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10 Looks From 'Game of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke That Prove She Has Full Claim to the Red Carpet Crown

You don't even have to be a die-hard Game of Thrones fan to fully appreciate the beauty, grace, and fabulous fashion sense of its mother of dragons, Emilia Clarke. The British actress — who burst onto the scene in 2011 in the HBO hit series — may be tiny, but she packs a big punch when it comes to red carpet style, a fact she's proven again and again during her short time in the spotlight. Want to see for yourself? Just take a look at 10 of the birthday girl's best red carpet looks from the past three years.

2012 SAG Awards

Channeling some of the GoT drama into her first big red-carpet appearance, Clarke made quite the first impression in a shredded-tulle Chanel gown that got a little extra boost from its gem-encrusted waistband and severely structured shoulders that even Dany would envy.

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2012 Primetime Emmy Awards

Wearing Chanel (again), Clarke changed style gears for her walk down the Emmys red carpet, choosing a peek-a-boo gown whose violet, Tyrell-style embroidery and full, white skirt gave the actress an instant, high-fashion edge.

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2013 amFAR New York Gala

Just when everyone was starting to think the up-and-coming actress was Chanel-exclusive on the red carpet, she showed up to the amFAR gala in this exquisite, plunging, horse-heart-red gown from designer Zac Posen, proving she could do sophisticated glamour just as well as chic couture.

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'Game of Thrones' Season 3 Premiere

With its strapless cut, hourglass shape, and rich blue hue, Clarke’s Victoria Beckham gown made the actress look svelte and statuesque in a snap.

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2013 Actor's Fund Gala

Even Clarke’s most classic looks take on a bit of edgy glamour, like this strapless, midi-length Christian Dior dress that featured a metallic belt and all-over crystal embroidery.

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2013 Met Gala

Looking like the timeless beauty she is, the actress stunned in a radiantly red, satin Ralph Lauren gown that looked polished and romantic thanks to its ruched, sweetheart-neckline bodice and classic column skirt. Good thing Melisandre wasn’t there — she’d have stolen this crimson frock in a flash.

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2013 Toronto International Film Festival

With porcelain skin and super-dark locks, Clarke can pull off almost any color in the book. But she looked exceptionally exquisite in this yellow, draped Vivienne Westwood number, which she paired with a pretty pink lip and sleek, center-part bun.

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2013 Emmy Awards After-Party

The actress looked positively ethereal in a cream Donna Karen Atelier creation at the 2013 Emmy Awards. Contrasting the delicate, folded-fabric detailing with a structured, metallic silver belt, Clark struck the perfect balance between bold and sweet.

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2014 Golden Globes

Clark brought out her inner bombshell at this year’s Golden Globe Awards, showing up in a strapless, peplum-waist gown from Proenza Schouler that highlighted both her envious curves and her effortless sense of style.

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2014 SAG Awards

From its beaded detailing and liquid, one-shouldered silhouette, nothing could have made this Calvin Klein creation look more gorgeous or tailor-made for the glamorous Clarke.

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