With awards season in full swing, a number of actresses have been debuting eccentric red carpet looks. But some members of the celeb set have opted for the tried-and-true neutral combination of black and white — and totally pulled it off, proving it’s still a winning classic.
Check out some of the best black-and-white looks from recent red carpets.
Cleopatra Coleman in Marc Jacobs Resort 2017
Sienna Miller in Lanvin Spring 2017 RTW Miller wore a black-and-white Lanvin evening dress with a slip silhouette to the European Premiere of her latest film, Live by Night, on Jan. 11 in London. (Photo: Getty Images)
Elizabeth Olsen in Alberta Ferretti Resort 2017 The actress wore a striped Alberta Ferretti gown that featured lace detailing to NBCUniversal’s 74th Annual Golden Globes After Party. She styled her hair in loose waves and wore a bold lip color. (Photo: Getty Images)
Sophie Turner in Louis Vuitton Spring 2017 RTW The Game of Thrones actress wore a long-sleeved gown that featured a high slit and embellished panels to the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards. On her look for the night, the star’s stylist, Rebecca Corbin-Murray, told Teen Vogue, “Sophie’s dress was the closing look at the Louis Vuitton Spring 2017 show, and we both fell in love with it instantly.” (Photo: Getty Images)
Nina Dobrev in Elie Saab Resort 2017 At the Mexico City premiere of her upcoming movie, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, the actress stunned in a one-shoulder black-and-white colorblocked minidress from Elie Saab’s Resort 2017 offering. (Photo: Getty Images)
5 / 14 Janelle Monáe in Thom Browne Janelle Monáe, who is often spotted in the classic color combo, wore a sequined look that was half LBD, half tuxedo to Marie Claire’s Image Maker Awards. (Photo: Getty Images)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Georges Chakra The 55-year-old cut a sophisticated figure in a one-shoulder dress, Chopard jewels, Ferragamo shoes, and a Roger Vivier bag. (Photo: Getty Images)
Heidi Klum in J. Mendel Fall 2016 Couture The supermodel arrived at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards in a black-and-white strapless midi dress. (Photo: Getty Images)
Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton
Kate Beckinsale in Solace London Resort 2017
Jordana Brewster in Roland Mouret Pre-Fall 2016
Zanna Roberts Rassi in Marc Jacobs Resort 2017
Reese Witherspoon in Mugler Spring 2017 RTW
Julie Bowen in Monique Lhuillier Spring 2017 RTW