Oscars red carpet style: Best dressed celebs at Academy Awards


Some of Hollywood’s most well-known celebrities dazzled spectators with their designer robes and tuxes.

NEW YORK — Jessica Chastain hit the Oscars red carpet in a purple and copper sparkle robe, whereas the 15-year-old Saniyya Sidney twirled and beamed in a floral-adorned princess look and her “King Richard” castmate Demi Singleton lit up in delicate purple Sunday.

Chastain’s Gucci ombre look included a ruffle hem. The coloration of her hair, in a excessive ponytail, matched the burnished bodice of her robe completely. Nicole Kidman smooched together with her husband, Keith Urban, in a subdued blue grey Armani Prive strapless column robe with a waist ruffle and prepare.

“This dress, they actually made this color,” Kidman advised E!. “I was, like, I really want to wear blue. I love the color.”

Sidney wore a lightweight teal, strapless Armani Prive robe as one of many early arrivals to the 94th Academy Awards. It wasn’t her first Oscars. She attended at age 10 for “Fences” and “Hidden Figures.” Singleton portrayed Serena Williams to Sidney’s Venus.

As the movie business’s glamorous return to the Dolby Theatre unfolded, touches of the true world seeped in.

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Jamie Lee Curtis wore a ribbon as a hoop in Ukrainian blue, dressed in a midnight blue look by Stella McCartney. Nicholas Britell, nominated for his “Don’t Look Up” rating, wore a blue ribbon on one lapel in help of Ukraine, and Diane Warren in an Emerald inexperienced tuxedo go well with, wore a blue lapel ribbon of her personal on behalf of Ukraine refugees. Others donned Ukraine blue ribbons as effectively.

Presenter Lily James, in the meantime, went with child pink Versace with a excessive aspect slit and Piaget jewels as she posed for selfies with a couple of followers on the red carpet. Soft pastels like her outfit combined with metallic appears to be like (Lupita Nyong’o in gold Prada) and black statements in a year nonetheless battling the pandemic and the horrors of Russia’s battle in Ukraine.

The reds took it within the development division.

Fashion icon Tracee Ellis Ross went with Carolina Herrera: a vibrant tea-length strapless red robe with a daring bodice and a single diamond choker. Rosie Perez wore a traditional Hollywood Christian Siriano customized robe in red with a dainty cape. Sonia Yuan of “Drive My Car,” Marlee Matlin of “CODA” and Ariana DeBose of “West Side Story” additionally selected vibrant red, DeBose in trousers and a cropped prime. Kirsten Dunst received the red memo as effectively.

Aunjanue Ellis, in a extra refined red, had “Jack’s Baby” sewn into her Donatella Versace robe.

As for the boys, style lover and nominee Kodi Smit-McPhee of “The Power of the Dog” selected a tone-on-tone child blue go well with from Bottega Veneta, an 18-carat Cartier diamond choker over his collared (no-tie) dress shirt. He confirmed off his Cartier watch, which included cascading diamonds on its face.

“I’m gonna miss that when it’s not on my wrist,” he joked.

Erik Maza, govt fashion director for Town & Country journal, praised Smit-McPhee’s style dangers.

“He’s run away with Timothée Chalamet’s title for best dressed young actor this season,” Maza advised The Associated Press.

Side observe: Chalamet went with no shirt and a cropped sequin and fringe jacket.

Wesley Snipes sported a shorts go well with in darkish purple. Sebastian Yatra, chosen to carry out, wore a pink tuxedo with tails from Moschino, designed by Jeremy Scott. He wore Cartier diamonds. Jason Momoa, a presenter, stored cool with a protracted braid tied with a small pink scrunchie. He wore a black Henry Poole go well with as he towered over the remainder of the red carpet.

Naomi Scott was all-the-way coated in an edgy high-neck, deep purple look. Anna Dzieduszycka of the nominated brief movie “The Dress” wore an emerald inexperienced robe with spare feather embellishment.

Jewels made the assertion for some. Vanessa Hudgens, in a black form-hugging sequin robe, had greater than 23 carats of Bulgari emeralds round her neck.

“Licorice Pizza” Star Alana Haim and her sisters wore customized Louis Vuitton. Haim posed for a photograph with Denis Villeneuve.

“It’s for the Hanukkah card,” Haim mentioned.

Given the information local weather, it wasn’t stunning that some attendees stored it low key and low wattage in black.

“I’m especially proud of Rita Moreno’s look tonight because she wore her Adrienne Landau hat for the first time for the cover story I wrote for Town & Country’s March issue,” Maza mentioned. “The first Latina to win an Oscar for appearing honored her heritage with a dress bearing the title of one other Latina OG, Carolina Herrera. Has 90 ever seemed this good?”

Maza additionally lauded James’ powdery pink Atelier Versace look and Chastain’s Gucci robe “that telegraphed her confidence going into the ceremony.”

Associated Press writers Lindsey Bahr and Brooke Lefferts contributed to this story.