Oscars 2019 worst dressed sees Maya Rudolph and Gemma Chan among the stars to miss the mark at the 91st Academy Awards

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THE Academy Awards one of the most glamorous events in the film calendar and the world’s biggest stars have taken to the red carpet today.

They may dazzle on the big screen, but not everyone wowed with their sartorial choices this year – with these looks slightly missing the mark.

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Maya Rudolph from Bridesmaids took flower power to the next level in this unmissable pink number[/caption]

Bridesmaids star Maya Rudolph, 46, followed the old adage of go bold or go home, pulling out all the stops in a striking floral dress with capes that will certainly have turned heads.

While the pattern is pretty, the shapeless dress swamped the actress and slightly resembled an old-fashioned nightie.

Meanwhile, Gemma Chan, 36, from Crazy Rich Asians looks sensation in everything she wears, but we aren’t sure what to make of her bright neon gown that looks like a duvet.

The 91st Academy Awards is taking place at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, where some of the biggest names in entertainment find out if they had won one of the coveted Oscar gongs.

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Maya’s unusual pink dress had a long frilly cape in the same floral pattern[/caption]

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It’s hard for Crazy Rich Asians actress Gemma Chan to look bad in anything, but we aren’t sure about this bright pink floaty dress that slightly resembles a duvet[/caption]

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The neon number swapped Gemma’s figure and looked like a giant sleeping bag[/caption]

And Melissa McCarthy, 48, may be one of our heroes, but she paired her sleek plunging white shirt and dark trousers with an actual white cape – and it was definitely an unusual choice.

Linda Cardellini, 43, who starred in Avengers: Age of Ultron clearly went against the widely-held mantra that less is more in some cases.

To say the star’s pink dress is extremely frilly and over-the-top would be an understandment, as the striking, layered Christian Siriano gown cascaded onto the red carpet, and was fastened with a large bow at the front.

And US singer Kacey Musgraves, 30, looked like a giant cake topper in a pale pink, frilly gown.

Crazy Rich Asians Awkwafina, 29, certainly lived up to her quirky side with a purple, shimmery trouser suit by DSquared2, that included a striking pussybow tie.

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Melissa McCarthy is one of our heroes, but this cape was a slightly unnecessary addition to her outfit[/caption]

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Melissa rocked the look, but we aren’t sure it’s one of our favourite ensembles[/caption]

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Linda Cardellini from Avengers: Age of Ultron and Scooby Doo certainly didn’t hold back when it came to this pink monstrosity by Christian Siriano[/caption]

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There was no missing Linda’s frilly gown that cascaded onto the red carpet in LA[/caption]

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US singer Kacey Musgraves looked like a giant cake topper in this pale pink, frilly gown[/caption]

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Kacey looked like she was slightly drowning in the poofy pink number[/caption]

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We love Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina – but the large purple pussy bow on this DSquared2 outfit was a bit OTT[/caption]

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Awkwafina appeared to have the time of her life in his shiny purple suit[/caption]

Disney Channel star Laura Marano from Austin & Ally certainly brought a splash of colour to the red carpet with this Celia Kritharioti, but it failed to wow
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Disney star Laura Marano, 23, from TV show Austin & Ally, wore a clashing yellow and pink dress by Celia Kritharioti, with a huge bow on the back.

Olivia Colman‘s period comedy-drama The Favourite and Netflix’s black-and-white epic Roma lead this year’s Oscar race, with 10 nominations each.

The other contenders include A Star Is Born and Vice with eight each, followed by Black Panther with seven.

Black Panther is the first superhero movie to be nominated for best picture.

Who are the Oscars 2019 nominations?

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Amy Adams – Vice
  • Marina de Tavira – Roma
  • Regina king – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone – The Favourite
  • Rachel Vice – The Favourite

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Mahershala Ali – Green Book
  • Adam Driver – BlackkKlansman
  • Sam Elliot – A Star Is Born
  • Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Sam Rockwell – Vice

Best Foreign Language film

  • Capernaum – Lebanon
  • Cold War – Poland
  • Roma – Mexico
  • Never Look Away – Germany
  • Shoplifters – Japan

Best Animated Feature

  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Best Original Song

  • All The Stars – Black Panther
  • I’ll Fight – RBG
  • The Place Where Lost Things Go – Mary Poppins Returns
  • Shallow – A Star Is Born
  • When a Cowboy Trades his Spurs for Wings – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Best Leading Actor

  • Christian Bale – Vice
  • Bradley Cooper – A Star Is born
  • Willem Dafoe – At Eternity’s Gate
  • Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Viggo Mortenson – Green Book

Best Leading Actress

  • Yalitza Aparicio – Roma
  • Glenn Close – The Wife
  • Olivia Colman – The Favourite
  • Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born
  • Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Picture

  • Black Panther
  • BlackkKlansman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Roma
  • A Star Is Born
  • Vice

You can get a full list of nominations here.


These outfits may have raised eyebrows, but check out the best dressed from the Oscars this year.

This year the Oscars are famously lacking a host after Kevin Hart stood down over alleged homophobic tweets.

In August 2018, it was revealed that there would be a new award for Outstanding Popular Film.

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