It might never again be easier to stand out on the red carpet, as this year has seen an array of impressive fashion choices from some of our favorite stars. The 2023 Awards Season is officially in full swing, and the red carpets are hotter than ever! Celebrities from all over the world have descended upon Hollywood to attend the biggest events of the year, and we’ve narrowed it down to our top 7 favorite looks. From sleek and simple gowns to intricate and ornate designs, these stars know how to slay on the red carpet. Keep reading for our picks for the most regal red-carpet looks of 2023!
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#1. Laura Ingham, Deputy Director of Vogue’s Global Fashion Network
Although it may have seemed difficult to stand out on the red carpet, Malala Yousafzai made it look effortless in her custom-made Ralph Lauren gown. At her first Oscars, she looked stunning in a glittering silver sequin gown. Malala attended the Oscars for the first time and looked regal in a beautiful outfit, complemented by a sleek updo and stunning jewelry. Her look earned her a spot as one of our top style picks of 2023. Malala’s look was one of the most awe-inspiring moments on the red carpet this year, and we can’t wait to see what she wears next!
#2. Issey Brunner, Associate Visuals Editor
Rihanna may not have won a Golden Globe this year, but she definitely won our best-dressed award with her stunning Schiaparelli couture on the red carpet. Her ruched dress and ethereal cape combination created a dramatic look that made her stand out from the crowd. Rihanna’s fashion choice was bold and impressive, earning her a spot on our list of favorites!
#3. Rachel Garrahan, Jewellery and Watch Director
By now, you may be aware that Zendaya wore a stunning powder-pink Valentino gown at the SAG Awards. The gown was adorned with roses, and she paired it with a Bulgari necklace featuring pastel-colored gems. Her hair was styled in a 1950s Hollywood bombshell bob, and she wore a glossy lip, creating a vintage-meets-contemporary look. This was one of our favorite red-carpet looks of 2023, and we thought she looked incredibly elegant. We are eagerly anticipating her next outfit.
#4. Joy Montgomery, Senior Commerce Writer
Paul Mescal’s Gucci outfit on the red carpet was a standout moment in 2023. The cream-colored, double-breasted blazer and wide-leg trousers, along with the rosette embellishment, create a chic and fashionable ensemble that I would wear in a heartbeat. The outfit landed Paul Mescal a spot in our top 7 list of noteworthy fashion moments. He is certainly a star to watch when it comes to style.
#5. Alex Kessler, Junior Fashion Editor
Yara Shahidi stood out on the red carpet this year with her stunning fashion choice. She wore a strapless leather dress and matching opera gloves from Bottega Veneta that had beautiful floral appliqué embroidery styled by Jason Bolden. This look earned her a place among our favorite red-carpet looks of 2023. Even as she danced at the after-party, Yara continued to rock her fashion choice.
#6. Laura Hawkins, Fashion Features Editor
Sophie Turner looked stunning in a Louis Vuitton high-necked gown at the BAFTAs earlier this year. The gown had mismatched kaleidoscopic gems tracing its material, which added a playful touch to the elegant look. Her outfit was unique and stood out on the red carpet. She nailed the brief of looking both elegant and outré at the same time, so Sophie certainly earned her spot among our favorite red-carpet looks.
#7. Alice Cary, Digital Fashion Writer
We absolutely love Taylor Russell’s style. She looked stunning at the Independent Spirit Awards in March, wearing a custom ribbon top by Loewe around her torso and a low-slung maxi skirt. Her hair was styled in a blunt side-parted bob, and she had bleached brows, completing her elegant look after serving a powerful string of looks on the Bones and All promo trail. Seamless and chic, Taylor Russell’s look was one of the highlights of 2023.
These are just a few of our favorite red-carpet looks from 2023. Each celebrity brought something unique and special to the fashion scene this year! We can’t wait to see what they come up with next!