Florence Pugh continues to be essentially the most relatable A-lister of all — and arrived on the Oscars in shorts.
The “Don’t Worry Darling” star forwent a conventional gown and waltzed onto the champagne-colored carpet of the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles in black shorts and a robe by Valentino Couture. Pugh had no qualms about explaining her look when requested.
“OK, it has a number of pockets,” Pugh informed Laverne Cox, who moderates the “E! Stay From the Crimson Carpet” pre-show for the annual occasion. “However I take advantage of them on a regular basis, and I made a few of my very own modifications.”
The hue of her robe matched this 12 months’s champagne-colored carpet, a alternative Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel defined at an unveiling ceremony on Thursday.
“I believe the choice to go along with a champagne carpet quite than a purple carpet reveals how assured we’re that no blood might be shed,” Kimmel told Variety in a cheeky reference to last year’s infamous slap.
Pugh, who’s reportedly presenting an award with Andrew Garfield Sunday night time, accomplished her look with Tiffany jewels. These not solely included two Soleste rings, however platinum earrings with pink tourmalines and diamonds — and an identical necklace.
The glamorous equipment naturally clashed along with her understated alternative of shorts — which was exactly Pugh’s intention.
“A bit romantic, a little bit of punk,” Pugh informed Cox. “i’m carrying some shorts. I’m doing it.”
The native Brit wasn’t the one actor to stun on the carpet, nevertheless, as “Ladies Speaking” director Sarah Polley arrived in a “comfortable” suit — and Angela Bassett did the proverbial thing with an impressed purple gown.
Whereas Pugh isn’t nominated for an award this 12 months, it reportedly marks her first look on the Oscars because the COVID-19 pandemic took maintain. She thus missed the 2022 ceremony by which Will Smith slapped Chris Rock, which spurred new security measures.
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