Gathered bodices, poufy skirts, tiers, and 80’s sass rocked the red carpet. Here are the top trends for ladies n’ gents. ★ = top pick.
Make like a layer cake and split up your skirt.
★ Best Actress winner Emma Stone shimmered in champagne Givenchy
★ The face of a winner
★ Swedish actress Alicia Vikander chose a flamenco- inspired lacy Louis Vuitton
★ Alicia Vikander showing some sexy back
Smile, Ginnifer Goodwin! You’re in a gorgeous Zuhair Murad dress!
Petite Emma Roberts presented in vintage Armani
Star Trek: Beyond actress Sofia Boutella presented with Chris Pine, and wore this sparkly tiered gown. Rock those bangs, girl!
★ Olivia Cuplo in Marchesa.
★ Olivia Culpo rocks purple eyeshadow
Michelle Williams sports tiny tiers with Busy Phillips. Williams wears custom Louis Vuitton, Phillips wears Elizabeth Kennedy
Disclaimer: These dresses looked way more stunning on TV. Cameras don’t do sparkles justice.
★ Red Carpet pro Nicole Kidman, nominated for “Lion”, wears Armani Prive. I love how Nicole embraces the Nashville vibe.
Quantico star Priyanka Chopra could have done better than this sleek geometric gown by Ralph and Russo, but she still looked lovely
What. Is even. Happening. Janelle Monae wanted her dress to get the most attention at the Oscars this year. Mission accomplished. The Elie Saab had 10 dresses in one.
“Oscars so BLACK!” said historic Oscar winner Halle Berry- she was the first black woman to win Best Actress. The star wore Versace and a big wig.
Here are Perfect Celebrity Couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. Chrissy wears Zuhair Murad.
Jessica Biel can’t stop the feeling of a crazy boy bander dancing behind her. Although Biel’s makeup couldn’t stand up to this dress, the dress looked far less stupid on TV. Dress by Kaufman Franco.
★ The intricate details on Hailee Steinfeld’s Ralph &; Russo gown dazzled. This dress = wow
Tousled hair, strong silhouettes, headbands, velvet, and diamonds felt all kinds of 80’s
The velvet slit dress is a red carpet evergreen. Taraji P Henson wears a custom blue velvet Alberta Ferretti.
Last year’s Best Actress Brie Larson does the velvet thing with Oscar De La Renta.
Kirsten Dunst is the 80’s crushing on the 50’s in this Debbie Harry approved Dior
Salma Hayek shows off her inner Material Girl with black lace and a headband. Dress by Alexander McQueen.
Best Actress nom Ruth Negga looked like a scary Victorian doll in this gunnysack inspired Valentino
★ Dakota Johnson should really always have bangs, but I give her mad props for this conservative satin crepe Gucci.
Karlie Kloss in Stella McCartney
Best Actress nominee Isabelle Huppert in Armani Prive
“Hey girl. Wanna go to prom?”
I don’t know what it’s called when a bunch of fabric gathers at the shoulders, but it’s excellent for covering boobs and disguising sag.
Allison Schroeder, Best Adapted Screenplay nominee, in Leanne Marshall
Charlize Theron in Dior
Scarlett Johansson looks like a fat grandma in this Azzedine Alai dress. But a very sexy fat grandma. With tattooed side boob.
Cummerbunds, smoking jackets, and velvet mixed up menswear.
Tall Riz Ahmed, of Rogue One and Girls, wears Ermenegildo Zegna Couture.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and wife Lauren Hashian look cuddly in blue velvet.
Michael Strahan wears blue velvet Noel West
Best Director Damien Chazelle’s Burberry blends into the blue
The eclectic Terrence Howard wears and navy smoking jacket
Captain America Chris Evans is true blue in Hugo Boss