The most important Red Carpet Event of the year happened last night. Yes, the Oscars, where stars win, lose and dress up in some of fashion’s most coveted garments. Who wore what and how many men wore something other than a black tuxedo? Let’s take a look, and discover the winners and losers of the Oscars’ Red Carpet.
Asymmetrical Gowns were quite popular and seen in many forms on the runway this season. Constance Wu’s gown was simple, with an asymmetrical ruffle along the neckline, while Emilia Clarke’s neckline was a little more drastic. Jennifer Hudson’s bright red ensemble featured one sleeve and a sash made up of ruffles, and Sza’s gown featured an uneven hem and neckline. Shangela’s gown was an absolute showstopper, with an uneven neckline and gold beading.
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The classic black dress made its way down the red carpet in many ways, none of them simple. Allison Janney’s dress featured the ever-popular plunging neckline, made up of a stunning velvet. Amy Poehler’s black suit was paired perfectly with a sheer, ruffled blouse, and Lady Gaga paired her expensive diamonds with a dropped waist gown. Queen Latifah wore a fitted, sequined number, and Tessa Thompson’s black dress featured, ruffles, ruching, and a well-placed golden trim.
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Although leg slits and plunging necklines have been making the rounds, the Oscars were all about modesty. Awkwafina wore a glimmering shirt and blouse that featured a well-placed pussy bow, while Charlize Theron wore a simple blue dress with a mock neck, long cuffed sleeves, and an open back. Glenn Close showed an absolutely stunning golden number, which weighed in at about 43lbs. Letitia Wright showed off a lovely leaf-embroidered gown with long sleeves, and Best Actress winner Olivia Colman wore a green gown with chiffon sleeves.
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Some stars were pretty in pink, while others were simply tickled. Angela Bassett showed off a beautiful one-shouldered gown with a poofed sleeve, while Gemma Chan’s ruched ensemble featured a high neckline and no sleeves at all. Kacey Musgrave’s gown was all-frills, and Marie Kondo’s gorgeous gown sparked joy as it sparkled in the sun. Maya Rudolph was radiant in cape dress which featured ruffles, bows, and beautiful flowers.
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Men stepped it up at the Oscars, finally showing ensembles worth mentioning. Chadwick Boseman’s stunning blazer featured sequins and a train, while Nicholas Hoult showed a suit coat with a sash wrapped around the back. Joe Alwyn and Stephan James both wore velvet ensembles, while Spike Lee wore a rich purple suit. Winston Duke’s simple suit stood out with white detailing that really popped.
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This was a banner year for red carpet styles, and Amandla Stenberg started it off with a beautiful fringe gown in silver. Billy Porter stopped the show in a custom Christian Siriano Tuxedo Gown, truly a treasure on the red carpet, and Danai Gurira sported a lovely golden gown in jacquard. Laura Harrier’s two-piece ensemble was a pale blue dream, while Lucy Boynton showed a simple purple gown with puffed sleeves and black detailing.
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Who wore what best at the Oscars? Billy Porter’s tuxedo gown left me speechless, but Glenn Close’s golden gown left me screaming! Let me know what you think in the comments!