Los Angeles: Hollywood divas including Cate Blanchett, Charlize Theron and Margott Robbie set a vibrant tone at the 2016 Oscars red carpet as they ditched the safe black for bright shades like red, blue and golden while Indian beauty Priyanka Chopra stunned in a white gown in her debut appearance.
Chopra opted for a white embellished strapless gown by Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad at her maiden Oscars where she is also presenting.
Blanchett rocked a seafoam gown with floral embellishments by Armani Prive. She also sported a brand new short hairdo.
Robbie turned heads in a plunging gold Tom Ford gown. Made of a metallic sequinned fabric with a snakeskin-like texture, her gown featured long-sleeves that fitted her slender arms perfectly.
Theron looked stunning in a red deep-v Dior number, paired with an incredible diamond necklace. Actress Rachel McAdams opted for a beautiful emerald dress. Wearing her blonde hair tied back, she shone out from the famous faces.
Actress Reese Witherspoon stood out in a purple long elegant gown. Adding bright red lippy and wearing her hair loose and straight, it was an effortless look.
Singer-actress Lady Gaga went low-key with a bridal white outfit. He star showed a hint of her quirky style in the one-piece, but left her orange Bowie-inspired hair behind as she once again went au natural.
Actress Jennifer Garner looked classic beauty in a black low-cut number, flashing a hint of her leg in sky-high stilettos.
'Room' actress Brie Larson went for a plunging blue dress, as she showed off her cleavage on the red carpet. The young star opted for a a natural look with her hair tied elegantly back.
Actress-model Olivia Munn was vibrant in an orange one-shoulder, while Daisy Ridley shone out from the crowd in silver and light blue gown. The star showed off her legs in the low-cut number, and added high matching heels.
Olivia Wilde took the plunge in a daring white gown. The star risked all in the revealing white dress, showing off major cleavage outside.
'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara opted for stylish dark tones. The brunette beauty stood out in a stunning navy gown, and flashed a huge smile next to the stars. With giant earrings and her hair tied back, she looked elegant.
Alicia Vikander went simple with a radiant yellow dress. The "Danish Girl" star opted for a huge yellow and silver patterned gown, hiding her figure beneath the one-piece but the light make-up made her look pale.
Actress Kate Winslet looked simple yet stylish in a black off-shoulder dress.
Among the men, Leonardo DiCaprio, Eddie Redmayne and singer Sam Smith stood out, looking dapper in black-and-white tuxedo.