The Oscars, aka the biggest night in the awards season calendar, is fast approaching, and as well as who wins what we’re on tenterhooks to see what the stars will wear. The Academy Awards is the opportunity for the stars to go all-out in the dreamiest, glitziest couture creations. The best actress and supporting actress nominees will have been planning their dress options for months alongside their stylists. Their choices are shrouded in secrecy, but given their signature style and brand affiliations, we can have fun trying to guess what may have caught their eyes. Here’s the runway creations we hope to see on the Oscars red carpet, and who we think should wear them. BAFTAs 2017: Every fashion hit and miss from the past 20 years BAFTAs 2017: The Duchess of Cambridge and Emma Stone lead the best dressed list
If you’re going to hit one after-party post Globes, let it be HBO. The Beverly Hilton’s pool area was transformed into an opulent outdoor ballroom, where guests danced the night away to classic tracks from Michael Jackson and David Bowie. The Leftovers star Justin Theroux put in an appearance without his better half. When asked where wife Jennifer Aniston was that night, Theroux said at home, watching in her pajamas and that he looked forward to joining her soon.
Talented actresses showed that their styling chops are equally impressive at the 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday night in New York City. Hollywood’s elite attended the glamorous event, unofficially kicking off the awards season.
Tyra Banks is a woman of many talents. She conquered the modeling world, brought those skills to American’s Next Top Model to teach future generations her talents, took some Harvard Business School courses, created her own makeup line, and can now add awards show host to her diverse and very long résumé. On Sunday, the 41-year-old made her ceremony debut at the Daytime Emmy Awards, and while her extroverted personality proved to be a perfect fit for the gig, her fashion chops played a major part in pulling it off. Wearing four different outfits throughout the night — all designed by Bryan Hearns — Banks stunned in each of the out-there looks. First out of the gate was a “fierce” black jumpsuit with a sheer panel across the chest and the same detail lining her arms.
Hollywood is just like High School. There's the popular crew, those nominated for Oscars, the band geeks (the actual band), and jocks (the cast of the Foxcatcher). So just like when a school year comes to a close and a yearbook is released, Yahoo Style is summing up awards season with our superlatives. From most likely to be mistaken for an Oscars statue to most naked, we're giving out our own prizes.
The previous Fall/Winter New York Fashion Week, Rodarte’s inspiration was out of this world. Their dresses, which are usually unwearable in their over-embellishment and delicate intricate details, were screen printed with Star Wars stars C-3PO, Yoda, and Luke Skywalker. Kirsten Dunst donned the Death Star space station version, but not until the Oscars, a year since the looks made their debut, did someone else dare to don a Laura and Kate Mulleavy creation again. At Sunday’s Oscars, Willow Bay, a former daytime television anchor and the current director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, chose the Yoda Rodarte dress.
Red carpet pageantry has reached peak craziness of late: hundreds of reporters and cameras vie to get that one quote that’ll go viral, getting picked up in papers, across the Internet, and on the morning talk show circuit. In 2012, a “mani cam” debuted at the height of the nail art craze—it requires women walk their fingers down a mini-runway—and most recently, a “clutch cam" was added to the repertoire.
Tom Ford is smart. Instead of deputing his Fall/Winter 2015 collection in London, as per usual, he flew out to Los Angeles to stage his show. Not only is it Oscars time, meaning most major celebrities are in town hitting events like their lives (or awards, at least) depend on it, but the fact that there's a cold front assaulting the East Coast and the U.K. is it's typically gloomy self, an out of Fashion Week Fashion Week runway show was actually suprisingly successful. A very large venue was filled with fashion editors and A-listers alike such as Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, and more.
Lupita N’yongo Trades One Elie Saab Dress for Another Celebrities often ditch their red carpet gowns for party dresses before hitting any of the numerous after parties post-awards show. The second dress of the night usually deviates from the first (different settings do call for different dress codes), but Lupita N’yongo simply switched into a shorter version of the Elie Saab gown she wore to Sunday’s SAG Awards. Related: SAG Awards 2015 Red Carpet: Jennifer Aniston, Keira Knightley, Julianne Moore, & More The 31-year-old actress wore a multicolored floor-sweeping dress with long sleeves and deep V-neck.
David Oyelowo flashing his suit’s insides. Photo: Getty Images On what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 86th birthday, David Oyelowo , who plays the civil rights leader in the movie Selma , honored the historical figure in a very poignant, personal, and stylish way. On Thursday night at theCritics’ Choice Awards , the British actor wore a tuxedo with the lyrics to King’s favorite gospel song sewn into the jacket’s lining. Related: Steal Her Style: The Characters of 2015’s Female Oscar Nominees Oyelowo wore the coat for his blue carpet appearance with a white button-down shirt, black pants, and patent cap-toe shoes.