Oscar voters have been predominantly white and male since the inception of the Academy Awards in 1929. In 2014, The Atlantic revealed that 94% of voters are white and 76% are men. Fortunately, the Academy has become slightly more diverse since the study was conducted. But many, including myself, are frustrated that white men continue to dominate voting panels. What impact, however, has this lack of diversity potentially had on red carpet fashion? How the Academy’s conservatis
Trapped at home in Coronavirus purgatory, once busy celebs are now lazing about between their bedroom and living room, watching ungodly amounts of Netflix just like the rest of us. Along with soul-crushing attempts at relatability (see: Gal Gadot’s imagine video), another celebrity quirk to come with the pandemic is the move to lockdown fashion and styles. No more is the glamour of pre-pandemic paparazzi coverage. It has been replaced by shots of our favourite celebs sporting
Where did it all begin? Red carpets have long been laid out for royalty and political powers at high-profile events and ceremonies. Although, the most widely recognised use of red carpets today, are of course, the ones laid out before movie stars and celebrities, as they pose outside premieres and exclusive events in extravagant attire – the Met Gala and the Oscars to name a few. But how and when exactly did the red carpet make its way into Hollywood? What does it symbolise?