These Fashion Moments Prove Tessa Thompson Has the Best Style Game in Hollywood
Tessa Thompson may be best known as Valkyrie, but her fashion game is just as fierce as her MCU character from Thor: Ragnarok. Whether she’s on the streets or the red carpet, the actress always brings her style A game, thanks to her longtime stylists Wayman Bannerman and Micah McDonald and her willingness to always take risks. During a December 2019 interview with Essence, Thompson described her personal style and fashion priorities. “I like to wear things that are bold, fun, and interesting,” she said, and it definitely shows. Thompson stuns in just about everything she wears, but check out the gallery for some of her most memorable looks.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a One-Shoulder Gown in 2020
For the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2020, Thompson arrived in an Atelier Versace one-shoulder mint-colored gown – complete with black belt detailing and a high slit – and a pair of black gladiator sandals, which she paired with a boxy black bag.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Tulle Skirt in 2020
At the Dior Haute Couture spring/summer 2020 show, Thompson sported a Dior tulle midi skirt with a striped sweater and leather trench coat, which she wore draped over her shoulders. She paired the look with Mary Jane heels and a chambray bag.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Frilly Tux in 2019
During her Men in Black: International press tour, Thompson stepped out in Paris in an edgy Robert Wun tuxedo with a cobalt frill.
Tessa Thompson Wearing an Animal-Print Suit in 2019
For her Men in Black: International press tour stop in Russia, Thompson chose a blue-and-brown tailored suit featuring zebra and leopard patterns by Versace.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Tiered Ruffle Dress in 2019
At the Chanel and Charles Finch pre-Oscars dinner in 2019, Thompson stunned in a cream-colored tiered ruffle dress by Chanel, complete with a wide silver belt, silver sandals, and Chanel perfume bottle bag.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Flared Pantsuit in 2019
For the Disney+ Lady and the Tramp screening, Thompson chose a white linen pantsuit by Loewe that flared at her waist and ankles and featured an oversize black collar.
Tessa Thompson Wearing Ruffled Jeans in 2019
During the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Thomson stepped out wearing a chic black turtleneck, black booties, and Solace London wide-leg jeans, which featured an oversize ruffle running down the side.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Black Bustier Dress in 2019
For the 2019 Academy Awards, Thompson chose a black ruffled bustier dress by Chanel that was embroidered with gold beads and accessorized with strappy black sandals.
Tessa Thompson Wearing an Oversize Suit Dress in 2019
Thompson’s look for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards included an oversize metallic suit dress and platform penny loafers, both designed by Thom Browne. She completed the look with a tiny suitcase purse.
Tessa Thompson Wearing an Asymmetrical Silver Gown in 2019
At the Men In Black: International world premiere in 2019, Thompson stole the show with her one-shoulder silver Rodarte gown, which featured a statement sleeve and an asymmetrical ruffle hem. To complete the look, she wore metallic platform sandals and brought along a sparkling crescent moon-shaped purse.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Voluminous Green Dress in 2018
It was impossible to ignore Thompson at the European premiere of Creed II in 2018, thanks to her mossy green Valentino gown, which featured a high neckline, drop waist, and voluminous skirt.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Black Tuxedo and Sheer Top in 2018
In honor of the Time’s Up movement, Thompson showed up at the 2018 HBO Golden Globe afterparty in an Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture black tuxedo and sheer turtleneck with velvet details.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Corset Gown in 2018
For the 2018 Met Gala, Thompson chose a strapless black corset gown and a black-and-white tweed jacket with a red lining, both by Thom Browne.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Red Coat Dress in 2018
At the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards, Thompson turned heads with her red Rosie Assoulin floor-length coat dress (which she wore with nothing underneath, naturally) and matching maxi wraparound skirt. She finished off the look with red pointy-toed shoes and a fuzzy red handbag.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Rainbow Gown in 2017
For the 2017 Emmy Awards, Thompson chose a rainbow-colored halter gown designed by Rosie Assoulin, complete with a pleated skirt and cutouts.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Beaded Cold-Shoulder Dress in 2017
Thompson brought futuristic glamour to the 2017 Emmy Awards with her beaded cold-shoulder dress by Naeem Khan and silver Giuseppe Zanotti heeled sandals.
Tessa Thompson Wearing Bedazzled Pants in 2016
Thompson’s look for the Rodarte fall 2016 show included a lace-accented Rodarte blouse with velvet sleeves, black-and-silver bedazzled pants, and silver pumps.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Sequin Dress in 2016
Thompson hit the red carpet for Creed‘s European premiere in 2016 in a red, white, and blue sequined gown by Marc Jacobs, featuring three-quarter sleeves, a daring cutout in the back, and a sky-high slit in the front.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Geometric Minidress in 2015
For the Creed premiere in 2015, Thompson arrived in a black-and-gold leather minidress by Valentino, complete with fluttery tulle sleeves, which she paired with strappy silver sandals and a silver clutch.
Tessa Thompson Wearing Studded Thigh-High Boots in 2015
For the Rodarte show during New York Fashion Week in fall 2015, Thompson dressed in head-to-toe Rodarte, including her studded thigh-high boots, black jeans, horseshoe belt, oversize clutch, and ruffled red-and-black blouse.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Swarovski Crystal Gown in 2014
At the premiere of Selma in 2014, Thompson stunned in a Rodarte gown that featured a fabulous combination of fishnet, sequins, and Swarovski crystals.
Tessa Thompson Wearing a Flowing Train in 2014
Thompson looked like a dream at the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards in her Ashi Studio look, which consisted of a white cashmere dress embellished with sequins and crystal stones and a peach-colored cropped overlay with a flowing train. She completed the look with silver sequined pumps.