9 Times Emmy Rossum Was An Unexpected Style Icon

Some of the best style moments occur when celebrities who normally fly under the radar pull out show-stopping looks. Although her outfits might not be as attention grabbing as, say, Rihanna's, Emmy Rossum is a style icon who prefers to let her personality take center stage. From leather pants to flowing gowns, this star is always on point, whether she's seen on or off the red carpet.

Combining a girl next door style with a classic meets modern feel, Rossum is always staying true to her personality through her clothing. She shows that experimenting with color and pattern is nothing to be afraid of and makes accessorizing look like a breeze. My most favorite of her looks have included everything from Coachella flower crowns to red carpet worthy gowns. Although she doesn't always get tons of recognition for her fashion choices the way that stars like Emma Stone and Carey Mulligan do, Rossum certainly knows how to get dressed.

With her timeless yet edgy look, Rossum really brings each one of her red carpet looks to life, but it's her street style that shows her personality the best. From bright colors to stand-out accessories and everything in-between, this star is living proof that the greatest style is often the most overlooked. While managing to stay true to herself, Rossum has quietly given the style world a reason to take notice.

1. Wearing A Floral Crown With Ease

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Rossum's Coachella look combined classic style with a boho feel. As one of the most covered up stars at the festival, she managed to fit in with the crop tops and shorts that surrounded her.

2. Monochrome From Head To Toe

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This star isn't afraid of a little color, but it's her fearless attitude that brings this dress to life. Not many people could pull this off without looking like a clementine, so shout out to her.

3. Perfectly Polished

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Taking on another monochrome look, Rossum channeled her inner Jackie O. Although it might not have been her most bold outfit, the actress showed that she can go from one extreme to another seamlessly.

4. Picking The Perfect Lipstick

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It's not easy to pull off a matchy-matchy outfit, but Rossum makes it look like a breeze. Whether she's coordinating her eyeshadow to her clutch or her lipstick to her shoes, she could teach us all a think or two about perfect pairing.

5. Lovely In Lilly

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What makes the actress so lovable is her ability to stay down to earth. She took on a '70s feel with this Lily Pulitzer dress, and showed yet again that her style knowns no boundaries.

6. Making Leather Pants A Style Staple

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It may not be an easy trend to land, but Rossum showed that leather pants can be worn with ease, even in the summer.

7. Hair Is The Best Accessory

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Rossum combined a bold color with some great hair for this red carpet look. Although it seems simple, a closer look at her 'do reveals just how elegant and detailed it is.

8. Creating Jumpsuit Jealousy

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The actress managed to look flawless in her bad-girl, Sandy from Grease inspired outfit. She let her hair fly free and swapped her understated makeup for a smoky eye, showing us yet another side of her spersonality.

9. Letting Her Natural Beauty Shine

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The star took on this playful red carpet style with just a pop of lipstick, making for one naturally beautiful outfit. Her ability to try new looks is something that will never go out of style.

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