17 best dressed celebrities at the 2022 Governors Awards, from Margot Robbie’s Bottega Veneta gown and Michelle Yeoh’s neon yellow look, to The Crown actor Emma Corrin’s gender-bending ensemble

Aubrey Plaza, Margot Robbie, Michelle Yeoh and Jessica Chastain (left to right) looked stunning at the 2022 Governors Awards. Photos: EPA-EFE, AFP, AP

The 13th annual Governors Awards were held in Los Angeles on November 19, awarding achievements in the film industry. Film stars including Florence Pugh, Margot Robbie and Angela Bassett wore glamorous looks to the event; sheer styles featuring lace and tulle remained a favourite for celebrities on the red carpet this year.

Take a look at the 17 best celeb outfits worn that evening …

1. Florence Pugh

Florence Pugh stunned in a sheer white dress. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Don’t Worry, Darling star’s dress contrasted the sheer effect with solid white fabric across her bust and midsection. The transparent material was coated in gold polka dots and also featured gold chains dangling from the sides of her body.

She donned a slicked-back hairdo and a spiky gold necklace to pick up on the gilded tones of her dress.

2. Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie wore Bottega Veneta. Photo: EPA-EFE

The actress wore a green Bottega Veneta gown, highlighted by a cut-out across her midriff and a one-shoulder silhouette, with a lone cuff bracelet. Her straight hair fell behind her back except for a few, face-framing strands.

3. Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett waltzed onto the red carpet like a proper diva. Photo: AFP
The Black Panther and American Horror Story actress rocked a see-through, crystal bodice that featured multiple embellishments for the awards ceremony. She balanced the rows of sparkling gems she wore up top with a white, feather-lined skirt.

The actress also wore her flowing curls in a voluminous half updo, adding to the drama of the ensemble.

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4. Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza channelled old Hollywood glam. Photo: AFP

Aubrey Plaza played with old Hollywood glamour. The White Lotus actress’ black dress was designed with a plunging neckline and a slit up the front. Her hair and make-up only added to the ensemble: Plaza’s platinum blonde updo, red nails and lipstick, and shimmering jewellery helped her nail the classic look.

5. Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain’s red hair matched her red dress. Photo: EPA-EFE

Jessica Chastain chose an elegant gown in a beautiful red shade. The off-the-shoulder gown was encrusted in dazzling jewels from top to bottom. The actress went for monochromatic beauty, adding a soft, crimson lipstick that played off her red dress and red hair.

6. Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe’s all-black unique dress. Photo: AFP

The singer and actor’s all-black look was anything but boring, being sheer with a statement neckline. From their gown’s patterned sleeves to the bows that capped their shoulders, Monáe’s sophisticated outfit dazzled.

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7. Emma Corrin

Emma Corrin shone through her androgynous outfit. Photo: AFP

The My Policeman and The Crown actress opted for a cool vest and trousers combo, donning Miu Miu trousers with chunky loafers and an open vest. Underneath, Corrin wore a sheer, light green top with sequins that formed a lattice overlay.

8. Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer is not afraid of bold looks. Photo: AFP

Keke Palmer went for a bold look in a red peplum dress. The Nope star’s gown had loads of movement, from the large folds in the peplum waist to the layers of fabric used for the trumpet-style skirt. The texture was juxtaposed with a sleek, plunging neckline and a subtle approach to jewellery.

9. Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union dazzled in her all-lace gown. Photo: AP
Gabrielle Union’s take on the black dress featured lots of lace. She paired her all-lace gown with a matching black belt, black clutch and black platform heels. The actress also wore two rings and a small pair of earrings for added sparkle.

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10. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence kept it simple this year. Photo: AFP

Jennifer Lawrence wore an ethereal black dress with a bold print. The Causeway star let her tiered black gown, which featured layers of floral patterned fabric in a gold tone, do the talking. She kept jewellery and make-up simple but added dark eyeliner to make her eyes pop.

11. Sadie Sink

Sadie Sink went vintage. Photo: AFP
Sadie Sink’s tea-length dress featured stunning appliqué details. The Stranger Things star’s vintage-style ensemble was made up of a tulle gown with a sheer bodice. An embellished leaf pattern travelled from the bottom of her skirt to the top of her V-shaped neckline.

For extra drama, Sink added pointed-toe heels with silver tips and two necklaces, one of which featured a large pendant.

12. Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling posing in her LBD. Photo: EPA-EFE

Mindy Kaling’s polished, all-black look utilised different textures. The actress and Never Have I Ever producer wore a black dress with interesting details that helped her look stand out. The fabric along the gown’s sweetheart neckline was made with a shiny material that came down to two points over her bust, while the dress’ straps were accented with gold hardware.

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13. Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett’s multilayered dress. Photo: AFP

Cate Blanchett paired a dramatic gown with a structured black blazer. The skirt on the famed actress’ frock had two layers: the bottom featured silver embellishments while the top was shaped into a peplum. The silver pattern also continued up the bodice of the dress. One shoulder of Blanchett’s black blazer sprouted tulle that appeared to match the rest of her ensemble.

14. Ana de Armas

Ana de Armas bares her skin in a cut-out dress. Photo: AFP
Ana de Armas’ gorgeous gown featured cool cut-outs. The top of the Blonde star’s frock appeared to be made of velvet and attached to the skirt at two points across her abdomen. The frothy, textured skirt provided some balance for the dramatic top.

De Armas wore her hair slicked back and added touches of silver jewellery to finish the look.

15. Laura Dern

Laura Dern’s colourful outfit popped at the event. Photo: EPA-EFE

Laura Dern’s outfit made a splash. The actress went for colour for the event, wearing a long-sleeved red top with a printed skirt in shades of navy blue, green, yellow, white, peach and more.


For jewellery, Dern donned a diamond necklace with a matching cuff around her wrist.

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16. Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh turned heads in a neon yellow frock. Photo: AP
Michelle Yeoh stunned in neon yellow. The Everything Everywhere All at Once star’s bright gown was highlighted by what appeared to be a feathered skirt. The rest of the look utilised a subtle peplum waist, a deep neckline, and puffed shoulders for added impact.

Yeoh topped it all off with gold, pointy-toed heels and sculptural earrings.

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17. Taylor Russell

Taylor Russell dons an eye-catching golden headpiece. Photo: AP

Taylor Russell added drama with a gold headpiece. The Bones and All actress’ form-fitting black gown was the perfect backdrop for a golden headpiece that extended down her ears and across her neckline. The statement accessory was covered in eye shapes with dangling crystals.

This article originally appeared on Insider.
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  • The 2022 Governors Awards red-carpet glitterati clearly favoured sheer looks, while Stranger Things actress Sadie Sink and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett donned tulle
  • Monochrome looks were popular too, from Margot Robbie’s green Bottega Veneta gown and Jessica Chastain’s off-the-shoulder red dress, to Michelle Yeoh’s yellow feathered frock