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Go Inside Chanel’s Star-Studded Pre-Oscars Dinner

Where can you find Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Pharrell Williams, Mick Jagger, Jamie Dornan, Kristen Stewart, our very own EIC Rachel Zoe and a slew of other A-listers in the same room on the night before the Oscars? Chanel’s Annual Charles Finch Pre-Oscars Awards Dinner, of course. Leave it to the legendary French house to gather the most famous and fabulous at LA eatery Madeo for an evening of food, drink and revelry before Hollywood’s biggest night. Naturally, many of the biggest names in the business donned Chanel for the event, while others dressed in their most glam ensembles to celebrate both fashion and film. Here, some of our favorite looks and candid moments from the evening. If only we could have been a fly on the wall.

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Chanel ambassador and the face of the brand's new Gabrielle bag, Kristen Stewart rocked her signature punk-meets-chic look, pairing a Chanel black leather quilted jacket with a cashmere tank.

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Naomi Watts stunned in a colorful dress from Chanel's Spring 2017 ready-to-wear collection.

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Lily Collins looked adorable in a high ponytail, off-the-shoulder top from Chanel's Cuba collection and iridescent tweed skirt from the house's Paris-Cosmopolite 2016-17 range.

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It Brit Poppy Delevingne never disappoints, and this Chanel dinner was no exception. The gorgeous blonde went edgy with a black patent-leather jacket and multicolor printed skirt with black feathers, all from Chanel's Spring 2017 ready-to-wear collection. She completed her look with the current must-have accessory: a Chanel Gabrielle backpack in black lambskin.

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Our editor in chief Rachel Zoe was a vision in a gold Chanel dress and bag, complemented by David Webb jewelry and a perfectly sleek Veronica Lake-esque 'do.

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Ruth Negga, a Best Actress nominee for Loving, took winter white to the next level in this Chanel wool-and-tweed jacket and skirt.

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The multitalented Janelle Monae—who stars in both Oscar-nominated films Hidden Figures and Moonlight—literally shined in a gorgeous Chanel gold sequin jacket.

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Hailee Steinfeld fused textures to powerful effect, pairing black leather pants with a white satin blouse and an iridescent tweed jacket, all from Chanel.

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Rock-and-roll legend Mick Jagger shared a moment with fellow music powerhouse Pharrell Williams.

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Long-time Aussie besties Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman caught up over dinner.

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Fifty Shades Darker actor Jamie Dornan entertained his dining companions: his wife, Derek Blasberg and Poppy Delevingne.