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Carey Mulligan’s Style Evolution, From Little Black Dresses To Statement Gowns

She’s taken more fashion risks through the years.

When Carey Mulligan made her film debut more than a decade ago, her fashion taste has evolved alongside her career. From little black dresses to statement gowns (hello, Oscars 2021), the British actress is blooming with style on the red carpet. Ahead, we gathered her best fashion moments.

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2008, MoMa Film Benefit Gala

Wearing a fitted little black dress with a white lace collar.

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2009, Sundance Film Festival

Wearing a long-sleeve empire-waist little black dress.

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2009, An Education Premiere

Wearing a strapless little black dress with an oversized bow.

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2010, SAG Awards

Wearing a red strapless Lanvin gown.

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2010, Orange British Academy Film Awards

Wearing a floral off-the-shoulder dress by Vionnet.

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2010, Oscars

Wearing a strapless black and beaded Prada gown.

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2012, Met Gala

Wearing a two-tone sequined Prada mini dress.

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2013, Special Screening Of The Great Gatsby

Wearing a tuxedo-style jumpsuit by Lanvin.

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2013, Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Ball

Wearing a black Victoria Beckham tuxedo cape blazer and black pants.

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2013, Cannes Film Festival

Next to Baz Luhrmann, wearing a light blush Christian Dior gown with a plunging neckline.

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2014, Harper's Bazaar Women Of The Year

Wearing a cutout strapless army green dress by Erdem.

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2015, Met Gala

Wearing a black Balenciaga gown with a high-low hem.

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2015, ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards

Wearing a Marc Jacobs pastel blue tuxedo suit.

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2015, BFI London Film Festival

Wearing a sheer grey embellished Chanel dress.

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2015, Moet British Independent Film Awards

Wearing a long-sleeve printed Gucci gown.

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2017, BFI London Film Festival

Wearing a green gown with an embellished sheer overlay by Gucci.

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2017, Governors Awards

Wearing an oxblood red gown by Giambattista Valli Couture.

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2018, Cannes Film Festival

Wearing a strapless cream gown by Christian Dior.

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2018, Tony Awards

Wearing a matching floral-print blouse and skirt by Giambattista Valli.

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2019, Film Independent Spirit Awards

Wearing a gold-embellished halter-neck Chanel dress.

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2019, Met Gala

Wearing a custom off-the-shoulder Prada gown.

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2020, Sundance Film Festival

Wearing a Loewe black peplum pantsuit with black Christian Louboutin booties.

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2021, Oscars

Wearing a copper and embellished Valentino Couture gown.

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