“The last two years have felt like 20 and we are still having such a difficult and turbulent time in the world right now on the global stage. I think we want to keep the tone upbeat and celebratory because we need a release,” Oscar producer Will Packer said.
The optimistic mood began earlier this month at the Oscar nominees’ luncheon. The Oscars red carpet will once again be the longest and most important runway in fashion.
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“I feel like people are ready for that. We haven’t seen a proper fashion show yet,” says style expert Alex Badia.
Badia calls Oscars red carpet the most important in years.
“I think there’s a celebration of women in general and a return to life as we knew it,” says Badia.
Young designers are still looking for success here.
“The idea of old Hollywood glam is to pull from the old, from the old archival moments, to make something that feels a little fresh, new and younger,” said designer Laquan Smith.
Smith’s bold designs were the talk of fashion week.
The Oscars often call for a more conservative look, but this year is different.
“We’re talking about pink, red, orange. We’re talking about metallics, sequins and a return to sexuality,” he added.
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