The Best Oscar Outfits of All Time: The Most Memorable Looks Ever
Take a look at some of the most remarkable outfits from this year's Academy Awards, including what celebrities wore to show solidarity with women who have been subjected to sexual harassment, abuse, or assault in the workplace.
The Oscars are always a night of memorable fashion. What you wear to this event is an opportunity for Hollywood’s biggest stars to show off their style, while also making a political statement. This year, the theme was ‘Time’s Up’, showing unity with women around the world who have been subjected to sexual harassment, abuse, or assault in the workplace. Here are some of the most remarkable outfits from this year’s Academy Awards.
The Best Oscar Outfits of All Time
Ruth Negga’s Stunning Red Valentino Dress Ruth Negga was red carpet perfection in a bright red Valentino dress with asymmetrical ruffles down the back and straps and bell sleeves.
The Theme of the Night
Since the theme for the night was Time’s Up, there was an emphasis on wearing black. The men were the first to show their support with Time’s Up pins, and many of the women followed suit. The Host Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 90th Annual Academy Awards, bringing plenty of laughs and jabs. The night also got political, as Kimmel commented on Donald Trump, the Oscars, and of course, the #MeToo movement. “I want to say thank you to President Trump. Remember last year when it seemed like the Oscars were racist?” Kimmel said in a monologue. “It’s gone away, thanks to him.” The Host Gave a Prank to the Entire Academy Kimmel interrupted several winners to tell them that they lost in the wrong category, including best picture to “Get Out”.
The Statement Pieces
Lady Bird’s Lady Bird Jaclyn Smith wore a statement piece that spoke volumes: a pink pussy bow blouse. Kidman wore a Maison Margiela suit, but the significance wasn’t the suit itself. This time around, she’s not only the first-ever Oscar-nominated woman for Best Actress in a leading role, she’s the first-ever Oscar-nominated woman for Best Actress in a leading role. But the reason this is such a big deal is because she’s been nominated for three different films in five years, according to the Los Angeles Times. Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole joined forces to perform, while Frances McDormand hosted. Frances McDormand wore an embellished long-sleeved floral dress with a matching hat, according to The Wrap. Aussie born Daniel Kaluuya and his All Black husband Samuel L.
The Worst Oscar Outfits of All Time
Amber Heard The year was 2021 and Amber Heard made an entrance in a khaki power suit. The ensemble was also rather unusual, as it was the first awards show since her appearance in Runaway Bride. If this is how she was going to dress, then she didn’t have a prayer of winning a golden statue. Ruth Negga The newly married actress stepped out in a gorgeous Armani Prive. Her stylist was just ahead of the times: Givenchy Haute Couture couture. The gown was simple and elegant, while still garnering the very best reviews of the night. Red Carpet Banters Whether it’s jokey or earnest, there’s always the possibility of a wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet. And when it happens to a star like Tiffany Haddish, you’re bound to see it in a viral video.
This year’s fashion at the Oscars was a reflection of the times we are living in. A blue-black dress code, by black-dressed women, unifying the main actors at the Oscars on a socially conscious night. Their solidarity with the #MeToo movement and other movements is certainly a win for the red carpet, as it helps inspire change.