https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzAV2hlZsiJ5dUNQR_1j2JA https://youtu.be/28ssfOjTLTc https://youtu.be/ZhSqB6_Dq_g https://youtu.be/XPcJiAlz11M https://youtu.be/fmNDwU7QUKs https://youtu.be/AVy5odIsWbo https://youtu.be/q2nnB7jRgCQ Pin pictures: Fashion at the Oscars. Fashion expert Alex Eagle casts her eye over the best dressed stars on the red carpet at the Academy Awards. This is my standout look of the night. We’ve all been so excited to see Raf Simons’ first work with Calvin Klein, and this white dress just perfectly encapsulates his directional take on femininity and glamour. Here his signature cool clean lines, with unexpected details like the cut out and the squared off train, are heightened by the stunning crust of sequins. And Naomie hasn’t gone overboard with the details – simple hair, asymmetric crystal suede sandals, also by Calvin Klein, and Bulgari jewellery. We often imagine that Oscar dresses should look like an old-fashioned fairy tale princess fantasy, and I love the idea that the modern fairy tale princess ideal is more pared back. Naomie looks amazing, and also entirely like herself – not over the top but incredibly glamorous. I also love that Raf reached out to dress not just Naomi but her Moonlight co-stars, having seen the film and been blown away by it. It’s a great example of fashion and Hollywood being inspired by each other. Obviously it’s great that Emma Stone won an Oscar while dressed a bit like an Oscar, but this dress is also just perfect – for her, the film she is nominated for and for the ceremony. One of Riccardo Tisci’s last designs before he stepped down from Givenchy, it exudes gilded era old-school glamour, just like La La Land, and the ombre fringing brings a playfulness that fits with Emma’s whole vibe. Great jewellery too from Tiffany & Co, and a dash of politics with the addition of a gold Planned Parenthood pin. Pharrell is a guy who is always having fun with fashion, but after years where his style has been dominated by the big hat, it was really nice to see him graduate to looking unquestionably stylish – while still pushing the envelope. This look is head-to-toe-to-necklace Chanel – not a brand you often see men wearing on the red carpet – but entirely in keeping with Pharrell’s creative energy. Nicole looks beautiful in this Armani Privé gown – she really is the master of what works for her and always looks exquisite. The shape reminds me of the vivid yellow John Galliano for Dior dress she wore to such acclaim in 1997. Twenty years on, she has pared back the colour, but the glamour remains high octane, with the all-over embroidery and streamlined silhouette. I love her Harry Winston jewels too. Dev really stood out for me. I love that he’s a young British guy in the definitive British brand, Burberry. And that he’s been brave enough to play with the classics, with the white jacket that fit so perfectly. It’s rare that you get excited about what the guys wear as they do so often stick to a formula – either boring or a little too much creativity – so seeing Dev combining creativity with cool was great. Also, having his mum as his date was classy as anything. I love how French Isabelle looks, while still taking the glamour of the Hollywood red carpet seriously. She often wears trouser suits and tailoring for award shows, so it’s interesting that she’s chosen to go down the dress route. This is by Armani Privé, which she has worn before and obviously trusts, and which is known for playing with a more androgynous style for women. It’s demure but elegant, adding drama with the sequins. But the best bit for me is how she’s styled it – adding edge with the Repossi ear cuff, laid back hair, deep lipstick and dark nail varnish. She just looks so cool. Read more here: http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-39099366

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