2018’s Best Red Carpet Gowns

As we go into 2019 and fashion weeks are already beginning, we’re taking a look back over the past year at some of the most incredible red carpet looks. From Viola Davis’s hot pink Oscars look, to Ezra Miller’s quirky Moncler puffer style; here’s the top gowns from 2018.

Gigi Hadid wearing Versace

Gigi Hadid - Instagram
Gigi Hadid – Instagram

Inspired by stained-glass, Gigi Hadid’s Versace gown for the Met Gala was one of her best looks of the year. A mix of decadence, classic elegance, and quirkiness, the look epitomised both the Versace house and Gigi’s style in one.

Check out Versace’s opulent eyewear collection on our site here.

Ezra Miller wearing Moncler

Ezra Miller - Instagram
Ezra Miller – Instagram

Ezra Miller’s attended the Fantastic Beasts premiere in a Moncler number that will have her remembered for ever. Breaking every glamorous red-carpet rule, and still looking incredible, Miller’s puffer look showed us all how to have fun with experimental fashion.

Moncler’s modern style has stood out in 2018, particularly with the release of their quirky capsule collection. Here’s a top style from their eyewer range…

Metal Round Sunglasses in Gold Green
Metal Round Sunglasses in Gold Green

Viola Davis wearing Michael Kors

Viola Davis – Instagram

After her win last year, Viola Davis returned to the Oscars to present the Best Supporting Actress Award. Her hot pink Michael Kors dress was paired with a matching clutch and voluminous curls. Michael Kors create playful and feminine eyewear like Davis’s dress, take a look…

Zoe Kravitz wearing Yves Saint Laurent

Zoe Kravitz - Instagram
Zoe Kravitz – Instagram

Zoe Kravitz edgy yet glamorous style is iconic and goes hand in hand with YSL. Throughout the year she’s been the star of their campaigns and she often steals the show at events in their designs, like this black feathered mini dress.

Zoe Kravitz has starred in Saint Laurent’s chic eyewear campaigns in 2018. Here’s a striking style from their collection…

SL 254 LOULOU Sunglasses in Black
SL 254 LOULOU Sunglasses in Black

Blake Lively wearing Versace

Blake Lively - Instagram
Blake Lively – Instagram

“Winter is coming.” Blake Lively’s glamorous Game of Thrones-esque dress covered every Instagram feed and every magazine cover after she wore it to attend the Met Gala back in May. The opulent Versace gown took over 600 hours to make and required a party bus to take Lively to the event.

More decadent Versace style can be found in their huge range of sunglasses. Find the pair for you here…

Natalia Dyer wearing Dolce & Gabbana

Natalia Dyer - Instagram
Natalia Dyer – Instagram

Attending the Emmy Awards in September, Stranger Things actress Natalia Dyer mastered the art of simple elegance. Her gold beaded Dolce & Gabbana dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels were paired with natural makeup and soft curls for a timeless look.

Dolce & Gabbana make classically elegant Italian eyewear styles every season. Here’s a top style…

DG5032 Glasses in Bordeaux
DG5032 Glasses in Bordeaux

Angela Sarafyan wearing Christian Siriano

Angela Sarafyan - Instagram
Angela Sarafyan – Instagram

Westworld actress Angela Sarafyan wore a dress like a clear night sky filled with stars for the Emmys. The Christian Siriano design was one of our favourites from the year.

Yara Shahidi wearing Ralph Lauren

Yara Shahidi - Instagram
Yara Shahidi – Instagram

For the Screen Actors Guild Awards, actress and activist Yara Shahidi wore a unique and contemporary Ralph Lauren jumpsuit. The bandeau style was complete with a giant bow with a floor length train.

Explore our range of contemporary eyewear from Ralph Lauren here…

Thandie Newton wearing Brandon Maxwell

Thandie Newton - Instagram
Thandie Newton – Instagram

Thandie Newton always stands out from the crowd. Her elegant pink Brandon Maxwell dress was finished with a wrap around shoulder floor length train for the Emmys.

Lady Gaga wearing Valentino

Lady Gaga - Instagram
Lady Gaga – Instagram

Lady Gaga’s venture into the acting world has been an incredible success this year with the release of her film A Star Is Born. Attending its premiere, with co-star Bradley Cooper, at the Venice Film Festival Lady Gaga wore a pink feather gown by Valentino that everyone has been talking about since.

Valentino collections always stand out from the crowd. Check our their latest eyewear range here…

Lupita Nyong’o wearing Oscar de la Renta

Lupita Nyong
Lupita Nyong’o – Instagram

Lupita’s braided hair and golden gown by Oscar de la Renta is our number one look from 2018. The combination of the two was bold, elegant, and utterly radiant.

Emilia Clarke wearing Dior

Emilia Clarke - Instagram
Emilia Clarke – Instagram

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke is almost unrecognisable without her iconic white flowing Khaleesi hair. At the Emmy awards, Clarke looked timelessly elegant in a Gothic style lace embroidered gown and sleek, pinned back hair.

Lana Del Ray wearing Gucci

Lana Del Ray - Instagram
Lana Del Ray – Instagram

Lana Del Ray attended the Fashion Awards this year with everything Gucci in mind. She wore a stunning ornamental Gucci gown to present the Brand of the Year award to them, accepted by creative director Alessandro Michele. Her gown proves just why Gucci are so worthy of the award.

Get yourself ready for 2019 with Gucci style…

Flat Top Metal Square Sunglasses in Violet
Flat Top Metal Square Sunglasses in Violet