During awards season we look forward to highlighting exceptional achievement, moving words, and the most important of all—fashion. Throughout the pandemic Hollywood’s finest stars have found ways to show up in their best looks and make the world stop with wonder and awe. The Oscars were no different. 

We all know that if Black Hollywood is gonna do anything, it will be making a dope fashion statement. This year, the talent that hit the red carpet sported bold colors, stunning poses and captivating designs all adorned with various hues of melanin. The abundantly glorious looks on display definitely provided a momentary escape into the coveted ceremony that many daydream about attending. Here are some of our favorite looks from the evening.