Blonde bombshell Rosamund Pike may be known for playing edgy characters on the big screen—including her role in the thriller Gone Girl, for which she is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress—but the star's risk-taking red carpet style is what has caught our attention.
There's no question that Pike's sartorial choices live up to the hype: the Oscar contender flaunted her figure in a breezy blue printed Louis Vuitton shift at the label's exhibition opening, wowed in a dramatic Vera Wang cutout gown at the Golden Globe Awards just weeks after giving birth, and stunned in a Christian Dior gown covered in floral applique at the 2015 SAG Awards. Talk about awe-inducing.
While her go-to colors are black and white, Pike's looks are anything but basic. In fact, she has masterfully pulled off unique ensembles that can only be described as dreamy-meets-sexy and not even close to predictable. We're convinced another red carpet win is in her future at this Sunday's Oscar ceremony, and we couldn't be more excited to see what outfit she debuts on the red carpet. In anticipation, take a look back at Pike's best dresses ever in the gallery.