This year, 118 feature-length films debuted at Sundance, and roughly 50,000 people attended, including a number of our favourite stylish celebrities. Here’s our cheat sheet of some of the festival’s standout ladies—from Elle Fanning to Zoe Saldana—and what they wore.
WHO: Zoe Saldana
WHAT: Stars alongside Mark Ruffalo in the drama Infinitely Polar Bear.
WEAR: Michael Kors sweater from the F/W 13 collection; Tory Burch shirt; Goldsign Virtual High Rise Skinny Jeans ($218) in Focus; Robert Clergerie boots.
WHO: Rachel McAdams
WHAT: Stars in A Most Wanted Man, the film adaptation of John Le Carre’s psychological thriller by the same title.
WEAR: Max Mara coat; AG Adriano Goldschmied Stilt Roll-Up Jeans ($90) in 14 Years Thrasher; Vita Fede Ultra Mini V Crystal Ring ($150) in Gold; Rebecca Minkoff Elle Mini Bag ($395, available with studs online); CH Carolina Herrera Shearling Boots ($310, 310.276.8900).
WHO: Astrid Berges-Frisbey
WHAT: Stars opposite Michael Pitt and Brit Marling as a mysterious love interest in I Origins.
WEAR: Chanel dress.
WHO: Elizabeth Banks
WHAT: Banks takes on the role of a desperate mother searching for her missing son in Little Accidents.
WEAR: Ralph Lauren Collection black and white Tattersail jacquard sweater dress from the S/S 14 collection.
WHO: Kate Hudson
WHAT: Stars in Wish I Was Here with Zach Braff, who also wrote and directed the comedy.
WEAR: L’Agence Sweatshirt ($142); Hudson Sid Zipper Super Skinny Crop Jeans ($298); Isabel Marant Nowles Shearling-Lined Leather Concealed Wedge Boots ($840).
WHO: Elisabeth Moss
WHAT: The Mad Men star tries to save her marriage in The One I Love and teams up with Jason Schwartzman and Krysten Ritter in Listen Up Philip.
WEAR: Juicy Couture dress; Rag & Bone boots.
WHO: Elle Fanning
WHAT: Fanning portrays the daughter of a troubled jazz pianist in the drama Low Down and joins Nicholas Hoult in Young Ones.
WEAR: Louis Vuitton pants from the S/S 14 collection.
WHO: Emily Browning
WHAT: Browning finds her voice in the indie-pop musical God Help The Girl.
WEAR: Tory Burch coat and sweater; BASE skirt; Topshop shoes.
WHO: Anne Hathaway
WHAT: Hathaway embarks on a musical journey in New York to learn more about her brother in the drama Song One.
WEAR: Max Mara coat; ASOS scarf.
WHO: Anna Kendrick
WHAT: Talk about range! Kendrick is a bit of a twenty-something mess in Happy Christmas, dates a serial killer (Ryan Reynolds) in The Voices, and battles zombies in Life After Beth.
WEAR: Markus Lupfer dress from the Pre-Fall 14 collection.
WHO: Elizabeth Olsen
WHAT: The festival It-girl showed up to support beau Boyd Holbrook, who stars in Little Accidents.
WEAR: Stuart Weitzman Black Nappa 5050 Boots ($598).
WHO: Brit Marling
WHAT: The indie darling stars in two films: I Origins (from Mike Cahill, director of Another Earth) and The Better Angels with Diane Kruger.
WEAR: Proenza Schouler black garment printed cotton crepe jacket and pant with a tobacco suede clutch, all from the S/S 14 collection.
WHO: Hannah Murray
WHAT: The Skins UK actress stars in God Help The Girl, a musical by Belle and Sebastian singer-songwriter Stuart Murdoch.
WEAR: Sandro coat; Trager Delaney shirt and trousers; Jimmy Choo shoes.
WHO: Keira Knightley
WHAT: As a 28-year-old not quite ready for adulthood, Knightley befriends a 16-year-old (Chloe Grace Moretz) and her single dad (Sam Rockwell) in Laggies.
WEAR: Valentino sweater, belt, skirt.