17 Celebrities Who Wore Everyday Clothes on the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

"Who are you wearing?" When celebrities are asked this question on the red carpet, the answer is usually a designer whose clothes cost tens of thousands of dollars (if not more!). But every once in a while, a star has the guts to rock an everyday frock, proving that looking good doesn't have to cost a fortune. 

Click through for 17 famous faces who wore regular clothes on the red carpet. Which is your favorite look?


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  • Selena Gomez


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    The singer wore a $22 Forever 21 dress to the 2011 Fulfillment Fund Stars Gala.

  • Connie Britton


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    The Nashville star rocked a $71 black ASOS dress for the premiere of All Is Lost.

  • Pharrell Williams


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    The singer showed up to the 2015 Grammy Awards in white Adidas track shorts and a matching suit top.

  • Jennifer Lopez


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    Only J.Lo could make a pair of $25 Forever 21 pants look this expensive.

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  • Emily Blunt


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    To promote her film Into the Woods, Emily Blunt wore an affordable Ann Taylor sweater dress.


  • Kiernan Shipka


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    Not everyone was a fan of the Mad Men actress's look for the 2015 Emmy Awards, which included an ornate Dior Couture dress layered over a pair of rather plain-looking black leggings.

  • Mark Wahlberg


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    The actor looked super casual at the Ted 2 premiere, wearing a pair of 7 For All Mankind jeans, a black polo shirt, and tan Timberland boots.

  • Kristen Stewart


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    The Twilight actress arrived to the 2009 MTV Movie Awards wearing casual Converse sneakers with her Balmain dress.

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  • Jessica Alba


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    The actress and Honest Company mompreneur wore a $29.99 sweatshirt and $39.99 black and blue tuxedo pants at the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection launch in 2013.

  • Demi Moore


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    The actress wore $35 H&M pants on the red carpet for the 2011 A&E Upfront.

  • Sharon Stone


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    In 1996, the actress made red carpet history by wearing a $22 black Gap turtleneck under an Armani jacket and Valentino skirt to the Oscars, one of the most formal events in Hollywood.

  • Nicole Richie


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    Talk about high-low dressing! Nicole Richie paired an H&M turtleneck dress with a Tadashi Shoji cape for a charity gala.

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  • Melissa McCarthy


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    The Mike and Molly actress DIYed her 2013 Golden Globes outfit by putting together pieces she already had in her closet.

  • Bella Thorne


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    The actress sported a casual $58 ASOS romper on the red carpet in June 2015.

  • Sarah Silverman


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    Every woman has a little black dress in her closet, and this is Sarah Silverman's $60 LBD, which she wore to the 2013 Emmy Awards.

  • Olivia Munn


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    Wearing a pink off-the-shoulder sweater, Olivia Munn rocked a casual look on the red carpet for a 2010 video game launch party. 

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  • January Jones


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    The Mad Men actress threw on a cropped denim jacket for the Paleyfest red carpet in 2013.

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