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Exaggerated Shoulders Were The Standout Style At The 2021 Oscars

Yes, the look is easy to wear IRL.

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Angela Bassett at the 2021 Oscars

With fashion month over weeks ago, you’re likely in need of some fresh spring style inspiration. Well, you’re in luck, because the final night of the 2021 award show season is here to provide just that. And if you tuned in to the star-studded event, you probably noticed that exaggerated shoulders at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards were the statement style that stood out from the rest.

If you follow the trend cycle closely, it’s probably not a huge shock that a handful of celebrities opted for the eye-catching shoulder look for the 2021 Oscars. Because as it turns out, the silhouette has been prominent in the fashion scene for some time now. For starters, the puff-sleeve trend has been gaining momentum over the past few years, and by the looks of it, isn’t slowing down any time soon. And as of late, dramatic, structured shoulders dominated at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2021 where designers like Balmain, Givenchy, and Coperni (just to name a few) showcased the trendy style.

Below, take a glimpse at the exaggerated shoulder dresses that made their way on to the red carpet at the 2021 Oscars. Don’t be afraid to test-drive the look yourself this season with a blouse or summery dress.

The Exaggerated Shoulder Trend At The 2021 Oscars: Regina King

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The shoulders on Regina King’s custom Louis Vuitton baby blue dress were about as exaggerated as it gets. Oh, and it only took a cool 140 hours to make.

The Exaggerated Shoulder Trend At The 2021 Oscars: Angela Bassett

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Angela Bassett went for a dramatic puff-sleeve shoulder gown courtesy of Alberta Ferretti.

The Exaggerated Shoulder Trend At The 2021 Oscars: Laura Allen

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Laura Allen’s shoulders on her red gown were more on the subtle side, however, they were eye-catching nonetheless.

The Exaggerated Shoulder Trend At The 2021 Oscars: Mollye Asher

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Mollye Asher proved the puff-sleeve shoulder trend is still going strong with her romantic black gown. The producer wore a full ADEAM look, which consisted of the brand’s Suiren shirt, Iris pant, Chain belt, and Harness mule.

The Exaggerated Shoulder Trend At The 2021 Oscars: Eryn Krueger Mekash

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The tulle statement shoulders on makeup artist Eryn Krueger Mekash’s black lace gown brought her whole look to the next level.