Oscars 2016 red carpet: Bright colours beat monochrome

Celebs set a vibrant tone at the 2016 Oscars red carpet.

By: PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: February 29, 2016 6:31:16 pm
From L to R: Reese Witherspoon, Margott Robbie and Olivia Munn. (Photo: AP) From L to R: Reese Witherspoon, Margott Robbie and Olivia Munn. (Photo: AP)

Hollywood divas including Cate Blanchett, Charlize Theron and Margott Robbie set a vibrant tone at the 2016 Oscars red carpet as they ditched the safe black for bright shades like red, blue and golden while Indian beauty Priyanka Chopra stunned in a white gown in her debut appearance.

Chopra opted for a white embellished strapless gown by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad at her maiden Oscars where she is also presenting.

(Also read: Priyanka Chopra’s stunning Oscar look in a Zuhair Murad strapless gown, and other international red carpet looks)

Blanchett rocked a seafoam gown with floral embellishments by Armani Prive. She also sported a brand new short hairdo.

Robbie turned heads in a plunging gold Tom Ford gown. Made of a metallic sequinned fabric with a snakeskin-like texture, her gown featured long-sleeves that fitted her slender arms perfectly.

Theron looked stunning in a red deep-v Dior number, paired with an incredible diamond necklace. Actress Rachel McAdams opted for a beautiful emerald dress. Wearing her blonde hair tied back, she shone out from the famous faces.

(Also read: Oscars 2016: Priyanka Chopra, Charlize Theron, Cate Blanchett, Alicia Vikander among the best dressed)

Actress Reese Witherspoon stood out in a purple long elegant gown. Adding bright red lippy and wearing her hair loose and straight, it was an effortless look.

Singer-actress Lady Gaga went low-key with a bridal white outfit. The star showed a hint of her quirky style in the one-piece, but left her orange Bowie-inspired hair behind as she once again went au natural.

Actress Jennifer Garner looked classic beauty in a black low-cut number, flashing a hint of her leg in sky-high stilettos.

(Also read: Oscars 2016: Blues and purples ruled the red carpet)

“Room” actress Brie Larson went for a plunging blue dress, as she showed off her cleavage on the red carpet. The young star opted for a a natural look with her hair tied elegantly back.

Actress-model Olivia Munn was vibrant in an orange one-shoulder, while Daisy Ridley shone out from the crowd in silver and light blue gown. The star showed off her legs in the low-cut number, and added high matching heels.

Olivia Wilde took the plunge in a daring white gown. The star risked all in the revealing white dress, showing off major cleavage outside.

(Also read: From Sofia Vergara to Olivia Wilde: Plunging necklines rule on Oscar red carpet)

“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara opted for stylish dark tones. The brunette beauty stood out in a stunning navy gown, and flashed a huge smile next to the stars. With giant earrings and her hair tied back, she looked elegant.

Alicia Vikander went simple with a radiant yellow dress. The “Danish Girl” star opted for a huge yellow and silver patterned gown, hiding her figure beneath the one-piece but the light make-up made her look pale.

Actress Kate Winslet looked simple yet stylish in a black off-shoulder dress.

Among the men, Leonardo DiCaprio, Eddie Redmayne and singer Sam Smith stood out, looking dapper in black-and-white tuxedo.

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