It’s true that styles are subject to change and oftentimes something trends can come back in style. For instance, the dreaded shoulder pad. Who would have thought that this look would ever make a comeback and that men would once again start desiring woman for their square, bulky shoulders? At the 85th Annual Academy Awards last night, presenters like Jane Fonda and Halle Berry walked the red carpet wearing their best 80s get up, shoulder pads and all.
Charlize Theron and best actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence rocked the other trend of the night and stole the show in their bright whites. Theron’s dress was more structured while Lawrence’s dress reminded you of a tiered wedding cake.
Hair was barely there with pixie cuts popping up everywhere, giving many actresses who chose it the edge they needed or the softness essential for pairing it with a pastel dress.
The final trend of the night was royal blue. The deep hue flattered every skin tone from Quvenzhane Wallis to Reese Witherspoon. The final look for each of the royal regals was a sophisticated look that matched the atmosphere of the night.
Check out the list to view photos of the hottest trends of the night.
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Jennifer Lawrence – Trend: White
Jennifer Lawrence looked like she was attending a wedding rather than the Oscars. Her tiered dress cascaded on the red carpet and proved difficult to maneuver when Lawrence tripped on the Oscar steps to accept her Academy Award for best actress. Still many thought she suceeded with the look.
Zoe Saldana – Trend: White
Zoe Saldana looked like a sweetheart with a dark side in this black and white number. It was perfectly fitted and accentuated her fab figure.
Octavia Spencer – Trend: White
Octavia Spencer wore a cream colored dress that was reminiscent of the the prom with it’s miles of tulle. The off the shoulder look gave it a modern feel. Spencer paired it with cute up-do with flattering bangs.
Charlize Theron – Trend: White & Pixie Cut
Charlize Theron look immaculate in this structured, white strapless gown. She paired it with a perfectly styled pixie cut and beautiful bracelet on each arm. Only Theron could pull off a look like this and own the red carpet in such a dramatic fashion.
Anne Hathaway – Trend: Pixie Cut
Anne Hathaway’s pink dress may not have garnered her the kind of attention that she wanted but her pixie cut was right on trend. Hathaway cut her long locks for her best supporting actress winning role in Les Miserables. It seems that her hair grown back and she looks better than ever with this side swept look.
Jane Fonda – Trend: 80s
Not many people can pull of shoulder pads but if anyone can do it, Jane Fonda can. This look is also debatable. If you’re not a fan of shoulder pads, then the gathered waste will impress you but not enough to give the dress high marks. Still, you can’t help but notice that Jane Fonda looks about the same since her 80’s workout craze. We should all hope to look this young at 76-years old.
Jennifer Hudson – Trend: 80’s
Jennifer Hudson polarized many with this blue dress. She was reminiscent of something Donna Summer might have worn in the early 80’s. She is a musician and musicians love nothing more than paying homage to other musicians. What’s your opinion of this look?
Quvenzhané Wallis – Trend: Royal blue
The adorable and wise beyond her years, Quvenzhané Wallis looks all grown up in this royal blue dress. She paired it with a billowy matching royal blue wrap and a totally perfect puppy purse. She’s so cute!
Robin Roberts – Trend: Royal Blue
Robin Roberts kept her promise to herself and recovered from her MDS diagnosis and chemotherapy that caused her to lose her hair. She showed up to the 85th Annual Academy awards looking divine in a royal blue number that complimented her beautiful tan skin.
Reese Witherspoon – Trend: Royal Blue
Reese Witherspoon always looks in style with this modern color-blocking dress. The slight hint of black perfectly draws attention to the bust line without over emphasizing it and the black lining her side is slimming giving the illusion of a curvier figure. She wore this trend well.