15+ Times Celebrities Sparked a Huge Stir with Their Extraordinary Outfits

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Celebrities regularly grace the red carpet in stunning attire, adorned with designer dresses and diamonds. Despite the expected glamour, A-listers and their designers infuse innovative ideas into their looks, ensuring they shine in the crowd. Whether through intricate optical illusions or clever movie references, stars display their boundless creativity, continuously surprising fans. Let’s admire these memorable red carpet looks together.

1. Adele

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During the London music award ceremony in February 2022, the singer not only garnered numerous accolades but also reignited discussions about her attire. Draped in a black velvet dress, Adele exuded elegance, embodying the essence of regality.

2. Zendaya

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Zendaya recently attended the Ballon d’Or wearing a jaw-dropping black dress with a golden spine. The open-back outfit manages to be revealing and elegant at the same time, but even more than that — there’s also a reference to one of the villains from the new movie featuring the young actress, Spider-Man: No Way Home. As the fans were quick to point out, the dress refers to Dr. Otto Octavius because of the mechanical arms attached to his costume.

3. Joey King

Joey King attended the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards in a dress made by Iris van Herpen as a part of their Hypnosis collection. The dress is indeed hypnotic and mesmerizing thanks to the optical illusions that you can see from all angles. Flowy and tender, the silhouette makes the young actress look like a work of art.

4. Celine Dion

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Celine Dion rocked this sheer dress when she attended an Iris Van Herpen haute couture fashion show in 2019. The gown has a 3D pattern that consists of wavy red strands which create the effect of an elaborate optical illusion and makes you wonder if you see the legendary singer in reality or is it all just a dream.

5. Rita Ora

Wearing a literal bathrobe and a towel on the red carpet and still looking stunning and stylish requires a lot of talent, and Rita Ora has proven she can easily pull that off. The outfit was complete with a pair of white sparkly high heels and $7.8 million worth of diamonds. This «chic meets comfort» outfit was definitely the star of the show.

6. Rihanna

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The dress Rihanna wore for the 2017 Met Gala immediately became the talk of the town. The jacquard florals created textured petals all over the asymmetrical dress. The curious silhouette paired with the thigh-high lace-up sandals would have been too much on anyone except the fearless RiRi, and that alone already deserves the highest level of admiration from us.

7. Z LaLa


Z LaLa, the singer who’s famously able to sing in 21 languages, is just as well-known for her unique style. Take her outfit at the American Music Awards red carpet, for example: a somewhat terrifying sea-themed dress definitely made her stand out. The octopus that’s twined around her whole body reminds us equally of Ursula and an ocean queen.

8. Christina Aguilera

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Christina Aguilera’s dress couldn’t go unnoticed at the BAZAAR ICONS party when she arrived wearing a long white gown completely covered in feathers. Some diamond accessories together with red nails and high heels turned her red carpet outfit into a coherent fashion statement. The iconic singer had already worn something similar 15 years prior — back then her feathered dress was pink and much shorter. This shows how she’s changed while still being true to herself at heart, and we love that!

9. Cardi B


Another sea-inspired impactful dress was seen on Cardi B when she arrived at the 2019 Grammys ceremony. An oyster-looking vintage Mugler couture gown was accompanied by large accessories made of pearls on the rapper’s neck and hair for a dreamy and elegant look.

10. Isabelle Huppert

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The 2022 Cannes Festival saw the French actress stun everyone with her choice of attire — a green ensemble where the sleeves seamlessly blended with gloves and tights melded into shoes.

Fashion internet magazines drew comparisons between her style and that of Kim Kardashian. The actress’s look bore a striking resemblance to the glamorous appearances often associated with the star of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

11. Billy Porter

Billy Porter’s appearance at the 2019 Met Gala was more of an art performance than just posing in front of cameras in a designer outfit. He was carried by 6 men, dressed in head-to-toe golden shiny accessories (including a 24-karat gold headpiece), and he was also wearing 10-foot wings. Vogue called this “the most fabulous entrance in Met Gala history,” and we couldn’t agree more.

12. Kim Kardashian

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This eye-catching outfit was seen on Kim Kardashian when she attended a party that celebrated the sale of the beauty brand Anastasia Beverly Hills. The star paired her money coat from Jeremy Scott’s collection with long matching pointed-toe boots, a pair of sunglasses, and a tiny sparkly golden bag with a dollar sign on it.

13. Zoë Kravitz

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The long blush-pink dress Zoë Kravitz wore to the Met Gala was a simple, yet extremely aesthetically pleasing gown that included a long train and lots of black ruffles underneath the skirt. The roses on the sleeves and bodice are real — they were treated in a special way and dyed black. The actress had a platinum blond short haircut that complimented the romantic vibe of the outfit like nothing else could.

14. Lena Waithe

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Lena Waithe’s outfit she wore for the 2018 Met Gala was more than a gown — it’s become a powerful message. The actress, producer, and screenwriter wore a blazer with a long Pride cape on top to be her true self on the red carpet. The rainbow colors flow onto the floor and create a massive train for an extra dramatic effect. This important message of representation combined with an overall stylish outfit had no other option but to become one of the main head-turners of the night.

15. Gwendoline Christie


Gwendoline Christie’s gown at the Game of Thrones premiere in 2019 was so fabulous that people were convinced she looked like a goddess. The flowy dress by Iris van Herpen couture, with an abstract pattern, seemed to live a life of its own and looked like a flame with purple smoke around it when the actress raised her hands.

16. Sydney Sweeney

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During the Los Angeles premiere of her latest film, Immaculate, the 26-year-old actress donned a striking ensemble consisting of a meticulously crafted top paired elegantly with high-waisted black wide-leg trousers.

Sweeney’s attire exuded an artistic flair, reminiscent of a sculptural masterpiece enveloping her upper body. The radiant white design intricately formed a bouquet-like adornment, gracefully draping over her chest and midsection while subtly revealing glimpses in the center. The lower extensions of the top gracefully circled her waist, embellished with delicate floral motifs.

If you love appreciating stunning celebrity outfits like we do, be sure not to overlook our compilation of celebrity looks that have truly made an impact.

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