Bright colors are ruling the Oscars: see the red carpet's boldest looks

These bold Oscars looks just scream "star power"

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The Oscars are officially underway, and the stars have begun hitting the red carpet in style. Although the coveted fashion event is scaled down quite significantly this year, it appears that Hollywood is ready to celebrate its much-needed night out. 

The first batch of arrivals wanted to wow with bold looks. We're catching neon-like ensembles and a burst of levity—a welcome feeling after such a difficult year. Check out some of the bright, bold looks!

Bright statement looks at the Oscars

Zendaya 

The starlet never disappoints with her look, and this neon yellow number is no exception. 

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H.E.R.

Looking pretty in purple! 

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Reese Witherspoon

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Reese was originally in a sweatshirt on Instagram, but upped her look for the actual red carpet! 

Amanda Seyfried 

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Amanda's stunning red Armani gown—and red lip—looked impeccable. 

Colman Domingo

The Ma Rainey's Black Bottom hit the red carpet in a pink Atelier Versace suit. 

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Ariana Debose

Like Colman, Ariana decided to opt for Atelier Versace.

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Paul Raci and Liz Hanley

Rock on: The Sound of Metal star and his wife have arrived at Hollywood's favorite night.

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Ashley Fox

Ashley is looking elegant with her red ruffled gown and flowy waves. (If you're craving the summer style, we'll tell you how to nail it!

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Naturally, "bold" is a word we oftentimes associate with the red carpet, but not just in terms of color: We've rounded up some of the most outrageous ensembles that we've ever encountered, from Cher's 1986 headpiece to Matt Stone & Trey Parker's spoof on iconic looks.  

Youn Yuh-jung and Han Ye-ri

The Minari stars have arrived!

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Glenn Close

The iconic actress looks flawless, per usual. 

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Want to keep up with the styles?

We're here to keep you updated on the coolest outfits to hit the runway. If you're wondering how to catch the festivities at home, we've provided audiences at home with a guide that explains how to tune into the Oscars, no matter where you are in the world. 

Gather your fellow film buffs, pop open the bubbly (this is the brand to snag if you want to sip what the stars are drinking).

Danielle Valente
Danielle Valente

Danielle is a news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life. When she's not working, you can find her experimenting with new recipes or sitting on the couch with a good book and a cup of coffee.