Kristen Bell, Mindy Kaling, and More Are at SXSW, and Their Festival Frocks Are As Hot As Texas


Now that the Oscars have passed and Fashion Month is over, we’re on the hunt for the next source of great celebrity style. And, fortunately for us, we think we’ve found it — for the next week, at least — at cult music, film, and media conference South by Southwest (SXSW). Even though the festival just kicked off this past weekend, we’ve already spotted a few big stars at the event wearing some ensembles that — if not mind-blowing and high fashion — are at the very least cute enough to catch our eye. Click through to see which celebs are making their mark so far at this year’s SXSW festival.

Kristen Bell

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Ramping up excitement for the return of Veronica Mars , Bell took to the red carpet in Austin wearing a brightly patterned Naeem Khan ensemble. Though we’re crazy about the spring-ready print up top, we could do without the unflattering ruched waistband and pleated skirt.

Mindy Kaling

The star of The Mindy Project highlighted her gorgeous skin in a bright pink-orange, two-piece number, which she complemented with rich, blue pumps; a leather jacket; and an asymmetrical statement necklace.

Rosario Dawson

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Opting for a more laid-back outfit for the premiere of her new movie Joe, Dawson walked the red carpet in a red leopard wrap dress with classic black tights and heels.

Juliette Lewis

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The actress went for the ultimate dressed-down style at the premiere of Hellion, pairing her denim with a leather jacket, chambray button-down, trucker hat, and burnished brown boots.

Tina Majorino

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The Veronica Mars actress is ready to reprise her role in the upcoming film, kicking off the press tour with a bang in a gorgeous, body-hugging graphic number that she paired with ankle-strap heels and a simple crown braid.

Kathryn Hahn

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She may be starring in Bad Words alongside Jason Bateman, but Hahn looked anything but bad in her elegantly simple LBD, red lips, and pointy black pumps.

Krysten Ritter

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Like her Veronica Mars co-stars Bell and Majorino, Ritter chose an intricately patterned number for SXSW, toning down her printed Pucci dress with basic strappy heels and a small clutch.

Zac Efron

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What kind of monsters would we be if we passed up the opportunity to show you an amazing photo of Efron wearing perfectly fitted denim, a plain gray tee, and a sexy leather coat?