Watch Out for Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

W’s April cover star Alicia Vikander may not yet be a household name, but her impeccable red carpet style speaks for itself. Here, her best looks.


Even Alicia Vikander’s earliest ensembles have the confidence and polish of red carpet veteran. Here, at the closing ceremony for the 2012 Berlin Film Festival, the rising star balanced out the formality of a printed floral gown with loose, undone hair.

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With her film “A Royal Affair” nominated in the Best Foreign Picture category, the actress took attended the 2013 Golden Globes in a sweet light grey and pink Chanel Couture gown, a Chanel Fine Jewelry cuff and diamond ring, and a coordinating clutch.

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Vikander showed some leg—and a penchant for risky style choices—in a sheer checkered dress from the Louis Vuitton Spring 2013 collection at an event in London.

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The actress donned another sheer dress at the 2013 Oscars—this time a beaded baby blue Elie Saab Fall 2012 Couture gown, accessorized by a thin gold belt, diamond earrings, and a braided up-do.

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Vikander looked regal in Erdem at “The Fifth Estate” premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Sleek hair and minimal accessories were expert choices from the rookie star.

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The actress continued her TIFF takeover in a fringed Barbara Casasola dress and printed black pumps at a screening of “The Railway Man.”

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Vikander looked right at home at the Chanel Fall 2014 show during Paris Fashion Week. Glowing makeup, blown-out hair, and a glossy dark manicure gave the modest look a youthful edge.

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Though she wore head-to-toe black to the 2014 British Independent Film Awards, the Louis Vuitton Spring 2015 look was anything but basic.

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Highlighting her continued love for Louis Vuitton, the star shined at the “Testament of Youth” premiere in London in a chic white dress and oxblood knee-high boots.

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Vikander’s best red carpet quality is her confident, relaxed nature, as showcased here at the Louis Vuitton show during Paris Fall 2015 Fashion Week. Luckily, with the star appearing in six films this year, there’s more with this came from.

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