After much anticipation, the 94th annual Academy Awards are taking place tonight, March 27, at the iconic Dolby Theater in Los Angeles—and, naturally, Hollywood's biggest stars did not skip out on the opportunity to don their flashiest frocks on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony. The Oscars signal the official end of the awards season, and it's safe to say that the best looks were truly saved for last. Although, I would be remiss if I didn't at least mention the fact that the rest of the 2022 red carpet season was pretty spectacular—and will be pretty hard to beat.
There are going to be so many amazing looks on the red caret tonight, especially if the red carpets at previous awards are any indication. Longtime fashion darling (and Best Actress nominee) Kristen Stewart, for one, has made many a notable red carpet appearance this season, swapping her usual Chanel gowns for show-stopping gowns by the likes of Dolce & Gabanna and Brandon Maxwell. Will she do eschew the iconic French fashion house for another brand tonight? Only time will tell.
West Side Story actress Rachel Zegler will also be in attendance as a presenter tonight after saying on Instagram that she wasn't originally invited to the event, so I can't wait to see what she wears, too. Fellow presenters Serena and Venus Williams are also on my to-watch list. And I can't possibly forget about all of the very stylish men who will be in attendance tonight, either: Best Actor nominee Andrew Garfield, and presenter Daniel Kaluuya both love to pull off a chic suit or two, so I can't wait to see what they both wear on Hollywood's biggest night.
Keep scrolling to see all of Marie Claire's favorite looks from the night. Be sure to bookmark and watch this space—we'll be updating it throughout the evening.
Jessica Chastain in Gucci
Lily James in Versace
Naomi Scott in Fendi Couture
Regina Hall in Vera Wang
Lupita Nyong'o in Prada
Tracee Ellis Ross in Carolina Herrera
Becky G in Etro
Marlee Matlin in custom Monique Lhuillier
Alana Haim in custom Louis Vuitton
Nicole Kidman Armani Privé
Ariana DeBose in custom Valentino
Rita Moreno in Carolina Herrera
Rami Malek in Prada
Andrew Garfield in Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello
Timothée Chalamet in Louis Vuitton
Zendaya in custom Valentino
Kirsten Dunst in Christian Lacroix
Olivia Colman in Dior Haute Couture and Chopard jewelry
Venus Williams in custom Elie Saab
Maggie Gyllenhaal in custom Schiaparelli
Maddie Ziegler in a Giambattista Valli dress and Swarovski jewelry.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Zoe Kravitz in Saint Laurent
Kristen Stewart in custom Chanel
Billie Eilish in custom Gucci
Megan Thee Stallion
Aunjanue Ellis in Atelier Versace
Penelope Cruz in custom Chanel
Demi Singleton in custom Miu Miu
H.E.R in Chopard jewelry
Maya Rudolph in Valentino
Niecy Nash in Monsoori
Julia Marzovilla is the E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she covers everything from the latest beauty and fashion launches and sales to celebrity outfits and news. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site. Prior to joining the Marie Claire team, she contributed similar shopping stories to sites such as Bustle, InStyle, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear, and STYLECASTER. In her spare time, Julia can be found creating shopping guides for all of her friends, spending too much money on yet another pair of black boots, and cooking in her far-too-small kitchen.
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