Lily Gladstone’s Best Red Carpet Moments Prove She’s a Star to Watch

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Lily Gladstone attending the premiere for Killers of the Flower Moon during the 76th Cannes Film Fes...
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The actress Lily Gladstone, who was raised on the reservation of the Blackfeet Nation, was the breakout star of Martin Scorsese’s 2023 crime saga Killers of the Flower Moon. The film, adapted from David Grann’s novel of the same title, tells the story of Oklahoma’s Osage community whose mysterious murders become the subject of national attention. While Hollywood veterans like Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are part of the cast, it was Gladstone’s role as Mollie Kyle that earned her a Best Actress nod at the Oscars.

Before her most recent role, Gladstone appeared in Buster’s Mal Heart, Winter in the Blood, and most notably played The Rancher in Certain Women opposite Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern. Not only has Gladstone matured into a star on the screen, her personal style delicately combines her Blackfeet and Nimíipuu heritage with classic brands like Valentino and Louis Vuitton as well as edgier labels like Rodarte and Marni. Below, take a look back at Lily Gladstone’s best red carpet moments.

2024: Under the Bridge Premiere
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Gladstone was a definite high point of the Under the Bridge Premiere. The actress slipped into a bold, printed cape from the Indigenous designer Pamela Baker’s label Himikalas. Gladstone accented her show piece with a simple black top, dress pants, and statement earrings.

2024: Academy Awards
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Nominated for her role in Killers of the Flower Moon, all eyes were on Gladstone at the 2024 Academy Awards. Fittingly, the actress paid tribute to the Indigenous community with a strapless Gucci gown that was designed in collaboration with quillwork artist Joe Big Mountain.

2024: Vanity Fair Oscar Party
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For her second Oscars look, this one for the annual Vanity Fair after party, Gladstone again opted for a Gucci x Joe Big Mountain gown that featured a square neck and a curve-hugging shape.

2024: Independent Spirit Awards
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Gladstone slipped into a patterned orange and black dress that she paired with towering black shoes for the 2024 Independent Spirit Awards.

2024: SAG Awards
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In a fringe Armani Privé stunner, the actress again made history at the 2024 SAG Awards where she took home the top prize for Best Lead Actress. With her win, she became the first Native American woman to triumph in this acting category.

2024: Costume Designers Guild Awards
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Gladstone’s custom Valentino number for the Costume Designers Guild Awards would make Dorothy Gale jealous.

2024: AAFCA Awards
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With a a bow-wrapped Carolina Herrera number, Gladstone played the part of a princess at the AAFCA Awards in Beverly Hills.

2024: Oscars Nominees Luncheon
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Gladstone suited up in a business chic Gabriela Hearst set for a 2024 Oscars Nominee Luncheon.

2024: Critics Choice Awards
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Gladstone was amongst the best dressed at the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, stepping out to the annual event in a statement cobalt blue gown from Christian Siriano.

2024: AFI Awards Luncheon
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Gladstone slipped into one of Burberry’s iconic trench coats, with a reworked print courtesy of designer Daniel Lee, for the AFI Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills.

2024: National Board of Review Gala
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Gladstone’s dramatic, all black National Board of Review Gala outfit was all about the power of a statement sleeve.

2024: Governors Awards

All black is tough to pull off on the red carpet. Gladstone had no problems, though, at the 2024 Governors Awards, stepping out in an embroidered Huishan Zhang dress that she paired with a sleek blazer.

2024: Golden Globe Awards
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The actress took home her first Golden Globe, for her buzzed-about role in Killers of the Flower Moon, in this dramatic column gown by Valentino that she topped off with a ruffled black shawl and eye-catching Bulgari jewels.

2024: Palm Springs Film Festival
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Gladstone has found a sweet spot in Kate and Laura Mulleavy’s Rodarte, having worn a jaw-dropping floral number for a Killers of the Flower Moon screening. This custom beaded gown she pulled out for the Palm Springs Film Festival proved just how versatile the actress’ red carpet style is shaping up to be.

2024: New York Film Critics Circle Awards
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Gladstone started out awards season, and 2024, with a bang. This Maison Sara Chraibi couture she slipped into for the New York Film Critics Circle Awards featured a cut-to-perfection, sculptural bodice and a metallic maxi skirt.

2023: The Hollywood Reporter Women In Entertainment Gala
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Gladstone looked as chic as ever in this silk satin Armani look paired with simple suede heels.

2023: IndieWire Honors
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Gladstone isn’t afraid to pack on a bit of sparkle—like this metallic shirt dress that she sported for the 2023 IndieWire Honors.

2023: Elle Women in Hollywood Celebration
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The film star channeled pure Hollywood glamour in this deep cut black dress and bold coral lip.

2023: Academy Museum Gala
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Gladstone’s neon Marni number played with the surreal thanks to an exaggerated cut and peplum-style bodice.

2023: Gotham Awards
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Gladstone took home the award for Outstanding Lead Performance at the 2023 Gotham Awards in this dramatic navy gown complete with polka dot detailing at the neckline.

2023: Variety Power of Women Event

Gladstone dazzled in a printed look from Jamie Okuma—the first Indigenous designer to be inducted into the CFDA—for Variety’s 2023 Power of Women event.

2023: LACMA Art and Film Gala
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For the LACMA Art and Film Gala, the actress looked tiered to perfection in this layered, semi-sheer look from Gucci.

2023: Time100 Next Gala
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The actress supported Burning Wagon Designs, an Osage-woman owned clothing brand by wearing their burgundy skirt and top featuring a Buffalo nickel print to the Time100 event. Considering Gladstone plays an Osage woman in Killers of the Flower Moon, the choice was a fitting way for her to honor the Osage people.

2023: Louis Vuitton Show
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Gladstone attended Louis Vuitton’s runway show in a full look from the brand that consisted of a silver dress, camel coat, and leather combat boots.

2023: The Art of Elysium "Paradis" Anniversary
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The actress sported a patterned tunic and black skirt for The Art of Elysium "Paradis" Anniversary in 2023.

2023: Cannes Film Festival
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For her debut appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, Gladstone dazzled in a floral couture gown from Valentino.

2023: Cannes Film Festival
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Gladstone stepped out to the Killers of the Flower Moon photo call at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival in a dramatic cape dress.

2023: Kering Women In Motion Talk
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For the Kering Women In Motion Talk, the actress hit the step and repeat in a casual all-white look.

2023: Sundance Film Festival
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Gladstone stepped out to the 2023 Sundance Film Festival in a red fringe dress and leather chelsea boots.

2022: Fantastic Fest
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The star attended the premiere of Quantum Cowboys during the 2023 Fantastic Fest in a multi-color dress and coordinating earrings.

2021: Gotham Awards
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At the 2021 Gotham Awards in New York City, Gladstone made a statement on the red carpet in a sheer top and patterned skirt.

2017: BAFTA Tea Party
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Gladstone looked regal in a tulle and paisley gown for a 2017 BAFTA Tea Party in Los Angeles.

2017: Film Independent Spirit Awards
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Prints have always been a cornerstone of Gladstone’s red carpet style—here, she wore a gold and red floral number to the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

2016: Gotham Independent Film Awards
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Gladstone shimmered in a reflective pink midi dress for the 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

2016: New York Film Festival
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For the premiere of Certain Women at the New York Film Festival, the film star kept it simple in a black, cut-out maxi dress and bold lip.

2016: Sundance Film Festival
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Here, at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Gladstone layered a floral maxi dress with a two-toned jacket.

2013: Los Angeles Film Festival
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For one of her first red carpet appearances, Gladstone sported a two-toned midi dress and tassled earrings at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival.

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