Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses
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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

Emilia Clarke, from left, Billy Porter and Linda Cardellini.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Lady Gaga completes her season-long red-carpet fashion winning streak in a dreamy, “mistress of the dark” gown by Alexander McQueen with long leather gloves and a 128-carat diamond necklace from Tiffany & Co.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

MISS: Glenn Close goes for gold in a 42-pound Carolina Herrera gown with an imperious cape and train but comes up short.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Charlize Theron evokes a Delft bust in this bluish-gray backless Dior Couture gown with Bulgari jewels.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Nicholas Hoult is wearing a look we’d love to see become a trend: a long jacket with a royal wedding-inspired Dior tuxedo with a double-breasted sash that ran from his shoulder to hip.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

MISS: Sarah Paulson typically gets major fashion kudos, but she misses the mark in this vivid yet shapeless Brandon Maxwell crop top with matching ball skirt.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Chris Evans is a standout in this teal tuxedo jacket by Salvatore Ferragamo.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

MISS: Olivia Colman looks as if she’s a new baby being swaddled, albeit in a gorgeous Prada gown inspired by her stylist’s trips through the desert.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

MISS: Spike Lee gets points for paying tribute to Prince with a purple suit and a long necklace featuring the late artist’s ubiquitous symbol. Unfortunately the outfit seems more tailored to the Film Independent Spirit Awards than the Academy Awards.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Laura Harrier is simply sweet in a pale blue, high-slit custom Louis Vuitton gown with a silk periwinkle lining.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Billy Porter owned the Oscars red carpet in a custom velvet and satin tuxedo jacket by Christian Siriano over a strapless ball gown. As a result, he became a trending topic on social media during pre-Oscars coverage.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Emilia Clarke pulls out all the majestic stops in a custom silver Balmain Couture gown.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Gemma Chan sent the internet a flutter in a billowing fuchsia taffeta Valentino gown with expanding frills (and pockets!) and earrings from Bulgari.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

MISS: Linda Cardellini looks like a nightgown nightmare in this ruffled red high-low gown by Schiaparelli.

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Oscars 2019 fashion hits and misses

HIT: Stephan James is a red-carpet standout in a custom crimson tuxedo by Etro -- complete with an oversized bowtie.

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