Zendaya Fearlessly Wore This Risky Dress & We’re All Stunned

Zendaya’s red carpet style has come a long way. Back in 2010, she wore Target to her first-ever movie premiere and now she attends events while wearing the likes of Versace, Balmain, Vera Wang, and Christopher John Rogers. No matter what fashion house she wears, however, the actor does have specific details she likes. First, she adores a thigh-high slit or a peek-a-boo cutout effect. And second, she doesn’t mind a dramatic moment, whether it be a feathered skirt or a statement collar. These core details are all featured throughout Zendaya’s outfits for her Dune premieres. Her glamorous ensembles will leave you wondering what she else has in store.

Zendaya and her co-star Timothée Chalamet are currently on a press tour to promote their new science-fiction film. Both actors delivered countless edgy and sophisticated red carpet looks. Unlike most stars who gravitate towards wearing just black suits, Chalamet pushed the style envelope with his vibrantly patterned suits. Meanwhile, Zendaya opted for a mix of dramatic gowns and two-piece sets that subtly paid homage to the sci-fi film’s futuristic aesthetic.

Dune will be released in theaters on Oct. 22 and on HBO Max. In the meantime, scroll ahead to check out all of Zendaya’s most fashionable premiere outfits. (Don’t worry Chalamet fans, a few of his stand-out ensembles are highlighted as well.)

Dune Premiere After-Party In London

Zendaya's outfit for the 'Dune' movie premiere after-party. Ricky Vigil M/GC Images/Getty Images

For the Dune premiere after-party in London, Zendaya drew inspiration from 2021’s buzzy string cutout trend and wore a semi-sheer dress. The thigh-high slit number was from Nensi Dojaka’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection and featured geometric peek-a-boo designs.

Dune London Movie Premiere

Zendaya attends the 'Dune' UK Special Screening. Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images

Zendaya loves to a dramatic style moment via the collar or shoulder of her dresses for red carpet events — cue her 2019 Met Gala Cinderella look. This time, for the Dune premiere in London, she embodied Princess Leia vibes and went with a sculptural, off-white sequin gown from Rick Owen’s Fall 2021 collection. She completed the outfit with striking purple makeup, Bvlgari’s Serpenti Viper double-coil bracelet, and diamond rings.

Dune Post-Screening Cocktail Reception

Zendaya attends a post-screening cocktail reception for 'Dune.'David M. Benett/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

For Dune’s post-screening cocktail reception in London, Zendaya went for a more laid-back ensemble. She wore a floor-length, white Peter Do button-down top with high-waisted slim black leather pants. In usual Zendaya fashion, she wore a glittering necklace from Bvlgari. (She’s an ambassador for the luxury jewelry label.)

Dune Photocall In London

Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya attend the 'Dune' photocall in London. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

At the Dune photocallin London, Zendaya and Chalamet were a striking pair. Zendaya wore a bold Vivienne Westwood top composed of interwoven chains. She paired the statement look with a tan and white checkered skirt and Louboutin heels. Meanwhile, Chalamet donned a neon yellow and blue mushroom print suit from Stella McCartney with white Chelsea boots.

Dune Photocall In Paris

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet attends the 'Dune' photocall At Le Grand Rex.Kristy Sparow/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

The Dune co-stars are indeed a chic pair. Zendaya wore a sophisticated two-piece plum set by Maison Alaïa at the Dune photocall at Le Grand Rex in Paris. She paired a long-sleeve cropped top with a high-waisted, figure-hugging skirt that featured a feather bottom. Chalamet looked dapper in a blue Tom Ford suit and black dress shoes.

Dune Premiere At The 2021 Venice Film Festival

Zendaya attends the red carpet of the movie 'Dune' during the 78th Venice International Film Festiva...Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

At the 2021 Venice Film Festival, it was hard to say which item in Zendaya’s outfit stole the show: her wet-look Balmain dress or her Bvlgari 93 carat Hypnotic Emerald green necklace. (Fans will agree both pieces contributed to making this ensemble an iconic red carpet moment.) She looked stunning in her desert-toned dress, which subtly paid homage to Arrakis, a desert planet in Dune.

Dune Photocall At The 2021 Venice Film Festival

Zendaya attends the photocall of 'Dune' during the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Daniele Venturelli/WireImage/Getty Images

Zendaya wore a dressy yet comfy outfit for the Dune photocall at the 2021 Venice Film Festival. She stepped out in a white Valentino Haute Couture ensemble, which featured a pink belt for a pop of color.


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