by Daria Blaire
Red carpet fashion at the Oscars is highly anticipated, showcasing celebrities in elegant statement pieces, curated for the iconic event.
This causes friendly competition in the fashion world when designers compete for the chance to dress A-list stars and showcase their newest collection in the spotlight.
The prestigious award show honours outstanding achievements throughout the film industry, from actors, directors, and cinematographers, to costume designers, makeup artists, and prop department nominations.
These creatives dress in styles ranging from classic and elegant to avant-garde and bold, with designers like Dior, Chanel, and Versace leading the designs. The intricate details, high quality fabrics, and statement accessories are common elements in Oscar fashion which showcases the individual’s style as well as it relates to their projects that are highlighted by the award ceremony.
Couture has the opportunity to make a memorable statement in the fashion industry and allows new brands to spotlight their collections in front of thousands of people.
Gowns and dresses are often elegant and sophisticated, often match the designs to the themes of the films they’ve worked on during the year leading up to this year’s Oscars.
Classic tuxedos or tailored suits are also a go-to, with many incorporating details of their projects into their looks.
Banke Kuku is one of the brands on the rise to spotlight. A luxury label known for their vibrant and eclectic designs that often incorporate traditional African textile techniques into contemporary pieces.
This mix stands out in contrast to the already existing brands, oering a fresh approach to the conventional elegancy in the industry. Their newest collection is recognized for it’s unique texlie work, hand dyed fabrics, and other artisanal methods like hand weaving.
These designs would be a perfect way to stand out on any red carpet, but especially at the Oscars, since it’s one of the biggest events in the creative industry. The event attracts global attention and often sets online trends that are later wide spread across social media platforms. The timeless elements and the carefully throughout details add to the individuals’ creative expression.
Despite the competitive dynamic of the fashion industry and the hundreds of brands trying to break in every year, emerging designers aim to establish themselves and their startup connections.
The evolving landscape of the fashion industry allows for many creative freedom that balanced market trends, consumer demand, and online platform accessibility. The infusion of modern and traditional aesthetics, make Banke Kuku a brand worth checking out for the upcoming events throughout the industry.
The carefully selected outfits will soon line up the red carpet, from bold colours and unique silhouettes to classic elegancy and neutral colours, there are many things to look forward to seeing at the Oscars.
Edited by Emily Duff