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The Oscars 2017

Another Oscars ceremony has come and gone (with much controversy – we may add!) but here at Joel & Son Fabrics we’re only truly interested in one element – the dresses.

Here are our favourite looks from The Oscars 2017.

 

Viola Davis

Best Supporting Actress winner Viola Davis stunned in a custom coral Armani Privé silk crêpe gown. The term 'less is more' comes to mind - a simple fabric with a phenomenal drape in a stunning colour does all the talking.

Viola Davis in Armani Privé Viola Davis in Armani Privé

 

Soft Cerise Pink Silk Marocain Crêpe, £124.90/m Soft Cerise Pink Silk Marocain Crêpe, £124.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron was going for gold in a Grecian style lamé dress by Dior. Pleats and pleats of gold lamé layered with black chiffon are used to create this two-tone effect gown. Cleverly cinched in at the waist to create a gorgeous silhouette. Lamé & chiffon are light, floaty fabrics allowing the dress to float seamlessly as you walk.

Charlize Theron in Dior Charlize Theron in Dior

 

Bronze/Gold/Grey Metallic Lamé, £89.90. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Black Silk Chiffon, £33.90/m. Available in various colours. Black Silk Chiffon, £33.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Brie Larson

Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson channelled classic Hollywood glamour in Oscar de la Renta. Her black velvet dress was lined with silk zibeline to create the stiffness needed for her ruffled skirt and dramatic neckline.

Brie Larson in Oscar de la Renta Brie Larson in Oscar de la Renta

 

Black Embroidered Velet, £229.90/m Black Embroidered Velet, £229.90/m

 

Black Silk Zibeline, £98.90/m Black Silk Zibeline, £98.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Felicity Jones

It's impossible to be overdressed for The Oscars. Award presenter Felicity Jones took it to the next level showing us her best 'black tie ballerina' look in a romantic tulle Dior gown.

 

Felicity Jones in Dior Felicity Jones in Dior

 

White Floral Embroidered Tulle, £98.90/m White Floral Embroidered Tulle, £98.90/m

 

Striking Ivory Embossed Tulle, £98.90/m Striking Ivory Embossed Tulle, £98.90/m

 

Silver Floral Embroidered Metallic Tulle, £489.90/m Silver Floral Embroidered Metallic Tulle, £489.90/m

 

The Oscars Vanity Fair After Party

 

Demi Lovato

Looking every inch the princess in a lilac Monique Lhuillier silk chiffon gown. Metres & metres of silk chiffon are ruffled to perfection to create this girlie princess gown.

Demi Lovato in Monique Lhuillier Demi Lovato in Monique Lhuillier

 

Lilac Silk Chiffon, £33.90/m. Available in a variety of colours Lilac Silk Chiffon, £33.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Kate Bosworth

Mixing teal green tulle with a gold underlay, this two-tone effect a-line tulle dress by J. Mendel is simply stunning.

Kate Bosworth in J. Mendel Kate Bosworth in J. Mendel

 

Teal Polyamide Tulle, £12.90/m. Available in a variety of colours. Teal Polyamide Tulle, £12.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

Light Gold Silk Satin, £61.90/m. Available in a variety of colours. Light Gold Silk Satin, £61.90/m. Available in a variety of colours.

 

That's it for our favourites this year! We welcome you to recreate these sensational looks with us and we promise to continue to offer the most fabulous, red carpet worthy fabrics all year round.

Please note all photographs used are for illustrative purposes only. All red carpet photographs from vogue.co.uk and harpersbazaar.com.

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