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Yes, the Oscars is when Hollywood’s elite gets together to give themselves awards for making million-dollar films, but it’s also an opportunity to have a legendary fashion moment. While most go straight for the formal black-tie garms, there are those individuals that go with brave choices that go down as iconic looks.

To help make those moments happen, you must take a step back to figure out how to maintain class while finding the beauty in being underdressed. Ibn Jasper once said: “It’s better to be underdressed than overdressed”. It’s very true. Stepping out in a misjudged look can turn the night to tragedy, even if you happen to be clutching one of those gold statuettes. The media won’t let a bad fit slide, so let us help you out.

Our brief guide to your Oscars outfit is below.

J.Lindeberg Jacket

Jonah Brown Suede Jacket

Jonah Brown Suede Jacket

$420

J.LINDBERG

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This could be an alternative to a suit jacket. Suede is luxurious and very Hollywood. I would suggest keeping it slim. Find a pair of well-tailored slim trousers, slightly hemmed with a beautiful brogue or clog.

Willy Chavarria Shirt

Satin Shirt

Satin Shirt

$490

Willy Chavarria

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

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This is how you steal the red carpet through under-dressing. The simple and chic design is strong enough to hold you down subtly.

BODE Trousers

Green Moire Trousers

Green Moire Trousers

$728

BODE

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These Bode pants paired with the Willy Chavarria shirt is the perfect fit for the hot new heartthrob bad boy. The shine and youthful feel will have you standing out no question.

Marni Sweater

V-Neck Knitted Sweater

V-Neck Knitted Sweater

$610

Marni

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

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A simple sweater is poetic. Pair these with strong dark trousers appropriate enough for the Oscars and some patent leather loafers.

Haider Ackermann Blazer

Double-Breasted Invisible Button Blazer

Double-Breasted Invisible Button Blazer

from $1621

Haider Ackermann

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Haider is known for his bohemian-type style. If you are the romantic art dude who’s a part of those critically acclaimed indie films that blow up, he’s the designer for you.

Sies Marjan Shirt

Anderson Reflective Oversized Shirt

Anderson Reflective Oversized Shirt

from $574

Sies Marjan

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

If you don’t want to wear a jacket, find an oversized shirt that can play the role of the classic shirt and jacket combo. Pair it with cropped pants or exaggerated baggy pants to push the silhouette boundaries.

Prada Loafers

Patent Penny Loafers

$850

Prada

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These Prada loafers are perfect for any type of suit or evening wear. They can do no wrong.

1017 ALYX 9SM Clogs

Leather Clogs

Leather Clogs

$765

1017 ALYX 9SM

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For the people that prefer casual over black tie, these ALYX clogs can play both sides, bringing you back to the comfort zone while attacking evening wear.

Alexander McQueen Trousers

Slim-Leg Wool-Blend Trousers

Slim-Leg Wool-Blend Trousers

$720

Alexander McQueen

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

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Pairing the Mcqueen pants with the Bottega jacket creates a great color play. It adds texture and depth to both shades of blue. It is also a combination you will very likely be the only one with.

Bottega Veneta Jacket

Double-Breasted Cashmere-Blend Suit Jacket

Double-Breasted Cashmere-Blend Suit Jacket

$3950

Bottega Veneta

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

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Words by Noah Thomas
Assistant Editor