gallery Elle Fanning
With a ballet-dancer frame perfect for Rodarte and Valentino, the 12-year-old star of Sofia Coppola's new film, Somewhere, has emerged as a fashion-world darling. See pictures of Elle Fanning's sartorial evolution.
Fanning wore a Rodarte tan and gold embossed dress, with Rodarte socks and Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte heels, at the premiere of
Somewhere on Dec. 12 in New York. David Livingston, WireImage / Getty Images Baby Doll
Fanning wore a white Opening Ceremony shirt dress, cardigan sweater, and Mary Jane shoes at Variety's screening of
Somewhere in Los Angeles on Dec. 8. Jason Merritt / Getty Images Take a Bow
Somewhere's Los Angeles premiere, Fanning wore a black Valentino bell dress and beaded shoes. Steve Granitz, WireImage / Getty Images Flower Girl
At the Governor's Awards in Los Angeles in November, Fanning wore a Valentino Resort 2011 dress, covered in flowers with a bow.
Jesse Grant, WireImage / Getty Images Blue Valentine
At the world premiere of
The Nutcracker in 3D, Fanning opted for a sparkling blue minidress and a matching headband. Icing on the Cake
Fanning wore a Marchesa beaded minidress at Elle magazine's 17th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute in Beverly Hills on Oct. 18.
Andrew Medichini / AP Photo Venice Darling
Somewhere's premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September, Fanning strode onto the red carpet in a Marc Jacobs teal and aqua mini dress and Marc Jacobs metallic pumps. Andrew Medichini / AP Photo Check Mate
Waving to a crowd at the Venice Film Festival, Fanning looked cute in a blue checked and ruffled Opening Ceremony x Pendleton dress, red knee socks, and a pair of Doc Martens.
Chris Pizzello / AP Photo Total Eclipse
To attend the premiere of
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which stars her sister Dakota, Fanning wore a pair of black pants, a white and black lace top, and combat boots. Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images Sister/ Sister
The Fanning girls wore dark dresses with applique flowers at the Optimish Youth Homes and Family Services Mentor Awards Dinner in October 2008.
Bryan Bedder / Getty Images Blue Velvet
In a ruffled blue dress and matching eyeglasses, Elle swanned at the premiere of
Phoebe in Wonderland during the Sundance Film Festival in 2008. All in the Family
At the Kid's Choice Awards in March, 2007, Elle and Dakota wore spring linen dresses and colorful necklaces.
Ana Elisa Fuentes / Getty Images Seven Year (Old) Itch
Fanning dressed like Marilyn Monroe for a Halloween fundraiser for Children Affected by AIDS in 2004.