Red Carpet Alert: The Method Dressing Trend is Still Alive & Well

Florence Pugh at the world premiere of
Florence Pugh at the world premiere of "Dune: Part Two" in London, United Kingdom in February 2024. Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/Shutterstock (14350173w)

Barbie’s Margot Robbie and The Little Mermaid’s Halle Bailey put method dressing on the map last year, and its popularity isn’t fading away. This fashion craze is redefining Hollywood promotion, and many stars are using it to put their new films and TV shows on the map.

Dune: Part Two Cast

Zendaya used her red carpet looks during the Dune: Part Two promo tour to pay homage to the film’s futuristic themes, while Florence Pugh and Anya Taylor-Joy hit the red carpet in spectacular hooded gowns.

Madame Web Cast

The promo for Madame Web gave us several amazing spider-themed looks, worn by its stars Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney.

Carey Mulligan for Maestro

Carey Mulligan quietly embraced the method dressing trend while promoting Maestro during awards season by wearing several looks inspired by Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Kristen Stewart for Love Lies Bleeding

Kristen Stewart practiced restrained method acting while promoting her new film Love Lies Bleeding. Her outfits featured elements that paid homage to the film’s 1980s gym setting without being too literal.

Sydney Sweeney for Immaculate

Sydney Sweeney also put a subtle twist on method dressing while promoting Immaculate, and referenced nun aesthetic by mostly wearing black and white outfits.