Maude Apatow Is Euphoria’s Breakout Style Star You’re About To See Everywhere

The actor has an extremely good red carpet wardrobe already.


by Hannah Banks-Walker |

Season 2 of Euphoria is in full swing and already, we've seen people searching in their droves for Cassie's NYE dress__, as well as Maddy's general outfits__. It's Lexi Howard, though, who's shaping up to be the breakout star of this season – and Maude Apatow, the actor who plays her, is similarly set to be the next biggest thing on our screens, largely thanks to her excellent red carpet style.

As the daughter of writer and director Judd Apatow and actor Leslie Mann, Maude was well-placed to pursue a career in Hollywood, although she did think briefly about becoming a journalist.

She also studied Theatre at Northwestern University, although she left early as she explained to _Vanity Fair in 2019__: '_My mom made a joke that it was because it was too cold and all of these people tweeted, ‘You're so privileged. That's obnoxious.’ They didn't know the situation. I would not leave a place because I was cold. I took a break because I was having a really hard time there, and when I was planning on going back, I got cast in Euphoria. I wanted to make sure if I was leaving school to act that it was worth it, and Euphoria is unlike anything I've ever seen. It's intense and hard to watch, but I'm so lucky I got it, because shows like this don't happen all the time.'

Maude earned her first film credit at the age of 10, starring in Knocked Up, a film directed by her dad and starring Mann as her mother. Since then, she's had roles in Girls, starred as Pete Davidson's sister in The King of Staten Island and the Netflix miniseries, Hollywood. While she's only 24, she's been in the spotlight for some time now, which means she's really honed her personal style at events and on red carpets, which she handles with seeming ease.

Recently, Maude appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she was presented with an old video clip from when she interviewed One Direction aged 14. 'I had a popular Twitter page when I was, like, 13 and I decided I wanted to become a child journalist and they asked me to interview One Direction on their first trip to America.... I couldn’t even say words! They weren’t coming out! I don’t know if I did such a great job honestly. It couldn’t have been good.'

Given the fact that she has just sold her first script (Maude met a friend at Northwestern University who became her writing partner) and that her character, Lexi, is fast becoming a focal point of Euphoria season 2, we can expect to see much more from Maude Apatow in the coming months.

For now, however, we can appreciate her excellent outfits, which have included everything from Versace to Batsheva to slinky Saint Laurent dresses.


SEE: Maude Apatow's Best Looks

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For the Euphoria season 2 photocall in LA, Maude wore Saint Laurent's sheer take on the LBD.

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Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Maude wore another Saint Laurent dress.

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In Stella McCartney to celebrate the designer's 'Get Back' capsule collection to coincide with the release of Peter Jackson's documentary about The Beatles. Maude Apatow attends the Stella McCartney "Get Back" Capsule Collection and documentary release of Peter Jackson's "Get Back"

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For a Christian Louboutin party, Maude embraced the sweater vest trend.

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At the Venice Film Festival in 2021, Maude wore an Armani gown.

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Wearing sparkling Miu Miu for a Golden Globes after-party in 2020.

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At a Netflix event with her father, Maude wore a dusky pink oversized blazer over her dress.

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At the Vanity Fair Oscars party in 2020, Maude wore a pink Miu Miu gown.

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For the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscars party, Maude also wore pink – this time a pretty gown by Huishan Zhang.

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In red Miu Miu for an Emmy Awards event in LA.

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For the premiere of Euphoria in 2019, Maude wore a bespoke Miu Miu dress.

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Wearing Chanel in 2018 at a party in LA.

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For a private Gucci event, Maude naturally wore an outfit from the Italian fashion house.

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Maude wore Chanel for a dinner hosted by the brand to celebrate The J12 Yacht Club at Sunset Beach in 2019.

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More Chanel for another event hosted by the label, this time in honour of the launch of Gabrielle Essence with Margot Robbie.

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For her appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Maude wore a dress by Thai label Sretsis.

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In Rodarte's ruffles in 2019.

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In Gucci for the 2019 MTV Awards.

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Posing with Courtney Cox and her mum, Leslie Mann, Maude wore a checked oversized blazer.

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Maude chose Batsheva's silver ruffled dress for a fashion week party in 2019.

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In another Chanel creation for a dinner at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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With sister Iris and her parents at the Blockers premiere in 2018.

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