15 stars who wore Middle Eastern designers on the 2022 Oscars red carpets

Celebrities sported designs by regional fashion houses such as Elie Saab and Zuhair Murad

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Venus Williams, Mila Kunis and Molly Sims are among the stars who wore gowns by Middle Eastern designers at the 94th Academy Awards.

Williams wore a low-cut white gown with silver detailing by Elie Saab, and Sims was seen in a deep red gown by the designer. Meanwhile, Kunis wore a rose, satin draped gown by fellow Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad.

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Molly Sims wears a vibrant red Elie Saab design for the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, 2022.  EPA

Over at the Elton John Aids Foundation Oscar Party, Lea Michele stood out in a green Zuhair Murad gown, and Heidi Klum wore an Elie Saab mini dress, accessorised with a feather boa.

There was also plenty of attention on regional designers at the Vanity Fair after-party.

Kate Beckinsale wore a sheer Zuhair Murad piece, model Joan Smalls looked striking in a feather and jewelled Elie Saab, and model Lori Harvey wore an ornate gown by Tony Ward. Kelly Rowland arrived wearing a sheer mermaid signature dress in black latex and tulle by Jean-Louis Sabaji.

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Internationally, this year, the likes of Tiffany Haddish, Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o and Amelia Warner glittered on the red carpet in sequinned dresses. Both Haddish and Nyong'o wore Prada designs, while Chastain wore two-tone Gucci, and Warner sparkled in golden Giambattista Valli.

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

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Updated: March 28, 2022, 10:33 AM