Today is Kirsten Dunst's birthday! And other then going back and rereading all thee of her NYLON cover stories (two of which you can find right here and here), what better way to celebrate than to relive all her awesome fashion moments?!
Since staring acting in her teens, Dunst has always hit the red carpet in unconventional and cool outfits--remember the bird-print Rochas dress she wore to Cannes?! Instead of trying to pick a singular favorite, we compiled all of her most notable styles into a slideshow at right with styling tips for how to get them today. So if you need a little inspiration for how to rock a yellow dress in spring or need to know the secret to pulling off kooky platforms, look no further. We've got you.
Plaid is cool on flannels, but it's even cooler on a dress.
Also cooler in dress form: polka dots.
Turns out fleathers, check print, and green all so swimmingly together.
Um, hi, Brigitte Bardot--er--Kirsten Dunst. But really, Bardot-inspired tressed can make any outfit look like a stunner.
Nothing's cooler than an accent pocket.
This one goes out to all the pale people out there: You can wear light colors! Just be sure to offset it with a berry lip.
Nothing beats a pair of Charlotte Olympia heels.
Pulling off an embellished headband has always been tricky. The secret is to pick a band with similar colors as your hair, so that it doesn't stand out too much.
So you have crazy platforms? Show them off with a simple outfit.
Every black blazer could use a faux fur collar.
LBD meet RBD (ribbon black dress).
Later, beige. A navy trench dress is way cooler.
A black and blue dress is a good thing.
You say tomato, Kirsten Dunst says red carpet outfit.
You don't need jewelry if you have a scarf built in to your dress.
Life Lesson #485: Black shoes go with everything.
Forget the mullet skirts. A longer sheer skirt over a mini is the look this spring.
Yellow dresses are your friend. We promise. Just pair them with nude sandals and a scarlet lip for a '50s-inspired look.
Bejeweled is always better.
The half-tuck is always appropriate.
Crimson lipstick is universal.
We know, we know. Turquoise is scary. The secret to making it OK lies in vintage-looking jewels and throwback beauty.
Jet black eyeliner will make any look instantly cooler.
Head-to-toe Rodarte is a winning equation.
Three-quarter sleeves need a miniskirt. It's just a fact of life.
So you can't afford a Rodarte head-to-toe look. That's OK. Try the tee instead.
TRY: Rodarte Tee -- $135
Ankle booties will up your minidress game.
If your skirt's a little too short to cover your shoes, don't panic. Just match your tights to your shoes. Problem solved.
Ray-Bans go with everything.
If you get invited to the Met Ball, you better not skimp on your look.
A '40s silhouette needs a belt.
When in doubt, match the colors in your dress to your favorite superhero.
Flared hips on your dress means rocking a hands-on-hips pose all night long.
Ice blue embellishments are way cooler than your normal evening dress.
Always match your glasses to your co-star.
If you're going to wear a black dress and a black blazer, you should probably spring for some nude shoes.
Be sure to match your shoes to whatever kind Sofia Coppola is wearing, should you ever be standing next to her.
Put a bird on it.
Don't outdress Sofia Coppola.
Vivienne Westwood looks good on everyone.
The perfect plus one to a pleated black dress is rose-embellished sandals, duh!
Lesson 1: You can wear flats with a cocktail dress. Lesson 2: Christian Lacroix is a genius.
When standing next to Orlando Bloom, you should channel your inner pirate.
Turns out forest green lace is pretty chic.
This is how jewel embellishments are done right.
A '50s silhouette + messy '00s hair + d'orsay pumps = the perfect semi-fancy, very-cool outfit.
The secret to being mod is a black minidress, opaque tights, and a mussed-up pixie cut.
When you date Jake Gyllenhall, you can wear whatever you want.
Always coordinate your outfit with Julia Stiles' and Maggie Gyllenhaal's...right down to the black shoes.
A sheer pink dress definitely needs some shimmering pink blush to go with it.