Oscars 2018 Fashion: Sequins, Glamour & Bridal Inspiration

The key looks at the 2018 Oscars included bold sequinned dresses and voluminous wedding-worthy ballgowns in bridal whites and soft pastels.

Oscars 2018 | Allison Williams
Allison Williams in Armani Prive

After the procession of black gowns at the Golden Globe Awards, the pre-eminent red carpet event that is the Oscars was much less sombre and beautifully painted in all the colours of the rainbow. From gleaming metallic shades to vibrant reds, pinks and oranges, or very subtle, dreamy pastels and inevitable bridal whites. The colour palette on the Oscars red carpet was rich, versatile and inspirational.

While some stars channelled classic Hollywood glamour and paired timeless sheath silhouettes with glossy side-swept waves and a bold lipstick, others opted for more daring modern styles.

The key colours of the evening were silver and gold. There were many glitzy sequinned gowns, but two, in particular, caught our eye: Jennifer Lawrence’s Dior gown styled with beach waves and Niwaka jewellery and Gal Gadot’s Mugler dress paired with Tiffany & Co. jewellery and Christian Louboutin shoes. These two silver dresses looked gorgeous against the red backdrop, and we think each of them would make a fabulous second outfit for a wedding reception!

We also spotted a few show-stopping wedding looks. Margot Robbie wore a killer white dress custom-made for her by Chanel and paired it seamlessly with a Cinderella-style mini crystal-shaped bag and shoes by Roger Vivier. Head-to-toe, her look for the Oscars night was red carpet and bridal packed in one and we loved it so much!

Some off-white, pastel-coloured dresses could also be inspirational for brides-to-be! Alison Williams showed up in a stunning wedding-worthy outfit which included a frothy, subtly embellished blush pink ball gown by Armani Prive, Harry Winston jewellery and Brian Atwood shoes. Emily Blunt’s romantic A-line dress by Schiaparelli in a very light shade of blue also had that bridal flair featuring retro-style pleats, high neck, puffy sleeves and floral appliqué details. One of our favourites was also Pamella Rolland’s puffy tulle ballgown worn by Kristin Cavallari.

Oscars 2018 | Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
Oscars 2018 | Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot in Mugler
Oscars 2018 | Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie in Chanel
Oscars 2018 | Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt in Schiaparelli
Oscars 2018 | Kristin Cavallari
Kristin Cavallari in Pamella Rolland
Oscars 2018 | Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan in Calvin Klein by Appointment
Oscars 2018 | Greta Gerwig
Greta Gerwig in Rodarte
Oscars 2018 | Elizabeth Moss
Elizabeth Moss in Dior
Oscars 2018 | Gina Rodriguez
Gina Rodriguez in Zuhair Murad
Oscars 2018 | Giuliana Rancic
Giuliana Rancic in Georges Chakra
Oscars 2018 | Danai Guria
Danai Guria in Gabriela Hearst
Oscars 2018 | Samara Weaving
Samara Weaving in Schiaparelli
Oscars 2018 | Molly Sims
Molly Sims in Naeem Khan
Oscars 2018 | Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino in Romona Keveža

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