Most Talked-About Red Carpet Looks of 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

It was live events – and by extension the red carpet show – that came back in full force, bringing established showbiz fashionistas out of hibernation and instantly imprinting new icons. The result was an explosion of creativity where the goal of entertainment had to be spoken at all costs, no matter how many rules had to be broken. Below, 2022’s most eye-catching red carpet renegades.

Jason Blum

At a Blumhouse Halloween party, guests dressed as the killer doll from the studio’s upcoming horror film were thrown out. M3GAN.

Jason Blum

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Bad bunny

A collaboration with Burberry’s Riccardo Tisci on a Met Gala look that merged men’s and women’s Gilded-Age styles from Puerto Rico.

Bad bunny

Bad bunny

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Timothee Chalamet

One-upped with a backless Haider Ackerman halter in Venice, his shirtless Oscars fit.

Timothee Chalamet

Timothee Chalamet

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Julia Fox

The conversation was temporarily shifted from human hair to a plunging goth-glam gown and clutch by Will Smith at the Vanity Fair Oscars party.

Julia Fox

Julia Fox

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Bella Hadid

At Paris Fashion Week, Coperni modeled an emperor’s-new-clothes look, with a white fiber dress sprayed directly onto her nearly naked body.

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid

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Jeremy O. Harris

showed its primary colors at GQ Men of the Year Party.

Jeremy O.  Harris

Jeremy O. Harris

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Oscar Isaac

Shining calves in a Thom Browne skirt suit Moon NightLondon premiere in March.

Oscar Isaac

Oscar Isaac

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Allison Janney

She exuded sheer boldness in the sheer black Naeem Khan gown she wore People we hate in marriage Premiere.

Allison Janney

Allison Janney

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Kim Kardashian

She strutted up the steps to the Met Gala in a shimmering Jean Louise dress worn by Marilyn Monroe to sing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy in 1962 and borrowed by Kardashian from Ripley’s Believe It or Not. .

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian (again)

Balenciaga wrapped herself in caution tape at Paris Fashion Week, distancing herself from the brand with a controversial ad campaign.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

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Heidi Klum

Redefined “Doing the Worm” in New York City with his unbeatable Halloween costume.

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum

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Lil Nas X

proved her catwalk cred again and again this year, but most notably with her live performance at Vogue World in New York in a silver crop top and lame 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 of the Met Gala, which she co-chaired – with a Versace gown inspired by NYC landmarks including the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station and the Statue of Liberty.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively

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Lizzo

She rocked the VMAs in a large black Jean Paul Gaultier number, which she later joked on Twitter (“My stylist: How much fabric do you want to wear? Me: Yes”).

Lizzo

Lizzo

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Brad Pitt

Hans Nicolas pulls off Mott’s custom skirt at a Berlin screening Bullet train In July.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Florence Pugh

Set the internet on fire (as usual) with a complete Valentino two-piece at Paris Fashion Week.

Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh

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Sherrill Lee Ralph

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

Sherrill Lee Ralph

Sherrill Lee Ralph

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Rihanna

She turned her baby bump into a show accessory until the birth of her son in May.

Rihanna

Rihanna

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Taylor Russell

Stealing the spotlight from her Bones and all Co-star Timothée Chalamet with looks from Schiaparelli’s Fall 2022 couture show.

Taylor Russell

Taylor Russell

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Kristen Stewart

Oscar featured in Chanel shorts.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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Harry Styles

She turned the red carpet green with the Gucci suit she wore for the Toronto premiere. my police.

Harry Styles

Harry Styles

Jodie Turner-Smith

Fashionistas have had it all year, but none more so than this stunning Technicolor dream-dress by Christopher John Rogers. Bardo Premiere in Venice.

Jodie Turner-Smith

Jodie Turner-Smith

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

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