Stars shined bright at the Academy Awards on Sunday afternoon despite rain drenching the red carpet.
Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge, 34, looked like an old-fashioned movie star as she modeled a plunging white wrap dress with ruffles with a nicely placed red floral accent on her hip.
And Kristin Cavallari resembled Grace Kelly in To Catch A Thief in her strapless powder blue dress with a perfectly chosen diamond necklace and matching earrings.
Other early birds included Blac Chyna and Billy Porter.
First out of the gate: The look was feminine gowns during early arrivals on the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood for the 92 Acacemy Awards on Sunday. Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge, 34, looked like an old-fashioned movie star as she modeled a white gown with a nicely placed red floral accent on her hip
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Lily Aldridge turned heads as she arrived on the red carpet at the 92nd Academy Awards.
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Chaos! A downpour caused pandemonium at the Oscars as rain leaked onto the red carpet as it began
Kristin was on the carpet early so she could do a pre-show for E! Earlier the Very Cavallari star.
Her hair was parted in the middle and worn down in soft waves as her makeup was intense with black lined eyes and a pink lip. She had taken to social media to reveal she had her highlights done the day before.
And the Hills vet also filmed her team doing her makeup.
Giuliana Rancic wore a cherry red mirrored gown with feathers down the column skirt to the Oscars.
Billy Porter of Pose wore a gold tank top with a full satin skirt in pink and red and added gold platform shoes that tied up over fishnet stockings.
Blac Chyna, who is best known for starring on Rob & Chyna with ex-fiance Rob Kardashian, made quite the impression on the carpet.
So regal: And Kristin Cavallari resembled Grace Kelly in To Catch A Thief in her strapless powder blue dress with a perfectly chosen diamond necklace and matching earrings
Like a princess: Kristin was on the carpet early so she could do a pre-show for E! Earlier the Very Cavallari star had taken to social media to reveal she had her highlights done the day before
The mother to Dream Kardashian had on no bra with a black plunging dress that left little to the imagination and a high slit that showed off her legs.
Her hair was in a short flapper style and her makeup was a nude color palette.
The star, who is currently in a lawsuit with several members of the Kardashian family, also has a son, King Cairo, with Kylie Jenner’s ex boyfriend Tyga.
Pastel: Julia Butters (L, in Christian Siriano) and Regina King (R) opted for colorful dresses for the carpet
Lovely: Kelly Ripa arrived with her handsome husband Mark Consuelos; Kelly chose an off-the-shoulder black frock
Straight from New York: GMA vets Robyn Roberts and Michael Strahan were arm in arm for the big night
Lilly Singh of Bad Moms fame held up her stylish purse as she showed off her outfit that was half dress, half gown. The Canadian artist showed off chunky necklaces proving she is up on her trends.
It was a soggy night for the Oscars.
A downpour caused pandemonium at the Oscars as rain leaked onto the carpet. Puddles formed on the plastic sheeting covering the carpet. Crews of workmen in tuxedos went around with long poles to tip the vats of water put of harms way. ‘It’s a mess that’s for sure,’ an Academy spokesman lamented as he surveyed the scene. Photographers and TV cameramen were drenched as rain cascaded down the covering into the media pens.
Someone joked that there was still time for stars to bring umbrellas and raincoats. ‘It’s water torture,’ an Academy spokeswomen said.
They were arriving for a night that could be a historic one in Hollywood’s history – with the potential that for the first time a foreign language film could win Best Picture.
Reality TV hits the Oscars: Blac Chyna, who is best known for starring on Rob & Chyna with ex-fiance Rob Kardashian, made quite the impression on the carpet. The mother to Dream Kardashian had on no bra with a black plunging dress that left little to the imagination and a high slit that showed off her legs. Her hair was in a short flapper style and her makeup was a nude color palette
Red alert: Giuliana Rancic wore a cherry red mirrored gown with feathers down the column skirt to the Oscars. And her blonde hair was worn down over her very tanned shoulders for a sensual look
The Korean phenomenon Parasite, nominated in total for a whopping six Oscars, is nominated for the top category, alongside 1917, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Joker, The Irishman, Marriage Story, Little Women and Jojo Rabbit.
