The WILDEST red carpet fashion moments from the 2019 Oscars

Because landing on the best dressed list is overrated!
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The 2019 Academy Awards are off to a seriously dazzling start.

As the who’s who of Hollywood flock to the Dolby Theatre in LA, we’re in red carpet heaven pouring over the gorgeous gowns.

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But the best thing about the Oscars? The red carpet rule breakers who aren’t afraid to throw caution to the wind and do things their way.

And this year’s Oscars’ red carpet certainly has delivered some bold looks!

From Linda Cardellini’s ruffled pink creation to Shangela Laquifa Wadley’s showstopping layered dress – we’re cheering on these stars for bringing some much needed oomph to this year’s red carpet.

Keep scrolling as we round up the wildest red carpet moments from the 2019 Oscars!

Peek-a-boo! If you squint hard enough, you’ll see actress Linda Cardellini hiding behind all that pink tulle. (Image: Getty)

Online, Twitter has likened the Green Book star’s frock to that of a loofah. “Linda Cardellini looks like she belongs in a bathtub,” one user quipped. (Images L-R: Getty and Twitter)

We are not worthy of the goddess that is A Star is Born‘s Shangela. The RuPaul’s Drag Race favourite looked fierce in this figure-hugging fishtail number. And let’s just take a moment to appreciate the volume of that hair! (Images: Getty)

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A Star is Born’s Shangela on being the first drag queen in drag to walk to Oscars red carpet

Tonya Lewis Lee’s satin yellow mullet skirt and velvet bodice won’t be landing her on any best dressed list but we appreciate the producer bringing a touch of the eighties to the red carpet. (Image: Getty)

Tonya’s hubby, director Spike Lee, throws caution to the fashion police in this bright purple suit teamed with gold Nike Jordan sneakers. Onya, Spike! (Image: Getty)

And now one for the mantelpiece! (Image: Getty)

Best Supporting Actress nominee Rachel Weisz is giving us major Duchess Meghan vibes… but with a weird latex/bondage twist. (Images: Getty)

Best Costume Design nominee Ruth E. Carter wants you to know she is far from a shrinking violet in this metallic gown. (Image: Getty)

Actor Jenifer Lewis might not be nominated for an Oscar tonight but that hasn’t stopped her from dressing like one in this gold custom suit by Diego Montoya. (Image: Getty)

Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina opts for a sparkly purple pant suit by Dsquared2. (Image: Getty)

Best Original Song nominee Diane Warren might be getting a sore neck tonight as that chain necklace looks mighty heavy. (Image: Getty)

Finally, Billy Porter totally owned the Oscars in this tux/gown combo. Praise be to the star for flipping red carpet tradition on its head and absolutely nailing it. (Image: Getty)

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