Google has revealed the most searched red carpet looks from the 2023 Academy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.
The top 10 list features stars who are known for their consistently extravagant style, including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Angela Bassett. Mindy Kaling, Dwayne Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson also made the cut with unique, unexpected ensembles.
Here, the top 10 most searched red carpet looks from the 2023 Oscars.
Wearing a Bondage-inspired Alaïa dress, Rihanna made a highly anticipated arrival at the awards in an edgy ensemble. The leather band dress had a detailed bottom that exposed her baby bump, as the star announced after her 2023 Super Bowl halftime performance that she was expecting her second child with rapper A$AP Rocky. Rihanna, who took the stage at the awards to perform her Oscar-nominated single “Lift Me Up” from the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” soundtrack, rounded out her look with a messy updo, cocktail rings and custom-made Giuseppe Zanotti heels. Paired with ,
Arianna DeBose, who was one of the presenters at the awards, wore a custom Atelier Versace gown. It featured shimmering geometric-inspired detailing, a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves with a dramatic side train. DeBose is no stranger to award season, as she won an Oscar in 2022 for her performance in “West Side Story.”
For the occasion, Kaling wore a white Vera Wang gown with sheer panels on the bodice and cutout details on her shoulders. She later changed into a black version of the brand’s custom gown to present the Academy Award for Best Original Score, which went to composer Volker Bertelmann.
Chastain chose a romantic look for the awards, wearing a custom Gucci gown with a silver base and a black peekaboo feature at her plunging neckline. When it comes to hair, the “George & Tammy” star embraced Old Hollywood-style curls and her dramatic side. The actress won her first Oscar in 2022 for her portrayal of famed TV evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in the film “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”.
Lady Gaga, who performed at the awards, looked to Versace’s latest fall ready-to-wear collection for her outfit. The singer and actress, who was nominated for Best Original Song for her track “Hold My Hand,” wore a sheer corset gown with a low-rise skirt from the brand.
The Indian actress stunned on the red carpet wearing an all-black Louis Vuitton gown with a mermaid silhouette. The strapless off-the-shoulder gown featured a sweetheart neckline and matching opera gloves. She performed the Best Original Song nominee and eventual winner, “Naatu Naatu” from “RRR”.
Samuel L Jackson
The veteran actor looked sharp for the awards wearing a metallic gray suit jacket with a matching bowtie. He coordinated the suit with black trousers and a white button-up with gold details.
Cate Blanchett is known for wearing sustainable looks and this time was no different. The actress, who was among the nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role, wore a custom Louis Vuitton gown with a baby blue top from an archival collection and a slit skirt made entirely of sustainable silk. Blanchett played musician Lydia Tarr in the film “Tarr”, which was released in theaters on October 7.
Angela Bassett brought the kiss of spring in a red cape while donning a purple organza Moschino gown with a dramatic bow neckline. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Ramonda in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”.
Dwayne Johnson added a pop of vibrant color to his Oscars ensemble by wearing a peach pink suit jacket with a matching floral attachment. Underneath a double-breasted jacket, he wore a classic white button-up and black bow tie. Johnson joined Emily Blunt in presenting the Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
The annual Oscars celebrates the film, the cinematography and the actors who brought the characters to life. This year, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show and performances included Rihanna and Lady Gaga. Presenters included Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Janelle Monáe. For the 95th annual ceremony, the red carpet was changed to a champagne color due to an aesthetic choice to enhance photography during the arrivals. The champagne carpet is the first to turn red since the 33rd Oscars in 1961.