Every year, the Academy Awards deliver a night of unforgettable fashion. Sometimes the gowns are burned into our memories, for better or for worse. The 2016 Oscars red carpet brought out the biggest names and the most glamorous fashion. Bright colours, backless gowns and embellishments galore held strong as red carpet trends at the Oscars this year, but, as always, there were stand out surprises in store from some of Hollywood’s A list stars.
Movie stats took the plunge for Oscars, offering gowns in an array of silhouettes — all with deep V-necks that went from daring to more daring.
Charlize Theron in Christian Dior, Saoirse Ronan in Calvin Klein, Margot Robbie in Tom Ford, Olivia Wilde in Valentino
Basic black is anything but boring when mixed with different textures, like a super-shiny fabric on Kate Winslet or delicate lace on Jennifer Lawrence.
Jennifer Lawrence in Christian Dior, Kate Winslet in Ralph Lauren, Jennifer Garner in Versace, Julliane Moore in Chanel
Off–white clothing is making a serious comeback. When it comes to style, sometimes less really is more, the power of taking a minimal approach should not be underestimated.
Emily Blunt in Prada, Lady Gaga in Brandon Maxwell, Priyanka Chopra in Zuhair Murad, Rooney Mara in Givenchy
Orange, emerald, purple and yellow carpet had no shortage of high wattage looks from the actresses and models walking it. Beading, contrasting fabrics and impeccable styling made each of these looks highlights of the night.
Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton, Rachel McAdams in August Getty, Olivia Munn in Stella McCartney,