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Zendaya's Oscars Look Proves The Star Can Dune No Wrong

The star looked lovely (of course).

Zendaya at the Oscars.
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Zendaya can Dune no wrong.

The red carpet darling arrived at the Oscars Sunday night and quickly became one of the evening’s best dressed in a tiny, long-sleeve asymmetrical silk top with rolled-up sleeves and a long, silver sequined skirt complete with a floor-length train, all by Valentino. Peeking out from underneath her skirt was a pair of platform heels.

She and co-star Timothee Chalamet, who wore a sparkly blazer (and little else) to the event, seemed to have both received the sparkly memo. They joined a long list of other stars who wore sequins — of all kinds, ranging from the dress, top, and skirt varieties — on the Oscars red carpet.

But, of course, no one does it quite like Zendaya.

Accessorized with an arms-length diamond crawler bracelet as well a diamond necklace, she somehow made a white button-up collared shirt look, well, euphoric as a red carpet fashion choice. As Jezebel’s deputy editor Jenna Amatulli tweeted, “how embarrassing it is to exist and not be Zendaya.” Truth.

For hair and makeup, she went with a wispy, romantic updo, a smoky eye, and a nude, glossy lip. The overall look is old Hollywood meets modern chic and it’s all working.

Ahead, a closer look at Zendaya in unexpected sequin and silk two-piece perfection.

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