NEW YORK – Jessica Chastain arrived at the Oscars red carpet in a shimmering purple and bronze gown, while 15-year-old Saniyya Sidney twirled and beamed in a flower-decorated princess outfit and co-star “” King Richard” Demi Singleton shines on soft purple Sunday.
Chastain’s Gucci-inspired ombre includes a fringed hemline. Her hair color was tied up in a high ponytail, which perfectly matched the polished bodice of her dress. Nicole Kidman dazzled with her husband, Keith Urban, in a soft gray Armani Prive strapless dress with ruched and ruched waist.
Kidman told E!. “I really want to wear blue. I love the color.”
Sidney, wearing a light green Armani Prive strapless gown, was one of the earliest to arrive at the 94th Academy Awards. This isn’t her first Oscar. She participated in “Fences” and “Hidden Figures” at the age of 10. Singleton portrayed Serena Williams to Sidney’s Venus.
As the movie industry’s fascinating return to the Dolby Theater unfolds, touches of the real world seep in.
Jamie Lee Curtis wears a Ukrainian blue ring ribbon and a Stella McCartney midnight blue suit. Nicholas Britell, nominated for a “Don’t Look” score, wore a pro-Ukraine blue ribbon, and Diane Warren in an emerald green tuxedo suit, wearing a blue ribbon of her own. on behalf of Ukrainian refugees. Others also wore Ukrainian blue ribbons.
Host Lily James, meanwhile, wore a pale pink Versace with a high hip slit and Piaget jewelry as she posed for selfies with a few fans on the red carpet. Her outfit-like pastel pastels blend with metallic looks (Lupita Nyong’o in Prada gold) and black statements in a year of still struggling with the pandemic and the horrors of her war. Russia in Ukraine.
The reds took it in the trends department.
Fashion icon Tracee Ellis Ross with Carolina Herrera: a long pale red strapless tea dress with a bold bodice and a diamond choker. Rosie Perez wears a classic Hollywood Christian Siriano red dress with a chic cape. “Drive My Car”‘s Sonia Yuan, “CODA”‘s Marlee Matlin and “West Side Story” Ariana DeBose also opted for bright red, with DeBose wearing trousers and a crop top. Kirsten Dunst also has the red memo.
Aunjanue Ellis, in a more subtle red, sewed “Jack’s Baby” into her Donatella Versace dress.
For men, fashion lover and Kodi Smit-McPhee nominee of “The Power of the Dog” opted for a baby-on-tone blue suit by Bottega Veneta, an 18-carat Cartier diamond necklace. on his (no tie) neck. shirt skirt. He showed off his Cartier watch, which includes cascading diamonds on its face.
“I’ll miss it when it’s not on my wrist,” he joked.
Erik Maza, style executive at Town & Country magazine, praised Smit-McPhee’s fashion risks.
“He ran away with Timothee Chalamet’s best-dressed young actor title this season,” Maza told The Associated Press.
Note: Chalamet doesn’t wear a shirt and wears a jacket with tassels and cropped sequins.
Wesley Snipes wears a dark purple short. Sebastian Yatra, chosen to perform, wore a pink Moschino tuxedo, designed by Jeremy Scott. He wears Cartier diamonds. Jason Momoa, a host, kept his look cool with long braids tied with a small pink scarf. He donned a black Henry Poole suit as he stood tall over the rest of the red carpet.
Naomi Scott was fully covered in a sharp dark purple turtleneck top. Anna Dzieduszycka of the short film nominated “The Dress” wore an emerald green dress with additional feathers.
Jewels has made claims to some. Vanessa Hudgens, in a tight-fitting black sequin dress, had more than 23 carats of Bulgari emeralds around her neck.
“Licorice Pizza” star Alana Haim and her sisters dressed in Louis Vuitton. Haim poses for a photo with Denis Villeneuve.
“It’s for the Hanukkah card,” Haim said.
Given the news environment, it’s not surprising that some attendees kept it low and power low in the black.
“I’m especially proud of Rita Moreno’s look tonight as she donned an Adrienne Landau hat for the first time for the cover I wrote for the March issue of Town & Country,” Maza said. “The first Latina to win an Oscar for acting honored her legacy with a dress named after another Latina OG, Carolina Herrera. Has she ever looked this good?”
Maza also praised James’ pastel pink Atelier Versace look and Chastain’s Gucci gown “for giving her the confidence to walk into the ceremony.”
Associated Press writers Lindsey Bahr and Brooke Lefferts contributed to this story.