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...

Melissa McCarthy brings the whole Big Oscar Dress Thing down several pegs poking fun as she presents best costume design. Appropriately crackers.

5. Melissa McCarthy goes royally OTT

Melissa McCarthy brings the whole Big Oscar Dress Thing down several pegs poking fun as she presents best costume design. Appropriately crackers.
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Rachel Weisz covered up in Givenchy. Well, it's red, pleated, appliqued, so far so good. But then, there's that ill-fitting PVC cape. Hmmm. Still, handy if it rains.

6. Rachel Weisz in red hot Givenchy

Rachel Weisz covered up in Givenchy. Well, it's red, pleated, appliqued, so far so good. But then, there's that ill-fitting PVC cape. Hmmm. Still, handy if it rains.
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Best supporting actress Regina King in Oscar de La Renta. Classic, beautifully designed and made, deceptively simple - a safe but strong choice.

7. Regina King in classic Oscar de la Renta

Best supporting actress Regina King in Oscar de La Renta. Classic, beautifully designed and made, deceptively simple - a safe but strong choice.
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Our new fave red carpet dresser. Michelle looks like a dreamy grown-up princess. Pharrell Williams, more like a cheeky cub scout.

8. Michelle Yeoh in Elie Saab

Our new fave red carpet dresser. Michelle looks like a dreamy grown-up princess. Pharrell Williams, more like a cheeky cub scout.
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