the first thing my stylist said was ‘is it too sexy?’ But I didn’t have any doubt in my mind.”