Gemma Chan has been an integral part of the red carpet on the other side of the pond for years. The British-Chinese actress is loved for her sensational style, and her consistency is particularly extraordinary: since her beginnings in 2006, Chan has been polished and flawless from the start. She graduated from Oxford with a law degree and is known to have declined attorney training in a law firm to devote herself to acting. Roles on legendary British television programs such as Doctor Who, Sherlock and The IT Crowd have given way to coveted film roles in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Along the way, Chan closed the red carpet with her flawless glamor. But it wasn’t until her appearance in The hit film of 2018 Crazy rich Asians how Astrid Leong-Teo, the fashionable entrepreneur whose highest aesthetic is only overshadowed by her kind heart that made audiences worldwide fall in love with the star.

These days, red carpets and fashion shows aren’t complete without Chan’s magnetic presence. Whether she wears a minimalist column dress or a puffy, architectural Louis Vuitton dress at the premiere of Marvels Eternal, she is the image of perfection. Click through to see her evolve on the red carpet as her starlight has grown, but be aware that she’s always ready for that Drama success She was found in Hollywood.

2021: Marvel Studios Eternals premiere in Los Angeles

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Chan stunned in this Louis Vuitton dress at the Eternals premiere in October 2021. The cape is made entirely of feathers, while the delicate lace skirt evokes the gentle spirit of her figure Sersi.

2021: Louis Vuitton Spring 2022 fashion show

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At Paris Fashion Week in October 2021, Chan attended the Louis Vuitton show in an outfit from the studio; This full leather look from Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière shows his love for modular, geometric shapes.

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At the 2021 Met Gala (which was due to a pandemic in September 2021), Chan wore this sculptural tracery by Singaporean-American designer Prabal Gurung. The kite design comes from a Chinese textile from the Qing Dynasty that dates back around the 1660s.

2021: Cannes Film Festival

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One of Chan’s most elaborate looks to date, this sequined Oscar de la Renta dress stopped us all at the screening of OSS 117: From Africa With Love.

2021: Cannes Film Festival

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Chan loves Valentino, and at the Cannes screening of Les Intranquilles (The Restless), this two-piece kept her cool in the hot Italian summer.

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Gemma Chan came to the Met Gala 2019 as a date for designer Tom Ford and wore one of his signature exquisite column dresses. She is an absolute vision on the pink carpet with the square cape and dramatic silver headdress inspired by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1960s.

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Chan honored Chinese fashion designers in this eye-catching silver dress by Mark Gong in May 2019.

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Even her casual style is meticulous, as seen in this March 2019 photo. She wears awake mode with Adidas sneakers for cool comfort.

2019: Marvel Studios Captain Marvel Premiere

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Another stunning look, this time in dazzling Ralph and Russo for the March 2019 premiere of Captain Marvel in Hollywood.

2019: Vanity Fair Oscars After Party

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Chan continued their love affair with silver in this Tom Ford dress that was studded with sequins and a tiny clutch at the Vanity Fair Oscars after party.

Without a doubt, Chan was one of the best-dressed at the Academy Awards in February 2019; Her pink tiered dress from Valentino was known to have pockets, a detail that is celebrated by every woman in the world.

2019: Independent Spirit Awards

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At the ISP Awards in February 2019, Chan wore this two-tone Miu Miu dress that was suitable for a princess.

2019: Screen Actors’ Guild Awards

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Chan loves a dramatic train, as evidenced by this pale pink dress by Oscar de la Renta in January 2019.

2019: National Board of Review Annual Awards Gala

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The midi sheath dress silhouette was made for Chan – Erdem is wearing it here when Crazy Rich Asians accepted an NBR film award.

2019: Golden Globe Awards

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This is what moments on the red carpet are made of. Chan’s gorgeous navy blue halter neck dress by Valentino was as bold as it was beautiful.

2019: BAFTA Tea Party in Los Angeles

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Still on the red carpet for Crazy Rich Asians, Chan’s Prabal Gurung gingham print dress is modern and fun.

2018: Mary, Queen of Scots Premiere

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Of course, the December 2018 premiere of Mary, Queen of Scots required a regal dress, and Chan nailed it in Miu Miu.

2018: Crazy Rich Asians premiere

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Crazy Rich Asians was a breakthrough for Asian actors, screenwriters, and the audience. For the London premiere in September 2018, Chan wore this floral Simone Rocha piece made of tulle; Rocha is Irish and Chinese.

2018: Crazy Rich Asians premiere in Hollywood

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Astrid herself would have loved this Art Deco-inspired dress by Oscar de la Renta.

2016: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Premiere

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Chan loves a long-sleeved silhouette, as seen at the Fantastic Beasts premiere in November 2016.

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Tea-length perfection in May 2016.

2016: EE British Film Academy Awards

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At the EE British Film Academy Awards in 2016, Chan’s talent comes into its own on the red carpet when she dazzles in this metallic dress.

2014: London Evening Standard Theater Awards

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This photo may be from November 2014, but Chan’s style star power is evident here in this black and blue dress accented with strappy heels and a tiny clutch.

2013: Investec Derby Festival

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In June 2013, Chan was the face of the Investec Derby Festival, and as usual, she wore an architectural fascinator to host the event.

2012: British Comedy Awards

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Chan is flawless in this yellow midi dress at the Britian Comedy Awards in December 2012.

2011: InStyles Best Of British Talent Party

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A rising fashion star: Chan wears part of the coveted Christopher Kane Galaxy Print collection in January 2011.