The 2019 Oscar ceremony on Sunday 24th February 2019 is set to be another star-studded and haute couture extravaganza. One singular night each February brings Hollywood icons under one roof, all of who yearn for the coveted golden Oscar award.
So Who are the 2019 Oscar nominations?
Roma, The Netflix drama which has been causing a stir. Based on a semi-autobiographical drama about a young housekeeper working for a middle-class Mexican family in 1970s. Director Alfonso Cuaron has received extended praise for producing, shooting and co-editing the movie himself.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite. A period drama that explores the relationship between two cousins competing to be court favourites of Queen Anne. Both films enter with ten nominations including Best Director, Best Actress, Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for multiple actors within both movies. Further momentum is found with eight nominations apiece for Vice staring the Christian Bale and A Star is Born, featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.
The red carpet is a feast for inspiration, yet this should not be limited to only Hollywood royalty. And whilst it is often a rarity to sport an Oscar-style dress, do not let that dissuade you as after all, life is a red carpet. And with that, we have 5 dramatic oscar inspired gowns from designers you need in your life.
Elie Saab defines red carpet moments, working with delicate embroideries using the finest materials. Each piece teems with a beauty of the highest magnitude. The intricacy and detailed sense of beauty is what he and the house are known. Saab knows how to define the perfect silhouette.
Brandon Maxwell’s inspires women to make them feel beautiful, each piece is equally timeless and impeccably tailored. Favoured by notable and influential women, Brandon was awarded the CFDA Swarovski Award for womenswear in 2016.
Reem Acra is known for her breathtaking collections in Ready-to-Wear and Bridal. Where tradition meets a modern aesthetic that leads to detailed and innovative couture designs.
Monique L’huillier captures the essence of sophisticated luxury through the subtle grace of feminine glamour and allure.
Monique's approach is both whimsical and playful, the ready-to-wear, accessories and bridal collections are created for women who understand the art of fashion.
Georgina and Keren the duo behind Marchesa create beautifully crafted runway collections and accessories. They effortlessly combine exquisite detailing with sublime femininity. Coveted by women and celebrities of all ages, Marchesa is a brand that is constantly creating iconic red carpet moments within the world of high-end fashion.