So the 2021 Oscars red carpet wasn't quite back to normal — a limited number of stars attended in person — but it was just as packed with head-turning looks as any other year.
From Carey Mulligan to Maria Bakalova, to Colman Domingo and Glenn Close, here are some of the stars who stood out the most during the not-so-traditional arrivals.
The Promising Young Woman star, up for best actress, shimmered in Valentino Haute Couture.
Nominated for her performance in Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, the actress was ethereal in Louis Vuitton.
Berry, who took home the gold in 2002 for Monster's Ball, stunned with a freshly cut blunt bob. Her lovely dress was designed by Dolce & Gabbana.
The Ma Rainey's Black Bottom actor, 51, stood out from the crowd in a custom Atelier Versace suit that required 150 hours of embroidery work.
Zendaya was one of several stars who wore a cutout dress; hers was a custom design from Valentino.
The actress and director of One Night in Miami was a dream in an ice-blue look from Louis Vuitton.
Leslie Odom Jr.
Also glowing in the spotlight: One of the actors in King's film, Leslie Odom Jr., wearing a double-breasted suit from Brioni.
Red hot! That's the only way to describe Bassett's bold gown from Alberta Ferretti.
The Hollywood legend and one of the night's presenters wore a burgundy dress with a matching velvet jacket.
The musician, whose "Fight for You" from Judas and the Black Messiah won in the category of Best Original Song, rocked a memorable custom ensemble by Dundas.
At the ceremony to present the award for best supporting actor, Dern was certainly noticeable in a black turtleneck and a skirt made of fluffy, white feathers.
The pregnant Promising Young Woman director, who won early in the night for writing that film's original screenplay, glowed in Gucci.
The Best Supporting Actress nominee for Hillbilly Elegy complemented her custom beaded Giorgio Armani Privé tunic and silk trousers with gloves.
A Best Supporting Actress nominee for Mank, Seyfried showed up wearing a Giorgio Armani Privé ball gown in scarlet. She was just as old Hollywood as her ’30s-set movie.
A velvet jacket from Giorgio Armani is the garment the director chose to wear to accept the night's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic work.
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