Not only are the Oscars the height of awards season, but the red carpet at the event is where the famous show off their top-shelf fashion. All the big names often dazzle in custom gowns and snazzy suits.
And this year, they definitely brought it! The casts of Everything Everywhere All at Once, Top Gun: Maverick, Wakanda Forever and many more of the year's favorite films shimmered in eye-catching sequins and intricately jeweled looks.So even as Nicole Kidman, Rihanna, Salma Hayek, Florence Pughand all the rest headed into the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to watch the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted event, they had already won on the fashion front.
Here’s a look what they all wore on the carpet, which was actually champagne-colored this year, for the first time in six decades:
The songstress, who is nominated for Best Original Song for Top Gun: Maverick's "Hold My Hand," arrived on the carpet in a sheer, drop-waist black gown from Versace.
The Everything Everywhere All At Once leading lady was absolutely ethereal in a Dior couture dress covered in delicate feathers.
The pregnant superstar singer stunned in a body-hugging dress by Alaïa.
The Don't Worry Darling star brought “a little romance” and “a little punk” in her Valentino gown and shorts pairing.
Ana de Armas
The Blonde star wore a “drops of rain and flowers” mermaid gown by Louis Vuitton.
The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star brought a regal presence to the carpet in a purple Moschino gown.
Kidman wowed in a shimmery blackcustom Armani Privé gown.
The five-time Oscar-nominated actress delivered another beautiful look wearing an all-white Chanel couture gown.
The Tár star looked outstanding in a Louis Vuitton two-piece outfit.
The 56-year-old actress rocked a white gown, which featured rose details around the neck and leg slit.
The Last of Us and Mandalorian star looked every bit the leading man in a classic black suit with a high-necked band collar shirt.
The Avatar: The Way of Water actress called her Fendi couture dress “simple and comfortable.”
Jamie Lee Curtis
The first-time Oscars nominee got the champagne memo with her sparkling Dolce & Gabbana gown.
The Top Gun actress looked gorgeous in a strapless black gown with studded neckline.
The WandaVision star was radiant in a shimmery black halter gown by Givenchy.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye star served old Hollywood glamour in a heavily sequined Gucci gown.
Salma Hayek Pinault
The Magic Mike XXL actress sizzled in a fire red-sequin gown.
The Elvis star looked as handsome as ever in Saint Laurent.
Hudgens rocked vintage Chanel while showing off her engagement ring from baseball player Cole Tucker.
The prolific TV star and executive producer turned heads in custom Vera Wang.
Ke Huy Quan
The Everything Everywhere actor was all smiles in a classic tux from Giorgio Armani.
The two-time Oscar nominee wore a Christian Siriano red dress that featured a ruffled skirt and long sleeves.
The Aftersun actor mixed it up in a white jacket and flared pants.
The Glass Onion actress shined in a bright orange-and-black draped gown.
The Whale star and Best Actor nominee looked dapper in a navy tuxedo.
The Desperate Housewives alum sparkled in a Zuhair Murad gown.
The Killing Eve star paired her clementine-colored Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown with bold vintage jewels.
The Little Mermaid star gave off princess vibes in a custom Dolce & Gabbana tulle ball gown.
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate shimmered in a silver Ralph Lauren gown with ruched waist.
The Whale star added a Mandarin collar to her custom Prada gown as a shout-out to her roots.
Ryan Matterson says he thought he could count Parramatta's pre-season trials as part of a suspension when he took a three-match ban over a $4000 fine, insisting he would not make the same decision if he had his time over.Matterson spoke for the first time since last October on the NRL's most controversial suspension on Sunday, after he returned and played a crucial role in Thursday night's win over Penrith.
Australian Olympic medallist Tess Coady has finished on the podium again to end her impressive international season in snowboard events.The 22-year-old from Melbourne won silver in the final slopestyle World Cup event at Silvaplana, Switzerland.
A fortuitous Shaun Johnson try with 13 minutes to go was the key moment in a tense 16-14 win for the Warriors over Canterbury at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.With the game in the balance, the veteran halfback showed all his class to step through a tiring Bulldogs defence to score under the posts, although it looked like Johnson had benefitted from an obstruction by Addin Fonua-Blake on Reed Mahoney.
