Origami-inspired pleats, folds, and 3-D structure are trending on the red carpet with Chrissy Teigen in Georges Chakra, Emma Stone in Martin Grant, Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann, and more.
Emma Stone in Martin Grant
At the MTV Movie Awards, Emma Stone wore a black and cream look by Martin Grant. The mod dress featured a geometric variation on the sweetheart neckline and peplum with multiple tucks and folds.
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Chrissy Teigen in Georges Chakra Couture
Chrissy Teigen wore this intricately structured, berry-colored Georges Chakra Couture cocktail dress to the Billboard Music Awards. Her look reminded us of a modern Geisha’s dress.
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Julianne Hough in Kaufman Franco
Julianne Hough added sparkle to her structure in a sequined dress by Kaufman Franco. The frock resembled one rectangular piece of fabric wrapped around the body like a sheet of paper—diamond encrusted paper, that is.
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Rooney Mara in Givenchy
Rooney Mara wore this Givenchy jacket at the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo premiere in Madrid. The look featured three different fabrics sewn together and a structural peplum.
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Kylie Minogue in Emilio Pucci
At the photocall for Holy Motors during the Cannes Film Festival, Kylie Minoque wore a simple but elegant dress by Emilio Pucci. The military green and black frock had a folded peplum and pockets which added shape.
Milla Jovovich in Versace Alterier
At the amfAR Gala, Milla Jovovich stuck out in her highly structured Versace Atelier gown. The dress had a three-dimensional asymmetrical peplum and bustier top with metallic details.
Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann
At the Moonrise Kingdom premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Tilda Swinton wore another one of the geometric looks she’s known for. The actress’ Haider Ackermann copper gown featured a jacket-like construction which had folds fanning out across the front and joining in the middle.
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Beth Behrs at Sports Spectacular
Actress Beth Behrs wore a cute salmon colored dress to the 27th anniversary of Sports Spectacular. The dress’ crisp construction featured a ruffled peplum.
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Freida Pinto in Versace Atelier
Freida Pinto turned heads at the Cannes Film Festival in her chartreuse Versace Atelier gown. The dress’ three-dimensional peplum made her stand out from the crowd.
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Solange Knowles in Stephane Rolland
Solange Knowles wore a white Stephane Rolland gown to the DKMS Linked Against Blood Cancer Gala in NYC. The dress’ peplum was made of multiple layers of fabric which stuck out stiffly from her sides and fanned out into a train.
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Coco Rocha in Jason Wu
At the DKMS Linked Against Blood Cancer Gala, supermodel Coco Rocha wore a chic Jason Wu dress. The frock’s pink skirt featured an exaggerated ruffled peplum.
Ellen Freeman has been contributing to the Fashion Spot since 2010. Since graduating with a degree in comparative literature from Haverford College, her celebrity fashion, wellness, arts and travel writing has appeared in publications including the Matador Network and Philadelphia Weekly. Also a certified yoga instructor, Ellen currently lives in the Japanese countryside—but misses thrift store spelunking in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.