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American Haute Story: Emma Roberts's Ultimate Red Carpet Looks

Feb 10 2014 - 10:30am

You can tell just from looking at Emma Roberts that this lucky girl shares genetic code with aunt Julia Roberts [1] — but that's not the actress's only claim to fame. This fresh face is a Young Hollywood trendsetter, boasting a fashion résumé that highlights her penchant for sweet-chic designs and some sexier fare too. From her recent engagement [2] to a sophisticated new 'do [3], Emma has grown out of the Nancy Drew mold and into more mature roles [4] without skipping a sartorial beat.

In honor of Roberts's 23rd birthday today, we're zeroing in on her ultimate red carpet moments thus far — from her most recent, a sultry Lanvin silhouette at this year's Golden Globes, to a look at her prettiest appearances in Christian Dior and Chanel.

— Additional reporting by Mandi Villa

Emma outfitted a sweet look in polka dots at the Teen Vogue Young Hollywood party in 2007.

Emma slipped into a sultry one-shoulder LBD for the InStyle afterparty for the Golden Globes in January 2009.

Emma wore a sunny Christian Dior strapless for the Vanity Fair Oscars party in 2009.

Emma opted for a statement-making red Atelier Versace strapless at the Met Gala in 2009.

Fringed embellishments and ankle boots added a funky element to Emma's LWD at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards.

Emma attended the LA Valentine's Day premiere in a delicate Jenny Packham LWD in 2010.

She wore an ethereal Temperley London look, complete with romantic shoulders and hair to match, at the world premiere of Valentine's Day in 2010.

Emma chose a flirty high-low Topshop strapless for Lanvin's H&M runway show in 2010.

Emma opted for a cool blue floral and lace Julien Macdonald party frock at the 2010 British Fashion Awards.

Emma punched up her menswear-inspired Chanel style with a red lip for an LA event in 2011.

Emma got flirty in a fringed Chanel dress for Paris Fashion Week in 2011.

Emma glowed in a shimmering Jenny Packham gown at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in February 2011.

A cool Elie Saab dress was fit for a Nylon party in May 2011.

Emma stunned in a gold Miu Miu sheath for an event in July 2011.

Emma had a real red carpet moment in Tibi at the premiere of I Don't Know How She Does It in September 2011.

Emma sported a sultry LBD and cutout booties for the Hype Music Awards in August 2011.

Emma looked every bit the fashion darling in Miu Miu for an event in October 2011.

Emma looked event-perfect in a black and nude Maria Lucia Hohan frock at the CNN Heroes All-Star Tribute in December 2011.

Emma stunned in a cutout Zac Posen gown for the Golden Globes InStyle afterparty in January 2012.

Emma paired a printed minidress with black tights for the Sundance Film Festival premiere of Celeste and Jesse Forever in January 2012.

Emma tucked a lacy Jonathan Saunders top into a black maxi skirt for an event in March 2012.

Emma wore a risk-taking black Yves Saint Laurent jumpsuit to a Metropolitan Opera premiere in March 2012.

Emma wore a gorgeous marigold-colored Escada gown on the red carpet at the Met Gala in May 2012.

Emma channeled a '60s-cool Edie Sedgwick in a black-and-white-striped Rachel Zoe [5] dress at a Nylon magazine party in May 2012.

Emma kept things cool and simple in a black jacquard dress with studded Valentino booties for a David Yurman event in May 2012.

Emma walked the pink carpet at the Victoria's Secret What Is Sexy? party in a flirty cocktail dress in May 2012.

Emma sported this sleek, pulled-together Nanette Lepore printed pantsuit for the Vogue Eyewear event in October 2012.

Emma attended the launch party for Narciso Rodriguez's Kohl's collection in October 2012 wearing a colorblock dress by the designer.

Emma wore a sexy, boudoir-inspired Maria Lucia Hohan dress to the InStyle Golden Globes afterparty in January 2013.

Emma wore a sleek leather Salvatore Ferragamo ensemble for the brand's Spring collection event in January 2013.

Emma oozed Old Hollywood glamour in an ornate Oscar de la Renta gown in February 2013.

Emma was Spring-ready in a colorblock Camilla and Marc and lace-up Nicholas Kirkwood sandals for a Glamour event in NYC.

For the NYC premiere of We're the Millers, Emma ripped this dual-texture Michael Kors creation straight from the runway — and the blond stunner did the designer justice.

This electrifying Stella McCartney gown was tailor-made for Emma's enviable curves.

A plunging neckline and peekaboo bodice, cinched with a silver metal triangle, took this demure Cushnie et Ochs number to sexy new heights.

This metallic Lanvin creation shone bright on the American Music Awards red carpet in November 2013. We love how Emma added even more dazzle via a fuchsia Rodo clutch and coordinating pumps.

For the 2014 Golden Globes, Emma wowed in a sexy Lanvin silhouette adorned with stunning turquoise jewels and a low ponytail.

At Elle's Women in Television event, Emma had a black and white Cushnie et Ochs moment that was anything but boring.

Emma married navy and black, topping her pleated A-line skirt with an embellished Kate Spade New York sweater for Hollywood's 2014 Stand Up to Cancer event. Rose gold pumps and a coordinating minaudière played up her jeweled neckline perfectly.


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