Our Top 8 2018 Oscar Gown Countdown

With the rise of the Time’s Up movement and groundbreaking sexual harassment cases creating a brighter future for all industries, the stars of Hollywood came out in full force last night to celebrate the 90th Academy Awards. With fashion playing such an intrinsic part in our history, let’s take a look at the gowns and, more importantly, the women this night will be remembered for.

Gal Gadot in Givenchy and Tiffany & Co. is every bit the Wonder Woman. Her fierce red lipstick and 1920s-inspired shimmering gown gives a nod to all the powerful women who came before her.

Emma Watson creates magic at the Vanity Fair party in Ralph Lauren, with jewellery by AnaKatarina Design, ANA KHOURI, and Vrai & Oro. Sticking to her sustainable and ethically friendly fashion choices, Watson also displays a Time’s Up temporary tattoo; proving that fashion is a great accomplice in fighting for what’s right.

Jennifer Garner pays homage to the great style icons in a stunning blue Versace gown, Piaget jewelry and a touch of old Hollywood glamour. A royal look fit for a queen of the silver screen!

Gina Rodriguez makes a statement in a beautiful Zuhair Murad gown with a romantic fairytale design, proving dreams do come true. Rodriguez has been outspoken about the Time’s Up movement and representativity in Hollywood, and is set to star in Annihilation with a majority female cast.

Lupita Nyong’o wears Atelier Versace and Niwaka jewelry to revel in the success of Black Panther on the red carpet. A superhero of diversity and fashion, this phenomenal female makes her voice roar.

Jennifer Lawrence leads in an incredible Dior dress while taking on her role as presenter. Lawrence will star in the upcoming film Red Sparrow and be taking a break from acting to be more politically active over the next year.

Margot Robbie is breathtaking in her Haute Couture Chanel gown and Roger Vivier shoes, celebrating her nomination for her role in I, Tonya. Portraying incredible women onscreen and being one herself off-screen, Robbie is one to watch.

Saoirse Ronan sets the scene in Calvin Klein by Appointment, Cartier jewellery and Christian Louboutin shoes. A highly commended actor at 23, Ronan is also set to star in Mary Queen of Scots alongside Margot Robbie.

Kathleen Loxton

Kathleen is a graduate in Communications, who is currently working in marketing. Having developed a passion for fashion at a young age, she has contributed to various London and Brisbane based fashion blogs and fashion weeks. In her spare time she enjoys museums, movies, and finding that perfect cup of coffee with friends.