Oscars 2018: The Best and Worst Dressed

The first #MeToo Oscars could not have been more vivid, with bold metallics and vibrant hues during Sunday night's Academy Awards show. And, like the Oscars, the men weren't letting the women have all the fun. 

Here are the standouts and letdowns: 

Best Dressed

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Kobe Bryant

The Lakers star went classic, taking home his first Academy Award for the best animated short film, Dear Basketball, in a perfectly tailored tux.

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Timothée Chalamet

The 22-year-old best actor nominee, for Call Me by Your Name, had a breakout year on screen (he also starred in Lady Bird) and on the carpet, delighting everyone in his all white tux. 

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Laura Dern

The Star Wars: The Last Jedi star and Big Little Lies Emmy winner wore a classic white column from Calvin Klein and earrings from Atelier Swarovski.

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Betty Gabriel

The Get Out star went for two of the evening's big trends: sparkle and a plunging neckline. 

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Gal Gadot

In one of the evening's most striking looks, the Wonder Woman star wore a flapper-style gunmetal gown from Givenchy and a Tiffany & Co. necklace called "Blue Ice."

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Nicole Kidman

Indigo got a lot of play on the carpet, and the Big Little Lies star wore the most stunning display of all, by Giorgio Armani.

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James Ivory

The 89-year-old Call Me by Your Name screenwriter took home the prize for best adapted screenplay in a classic suit, his shirt illustrated with Chalamet's face—the evening's most charming detail.

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Jennifer Lawrence

Metallics were everywhere, and the Red Sparrow star opted for a gold number by Dior. 

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Jordan Peele

Peele's tux jacket, like Chalamet's, was white, but he added a deer antler lapel pin—a reference to his film Get Out. He took home the Oscar for best original screenplay.

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Kelly Marie Tran

The Star Wars: The Last Jedi newcomer made her Oscars debut in an ice-blue gown with an empire waist from Jenny Packham.

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Emma Stone

The 29-year-old winner of 2017's best actress Oscar opted for a Louis Vuitton black and red pantsuit (love the hot pink sash) that was a sexy alternative to the more traditional gowns. 

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Worst Dressed

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Blanca Blanco

Known to most viewers as "the woman who wore red to an all-black #MeToo Golden Globes," Blanco made another misguided choice.

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Emily Blunt

The usually sophisticated Mary Poppins Returns star chose a dress that was overly stylized and frilly—like an upholstered nightgown.

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Viola Davis

Loved the hair, but the Oscar winner's hot pink dress was curiously ill-fitting. 

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Salma Hayek

Perhaps the Beatriz at Dinner star's Gucci gown was an homage to Gone With the Wind, but it looked as if it had been pulled off a curtain rod. 

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Adam Rippon

The American figure skater and viral, outspoken interview pro chose to accessorize his tuxedo with a leather harness.  

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Maya Rudolph

She and fellow presenter Tiffany Haddish stole the show inside the Dolby Theatre, but her dress looked like an extension of the red carpet.

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The 21-year-old Spider-Man: Homecoming star wore a Giambattista Valli chocolate chiffon gown that blew past voluminous, veering into shapeless.  

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