Oscar Fashions 2013
The 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony featured glitter, glitz, and some unexpected fashion trends. As the stars took their turn on the red carpet, one thing became glaringly apparent: this was the year of the muted color palette.
A-listers Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, and Jennifer Lawrence all opted for nude and off-white gowns. Charlize Theron wowed in a stunning white peplum dress by Dior, while acresses Amy Adams and Zoe Saldana graced the red carpet in shades of light-grey. On the other end of the spectrum, Halle Berry, Naomi Watts, Nicole Kidman, and Stacy Keibler stood out in dark metallic shades and sparkly sequins.
There was the occasional pop of color. Jennifer Anniston and Sally Field both wore gorgeous Valentino gowns in vibrant red. Other colorful standouts included Jane Fonda in bright yellow, Jennifer Garner is stunning plum, and Reese Witherspoon in royal blue.
Amanda Seyfried, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, and Olivia Munn all opted for gowns featuring long, beautiful trains. What really set these gowns apart were the construction of the bodices. Some were strapless, some angular, and others featured keyholes.
Which look was your favorite? Did any of the gowns inspire you? Will you incorporate any of the trends into your sewing? What did you think of the color palette?
Halle Berry – Versace
Stacy Keibler – Naeem Khan
Nicole Kidman – L’Wren Scott
Naomi Watts – Armani Prive
Charlize Theron – Dior
Amanda Seyfried – Alexander McQueen
Jessica Chastain – Giorgio Armani
Kristen Stewart – Reem Acra
Jennifer Lawrence – Dior
Octavia Spencer – Tadashi Shoji
Amy Adams – Oscar De La Renta
Zoe Saldana – Alexis Mabille
Kerry Washington – Miu Miu
Olivia Munn – Marchesa
Jennifer Anniston – Valentino
Sally Field – Valentino
Jane Fonda – Versace
Reese Witherspoon – Louis Vuitton
Jennifer Garner – Gucci
Salma Heyek – Alexander McQueen