Couture's Red? Carpet Contenders

Rodarte Haute Couture and Cristina Ehrlich - Inset - Getty - H 2017
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While accompanying star clients to fashion shows, Hollywood's top stylists scouted their favorite looks.

Tara Swennen

Clients: Kristen Stewart, Caitriona Balfe, Aja Naomi King

Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad got Swennen’s red-carpet gears going. "Perfection," she says of the bonanza of ostrich feathers and tulle, singling out the opener as "a wearable work of art."

Cristina Ehrlich

Clients: Priyanka Chopra, Alison Brie, Allison Williams

Ehrlich says that she couldn’t sleep after the Rodarte show: "My absolute favorite was look 32, the black and red, the detail in the sleeve is breathtaking, and the birds of paradise print feels very cool."

Elizabeth Sulcer

Clients: Insta "It" girls Bella Hadid, Caroline?Vreeland

Sulcer praises Alexandre Vauthier’s disco collection, which Hadid opened and closed, for its sexy, sheer tops and diamond dresses: "I was feeling the old-school ’80s couture ruffles."

This story first appeared in the July 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.