Oscars 2020: The best and worst looks on the red carpet

Roman Griffin Davis and Archie Yates.
Roman Griffin Davis and Archie Yates. Photo credit: Getty

Another year, another Academy Awards, and another squad of celebrities angling to be the best dressed on the red carpet.

In my opinion, the men were boring, there were a lot of sequined dresses (groundbreaking!), feathery puffy sleeves a-plenty, and a few 2009 Prom throwbacks to round it off. 

Billy Porter 

He's done it again. Porter promised something big was to come for his outfit this year, and he most certainly delivered. A sleeveless gold feathered top, paired with a floor-length blood orange skirt. And peeking out underneath; Jimmy Choo platform pumps. Who knew he could beat his look from last year? If you're a bird Porter, I'm most definitely a bird...

Blac Chyna

What is she doing here? I can't get past the lopsided boob. 

Blac Chyna
Blac Chyna Photo credit: Getty

Spike Lee

Lee wore a custom purple Gucci suit with gold trim. In a beautiful tribute to legend Kobe Bryant, he had '24' stitched on the lapels on the back of his jacket.

Tonya Lewis Lee and Spike Lee.
Tonya Lewis Lee and Spike Lee. Photo credit: Getty

Laura Dern

Dern looked divine in a baby pink number. Her super chic dress was adorned with black sequins and tassels - the latter of which did allude to my grandmother's lampshade. I still liked it though. 

The Jojo Rabbit boys

Roman Griffin Davis and Archie Yates stole the red carpet.  The young boys were dressed in super adorable tuxes, equipped with braces. Fittingly, both took on the peace sign as their go-to pose. 

Archie Yates and Roman Griffin Davis.
Archie Yates and Roman Griffin Davis. Photo credit: Getty

Billie Eilish

It was certainly nice to see her face after what she was wearing at the Grammys. She took to the red carpet in a classy pantsuit and buttoned-up jacket dripping in Chanel. She never wants to dress in a way for her body to be sexualized, so once again she has redefined red carpet dressing by rocking up in a baggy tracksuit.

Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish Photo credit: Getty.

Sandra Oh

Good to see she's gone for a bit more a statement piece, hitting the carpet in a sweeping dusty-pink gown. Sequins, mesh, bows, ruffles - they're all mushed together into one hell of a dress. The sleeves look a little like loofahs from Bed Bath and Beyond, but they're still amazing. 

Natalie Portman

Portman embroidered the cape of her Dior Haute Couture ensemble with a list of last names of female filmmakers that were snubbed from the 2020 Oscars. You can see them around the trimming of the opening. That's a vibe.

Underneath is a sheer gown, scattered with gold specks, shaped around her waist by a curtain tie. 

 Natalie Portman.
Natalie Portman. Photo credit: Getty.

Janelle Monáe

Monae is armed with 168,000 Swarovski crystals, in full chainmail style. A knight in shining armour, but a very sexy and elegant one. I really don't know how she would sit through the Oscars in this though. A truly incredible ensemble. 

Timothée Chalamet

Eek, are you off to play football later hun? Perhaps swapped outfits with the valet guy?  Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous man - but maybe a suit jacket could have also been nice. Good to see a dress shirt popping out the top though.

Timothée Chalamet.
Timothée Chalamet. Photo credit: Getty.


Taika Waititi 

He probably wore the most classic tux you could buy, but man he looked good.

 Taika Waititi.
Taika Waititi. Photo credit: Getty.


Kristen Wiig

Great colour, but that's about it. It looks like the lining of the intestines, a tampon, and a centipede all rolled into one. 

Kristen Wiig
Kristen Wiig Photo credit: Getty.