Along with watching the usual array of excited, emotional and occasionally yawn-inducing awards thank you speeches, guests will be entertained by performances from Elton John and Idina Menzel – who both perform tracks nominated for Best Original Song – and Billie Eilish.
The later, the multi-Grammy winning teen breakout star of 2019, has been tasked with creating the eagerly awaited Bond theme for the 25th movie, No Time To Die.
He did it! Billy Porter of Pose wore a gold tank top with a full satin skirt in pink and red and added gold platform shoes that tied up over fishnet stockings
A white light on the red carpet: Lilly Singh of Bad Moms fame held up her stylish purse as she showed off her outfit that was half dress, half gown. The Canadian artist showed off chunky necklaces proving she is up on her trends
Uh oh: Rain appeared to be leaking through the makeshift ceiling during the heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon
Making it work: People were using long sticks to help close off the leaks just as the red carpet kicked off
And while Billie has given no hint of what her ‘special’ Oscars performance will entail, fans are naturally hoping it will be the first preview of the new Bond track.
Along with the Oscars nominees themselves, a who’s who of Hollywood’s biggest names will take to the stage to present the coveted gongs.
Jane Fonda, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Oscar Isaac, Sandra Oh, Natalie Portman, Chris Rock and Taika Waititi were announced this week to join the starry line up.
They join Mahershala Ali, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Zazie Beetz, Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, James Corden, Penélope Cruz, Beanie Feldstein, Will Ferrell, Gal Gadot, Zack Gottsagen, Salma Hayek, Mindy Kaling, Diane Keaton, Regina King, Shia LaBeouf, Brie Larson, Spike Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George MacKay, Rami Malek, Steve Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Keanu Reeves, Ray Romano, Maya Rudolph, Mark Ruffalo, Kelly Marie Tran, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig and Rebel Wilson.
Unique: Singer, Songwriter Aurora Aksnes chose a mint green and red set
92nd Annual Academy Awards: Nominees
Ford vs Ferrari
Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood
Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Renée Zellweger – Judy
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Margot Robbie – Bombshell
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman
Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho – Parasite
Sam Mendes – 1917
Todd Phillips – Joker
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
BEST SOUND MIXING
Ford v Ferrari
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
BEST SOUND EDITING
Ford V Ferrari – Donald Sylvester
Joker – Alan Robert Murray
1917 – Oliver Tarrney and Rachel Tate
One Upon as Time in Hollywood – Wylie Stateman
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker – Matthew Wood and David Acord
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away – Toy Story 4
I’m Gonna Love me Again – Rocketman
I’m Standing With You – Breakthrough
Into the Unknown – Frozen II
Stand Up – Harriet
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Toy Story 4
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbor’s Window
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
The Edge of Democracy
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
St. Louis Superman
Walk Run Cha-Cha
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
1917 – Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Knives Out – Rian Johnson
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
Parasite – Bong Joon Ho & Jin Won Han
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Irishman – Steven Zaillian
Jojo Rabbit – Taika Waititi
Joker – Todd Phillips & Scott Silver
Little Women – Greta Gerwig
The Two Popes – Anthony McCarten
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
Corpus Christi (Poland)
Honeyland (North Macedonia)
Les Miserables (France)
Pain and Glory (Spain)
Parasite (South Korea)
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
BEST FILM EDITING
Ford v Ferrari – Andrew Buckland & Michael McCusker
The Irishman – Thelma Schoonmaker
Jojo Rabbit – Tom Eagles
Joker – Jeff Groth
Parasite – Jinmo Yang
1917 – Roger Deakins
The Irishman – Rodrigo Prieto
Joker – Lawrence Sher
The Lighthouse – Jarin Blaschke
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Robert Richardson
BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil