The Oscars night, a pinnacle of Hollywood glamour, showcased the creme de la creme of showbiz gracing the red carpet with impeccable fashion choices this Sunday.
Radiant in Pink
The Oscars red carpet saw a surge in timeless elegance as numerous A-listers embraced shades of pink.
Laura Dern, a strong contender for the Best Supporting Actress award for her remarkable performance in «Marriage Story,» radiated sophistication in a custom Armani gown. The dress, featuring a bead-encrusted, tasseled black bodice, seamlessly merged with a flowing baby pink skirt. Adding to her allure was the ultimate accessory – her mother, Diane Ladd, herself a three-time Oscar nominee.
Regina King, last year’s Best Supporting Actress winner for «If Beale Street Could Talk,» stunned in a blush Versace gown. The gown’s asymmetrical neckline, single strap, and sparkling silver detailing across the bodice were absolutely captivating.
Idina Menzel, set to perform the nominated song from «Frozen II,» exuded glamour in a strapless magenta J Mendel gown, accentuated by a voluminous sash. Completing her look was a breathtaking teardrop diamond necklace.
The young sensation Julia Butters, known for her role in Quentin Tarantino’s «Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,» joined the pink parade in a frothy cotton-candy pink Christian Siriano dress.
Certain ensembles commanded immediate attention.
Janelle Monae, slated to perform during the gala, left an indelible mark on the red carpet in a head-to-toe glittering silver Ralph Lauren creation. The backless gown, with its long sleeves, full ball skirt, and slouchy hood, established her as a true standout.
Pop iconoclast Billie Eilish, fresh from her Grammy triumph, remained faithful to her signature «pajama couture» style in a white Chanel jacket and trousers adorned with the iconic double-C logo. Her lime green hair and bold black fingernails provided a striking contrast.
Billy Porter, renowned for his groundbreaking fashion choices, captivated in a Giles Deacon gown. The sleeveless, gold, feather-detailed bodice, paired with a wild print skirt, epitomized fashion as an art form.
Making a Statement
Natalie Portman, an Oscar winner herself, used her attire to amplify her support for female filmmakers. Her black Dior cape featured the names of overlooked talents like Lorene Scafaria, Lulu Wang, Greta Gerwig, and Marielle Heller, powerfully recognizing their exceptional work.
Elegant in Black
Black was another prominent theme on the Oscars red carpet.
Penelope Cruz turned heads in her Chanel halter gown, featuring the house’s signature white camellia on the bodice.
Saoirse Ronan, a nominee for Best Actress for her role in «Little Women,» opted for a Gucci gown. The black bodice gracefully transitioned into a cream-colored flounce at the waist, flowing into a pale lilac skirt.
The men mostly adhered to the classic black tuxedo, including Best Actor nominee Joaquin Phoenix, who continued to wear the same Stella McCartney suit throughout the awards season.
Spike Lee, the veteran director who secured the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar last year, paid homage to the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant by donning a purple ensemble. The jacket’s lapels prominently displayed the number 24, a tribute to the Lakers icon and Oscar winner who tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash just two weeks ago.
«Tribute. Honor. Homage. We all miss him,» Lee conveyed to ABC.