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From Angela Bassett to Kerry Condon, bright colours dominate Oscars 2023 fashion

Celebrities brought a bit of sunshine to the 95th Academy Awards with their fashion choices.

From regal purple hues to sunshine yellows, bright colours lit up the champagne carpet.

Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett (Jordan Strauss/AP)

No stranger to bright colours on the red carpet, Angela Bassett, who is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, wore an asymmetric purple gown by Moschino.

With its voluminous shoulder and fishtail style, it seemed to be inspired by 80s prom dresses.

Kerry Condon
Kerry Condon (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Also nominated for the supporting actress award, for The Banshees Of Inisherin, Kerry Condon chose a simple silhouette with an asymmetric strap by Versace.

She kept the styling of the outfit simple and classic, with her hair in loose waves and a bright red lip.

Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne (Jordan Strauss/AP)

After revealing her British Vogue cover this week, actor and model Cara Delevingne wore a crimson gown from Elie Saab.

The asymmetric dress had a leg slit to the upper thigh, bow detailing at the shoulder and was paired with a diamond necklace and a sleek bun.

Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh wore a burnt orange Giambattista Valli gown in a Grecian style.

Lesley Paterson
Lesley Paterson (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Writer and producer Lesley Paterson, whose film All Quiet On The Western Front is nominated for best international feature film, wore a bright gown with a yellow bodice and pink mullet-style skirt with a red lining.

She wore lab-grown diamonds from Smiling Rocks: a tennis bracelet and two rings with pink and white diamonds.

95th Academy Awards – Arrivals
Halle Bailey (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Halle Bailey plays Ariel in The Little Mermaid reboot set to be released in May. She chose a suitably princess-style gown for the Oscars: a pale blue tulle dress by Dolce & Gabbana.

Stephanie Hsu
Stephanie Hsu (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Nominated for the best supporting actress gong for Everything Everywhere All At Once, Stephanie Hsu wore a bright pink Valentino gown with a drop waist and voluminous skirt.

Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Knives Out: Glass Onion actress Janelle Monae brought a splash of colour with her bright orange draped skirt. This was paired with a black bustier top and choker, all by Vera Wang.