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9 Times tulle ruled the red carpet (and made us want to dress like a princess!)

Text: Meg van Eck; Photography: Getty Images, Bang Showbiz

Tulle takeover is officially in full swing! Traditionally reserved for veils and tutus, tulle is the light and airy dream that ruffles, frills, and flounces are made of. And while this ethereal fabric remains a firm favourite of little princesses and ballerinas everywhere, this year grown women are bringing it back into fashion, embracing it at as a sheer alternative to lace on the red carpet.

Rihanna

Rihanna in Giambattista Valli at the Valerian premiere

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman in Calvin Klein at The Cannes Film Festival

Hailey Baldwin

Hailey Baldwin in Elie Saab at amfAR Gala

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Anya Taylor in Gucci at The BAFTAS

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Elle Fanning in Gucci at The Cannes Film Festival

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Octavia Spencer in Tadashi Shoji at The Oscars

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Janelle Monae in Armani Privé at The Golden Globes

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Jennifer Lawrence in Dior at the Passengers premiere

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Thandie Newton in Monique Lhuillier at Mad Max: Fury Road premiere

Need some inspo before you try the trend? Check out these 20 street style looks now!

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