Amidst the COVID pandemic, the Oscars 2021 happened at Union Station Los Angeles and the Dolby Theater at the Hollywood & Highland Center, with only nominees, guests, and presenters attending in person. 

Despite the red carpet being less crowded than usual, attendees looked stunning in their designer outfits. Here are some of our favorite pictures from the Academy Awards 2021. 

Regina King 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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One Night in Miami director King graced her presence in a stunning custom pale blue Louis Vuitton gown and Forevermark diamonds. 

 Zendaya 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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One of the presenters for the night, Zendaya blew everyone away in a bright yellow Valentino gown and Bulgari jewelry. 

Daniel Kaluuya

The winner of the Best Supporting Actor wore a black Bottega Veneta suit and Cartier Jewelry.

Reese Witherspoon 

Reese Witherspoon donned an Amazonian-esque red strapped gown by Dolce & Gabbana adorned by Bulgari blings. 

Viola Davis 

Strutting in Alexander McQueen with a Jimmy Choo clutch, Best Actress nominee Viola Davis didn’t fail to project her confidence.

Colman Domingo 

Domingo walked in with a vibrant Fuschia-colored Atelier Versace suit embroidered with 4500 precious Swarovski crystals and sequins. 

Carey Mulligan 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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One of the nominees for best actress, Carey Mulligan arrived in a blinding gold Valentino gown.

H.E.R.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The winner of the best original song 'Fight for You' electrified the audience in an energetic blue outfit by Dundas.

Riz Ahmed and Fatima Farheen Mirza

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Nominated for Best Actor, Ahmed and his wife personified the idea of a perfect couple in a jet black suit and an elegant pastel blue gown.

Laura Dern 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Winner of Best Supporting Actress at the 2020 Oscars, Dern wore a feathered outfit by Oscar de la Renta and jewelry by Pomellato. 

Laura Pausini

Pausini wore a beautiful black Valentino Haute couture with Bulgari jewelry.

Steven Yeun 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Best Actor nominee Yeun arrived in a quintessentially classic three-piece tuxedo by Gucci. 

Halle Berry 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Halle Berry waltzed in with a sober purple Dolce & Gabbana gown, flaunting her new bob.

Vanessa Kirby

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Wrapped in Gucci and laced with Cartier, the Oscar nominee made the photographers run for a new memory card.

Leslie Odom Jr. 

Looking like the Oscar himself, Odom Jr. wore a metallic gold suit by Brioni with Cartier jewelry and an Omega watch.

Ariana DeBose

A slit dress with side cut-outs from the impeccable Atelier Versace, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and Harry Winston jewelry was seen on DeBose.

Tiara Thomas

The singer-songwriter pulled up in a plunging white 3-piece suit by Jovana Louis to say that she means business.

Emerald Fennell 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Showing off her baby bump, Fennel wore a floral printed organdy Gucci gown with Theo Fennell jewelry.