It's perhaps an understatement to say that 2016 has been an eventful year in fashion, replete with a list of tumultuous occurrences happening — from a game of musical chairs in the industry to the passing of talented, legendary figures that have left brilliant legacies behind. But as we welcome 2017 with open arms (and hearts), a look back at this year's most memorable red carpet moments is only an obligatory must-do — it works like a charm in lifting spirits and harbouring hopes that next year's red carpet lineup will outdo 2016's. On our best-dressed nominee list includes the usual heavyweights: Blake Lively, Charlize Theron, Cate Blanchett, Emma Stone, and the like; but Cannes Film Festival and a few other award ceremonies had a few outstanding looks we couldn't resist adding to the gallery below.

 

Which of these red carpet looks do you love?

 

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