Watch: Stars arrive on the Oscars red carpet

As Hollywood descends on this year’s Academy Awards ceremony not only are all eyes on who will win the prestigious gongs, but also on the glamorous Oscars red carpet.

After last year’s scaled back affair, the Oscars 2022 red carpet promised to provide what we’ve all been waiting for: the high-octane fashion for which the event is famed.

And the stars truly delivered: Lupita Nyong’o rivalled the Oscars statue itself in a gilded sequinned Prada gown, whereas Kristen Stewart’s shorts tux is one of the most contemporary looks we’ve seen on the red carpet in years.

Click through to see the best Oscars red carpet dresses of all time:

Oscars 2022 red carpet

The best Oscars red carpet dresses of all time. (Getty Images/Reuters)

Young Hollywood also proved experience doesn’t necessarily come with age. Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya opted for their own twist on the glitz and the glam of the event, Chalamet in a sequinned jacket by Louis Vuitton, and Zendaya in a silver Valentino sequinned skirt and cropped shirt.

The Oscars red carpet has played host to some of the greatest style moments in history, and this year’s ceremony has delivered nothing less.

Keep scrolling for all the best red carpet looks seen on this year’s Oscars red carpet.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Kristen Stewart on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet. (Getty Images)

Kristen Stewart wore a tuxedo jacket with tailored shorts and a satin shirt by Chanel Haute Couture. The actress said she “really fought” to wear shorts on the red carpet.

Zoë Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet

Zoë Kravitz on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet. (Getty Images)

Zoë Kravitz took a break from the black looks on her The Batman press tour with a pale pink Saint Laurent gown and Kwiat jewellery.

Rachel Zegler

Rachel Zegler on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet

Rachel Zegler on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet. (Getty Images)

After previously not being invited to this year’s Oscars, Rachel Zegler had her moment in a semi-sheer Dior Couture embellished gown.

Zendaya

Zendaya on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet

Zendaya on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet. (Getty Images)

Red carpet royalty Zendaya wore a sequinned skirt and cropped shirt by Valentino.

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet

Lupita Nyong’o on the Oscars 2022 Red Carpet. (Getty Images)

Lupita Nyong’o shimmered in a gold Prada gown akin to the Oscars gong itself.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Billie Eilish on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Best original song Oscar-winner Billie Eilish wore a voluminous Gucci gown.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Serena Williams on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Tennis star Serena Williams wore a plunging pink Gucci gown with opera gloves.

Venus Williams

Venus Williams on the Oscars red carpet.

Venus Williams on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Venus Williams walked the red carpet in a white Elie Saab gown and Tiffany & Co. jewellery.

Timothée Chalamet

Timothee Chalamet on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Timothée Chalamet on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Timothée Chalamet picked a look from Louis Vuitton’s spring/summer 2022 womenswear show, worn without a shirt for the Oscar’s red carpet.

Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Cynthia Erivo on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Actress Cynthia Erivo Wore a skirt and blazer look by Louis Vuitton.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Nicole Kidman wore a strapless gown by Giorgio Armani Privé with a puffball detail as she walked the red carpet with husband Keith Urban.

Jada Pinkett-Smith

Jada Pinkett-Smith on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Jada Pinkett-Smith on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Jada Pinkett-Smith wore a green ruched Jean Paul Gaultier gown with a voluminous train, Jimmy Choo shoes and jewellery by Glenn Spiro.

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Maya Rudolph on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Actress Maya Rudolph in a glamorous 70s-style poncho gown by Valentino.

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Kirsten Dunst on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Power of the Dog star Kirsten Dunst matched the red carpet in a vintage crimson Christian Lacroix gown.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Jessica Chastain on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Best actress Oscar winner Jessica Chastain stunned in a Gucci gown.

Paloma Garcia-Lee

Paloma Garcia Lee on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Paloma Garcia Lee on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

West Side Story star Paloma Garcia Lee wore a gown by Patrick McDowell in collaboration with Red Carpet Green Dress.

Lily James

Lily James on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Lily James on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Pam & Tommy star Lily James slipped into a lace gown by Versace.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis on the Oscars Red Carpet 2022

Jamie Lee Curtis on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Jamie Lee Curtis wore a shimmering gown by Stella McCartney.

Emilia Jones

Emilia Jones on the Oscars red carpet

Emilia Jones on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

CODA star Emilia Jones wore a cut-out custom Louis Vuitton dress.

Halle Bailey

Halle Bailey on the Oscars red carpet.

Halle Bailey on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Actress Halle Bailey wore a draped aquamarine Roberto Cavalli gown.

Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion on the Oscars red carpet

Megan Thee Stallion on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion wore a voluminous blue gown by Gaurav Gupta.

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish on the Oscars red carpet.

Tiffany Haddish on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish slipped into an embellished strapless gown by Dolce & Gabbana.

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman on the Oscars red carpet

Uma Thurman on the Oscars red carpet. (Getty Images)

Acting royalty Uma Thurman wore a silk shirt and maxi skirt by Bottega Veneta.