Glamor was in the spotlight. Over the years, many stars have walked the Oscars red carpet. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony went well this Sunday, April 25, in Los Angeles. It was produced by director Steven Soderbergh, producer Stacey Sher and actor Jesse Collins. Broadcast live, Internet users were able to follow the stars on the red carpet and many stood out, but not for the right reasons. Indeed, if many looks have been very popular, including that of Zendaya, Angela Basset, Carey Mulligan, Margot Robbie, Amanda Seyfried or Reese Witherspoon, others have made a bad impression. Closer invites you to come back to the worst outfits of this new edition.
Among those who have been very commented, we can first mention the look of Laura Dern. The actress had opted for a sober black dress covered with several layers of white feathers. However, she had chosen to wear it without the leg slit, which has received a lot of comment. “I don’t like this look at all,” we read on social media. There was also Andra Day, nominated for her appearance in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. She wore a Vera Wang gown in gold with deep necklines at the legs and bust. If her look was very glamorous, many internet users felt that she was way too “sexy” and that it was a design “for the Grammys, not for a possible Oscar winner”, we could read. Among the most criticized of the ceremony, there was also the singer HER since she had opted for embroidered panties in an electrifying cobalt blue color. She had accessorized the outfit with lilac sunglasses and silver jewelry. The most criticized was Viola Davis. The 55-year-old actress wore a white Alexander McQueen dress which she teamed with a handbag and diamond jewelry. If her choice was not appreciated by Internet users, it is also because she has accustomed them to much more glamorous looks. “She could have done better,” said a fan of the actress.
A record for women
If this ceremony was marked with looks that were not unanimous, there was another event to celebrate: the 76 female nominations. This is a record since for the first time in history, several female directors were nominated in the Best Director category. Among them, Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) who was the first woman to receive four nominations in the same year but also the first of Asian origin to have been nominated in this category. Frances McDorman was awarded the Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Fern in Nomadland.
Laura Dern © AMPAS via Grosby