Jessica Chastain: Style Icon on the Rise

Though she hasn't been on the scene long, Jessica Chastain has already won our hearts with her timeless style. An ode to our December cover star, we've rounded up Jessica's best red carpet moments.

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Though she hasn't been on the scene long, Jessica Chastain has already won our hearts with her timeless style. An ode to our December cover star, we've rounded up Jessica's best red carpet moments to date. Don't forget to check out all of the photos from our December cover shoot with Jessica and our exclusive interview with the star!
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May 2011

Where: The Tree of Life Premiere — 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Perfectly undone hair, a red pout, and this canary yellow Zac Posen dress was a recipe for success. Jessica certainly didn't go unnoticed between her fellow Tree of Life co-stars, Sean Penn and Brad Pitt.

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May 2011

Where: The Tree of Life Photocall — 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Jessica looked très chic in this red Oscar de la Renta frock. We loved the red leather corset, and her red bob and nude heels were the perfect accents.

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August 2011

Where: The Debt New York Screening.

One thing we love about Jessica is how simple she keeps her looks. The actress was a breath of fresh air in this stunning ice blue Christian Dior dress — accessorized with a perfect complexion.

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January 2012

Where: 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

We loved the fashion-forward risk Jessica took when she wore this white, pearl adorned, turtleneck gown by Givenchy.

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January 2012

Where: 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards.

Hello, bombshell! Jessica was drop-dead gorgeous in this black glittery Balenciaga gown. Plus, we love the pop of color in her jade teardrop earrings.

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January 2012

Where: 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Less was definitely more when Jessica wore this blue bustier Calvin Klein dress. With sleek locks and minimal makeup, she still looks striking.

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February 2012

Where: Celebration for the 40th Anniversary of Sir Charlie Chaplin's Honorary Academy Award.

Jessica stunned once again when she stepped out in this vibrant Elie Saab gown. We're green with envy.

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February 2012

Where: 84th Annual Academy Awards.

A definite crowd favorite, Jessica stole the show when she wore this gold embroidered Alexander McQueen gown to the Oscars. We can't get over how the dress perfectly compliments her curves.

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May 2012

Where: Opening Ceremony and Moonrise Kingdom Premiere — 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Jessica was pretty in pink when she wore this Alexander McQueen gown. Pockets, a plunging neckline, and a chic up-do were the perfect trio.

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May 2012

Where: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Premiere — 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Can Jessica be any more gorgeous? We doubt it. The actress dazzled in this white, strapless, beaded gown by Armani Privé. We adore the Veronica Lake-inspired hair and the bright red pout.

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May 2012

Where: Lawless Premiere — 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Three times is the charm for Jessica in this nude chiffon Gucci gown. We love the unexpected gold embellishment on the dress and her long, beachy waves.

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June 2012

Where: 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards.

Jessica was a shining star in this white Prabal Gurung dress with a sheer overlay. We especially love the gold, Nicholas Kirkwood for Prabal Gurung strap pumps that completed the look.

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