Sydney Sweeney's Minidress Is So On-Trend Thanks to One Specific Detail

When it comes to fashion, Sydney Sweeney is always full of surprises. The 25-year-old actress was spotted in wintery London sporting an under-the-radar trend that's about to be absolutely everywhere: rosettes. 

Sweeney's bubblegum-pink strapless silk minidress by Magda Butrym is a prime example of the motif that can be traced back to decorative rose shapes that adored footwear in the 1600s. Who What Wear has been tracking the latest resurgence of this niche pretty trend as seen on the fall/winter 2022 and spring/summer 2023 runways, and now that it's awards season, rosettes are about to be in full bloom. 

If flowers for spring feel too obvious, but you love the look of a floral statement, try adding a few fancy rosettes to your wardrobe. Stars like Hailey Bieber, Eddie Redmayne, and Mindy Kaling (who also works with Sweeney's stylist, Molly Dickson) demonstrate how this simple floral detail can instantly elevate an outfit no matter the occasion. 

Ahead, browse dresses and tops with rosettes in several sizes and colors. We can't wait to see this trend grow into full bloom. 


(Image credit: @mollyddickson)


(Image credit: @mollyddickson)

WHO: Sydney Sweeney

WEAR: Magda Butrym dress; Andrea Wazen heels; Alexander McQueen bag

More Celebs Wearing the Rosette Trend


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WHO: Hailey Bieber

WEAR: Saint Laurent dress


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WHO: Eddie Redmayne

WEAR: Valentino suit


(Image credit: @mindykaling)

WHO: Mindy Kaling

WEAR: Magda Butrym dress

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Drew Elovitz
Director of Content Strategy

Drew Elovitz is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. She earned a master's degree in media and popular culture from New York University, then began her career on the internet as the Twitter voice of Barbie. She worked previously at Who What Wear as the director of content strategy and also spent several years leading the social media teams at Teen Vogue and Entertainment Weekly. You'll find her byline on the site around topics such as celebrity fashion, must-have basics, beauty favorites (particularly nail polish), and wellness tips and tricks. Her personal style tends to favor the classics: She loves crisp white button-downs, sneakers, and skinny jeans—and no look is complete without a great pair of oversize sunglasses and a trusty leather jacket. After she finishes reading the entire internet every day, she can be found dining out at her favorite restaurants, trying new beauty treatments, or indulging her historical-fiction habit.