The Most Iconic Dresses That Broke Major Red Carpet Rules
Over the years we’ve seen almost everything when it comes to red carpet fashion! From feathers to sheer paneling to lace and leather, nothing is off the table. We’ve come to realize that the pieces that push the boundaries while still looking elegant are often the types of dresses that land on the best-dressed list, but there is definitely a fine line between risky and rule-breaking. Follow along for 12 of the most iconic celebrity dresses that broke major red carpet rules:
12. Sarah Jessica Parker — 2017
In 2017, Sarah Jessica Parker stepped out in this crisp white number breaking one of the unspoken rules of the red carpet! Rather than opting for a designer frock, the fashionista rocked a dress straight from a bridal runway collection. It’s not often that we see a celebrity wearing a legitimate bridal dress on the red carpet, so this was definitely a notable red carpet rule-breaking fashion moment.
11. Sharon Stone — 1998
It typically takes a star months to carefully select what dress she’s going to wear to the Academy Awards. They must decide between designers, specify a color and shape and undergo alterations to ensure a perfect fit on the big day. In 1998, Sharon Stone decided to forgo this entire process and simply opted for her then husband’s simple Gap button-up shirt for her Oscar attire. Of course, she styled it in the most polished way possible with a lavender Vera Wang silk skirt, but the fashion choice still came as quite the shock to red carpet fashion critics.