#1: In Elie Saab
Stone wore this custom Elie Saab couture number to last year’s Oscars when she was up for a Best Supporting Actress nomination (for Birdman), and it’s one of her best looks, period. From her show-stealing coral lips (Revlon Ultra HD in Tulip) to her 1930s hairdo, they were perhaps only topped by the unusual chartreuse hue of her gown, which very few people would dare attempt.
It was a tricky manoeuvre that paid off – chartreuse is a tricky colour and would have hazarded that it would look brilliant on someone with a darker skin tone rather than on Stone, who is admittedly extremely fair. Still, it had the effect of being memorable.
#2: In Dior
While some may feel that this is a very grown-up look from Stone, this ice-blue boat neck Dior couture gown made the actress look very statuesque. It was a major “movie star” moment that recalled the likes of Nicole Kidman at her peak.
Paired with a delicate (read: not ostentatious) Repossi choker, it may not immediately make for a look-at-me ensemble, but Stone was undeniably old-Hollywood graceful in this Dior piece.
#3: In Atelier Versace
Stone had another memorable appearance at the Venice Film Festival in a modified Atelier Versace fringed number. The elaborate fringes recalled of the 1920s flappers – a clever nod to the film’s musical roots and to Stone’s own character – a struggling actress who learns to love jazz.
#4: In Gucci
Yellow is clearly Emma Stone’s colour. Stone’s stylist Flannery has been outfitting the actress in various shades of yellow throughout her La La Land promo tour, most recently in this sweet Gucci Spring 2017 piece.
Proving she’s no one-trick pony, Stone went on a completely unexpected vampy turn in Gucci (by then-creative director Frida Giannini) at the 2012 Paris premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man. It may not be her usual sweet-girl-next-door self, but we love that Stone and her glam squad went all out in co-ordinating her hair and beauty look with the gothic buttefly-covered gown.
#5: In Lanvin
Perhaps one of her most memorable moments on the red carpet (the 2015 Golden Globes, to be exact) came courtesy of Lanvin. Stone wore a custom jumpsuit with a bejewelled bodice and a black waist sash that tied into a chic statement bow at the back. The sheer irreverence of her confident casual-chic look immediately set the actress apart from the sea of girly looks.
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