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15 Of The Best Dressed Parents At The Oscars

Because parents love a night out.

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This year’s Academy Awards were a victory for Everything Everywhere All At Once, which won the most Oscars since Gravity, and black and white fashion. Here are some of our favorite “parents’ night out” looks of the evening.

Michelle Yeoh

Our Lady of the Hour became the first Asian actor to win in a lead acting category and the first woman of color since Halle Berry in 2002, all while rocking this gorgeous, flouncy white gown.
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Angela Bassett

One of the few big players of the evening to buck the “black/white” trend of the evening, Bassett looked positively resplendent in a purple gown fit for a Wakandan queen.

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Ram Charan

The RRR actor and dad-to-be looked dapper in a velvet Nehru jacket, complete with ornate brooch. Simple but effective and oh-so-elegant.

Michelle Williams

Swooning over Williams’ stunning, Snow Queen-esque look here. There were a lot of gorgeous white gowns this year, but this one is a standout for sure.
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Kate Hudson

We love that this gown falls somewhere between “Boho chic” and “Old Hollywood glamour.” Though, surely, if there were an ambassador for such a brand, it would be Hudson.


Samuel L. Jackson

We love Jackson’s silver jacket — it’s not outlandish, but it goes to show that it doesn’t take much to make a tux more interesting, and he wears it very well.


No one in the history of planet Earth has ever rocked maternity fashion quite like the Bajan songstress/mogul, who made leather over mesh look elegant but edgy.
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Jessica Chastain

All awards season, we've watched this woman slay look after look, so I was curious to see how she'd keep it up at the Oscars. Girlfriend stuck the landing for sure with this dazzler.

Mindy Kaling

We love the simple, clean lines of this strappy white gown, which was styled to perfection .
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Jay Ellis

Once again: with a tux, a little bit of fashion effort goes a long way. This subtle but ornate beading is just the thing to land one on a best dressed list!

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Lauren Ridloff

I could not pick just one image to really capture the radiance of this Elie Saab gown — every angle is a masterpiece.

Emily Blunt

It would be very easy for this gown to be unremarkable and unexciting. I can’t put my finger on exactly what elevates it, but it’s simple, crisp, and elegant. Practically perfect in every way, if you will.
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Harry Shum Jr.

It. Does. Not. Take. Much. To. Make. A. Tux. Interesting. Seriously, other tuxedo wearers: take this as a sign to up your game. Get on Shum’s level.

Elizabeth Banks

Banks could have pulled this decadent, somewhat architectural gown one out of Effie Trinket’s closet, which maybe sounds like a dig but it’s not because Effie Trinket is a style icon.
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Lady Gaga

She’s not a mother, but she’s our Mama Monster and so she gets to be on the list. (Also just look at this gown. There were lots of variations on this look at the ceremony, but hers was my favorite.)

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