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The most glamorous red carpet looks from the Oscars 2022

The 94th Academy Awards brought some serious fashion

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Jenni McKnight
US Lifestyle Editor
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The most hotly anticipated red carpet of the year did not disappoint as the 2022 Oscars saw our favorite stars make us swoon with their fashion choices.

There were gowns aplenty, from classic black to bursts of color, and nominees including Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, and Kristen Stewart brought their A-game to Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

Take a look at some of the best-dressed stars on the Oscars 2022 red carpet – you won't be disappointed…

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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o stood out from the crowd in this gorgeous metallic gold Prada dress with silver embellishments and a tasseled skirt.

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Jessica Chastain

Best Actress winner Jessica Chastain looked beautiful in a gold and lavender ombre dress by Gucci that featured a pretty ruffled trim. 

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Euphoria star Zendaya wowed in this gorgeous Valentino Haute Couture look specially designed for her by Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli and Valentino Garavani Tango shoes. 

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Nicole Kidman

Best Actress nominee Nicole Kidman looked amazing in this custom-colored Armani Prive dress that featured petal-style cups and dramatic ruffled detailing around her waist. She accessorized with jaw-dropping jewels and a classic Omega watch.

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Maddie Ziegler

Maddie Ziegler looked incredible in a dramatic Giambattista Valli couture strapless black gown and Swarovski jewels. 

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Ariana DeBose

Best Supporting Actress winner Ariana DeBose rocked a stunning red pantsuit by Valentino Haute Couture specially designed for her by Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli, which she teamed with Valentino Garavani Tango shoes and a classic Omega watch - and can we just take a moment to appreciate the incredible cape! 

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Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis looked gorgeous in this metallic pink Zuhair Murad dress with train and strap detail.

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Olivia Colman

Best Actress nominee Olivia Colman looked amazing in this silver, pleated Dior dress. We love the dramatic floaty sleeves. 

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Kristen Stewart

Best Actress nominee Kristen Stewart looked like a rock star in her bespoke Chanel ensemble that featured tiny black silk shorts and a matching jacket, which she wore over a white shirt that was unbuttoned to her navel. 

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Lily James

Pam & Tommy star Lily James looked beautiful in a fairytale blush-colored Versace dress that featured a daring thigh split and lace, tulle train.

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Jada Pinkett Smith

WOW! Jada Pinkett Smith had all eyes on her in this dramatic emerald green Jean Paul Gaultier gown that featured the most elaborate train of the night. She teamed her stunning look with titanium and diamonds autumn leaf earrings and an emerald ring by ‘G' by Glenn Spiro.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross went for a bold red Carolina Herrera dress that featured a very deep plunge. We love the matching heels and lipstick. 

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Penelope Cruz

Best Actress nominee Penelope Cruz looked stunning as usual in this beautiful backless Chanel gown with pockets. 

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Alana Haim

Alana Haim stunned on the red carpet in this dreamy sparkly silver scalloped dress by Louis Vuitton.

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Timothee Chalamet

Massive shout-out to Timothee Chalamet who went shirtless underneath his impeccable black lace and sequinned jacket.

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Jennifer Garner

Another lady in red. Jennifer Garner looked beautiful in this Brandon Maxwell off-the-shoulder column dress with a deep plunge neckline. 

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams made a bold statement in this pink sheer Gucci gown that featured black applique detailing along the plunging neckline and a thigh split. Let's not forget about the lace gloves!

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Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz gave us major Audrey Hepburn vibes in this beautiful pink Saint Laurent dress.

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Caitriona Balfe

Belfast star Caitriona Balfe looked gorgeous in this custom Louis Vuitton white column dress with sparkly straps and a ruffled train.

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Kirsten Dunst

Best Supporting Actress nominee Kirsten Dunst looked so pretty in this red floral Christian Lacroix Haute Couture gown from the LILY et Cie archive.

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Nicky Hilton

Pregnant Nicky Hilton opted for a blush pink dress by Jenny Packham and looked beautiful! We love the feathered detailing on the sleeves.

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Regina Hall

Oscars 2022 co-host Regina Hall opted for this unconventional toffee-colored Vera Wang dress with Pomellato jewelry and looked gorgeous!

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Paloma Garcia-Lee

West Side Story story star Paloma Garcia-Lee looked gorgeous in an emerald custom-made Patrick McDowell dress. 

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis oped for a blue Stella McCartney high-necked dress with shirred waist - and she looked amazing. The actress showed her support for refugees with a blue ribbon she held up, that read: "#WithRefugees."

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Marlee Matlin

CODA star Marlee Matlin oozed glamour in this silky red Monique Lhuillier dress with a subtle train, soft draping, and ruched waist.

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Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens looked amazing in a shimmering black dress with cut-outs on her waist.

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Niecy Nash

Niecy Nash opted for a dramatic magenta gown by Monsoori with an elaborate train, thigh-high slit, and ruffled neckline.

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Saniyya Sidney

King Richard star Saniyya Sidney looked gorgeous in Armani Prive.

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