The most talked about red carpet looks of 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

This was the year that live events (and, by extension, red carpet pageantry) returned in full force, snapping established showbiz fashionistas out of hibernation and instantly coining new icons. . The result was an explosion of creativity where the goal of the artists was to speak at all costs, no matter how many rules were broken. Here are the Red Carpet Renegades that turned heads the most in 2022.

jason blum

She scared the guests at the Blumhouse Halloween party by dressing up as the killer doll from the studio’s upcoming horror film. M3GAN.

jason blum

jason blum

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bad bunny

He collaborated with Burberry’s Ricardo Tisci on a Met Gala look that melded the golden age styles of Puerto Rican men and women.

bad bunny

bad bunny

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Timothée Chalamet

He upgraded his shirtless Oscars fit with a backless halter from Haider Ackermann in Venice.

Timothy Chalamet

Timothy Chalamet

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julia fox

She temporarily turned the conversation away from Will Smith at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in a throat-grabbing gothic glam gown and a purse apparently made of human hair.

julia fox

julia fox

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bella hadid

She modeled an emperor’s new suit look at the Coperni show at Paris Fashion Week, with a white fiber gown sprayed directly onto her nearly naked body.

bella hadid

bella hadid

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jeremy o harris

He showed his primary colors in the G.Q. Party of the men of the year.

jeremy o harris

jeremy o harris

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oscar isaac

Stunning calves in a Thom Browne skirt suit at moon knightLondon premiere in March.

oscar isaac

oscar isaac

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allison janey

She showed sheer courage in the see-through black Naeem Khan dress she wore to the People we hate at the wedding premiere.

allison janey

allison janey

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kim kardashian

She walked up the steps of the Met Gala in one of the most iconic dresses of all time, the shimmering Jean Louis gown worn by Marilyn Monroe in 1962 to sing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy, and borrowed by Kardashian from Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

kim kardashian

kim kardashian

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Kim Kardashian (again)

She wrapped herself in Balenciaga cautionary tape at Paris Fashion Week, before distancing herself from the brand over a controversial ad campaign.

kim kardashian

kim kardashian

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Heidi klum

She redefined “worming” with her unbeatable Halloween costume in New York City.

Heidi klum

Heidi klum

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lil nas x

She’s proven her runway cred time and time again this year, but especially with her live appearance at Vogue World, including in New York, in a silver crop top and lamé pants, complete with her favorite stuffed animal, Slush the Husky. .

lil nas x

lil nas x

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Blake Lively

She embodied the “Gilded Glamour” theme at the Met Gala, which she co-hosted, in a Versace gown inspired by New York City landmarks including the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station and the Statue of Liberty.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively

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lizzo

She sailed to the VMAs in a voluminous black Jean Paul Gaultier number that she later joked about on Twitter (“My stylist: How much fabric do you want to wear? Me: Yeah”).

lizzo

lizzo

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Brad Pitt

She removed a custom Haans Nicholas Mott skirt at a Berlin screening of Bullet train in July.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Florence Pugh

Set the internet on fire (as always) in a sheer two-piece from Valentino at Paris Fashion Week.

Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh

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sheryl lee ralph

She walked the Emmys red carpet for the first time in a stunning custom gown by Brandon Blackwood.

sheryl lee ralph

sheryl lee ralph

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Rihanna

She turned her tummy into a spectacular accessory until the birth of her son in May.

Rihanna

Rihanna

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taylor russell

He stole the spotlight bones and all Co-star Timothée Chalamet in a look from Schiaparelli’s Fall 2022 couture show.

taylor russell

taylor russell

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Kristen Stewart

She appeared at the Oscars in Chanel short shorts.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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Harry styles

She greened the red carpet in the Gucci suit she donned for the Toronto premiere of my police.

Harry styles

Harry styles

jodie turner smith

She had fashionistas anxious all year long, but never more than with this incredible technicolor dream dress by Christopher John Rogers, in the Bard Premiere in Venice.

jodie turner smith

jodie turner smith

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A version of this story first appeared in the December 16 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Click here for subscribe.

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