In 2020, bigger is better, at least when it comes to fashion.
While slinky and skimpy styles are often synonymous with what’s sexy in Hollywood, A-Listers are pumping up the volume.
Serving avant garde fashion energy, oversized and voluminous styles are stealing the spotlight. Think exaggerated sleeves, boxier silhouettes and dramatic forms. Seen on the runways of Fendi, Balenciaga, Loewe and Valentino, this bold trend certainly has carried over to the red carpet and beyond.
For her virtual appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross rocked a Loewe Spring 2021 pleated suit featuring parachute pants and exaggerated sleeves. She styled the look with bold red Taylor Nikole earrings and black patent Christian Louboutin pumps.
At the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, which was broadcast on Wednesday, October 14 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Sia performed her new song, “Courage to Change,” while wearing a custom Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda bubblegum pink taffeta cape with exaggerated bow detail.
Nicole Scherzinger recently took to the gram to show off a Ronny Kobo Spring 2020 taffeta pleated mini dress with a sculptural feminine silhouette, and a plunging neckline in the front and the back.
Janelle Monáe encouraged her fans to vote while wearing an oversized Versace 2020 red and black houndstooth blazer dress, with a cutout white and black houndstooth bodysuit underneath. Longchamp white boots finished the look.
At the socially distant Fendi Spring 2021 show, fashion editor Anna Dello Russo in a soft pink dress from the fashion house’s Fall 2020 collection featuring voluminous sleeves for oversized accessories too.
At the 2020 Emmy Awards, Zendaya presented an award while wearing a sculptural creation from 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Christopher John Rogers, which featured an exaggerated silhouette with black and iridescent purple taffeta, a cinched waist and a plunging rectangular neckline. She completed the look with embellished black Christian Louboutin pumps and Bulgari jewels.
Also for the Emmys, Regina King donned a voluminous Schiaparelli Spring 2020 Couture gown.
At the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Aja Naomi King floated down the red carpet in a big, billowy off-the-shoulder Nicolas Jebran number in a stunning magenta hue.
At the same event, Lili Reinhart donned a watercolor-inspired Marc Jacobs Spring 2020 gown featuring gigantic flowers and big puff sleeves, styled with Pomellato jewels.
Shay Mitchell showed off some seriously cool streetwear wearing an oversized lilac blazer from the Mihano Momosa Fall 2020 collection. She accessorized with a $430 black micro nano chains bag from Geraldine Lustgarten, $628 Gianvito Rossi Kourtney PVC pumps, $395 Jennifer Fisher’s “Bolden” hoops earrings and cool black shades.