Fashion is everything. An extension of one's identity, an art form and a symbol of our times.
Throughout history we’ve seen what happens to fashion during financial slumps and a world crisis. From the birth of minimalism to the reactionary maximalism, fashion is an indicator of what’s happening in the world.
The Oscars are certainly not an indicator of reality, but red carpet fashion choices can be.
On the one hand we witnessed minimalism in timeless silhouettes, classic designs and streamlining while on the other we saw extravagant gowns, over-the-top accessories and bold colours.
There was nothing we hadn’t seen before but the dichotomy of styles made the 2022 red carpet interesting. It was as if we got a glimpse into the minds of our favourite celebs and saw how they decided to deal with the worldwide crises we call reality. Which celebs do you think succeeded and which ones failed?