Take a look at the all the red carpet photos from this year’s star-studded Academy Awards 2021
All eyes are on the Oscars 2021 red carpet last night, with it being the first proper IRL awards ceremony in a year (see the Oscar winners here).
For the first time since 2002, the 93rd annual Academy Awards took place at a new venue, taking over LA’s Historic Union Station rather than the usual Dolby Theatre. There were also a few Zoom appearances for acceptance speeches, as well as hubs in London and Paris.
Over in Hollywood though, the red carpet was rife with stars dressed up to the nines, including Carey Mulligan, Zendaya, Reese Witherspoon and Margot Robbie.
Oscars red carpet 2021 trends
The stars took their cute from the catwalk with one major trend: feel-good dresses, because why not when you’ve not been able to dress up for a whole year?
Colourful and bold designs were the ordre du jour, with the likes of Olivia Colman, Reese Witherspoon (both in Dior), Amanda Seyfried (in Armani Prive) and Angela Bassett (in Alberta Ferretti) all opting for red hues. The shade has always been a controversial choice for the fact it doesn’t stand out as much on the red carpet, but these gowns were anything but boring.
Cut-out details were a big trend, as demonstrated by Zendaya and Carey Mulligan, with their midriff-bearing Valentino numbers: Carey’s a metallic orange, Zendaya’s a neon yellow. Vanessa Kirby followed suit in a more toned-down blush gown by Gucci.
You can always count on the metallic brigade to make and appearance at the Oscars, and this year did not disappoint. Regina King (in blue beaded Louis Vuitton), Carey Mulligan and Margot Robbie (in silver Chanel) all shimmered on the red carpet,
Some might say it’s playing it safe, but if done well, white can look very chic indeed. Case in point: Viola Davis, in her gorgeously detailed Alexander McQueen, Maria Bakalova in her tulle Louis Vuitton dress and Laura Dern with her monochrome feather number by Oscar de la Renta.
Scroll down to see the best Oscars 2021 red carpet looks….
Yeri Han wears a red Louis Vuitton gown and a Louis Vuitton Haute jewellery ring and earrings
Displaying her baby bump in Gucci
In Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen
Wearing an Hermès gown... and trainers!
Wearing Alberta Ferretti
In Louis Vuitton
In Louis Vuitton
In Dolce & Gabbana
In Armani Privé
In Oscar de la Renta