The Oscars 2023 red carpet last night showcased the very best in fashion. The best red carpet Oscars looks of the night were stunning and the after party looks proved metallic and black are two of the biggest trends. You only have to see Rihanna's Oscars looks to see that sheer is in.
But I have to be honest, while the stars were arriving on the red carpet, it's the Oscars 2023 beauty looks that I had my eyes on. And yes, I'll be thinking about Cara Delevingne's look for a very long time. But Vanessa Hudgens was positively glowing as she arrived on the Oscars red carpet in her modern day, Audrey-Hepburn-esque look. Her updo and vintage black and white Chanel dress were absolutely divine.
The best bit though? For me, it was her nails that stole the show. A chic, understated black and white geometric mani. As soon as I saw it, I immediately knew it had to be the work of celebrity nail artist Zola Ganzorigt.
AKA, Nails by Zola, she is the brainchild behind Hailey Beiber's glazed doughnut nails and we already know how quickly those went viral. It's so iconic, in fact, that we are still glazing our nails well into 2023—it's already one of the biggest nail trends of 2023.
Following last night, however, we're predicting Vanessa Hudgens' black and white nail art will be the a huge nail trend of the year. We already saw that goth glow will be the make-up look of 2023 from London Fashion Week, and a black and white geometric mani would compliment it perfectly.
Just as much as we couldn't ignore her manicure, we also can't ignore the ring on Hudgens' finger, following her engagement to Cole Tucker last month.
The manicure complimented her vintage black and white Chanel dress perfectly. But Hudgens wasn't the only celeb to rock a dark mani. On the champagne carpet, Janelle Monáe paired her black and orange two piece with a black manicure. Nazanin Boniadi also went for all black nails. Melissa McCarthy opted for a black manicure to compliment her red dress.
Ganzorigt was a busy bee last night, also executing Hailey Bieber's, plus Kendall and Kylie's nails, too.
Sharing an extra close up of the nails - they are more beautiful than we thought. "Her classic look called for classic shades so it was only fitting that we used @opi “Black Onyx” and “Funny Bunny.” She loves adding a twist when it comes to her look and so while we did black and white nails, we spiced it up with a half reversed and half traditional french nails." Ganzorigt explains on Instagram (finally, I've been waiting for her to reveal these shades all day).
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The exact products used:
Zola explains she used two coats of Funny Bunny on Hudgens nails after applying a OPI base coat.
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Dionne Brighton is a writer at Marie Claire UK, specialising in all things shopping, beauty and fashion. Born and raised in North London, she studied Literature at the University of East Anglia before taking the leap into journalism. These days, you can find her testing out the latest TikTok beauty trends or finding out what the next full Moon means.
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