Forget the red carpet. Celebrities entering tonight’s Oscars ceremony turned it into a pink carpet. From bold bright fuchsia to paler shades of blush and almost-nude, the color reigned supreme over the evening’s fashion choices.
Tidying guru Marie Kondo sparked joy in her flower-studded Jenny Packham dress:
Meagan Good selected a Grecian-goddess-meets-Winter-Olympics look:
Couple Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet came in matching Karl Lagerfeld creations:
Angela Bassett’s one-shouldered Reem Acra gown brought the drama:
And Kiki Layne’s pastel pink column popped, with a giant ruffle and cutout in the back:
Was there a pop culture inspiration behind the pink carpet? Twitter seemed to think Killing Eve‘s contract killer villain Villanelle might have been on the mood board for some of the Oscars looks:
And it’s true—Villanelle’s frothy Molly Goddard dress did seem to have some doppelgangers.
Just look at Maya Rudolph in this caped floral number:
And Helen Mirren in this twirly-swirly tulle confection from Schiaparelli:
Gemma Chan made us swoon in this bright pink Valentino gown with horizontal ruched sections and a high ruffle neck:
Kacey Musgraves, recent Grammy winner and slated to present a musical performance at the Oscars ceremony, was a sherbet dream in Giambattista Valli:
Sarah Paulson was more than pretty in pink in a voluminous Brandon Maxwell gown with cutouts and pockets:
And Green Book‘s Linda Cardellini went two-tone in a dark fuschia set off with a baby pink bow: