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Collar Necklaces Dominated The Oscars Red Carpet & We Don’t Hate It

Taking notes for wedding season.

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When it comes to the red carpet fashion, gowns tend to get all the glory. But at the the 96th Annual Academy Awards, many attendees are leaning on a sparkly statement collar necklaces as the main event of their look — or at least an addition that takes their outfit to the next level. And, wow, does it seem to be a move that pays off.

Exhibit A: Anatomy of a Fall star Sandra Hüller, whose simple yet striking Cartier design is special enough to hold its own against the actor’s dramatic, jutting-shoulder Schiaparelli dress. Meanwhile, Emma Stone, nominated for her performance in Poor Things, picked a stunner that delicately sits above her collar bones, complete with a yellow sapphire accent stone — the perfect burst of contrasting color against her aqua Louis Vuitton style. America Ferrera, a vision in a hot pink custom Atelier Versace silhouette (no doubt an homage to her role in Barbie), went for a light-catching diamond and ruby Pomellato piece. And Eva Longoria complemented her off-the-shoulder Tamara Ralph number with a Bucherer Fine Jewelry creation, which elegantly wraps around her neck as if it was made just for her.

Get a close-up at these bold pieces and similar styles from this evening below.

Emma Stone

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Just a hint of yellow played so beautifully against the minty shade of Stone’s look.

Emily Blunt

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Blunt accentuated her Tiffany & Co. collar with a tiered necklace from the same label just below it.

Sandra Hüller

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It’s no easy feat to find jewelry that works with a gown that sticks out half a foot on each side, but Hüller pulled it off with the help of Cartier.

America Ferrera

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To play up the shimmer factor of her gown, Ferrera went for high-shine Pomellato jewels.

Greta Gerwig


Reminiscent of a feather pattern, the Barbie director’s pick feels simultaneously polished and a little punk.

Jennifer Lawrence


Lawrence’s streamlined and striking choice added just enough oomph to her polka dot Dior look.

Charlize Theron


We can’t think of a more ideal accent to Theron’s draped Dior Haute Couture down than her choker and collar combination from Boucheron.

Eva Longoria

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The open necklace of Longoria’s long black dress really allowed space for her Bucherer Fine Jewelry necklace to stand out.

Gabrielle Union

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Although Union’s Tiffany & Co. jewels weren’t specially made for her Carolina Herrera dress, they were the perfect match.

Brittney Snow

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Mega chain links and deep purple stones set Stone’s Pomellato collar apart.