The 13 Celebrities With the Best Feminine Style

There’s more to fashion than a Kardashian in a skin-tight frock. Even though plenty of celebrities expose every nook and cranny of the body in clingy clothes, plenty of celebrities still exude class with a timeless style.

We can always count on these celebrities to wear the prettiest frocks and set the bar high for the rest of us.

1. Blake Lively

Blake Lively style1Blake Lively at the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York on February 10, 2016

Blake Lively style2Blake Lively leaves her hotel in a long embroidered coat with matching dress in New York City on April 22, 2015

Blake Lively style3Blake Lively leaving her hotel in a red dress in Manhattan on February 17, 2016

With a body as sexy as Blake’s, you would think she would go out of her way to flaunt her assets. But no. The “Age of Adeline” actress usually opts for fine lace dresses, often going for feminine frocks with interesting texture and juxtaposition of materials and colors.

2. Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley Style1Keira Knightly out and about in New York City on June 26, 2014

Keira Knightley Style2Keira Knightley is all smiles at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ in Los Angeles on November 13, 2014

Keira Knightley Style3Keira Knightley at ‘The Imitation Game’ New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on November 11, 2014

The 31-year-old has the feminine look down pat. Whether she’s swinging in a tea-length dress or doing errands in collared fit-and-flare dress, she looks like everyone’s style inspiration.

3. Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington style1Kerry Washington attends the 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles ‘Scandal’ at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on March 15 2016

Kerry Washington style2Kerry Washington at the WWD and Variety Inaugural Stylemaker’s Event in Culver City on November 19, 2015

While the ‘Scandal’ actress has occasionally forayed into edgy style, her overall look tends to exude femininity. She loves the fit-and-flare silhouette a lot and does not shy away from bold patterns and prints.

4. Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung style1Alexa Chung at the LOVE Magazine London Fashion Week party held at Lulu’s in London on September 22, 2015

Alexa Chung style2Alexa Chung at Selfridges Trafford Centre launches Nails Inc’s a new spray-on Paint Can nail polish in Manchester on November 11, 2015

Alexa Chung style3Alexa Chung at The Brit Awards 2016 held at the O2 in London on February 24, 2016

The MTV host is the quintessential vintage girl and may be one of the few celebrities who can pull off wearing a velvet dress. Alexa mixes her vintage-inspired dresses with edgier accessories such as ankle boots to keep from looking dated.

5. Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger style1Diane Kruger at the ‘Maryland’ Paris premiere at Mk2 Bibliotheque in Paris on September 24, 2015

Diane Kruger style2Diane Kruger at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival – ‘Sky’ premiere at the Elgin Theatre in Canada on September 16, 2015

Diane Kruger style3Diane Kruger arrive at Venice airport to attend the 72nd Venice Film Festival in Italy on September 1, 2015

The 39-year-old always looks glamorous. We can’t recall having seen Diane looking dowdy even once. And her dress choices? Totally enviable!

6. Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning style1Elle Fanning at the U.S. Premiere of ‘Trumbo’ at Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on October 27, 2015

Elle Fanning style2Elle Fanning arrive for the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ in New York City on October 9, 2014

Elle Fanning style3Elle Fanning outside the Ed Sullivan Theater for their taping on the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ in New York on October 9, 2014

In her past life, Elle Fanning might have been a fairy. How else would we explain her love for floral appliqués on her dress, billowy frock silhouettes and pastel colors?

7. Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum style1Emmy Rossum out and about in Melrose Place holding a Betty Dumoulin bag from her childhood in Los Angeles on May 27, 2015

Emmy Rossum style2Emmy Rossum at SiriusXM to talk about her new showtime series ‘Shameless’ in New York on January 7, 2016

Emmy Rossum style3Emmy Rossum at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016/17 – Dior in Paris on March 4, 2016

Emmy is the most consistent when it comes to her style. Even off the red carpet, she still gravitates toward feminine pieces.

8. Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara style1Rooney Mara at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles on February 27, 2016

Rooney Mara style2Rooney Mara at the BAFTA Los Angeles Awards Season at The Four Season in Los Angeles on January 9, 2016

Rooney Mara style3Rooney Mara attends the 88th Oscars Nominees Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom at the Beverly Hills in Los Angeles on February 8, 2016

Rooney usually sticks to safe color palettes, but her outfits definitely do not lack in character. Interesting detailing — like shoulder cut-outs and big bow detailing — keep her outside the box.

9. Emma Stone

Emma Stone style1Emma Stone at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica on February 21, 2015

Emma Stone style2Emma Stone at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Irrational Man’ Photocall in France on May 15, 2015

Emma Stone style3Emma Stone at the Irrational Man Los Angeles Premiere in California on July 10, 2015

We can’t help but get excited for the red carpet appearance once Emma announces a new movie premiere. She never fails to make frilly, feminine frocks look so gorgeous, even though it’s a style we’ve seen her wear time and time again.

10. Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth style1Kate Bosworth at the Charlotte Tilbury’s ‘Naughty Christmas Party’ flagship store launch in London on December 4, 2015

Kate Bosworth style2Kate Bosworth at the Lilly Pulitzer for Target collaboration at Bryant Park Grill in New York on April 15, 2015

The 33-year-old is a style chameleon, but she always turns to fail-safe feminine dresses for formal and special functions. She also makes the best footwear choices.

11. Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo style1Olivia Palermo at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on January 10, 2016

Olivia Palermo style2Olivia Palermo at Brown Thomas to launch Ciate London brand in Dublin, Ireland on October 9, 2015

Olivia Palermo style3Olivia Palermo at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Winter 2015/2016 – Schiaparelli in France on July 6, 2015

The socialite often sets the bar high with her haute couture dresses, killer heels and statement accessories. She makes all types of feminine dresses look so easy to wear.

12. Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka style1Kiernan Shipka attends the 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on February 24, 2016

Kiernan Shipka style2Kiernan Shipka at Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 –Valentino – in France on October 6, 2105

Kiernan Shipka style3Kiernan Shipka at the Variety and Women in Film Pre-Emmy Celebration Party in West Hollywood on September 18, 2015

Kiernan definitely proves that age doesn’t define styling prowess. She’s becoming a force to be reckoned with in the style department, thanks to her amazing sense of style and beautiful dress choices.

13. Kate Mara

Kate Mara style1Kate Mara at the 53rd New York Film Festival –‘The Martian’ premiere in New York on September 27, 2015

Kate Mara style2Kate Mara out and about in NYC on August 4, 2015

Kate Mara style3Kate Mara at the 2015 Will Rogers Pioneer of the Year Awards Dinner Honoring Jim Gianopulos during CinemaCon at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas on April 22, 2015

Kate shares her sister’s love for feminine style. But unlike Rooney, she prefers prints, textures and colors, which make her outfits more interesting in our eyes.

If you share these celebrities’ love for feminine frocks, you will surely love the following dresses:

1. Simone Rocha Asymmetric Hem Ruched Detail Embroidered Dress, $1710.67 at Farfetch

Simone Rocha Asymmetric Hem Ruched Detail Embroidered Dress

2. Etro Floral Print Dress, $1600.00 at Farfetch

Etro Floral Print Dress

3. Alexander McQueen Flared Knit Dress, $2345.00 at Farfetch

Alexander McQueen Flared Knit Dress

4. Dolce & Gabbana Striped Dress, $3295.00 at Farfetch

Dolce & Gabbana Striped Dress

5. Dolce & Gabbana Daisy Print Dress, $2995.00 at Farfetch

Dolce & Gabbana Daisy Print Dress

6. Alexander McQueen Floral Knit Dress, $2065.00 at Farfetch

Alexander McQueen Floral Knit Dress

All these feminine styles offer a wealth of inspiration but which one is your favorite?

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