All the Details from the Oscars 2021 Red Carpet You Didn't See (but Shouldn't Miss)
Take a closer look at the jewelry, beauty and statement-making style from the Oscars 2021 red carpet
She makes $6 million of Bulgari yellow diamonds look as easy to wear as a candy necklace.
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Viola Davis' Skin-Baring Surprise
The peekaboo effect of the actress's exquisitely cut-out Alexander McQueen gown was achieved via a corset underneath that had been custom-dyed to match her skin tone. Stylist Elizabeth Stewart explained to Vogue, "This was achieved by trying about 20 swatches, with the help of her make-up artist, Autumn Moultrie, who gave the atelier the base colors she uses on Viola.” (See close-ups of the dress being made here.)
Vanessa Kirby's Back-lace
Classic Cartier High Jewelry worn in an unexpected way.
Regina King's Wings
The presenter looked positively angelic in custom Louis Vuitton (which is embellished with 62,000 sequins and 8,400 Swarovski crystals).
LaKeith Stanfield's Custom Cool
The nominee's jumpsuit originated in an unexpected place: The women's collection from Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello. '
"It stayed with me," stylist Julie Ragolia told GQ of the original look. "In thinking of a way to balance the formality of such a show, this special nomination for LaKeith, and the seriousness of the times we are all living in, coming to such a look just felt thoughtful, while still being celebratory."
Glenn Close's Gloves
COVID-cautious and coordinating! (They, like the rest of her outfit, are Giorgio Armani Privé.)
Andra Day Goes for the Gold
The star's Vera Wang look was a serious showstopper when paired with sky-high Casadei heels ... then she changed into something a little more comfortable (fuzzy slippers included) for the afterparty.
Amanda Seyfried's Glam
She was nominated for the Old Hollywood tribute Mank, so it makes sense she had makeup and hair to match.
Stars including Angela Bassett (carrying Judith Leiber), Borat Subsequent Moviefilm screenwriter Erica Rivinoja and Best Original Song nominee Celeste made a serious statement with their accessories.
Travon Free's Statement Style
The Oscar winner for Two Distant Strangers wore Dolce & Gabbana, with the names of victims of police violence embroidered on the lining of his jacket, plus a brooch featuring the numbers 24 and 2, in honor of the late Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
H.E.R.'s Text Tribute
The Oscar winner's style homage to Prince, created by Dundas, also featured the lyrics to her winning song "Fight for You" along the collar and cuffs.
Joaquin Phoenix's Sustainable Style
To present Best Actor, the actor sported his 2020 red carpet season staple, a Stella McCartney tux he pledged to wear for every awards show. He added to the low-key look with a well-loved pair of Chuck Taylors.
Angela Bassett's Bold Beauty
The presenter wore a striking eyeshadow to go with her equally strong sleeves.
Emerald Fennell's Rings Are All in the Family
She balanced out her floaty frock with eye-poppingly big bling — which just happen to be from the jewelry company founded by her dad, Theo.