After an initial postponement that pushed the ceremony back a few months, the biggest night in film took place on Sunday night — and in-person! That meant that, following months of flexing and posing in their homes or hotel rooms, many of the biggest names in the industry actually, surreally walked a red carpet. (Even those that didn't make their way down the step-and-repeat stole everyone's attention with their sartorial choices — ahem, LaKeith Stanfield.)
In terms of the fashion, there were tons of references and callbacks— from H.E.R.'s purple Dundas tribute to Prince to Zendaya's custom Valentino inspired by Cher — as well as lots of Oscars gold, plus plenty of custom creations to keep us talking about this red carpet for a while. Keep reading to catch up on all the best style moments from the 2021 Academy Awards.