The Academy Awards 2019 are over and while there’s a lot to digest in the aftermath — from celebrating Olivia Coleman’s Best Actress win, debating Green Book as Best Picture, to applauding Roma‘s success — we’re here to bring you the crème de la crème from the red carpet.
Velvet was the fabric of choice for many of this year’s ’fits: Michael B. Jordan, Chris Evans, and Stephan James were among the masses who chose to level up their outfits with a little lustrous sheen. Billy Porter stole the show in tuxedo-gown — a look that will no doubt go down in Oscar’s history — while Pharrell Williams’ turned up in an all camo look, and Mahershala Ali rocked a rabbit-fur beanie.
Check out all the best, the meh, and the most WTF red carpet looks from the Oscars 2019 below.
Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan looked sharp on the red carpet wearing a midnight blue velvet tux jacket alongside his mother, Donna Jordan.
Not only did Mahershala Ali take home an Oscar this Sunday, but he was also one of the best dressed on the red carpet, all thanks to a $350 hat by Gigi Burris and a brocade three-piece suit from Ermenegildo Zegna XXX.
Props have to be handed to Pharrell Williams for breaking all the Academy Awards red carpet rules in a camo print shorts suit, tube socks, and docs.
Henry Golding championed Hollywood glamor in Ralph Lauren Purple Label complete with waistcoat chain and IWC watch.
Breaking typical red carpet molds once again, Black Panther‘s Chadwick Boseman stepped out in Givenchy Haute Couture and Bulgari jewels.
Pose‘s Billy Porter stole the show in a gender fluid, floor-length, black velvet, custom Christian Siriano dress and matching bolero jacket.
BlackKklansman director Spike Lee turned up in an all-purple suit, custom Jordan IIIs, and custom rings worn by Radio Raheem in Do the Right Thing.
We’re totally here for Eighth Grade‘s Elsie Fisher’s Thom Browne tux vibe, which channels a Margot Tennenbaum-esque nonchalance.
Not every man can pull off a velour, salmon pink Fendi suit with matching scrunchie, and the verdict is out on whether Momoa is one of them.
Part festive, part cruise ship, Stephan James’s custom ETRO tux and white Giuseppe Zanotti boots certainly blend into the Oscars red carpet.
The Most WTF
We’re always here for a bit of Tartan but this is a little too much.
Aka Björk sans swan.