Hailee Steinfield red carpet PHOTOS at 2011 Oscars

Hailee Steinfeld at 2011 Oscars 83rd Academy Awards red carpet

14-year-old Hailee Steinfield continues to take Hollywood by storm! In addition to her powerful and commanding performance as Mattie Ross in the Coen brothers’ adaptation of True Grit, Hailee is also a bit of a fashionista, having helped design her own dress with designer Marchesa.

Hailee Steinfeld on the red carpet at the 2011 Oscar Awards

Being so young is often a difficult challenge for actresses at these sorts of events because critics are so quick to criticize for dressing too maturely, looking too young, or looking too old. But, Hailee Steinfeld received unanimous accolades for her fantastic age-appropriate and elegant look!

Hailee Steinfeld 83rd Academy Awards red carpet picture

She explained in her E! red carpet interview that she drew up the original design for the dress and then worked with designer Marchesa to make her vision a reality – and she couldn’t have been happier with the end result.

Neither could I.

Hailee Steinfeld hair photo from the 83rd Academy Awards

In addition to the wonderful Marchesa dress, Hailee was sporting Fred Leighton jewels with a Ferragamo clutch and shoes.

Photos: Adriana M. Barraza / WENN.com