Elle Fanning has been known for portraying whimsical characters, even paying homage to them with her red carpet style.
Elle Fanning went for the innocent peasant-girl-next-door look at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival photo call for “The Beguiled” at Cannes, France, on May 24, 2017 (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
The actress — dubbed “Unicorn Elle” — has pulled off a lot of tulle and flower dresses on the red carpet with the help of her stylist Samantha McMillen.
Elle Fanning goes for an updated version of the peasant girl look in a head-to-toe Alexander McQueen ensemble (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
And for her most recent red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, the actress went for the innocent peasant-girl-next-door look at the photo call for her latest film, “The Beguiled.”
Elle Fanning shows off her feet in embroidered platforms by Alexander McQueen (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
Elle showed off gazelle-like grace in a romantic dress by Alexander McQueen, making the actress look like the city version of a peasant girl with the dress’s boho-style sleeves and bows.
Eyes on the ground: Elle Fanning drew attention to her gorgeous embroidered Alexander McQueen suede platform sandals (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
Elle gave the look a modern twist by contrasting the dress with a pair of embroidered platforms by Alexander McQueen.
“Unicorn” Elle Fanning adds a dainty pink bow to her braids (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
During the interview, Elle talked about how close she became with co-star Kirsten Dunst.
Despite the 16-year gap, the two revealed that they shared a lot of similarities with each other — including their taste in fashion. The two showed up on the red carpet in similar dresses without notifying each other.
Elle Fanning shows off her trademark smile alongside castmates Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst (Credit: Dave Bedrosian / Future Image / John Rainford / WENN)
Elle also talked about how fond she is of director Sofia Coppola, who, Elle said, has a certain quality to her films that cannot be replicated.
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