Oscars fashion

Hits and misses on the Oscars red carpet

Our fashion editor's favourite and, er, most intriguing looks of the Oscars 2019.

Some played it chic, some played it safe, some took a risk, some had a good laugh and some elaborately went over the top (and over again). Fashion editor Stephanie Smith picks her favourite looks from the Oscars red carpet, plus some which confused...

The Best Actress winner wore dark emerald green with a huge bow at the back that tumbled into a train. On-trend and yet classic, although why cover her arms? Just wear a bit of tan, Olivia.

1. Olivia Colman in Prada

The Best Actress winner wore dark emerald green with a huge bow at the back that tumbled into a train. On-trend and yet classic, although why cover her arms? Just wear a bit of tan, Olivia.
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Lady Gaga kept it classic in Alexander McQueen teamed with a 30 million Tiffany necklace previously worn by Audrey Hepburn. Slightly merry widow, VERY classy.

2. Lady Gaga in Alexander McQueen

Lady Gaga kept it classic in Alexander McQueen teamed with a 30 million Tiffany necklace previously worn by Audrey Hepburn. Slightly merry widow, VERY classy.
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Now that's what we call a tuxedo dress. Billy Porter wears Christian Siriano - dramatic, thought-provoking and surprisingly graceful. Already a classic.

3. Best of both? Billy Porter in Christian Siriano

Now that's what we call a tuxedo dress. Billy Porter wears Christian Siriano - dramatic, thought-provoking and surprisingly graceful. Already a classic.
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Glenn Close wore Wes Holden for Carolina Herrera. Dressed to win or determined to be queen of the night, this dress is too big, gold, Game of Thrones - train, cape, sleeves, wrap front, full skirt - too much!

4. Glenn Close in (very) gold Carolina Herrara

Glenn Close wore Wes Holden for Carolina Herrera. Dressed to win or determined to be queen of the night, this dress is too big, gold, Game of Thrones - train, cape, sleeves, wrap front, full skirt - too much!
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