Unexpected Red Carpet Icon: Rooney Mara's Sophisti-Slasher Style

All-black everything, bowl-cut bangs, and a movie about a really, really good computer hacker might not seem like a winning combination for red-carpet superstardom, but Rooney Mara has redefined what it means to be a Hollywood starlet. With her half-Audrey/half-Limecat bangs and porcelain-white skin, Rooney does the whole vampiric ice-queen thing, with all of the glamour, and none of the eyeroll. Check out our favorite red carpet moments and learn a little thing or two about how to slay it, sartorially speaking.
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Wearing Rodarte at The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo's New York Premiere.

Photo: Courtesy of Black Frame/Rodarte
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Wearing a Calvin Klein dress at the CFDA Vogue Fund
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Branching out in Prabal Gurung at The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo's NY Film Premiere.

Photo: Gregory Pace/ BEI Images
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Wearing a Rodarte hand-knit sweater with fringe at the Rodarte spring '12 show.

Photo: Courtesy of Black Frame/Rodarte
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In a prim dress and jacket set (and a rare print) at the Tanner Hall LA Debut.

Photo: DAVID CROTTY/PatrickMcMullan.com
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Wearing Rodarte for Opening Ceremony on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Photo: Courtesy of Black Frame/Rodarte
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