The most coveted awards of the year, the 90th Academy Awards 2018, was an exuberant occasion as personalities dazzled in the Dolby Theatre. Arriving at the red carpet adorned in the best ensemble, they dripped with diamonds and precious stones from the house of the famous and the trusted.
From eye-catching earrings and chandeliers, to stunning necklaces and hand accessories, the stars flaunted them all with flair. Let’s have a look at the changing trends that celebs brought about!
Impressive as always, Gal Gadot made her red carpet appearance in an Art Deco inspired Tiffany & Co. necklace, set with aquamarines and more than 1000 diamonds. The stunning sautoir definitely looked extravagant as did her silver Givenchy gown.
Graceful like the flow of water, Allison Williams’ alluring River Diamond earrings from Harry Winston’s Water Collection were classy and chic. The drop diamond pair, set in platinum, featured 16-carats of white diamonds to complement the Get Out star’s nude beaded Armani Privé gown.
Perfect comes to mind when we admire the layered necklace and dangling earrings by Bulgari to complement Ashley Judd’s stunning ruched sweetheart neck gown by BadgleyMischka. The high-jewelery diamond earrings set in 18k gold and circa-1930 diamond studded platinum necklace were spruced up with the eye-catching 1939 stacked diamond studded platinum bracelet.
Precious rubies, amethysts and diamonds to up her style, Camila Alves donned a luxurious necklace by Chopard. The ‘Temptations Collection’ necklace added the perfect dash of colour to her off-shoulder white gown.
A befitting choker to enhance the Black Panther actress DanaiGurira’s sleek Gabriela Hearst column gown. 676 diamonds totalling to 36-carats, the choker from Paris-based designer Messika was from the 2018 Siren Song high-jewelery collection.
Sure to meet the criteria of dainty and classic, Emily Blunt looked lovely with the unusual chandeliers and high neck blend. A neat arrangement of pear-shaped aquamarines and diamonds made these Chopard earrings a definite highlight to her pale blue Schiaparelli Haute Couture gown. To complete the look, she opted for a high-jewellery aquamarine and diamond ring along with a ‘Temptations Collection’ ring with pear aquamarine, amethyst and diamonds set in 18k white gold.
Neat earrings with a subtle hint of the arrow design makes this Louis Vuitton high-jewelery creation truly Oscar-worthy. The perfect blend with her custom satin tuxedo, also from the house, the pair features 11-carats of Mandarin garnets and is accented by white diamonds. What makes them special is the massive 245 hours of work by the Louis Vuitton high-jewelery artisans.
Way to go vintage at the Oscars red carpet! Best director nominee, Greta Gerwig looked exquisite as she teamed her custom Rodarte marigold embroidered gown with a platinum necklace from the Tiffany & Co. archives. Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany between 1910 and 1920, the moonstone neckpiece boasted of classic scallops and was studded with diamonds and sapphires.
To bring out the best of her blue ReemAcra column gown, Helen Mirren’s Harry Winston necklace was spectacular with its cushion-cut sapphires and diamonds set in platinum. She teamed it with matching sapphire and diamond earrings and a Winston Cluster diamond ring.
White sparkles to complement her white Balmain gown! Jane Fonda looked elegant in her white gold high-jewellery diamond danglers ending in neat tear drops from the house of Chopard.
Eclectic with a touch of charm! That’s what Jennifer Garner’s glamorous cascading earrings from Piaget’s Sunny Side of Life high-jewelery collection offered her electric blue Atelier Versace gown. The dangling earring were crafted in 18k white gold using sparkling diamonds enhanced with sapphires.
The slender and stunning Silver Lining Playbook actress, Jennifer Lawrence dazzled in her diamond jewels from Japanese high-jewelerNiwaka. Wearing single-row danglers in the ear and a matching bracelets, the actress shimmered in her hot sequin gown.
Timeless and classic, actress Meryl Streep sure did look elegant in her Fred Leighton dart pendant earrings crafted in gold and diamonds. The sleek bracelet added minimal style to her bright red gown.
Vintage suits Naomi Campbell beautifully as we can only admire the effect this sautoir by Bulgari has on her. Richly detailed with emeralds, rubies and diamonds, the hefty vintage piece was the perfect adornment to her plunging neckline.
It definitely took beautiful diamond ear pendants to spruce up her Oscar look! The Moulin Rouge! actress, Nicole Kidman, wore exquisite Harry Winston Cluster earrings set in platinum to bring out the cobalt in her Armani Privé gown. A pleasant change with danglers instead of the usual necklace for sweetheart and V-necklines!
Why go for contrast when you can match the green of your gown with emeralds in your ears? Octavia Spencer wore neat 40-carat Columbian emeralds and drop diamond earrings by Lorraine Schwartz to accentuate her custom emerald-green organza gown by Brandon Maxwell.
Salma Hayek Pinault didn’t shy away from making her best appearance at the Awards as presenter as she donned more than $4.2 million worth of Harry Winston diamonds. Wearing diamond earrings and an oval diamond ring, the gorgeous actor dazzled in her purple-hues gown.
The best actress nominee for Lady Bird, Saoirse Ronan, looked remarkable in her dangling earrings from the house of Cartier. Blending beautifully with her neat look and pale pink Calvin Klein gown, she sure went subtle yet stunning at the red carpet.
Bright and bright to sparkle all way to the red carpet! 30 carats of white diamonds studded in white gold ensured Viola Davis looks exquisite. The huge hoops by Los Angeles- based Norman Silverman Diamonds spruced up her hot pink Michael Kors Collection gown.
The striking Zendaya carried off the vintage 1930 pendant earrings by Bulgari in style with the one-shoulder deep hued GiambattistaValli gown. Adding the perfect sparkle to her ensemble, the Art Deco earrings, vintage bracelets, and rings, set in platinum were intricate yet elaborate.