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The actress tells InStyle why the intricate design perfect pick — while sharing a behind-the-scenes look as she got ready for the night.What would you wear if you were attending your first-ever Academy Awards? Well, for Stephanie Beatriz — AKA Mirabel from Encanto and Carla from In the Heights — the choice was pretty easy: Dior Haute Couture. The actress stunned in a pleated black gown while walking the red carpet at the 2022 Oscars, making quite the statement as the drapery billowed behind her.
© Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Jamie Lee Curtis arriving at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 27, 2022. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
- Jamie Lee Curtis paid tribute to Betty White at the 2022 Oscars on Sunday.
- Curtis wore a dress by Stella McCartney, who is known for her animal rights activism.
- White was was an animal rights activist who was especially passionate about zoos.
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- Aunjanue Ellis' dress honored her late mother with embroidery on the shoulder.
- Jason Momoa and Benedict Cumberbatch paid tribute to Ukraine with yellow and blue details.
- Jamie Lee Curtis, Youn Yuh-jung, and Diane Warren wore blue ribbons reading "With refugees."
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Aunjanue Ellis' fiery Versace dress paid tribute to her late mother, Jacqueline, with the words "Jax baby" embroidered on one shoulder.
"Her name is Jacqueline and I'm Jax's baby," Ellis told Laverne Cox during E!'s Oscars red-carpet coverage. "My nephew's name is Jax as well."
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Ellis was nominated for best supporting actress for her role as Serena and Venus Williams' mother, Oracene Price, in "King Richard."
Jason Momoa wore a blue and yellow pocket square in support of Ukraine.
Eagle-eyed fans also spotted that he was wearing a pink scrunchie at the end of his braid, Elle reported.
Benedict Cumberbatch also expressed solidarity with Ukraine by wearing a blue and yellow pin.
Cumberbatch, who was nominated for best actor for "The Power of the Dog," previously said he hoped to take part in the British government's efforts to house Ukrainian refugees.
"I think already today the news has broke that there's been a record number of people volunteering to take people into their homes. I hope to be part of that myself and also donating to charities who can help people in a very real way on the ground either in Poland or just over the border, if it's safe to do so," he said on the red carpet at the British Academy Film Awards, per CNBC.
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Youn Yuh-jung also wore a blue ribbon in support of refugees.
Yuh-jung won best supporting actress at last year's Academy Awards.
Diane Warren wore heart-shaped pins along with her refugee ribbon.
The songwriter has been nominated for an Oscar 13 times.
Diamonds in Kodi Smit-McPhee's custom Cartier watch floated into the shape of a leopard when he moved his wrist.
Smit-McPhee showed off the custom watch while chatting with Laverne Cox during E!'s red-carpet coverage.
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"These diamonds, they fall and they kind of cascade and create this leopard face, which is amazing," he said.
Jamie Lee Curtis turned her Oscars red-carpet moment into a tribute for the late Betty White.
Curtis — who will honor the "Golden Girls" star during the Academy Awards — sported a Stella McCartney gown as she arrived at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday.
And Curtis revealed that there's a special reason why she picked the British designer for the Oscars.
"Betty White was an animal rights activist and when I knew I was going to make a statement about her, I went to Stella McCartney, who is an animal rights activist," Curtis told Access Hollywood on the red carpet, adding that she felt the dress was "telling Betty's story." © Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Jamie Lee Curtis attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards on March 27, 2022 in California. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic
Curtis sported a navy long-sleeve turtleneck gown that sparkled from head to toe, as well as a ribbon honoring Ukrainian refugees.
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According to McCartney's official website, none of the designer's products are tested on animals.
"We respect a very strict ethical charter. All our fragrances are vegan friendly, which means that no ingredient is tested in animals or comes from animal origins," it reads.
The brand has also not used any products with PVC plastic since 2010, and has been angora-free following a 2013 PETA campaign.
White — who died at the age of 99 in December — was an animal rights activist who was especially passionate about zoos. She served as a trustee of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association for more than 40 years. In 2012, she published "Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo."
The "Golden Girls" star told The Smithsonian in 2012 that she once dreamed of becoming a zookeeper or forest ranger. © Angela Weiss/Getty Images Betty White was honored by Guinness World Records. Angela Weiss/Getty Images
"What the zoos do, that some of the 'zoophobes' don't understand, is work not only with the captive animals but also with the dwindling populations in the wild," she said. "What they learn from the captive animals they can apply to the populations in the wild. In many cases, species are still around that would not be without zoos."
Curtis starred in "You Again" with White in 2010. She paid tribute to her costar on Instagram after news broke of White's passing, asking fans to donate to an animal advocacy group in her honor.
"What women WANT is to live a life like Betty White," Curtis wrote.
"Full of love and creativity and integrity and humor and dedication and a life of service to animals."
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The couple used their "wedding phones" to take personal photos in order to get around a reported social media ban at the event.The couple got married on April 9 at Peltz's Palm Beach, Florida, family estate, where Yahoo News reports that social media was banned due to an exclusive with Vogue. The Daily Mail also shared photos of Yondr bags, which uses electronically locked pouches "to create phone-free spaces for artists, educators, organizations and individuals," being unloaded at the estate.