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15 Small Fashion Details At The Oscars Red Carpet That I Am Low-Key Obsessed With

A metal dress...but how...

The 2021 Oscars red carpet was tonight, and oh mama, it was a great one.

Zendaya in a yellow gown
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Because there were a LOT of looks, you might have missed a couple of things. No problem! Here are some tiny details from the red carpet this year:

1. H.E.R.'s Dundas outfit was a nod to Prince's 1985 Oscars look.

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2. And her hood was a shoutout to her Oscar-nominated song, "Fight for You."

H.E.R. in a blue hooded outfit and wearing sunglasses
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3. Zendaya's Valentino look was inspired by Cher.

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4. And she wore $6 million in Bulgari diamonds.

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5. Travon Free's Dolce & Gabbana suit was lined with the names of people killed by police.

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6. Erica Rivinoja, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm writer, accessorized with a shrimp bag.

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7. Celeste Waite's bag was a bedazzled heart.

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8. Questlove wore gold Crocs.

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9. And Chloé Zhao wore sneakers.

Chloé Zhao in pigtails and wearing a beige long-sleeved, high-neck gown with white sneakers
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10. LaKeith Stanfield's YSL look was likely based on a women's Spring 2021 look.

Everything abt Lakeith Stanfield in @YSL is right, especially that it’s based on a women’s spring 2021 look.

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11. Andra Day's custom Vera Wang dress was made out of metal.

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12. Viola Davis actually wore a skin-colored corset, which you can see through the cutout detailing in her Alexander McQueen dress. To achieve the effect in the age of social distancing, the designer tried roughly 20 swatches and consulted Viola's makeup artist.

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13. The top of Maria Bakalova's dress had diamonds on it.

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14. Colman Domingo's Versace suit featured 4,500 precious Swarovski crystals and sequins — 150 hours' worth of embroidery. That's not terribly far off the length of the Promising Young Woman shoot.

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15. Finally, Regina King's Louis Vuitton dress had a record-breaking number of Swarovski crystals for Vuitton. According to Vogue, this means "62,000 sequins, 3,900 pale sparkling stones, 4,500 in darker tones."

Regina King wearing a long, straight blue gown with winged shoulders
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You can see every single red carpet look here.

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