After 361 goalless days - or more than nine and a half hours of football - the All Whites have finally found the back of the net, beating China 2-1 in an entertaining friendly on Sunday.Matt Garbett scored the winner, racing on to Joe Bell's chipped pass with 10 minutes remaining before Ba Dun scored a consolation goal in injury time.
A red-hot Sydney have outclassed Hawthorn to secure a commanding 81-point triumph as a pair of emerging key forwards made the most of being the focal points in attack.The Swans were too powerful and polished for the young Hawks and all but cruised to their 17.
Western Force captain Michael Wells has blasted his side's lack of competitiveness, suggesting they were "bullied" in a 30-17 loss to the Blues at Eden Park.The Force made the Blues work for it early and didn't concede a try until the 29th minute, but were ultimately put away comfortably at Eden Park in their second straight defeat.
The first sod has been turned on a Queensland highway project expected to remove 60,000 daily trips from the fragile commuter link between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.The Coomera Connector or "Second M1" is the state's biggest single road build, with experts estimating it will take more than a thousand workers to construct at a cost of $2.
Taxpayers forked out $374 million for contracts deemed as poor value for money and had perceived conflicts of interest, a damning review has revealed.The investigation was launched following allegations former minister Stuart Robert was linked to a Canberra lobbying and consulting firm helping companies secure lucrative government contracts.
Essendon have lost Sam Weideman to a toe injury in a late blow ahead of their AFL clash with Gold Coast.Former Melbourne tall Weideman, who kicked two goals on his Bombers debut in the round-one thumping of Hawthorn, was named in the initial squad for Sunday's encounter at Marvel Stadium.
Mikal Bridges has scored 27 points, and Brooklyn opened the third quarter with a 31-6 run on the way to rolling past Miami 129-100 and leapfrogging the Heat back into the No.6 spot in the NBA Eastern Conference standings.
Melbourne five-eighth Carter Gordon could emerge as a Rugby World Cup bolter with Wallabies coach Eddie Jones saying selection remains wide open.The 22-year-old is one of the form playmakers of the Super Rugby Pacific competition, named player of the match in the Rebels' pulsating 40-34 victory over Queensland on Saturday night.
St Kilda's outstanding start to the AFL season has been dealt a fresh injury blow, with captain Jack Steele sidelined for the next month.Steele suffered a broken collarbone in Saturday night's upset win over the Western Bulldogs and the Saints expect him to be out of action for four weeks.
Celine Boutier of France has had an eagle and six birdies in a round of seven-under 65 to move atop the leaderboard when Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn stumbled down the stretch in the third round of the LPGA Drive On Championship.Boutier, a 29-year-old two-time tour winner, made an eagle three on the par-5 second hole, added two birdies that offset a bogey at the par-3 eighth.
Honduras has ended its decades-long relationship with Taiwan and says it only recognises China, as Taiwan's foreign minister accused the Central American country of demanding exorbitant amounts of money before being lured away by Beijing.The ending of ties with Taiwan had been expected after the Honduran foreign minister travelled to China last week to open relations and President Xiomara Castro said her government would start ties with Beijing.
The AFL has backed the controversial call that decided North Melbourne's one-point win over Fremantle in Perth, saying the umpires were right.The league has released video of the frenetic last few seconds in Saturday night's match at Optus Stadium.
The Reserve Bank will soon get the final two pieces of the economic puzzle that will inform its key April cash rate decision.Both a pause and another hike are still in play, with analysts undecided on which way the central bank will go.
Brazil's first game under interim boss Ramon Menezes has ended in defeat as Morocco claimed a 2-1 friendly win in Tangier.Menezes is in temporary charge after Tite's reign ended in the quarter-finals of last year's World Cup.
The NSW Liberal Party cannot move further to the right or inject division into the mainstream in an effort to regain popularity, senior Liberals say.Having entered Saturday with a claim on 33 seats, the party on Sunday had a firm hold of 15 seats and faced a nervous wait in another 11 electorates.
Brooklyn are not expecting Australian guard Ben Simmons to play again this NBA season, though no final decision will be made until the three-time All-Star meets with a back specialist, coach Jacque Vaughn says.Simmons is currently sidelined with what the Nets say is a nerve impingement -- the condition where tissue or bone compresses nerve fibers -- in his back.