Elle Fanning’s Sheer Dress Was Inspired by This ’80s Music Icon

Brooching the subject! Elle Fanning hitVariety‘s Power of Young Hollywood party on Tuesday, August 16, in L.A. wearing a whimsical tea-length dress full of artistic details inspired by a famous singer. Watch today’s Red Carpet Daily, provided by AT&T, to get the lowdown on her wild style!

The Maleficent star’s Marc Jacobs frock might as well have been made in Wonderland, with its striped bow accents, brooches and chains. The sultry, sheer bodice gave the design an extra flirty vibe.

The muse behind such a head-turning outfit? A living legend. “I thought, It’s like Madonna,” Fanning, 18, told Us Weekly of the dress on the red carpet. “It’s her birthday today. So it’s ’80s Material Girl. That was the inspiration.”

To see what else the Neon Demon actress said of her eye-popping ensemble, keep watching! Then, take a peak at Alicia Vikander‘s sleek Calvin Klein gown from a Jason Bourne press conference in Beijing on August 16.

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