The night of the 2022 Oscars has finally arrived: after two years of limitations and postponements due to the pandemic, the 94th edition of the Academy Awards has promised to be the most glamorous ever. Before discovering the winners of the coveted statuettes, the stars walked the red carpet in dream dresses and unique creations. There was no lack of “political” messages and symbols in support of Ukraine, but the real leitmotif is “Hollywood Greatness“: it shines again with trains, crystals, sumptuous dresses draped for a great evening.

1. Sofia Carson wearing Giambattista Valli

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To do the honors, live on TV from the red carpet, was the actress and singer Sofia Carson: the former Disney Channel starlet presented the first part of the evening wearing a sumptuous black one-shoulder dress by Giambattista Valli, with a transparent drapery on the bodice. The retro chignon completed the true diva look.

2. Zoe Kravitz wearing Saint Laurent

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Even pink, unexpectedly, was an extremely present color on the red carpet: Zoe Kravitz showed off a bon ton dress with a maxi bow on the neckline by Saint Laurent.

3. Mila Kunis wearing Zuhair Murad

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Pink also for Mila Kunis, who chose a Zuhair Murad Haute Couture draped dress. The Ukrainian-born actress made her entrance on the red carpet with her husband Ashton Kutcher.

4. Jessica Chastain wearing Gucci

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Super favorite Jessica Chastain shone on the red carpet in a Gucci dress entirely covered in “iridescent” sequins, which faded from bronze tones to mauve pink.

5. Kristen Stewart in Chanel

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Kristen Stewart shows off her more rock and transgressive side on the red carpet of the Oscars: nominated for the role of Lady Diana in Spencer, for the big Hollywood night she abandoned the princess’s bon ton dresses to show off… the shorts! On the red carpet she walked with Chanel blazers and hot pants, completed by an unbuttoned semitransparent shirt.

6. Lily James in Atelier Versace

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Lily James appeared on the red carpet in a pink dress with a train that fluttered with every step, sending photographers into a frenzy. After the success of the Pam & Tommy series, the actress ditched the platinum blonde of Pamela Anderson’s character to show off a brown hair. The dress, however, vibrated with late nineties glamor: the actress chose a pale pink Atelier Versace model, embellished with floral embroidery, with side slit. To complete the whole, pink sandals with straps and a precious diamond necklace.

7. Zendaya in Haute Couture di Valentino

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After the lemon yellow dress of 2021, the actress returns to fashion shows with an extremely particular and glamorous look: instead of the classic evening dress she chose a silver sequin skirt with a train and a short silk shirt, cut to the height ribs. The dress is part of Valentino’s Haute Couture line, a brand of which the actress is testimonial and muse. Probably the look is a tribute to Sharon Stone, who in 1998 showed up with a Gap shirt paired with a skirt with a Vera Wang train.

8. Nicole Kidman wearing Giorgio Armani Privé

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Sweetheart bodice, train, tapered silhouette: Nicole Kidman is the real diva of the 2022 Oscars red carpet with a sophisticated wisteria-colored Giorgio Armani Privé dress. Her dress, made to measure for her, featured a plunging neckline and volume games on her hips.

9. Lupita Nyong’o wearing Prada

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It is now tradition: every year there is a star who walks on the red carpet with a gold dress, in homage to the coveted statuettes. This year it’s Lupita Nyong’o’s turn, in a sparkling Prada dress. The simple line of the dress with three-quarter sleeves is enlivened by sequins, floral applications and golden fringes: impossible to go unnoticed.

10. Timothée Chalamet wearing Louis Vuitton

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The most rock? Definitely Timothée Chalamet, who sported a shimmering blazer worn in leather, without a shirt. The total black look was tailored for him by Louis Vuitton, and is complemented by lace details and bohemian jewels.

11. Kourtney Kardashian in Vintage Thierry Mugler & Travis Barker in Maison Margiela

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Like any self-respecting red carpet, the Academy Awards also saw a parade of stellar couples: among the most photographed are Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker, with coordinated looks in total black. She wore a vintage Thierry Mugler dress, in homage to the recently deceased designer, while her future husband sported a Maison Margiela suit.

12. Maggie Gyllenhaal wearing Schiaparelli Haute Couture

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Maggie Gyllenhaal with a sculptural custom-made Schiaparelli design dress. The wool crepe and velvet column dress featured trompe l’oeil buttons in embossed leather, adorned with gold leaf and embellished with vintage cabochon stones and crystals.

13. Megan Thee Stallion wearing Gaurav Gupta

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Megan Thee Stallion makes Oscars debut in Indian designer Gaurav Gupta’s gown.

14. Becky G wearing Etro

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The singer graced the occasion in a delicate, light pink-hued custom Etro gown with embroidered pockets and shimmering jewel embellishments.

15. Naomi Scott wearing Fendi Couture

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The British actress wore a young actress wears a long version of the Fendi Spring 2022 Couture dress which we saw on the Fendi runway.

16. Amelie Zilber wearing Dior

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Amelie Zilber attending the 94th Annual Academy Awards in a stunning Christian Dior dress with Tiffany & Co. jewels.

17. Ariana deBose wearing Valentino

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The West Side Story star, who went on to win the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, walked the red carpet in a custom-made Valentino look consisting of tailored trousers and a buster top, while wearing De Beers jewelry and an Omega timepiece..

18. Jada Pinkett-Smith wearing Jean-Paul Gaultier

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Jada Pinkett Smith was a vision in an emerald green Jean Paul Gaultier dress, which featured a zip-up bodice and full ruffled skirt with a train.

19. Regina Hall wearing Vera Wang

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Oscars 2022 co-host Regina Hall looked absolutely stunning in Vera Wang while strutting down the red carpet.

20. Billie Eilish wearing Gucci

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Oscar winner Billie Eilish went all-out Gucci with her ruffled black dress and flicked shoulder-length bob.