The Academy Awards ceremony, widely known as the Oscars, is one of the most highly visible fashion events of the year. Only the most fashion-conscious scour the online photo galleries from every runway show during Fashion Week.
Most people don’t get to see these top-of-the-line gowns until actresses wear them on the red carpet. If this year’s red carpet is indicative of the direction the coming year’s trends will take us, it would appear that fashion is hewing closely to subtle femininity.
We saw very little in the way of risk-taking this year. [Read more…]