Oscars 2016 Red Carpet Highlights

March 1, 2016 by Zankhna Parekh - 1 Comment

The 2016 Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) were held on Sunday, February 28. Among the event’s highlights included host Chris Rock’s questionable jokes and Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar. But what do people really want to see? The red carpet looks, of course! Here are the best and the worst (click on the pictures for larger images):

The 10 best dressed:

Cate Blanchett in an Armani Privé dress with a Roger Vivier clutch – This actress tops the list as the best dressed, in an amazing icy blue gown with flower appliqués.
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Kate Winslet in a Ralph Lauren gown and Nirav Modi jewels – The stunning Titanic actress looked like she was wearing liquid metal.
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Lady Gaga in a Brandon Maxwell dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels – With a huge step forward from last year, Lady Gaga looks amazing in this jumpsuit/dress combination.
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Rachel McAdams in an August Getty Atelier gown and Stuart Weitzman shoes – This dress is simple yet elegant, with a simple shape and daring open back.
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Chrissy Teigen in a Marchesa dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels – Chrissy proves yet again that her maternity closet is to die for.
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Brie Larson in a Gucci dress and Niwaka jewels – Brie chose a mesmerizing dress that mimics the way water flows.
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Olivia Munn in a Stella McCartney dress and Forevermark jewelry – The beautiful actress pops in this bright orange dress with matching lipstick; the simple silhouette makes it work.
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Naomi Watts in an Armani Privé dress and Bulgari jewelry – The actress complements the bright, colorful dress with a bright lip and otherwise toned-down look.
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Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton – Alicia sticks out in this youthful bubble dress with very on-trend clear and metallic heels.
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Mindy Kaling in an Elizabeth Kennedy dress and Prada purse – The comedic actress went modern-yet-classic in a slim fitting gown with a bold blue train.
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The 5 worst dressed:

Amy Poehler in an Andrew GS dress and Brian Atwood shoes- This is almost reminiscent of grandma’s old handkerchief.
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Rooney Mara in a Givenchy dress and Fred Leighton Jewels – The dress has a nicely defined vintage look, however there is no contrast with the look as a whole, making it hard to look at.
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Isla Fisher in a Marchesa gown and Norman Silver jewelry – Not to say that Isla doesn’t look good, however this dress would have been better suited for an older woman.
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Daisy Ridley in a Chanel dress and jewelry and Christian Louboutin heels – The Star Wars actress looked amazing in her outfit, however her hair pulled-back-and-invisible hair detracted from the otherwise front-and-center look.
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Margot Robbie in a Tom Ford gown and Forevermark jewelry – Margot comes up a little square in this strong-shouldered gown.
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Cover image courtesy of Reuters
Written by Fatisha Harris