While the last few years have been marred with many Covid-related restrictions, 2022 sees a triumphant red carpet return.
all major events are filmed live – that is, a series of new celebrity looks.
Here are some of the most memorable of the year.
1. Adele at the Brit Awards
Adele kicked off awards season with an elegant all-black look for the Brit Awards in February.
Armani’s flowing velvet dress features a delicate tulle top and deep V-neck, and is complemented by striking Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings and a large sparkler on her finger. wearing her ring – leading to speculation that she was engaged to sports agent partner Rich Paul.
2. Zoe Kravitz at the premiere of The Batman
As the newest actor to play Catwoman, Zoe Kravitz drew inspiration from her character during a press tour for The Batman.
For the film’s New York premiere, she wore a sleek black Oscar de la Renta dress with a built-in corset and cat ears on the bust.
It might look gorgeous, but Kravitz made it super elegant with a slick back with flat bangs, along with simple makeup and French manicure.
3. Lady Gaga at Baftas
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Never shy of red carpet drama, Lady Gaga oozed old Hollywood glamor in a dark blue Ralph Lauren gown, with a long gown and glittering jewels in diamonds and emeralds.
Despite its classic look, it still has some of Gaga’s eccentricities – including loafers and a miniature feather bag.
4. Daniel Kaluuya at Baftas
Showing that men don’t necessarily have to wear plain black suits for awards ceremonies, Daniel Kaluuya went all out for his Baftas look.
He went to Prada for the occasion, wearing a striking blue mohair jacket, with a simple white turtleneck underneath.
5. Zendaya at the Vanity Fair Oscar party
Zendaya continued to hit the red carpet at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, swapping out the feminine Valentino outfit she wore at the ceremony for a much more edgy style.
She wears a black Sportmax suit, large shoulders, slim waist and an unusual purple shirt underneath.
6. Julia Fox at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party
Julia Fox has established herself as an “it girl” this year, striking with her impressive red carpet style.
While not everyone loves her looks, they often get people talking – like her outfit for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
She wore a black leather Han Kjobenhavn dress with a sinister arm around her neck and carried a black fur handbag, which she later revealed was made of real hair.
7. Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala
Fox may have turned some heads with her hair bag, but few 2022 outfits are as controversial as what Kim Kardashian wore to the Met Gala.
Kardashian wore a nude sequin dress worn by Marilyn Monroe during her famous 1962 Happy Birthday performance for US president John F Kennedy, borrowed from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum.
The reality TV star and entrepreneur said she was “very honored” to wear the dress, and some praised the classic look – while others said it shouldn’t be worn.
Kardashian was also criticized when she said she lost 16 pounds (7kg) in three weeks to fit the dress.
8. Blake Lively at the Met Gala
Blake Lively took over hosting this year’s Met Gala, and she did it in style thanks to a chic Versace outfit.
The dress code is “gilded glamour,” as Lively appeared in a rose gold dress with a beaded bodice, inspired by New York’s art deco architecture.
Bringing a theatrical feel to the red carpet, a bow on the side of the dress was removed to reveal a turquoise skirt, paying homage to the Statue of Liberty.
9. Nicola Coughlan at Baftas
Valentino’s red carpet fashion shows no signs of stopping in 2022, with celebrities continuing to wear the brand’s massive outfits.
One of the best films of the year was Nicola Coughlan at the Bafta TV Awards, with the Derry Girls star sporting a striking pink dress with bows along the neckline.
10. Gemma Chan at the Venice Film Festival
Though Don’t Worry Darling’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival was dominated by headlines about Harry Styles, Florence Pugh and director Olivia Wilde, Gemma Chan still managed to snag a stellar red carpet spot.
She wears a silver pole dress resembling Louis Vuitton armor, giving it a feminine touch with 3D flowers.
11. Florence Pugh at the BFI London Film Festival
Florence Pugh has spent the year honing her voice on the red carpet, and is known for her dramatic dresses with long skirts and bright colors.
Her outfit for the BFI London Film Festival is a prime example of this.
She usually chooses Valentino, and this salmon issue catapulted her to the red carpet with slim belts, voluminous skirts, and feather embellishments.
12. Cate Blanchett at the Governor’s Awards
Cate Blanchett’s layered Alexander McQueen dress with a black coat not only makes for a powerful Governor’s Award look, but there’s a meaningful message behind it.
If the unique outfit looks familiar, it’s because Blanchett wore it to the 2020 Venice Film Festival.
Blanchett’s stylist Elizabeth Stewart posted on Instagram: “We understand that most people always wear their clothes again and how good it is for the environment (don’t let clothes get buried, etc.). However, on the red carpet, fashion is about being interesting, making a splash and pushing our industry forward, so the standards are very high.”
13. Jodie Turner-Smith at the Fashion Awards
Jodie Turner-Smith hosted the Fashion Awards in a series of fancy outfits, kicking things off with a splash in a lime green Gucci gown with low sleeves, emerald jewelry and blonde hair. hoe.
14. Simone Ashley at the Fashion Awards
The Fashion Awards have no shortage of beautiful outfits, with Simone Ashley making all the best-dressed lists in a lavender-themed fitted dress by fabulous disco brand 16Arlington, complete with a hood head.
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