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Oscars 2017: Emma Stone, Jessica Biel, Nicole Kidman stand out in gold amid monochromatic looks

Emma Stone attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards

Emma Stone attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frazer Harrison

If you can’t grab a statuette (or even if you can), then look like one — that seemed to be the theme of the red carpet at the 89th Academy Awards, held at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday night.

Taking that cue: Emma Stone, looking absolutely “La La Land-y” (yeah, that’s an adjective now) in a glistening Givenchy, Charlize Theron in a Grecian Dior, Dakota Johnson in shimmery Gucci and Jessica Biel, in KaufmanFranco (and Tiffany diamonds on her neck), which glittered gold — no, silver — no, gold. “I call it perfection,” said her husband, Justin Timberlake. “Perfection, baby.”

Proving that gold can be soft and feminine, Nicole Kidman, in a stunner Armani Privé with delicate gold beads with underlays of pale apricot. “I’m actually very comfortable right now, so that’s always a good thing,” she said.

Of course, there were other standouts — Taraji P. Henson, bringing some serious Cookie to the carpet in navy velvet Alberta Ferretti (as low-cut as it was high-slit). Hailee Steinfeld in a shimmery and sheer Ralph & Russo. Octavia Spencer in fluttery Marchesa. Viola Davis in red-hot Armani Privé. And Naomie Harris in super-white high-low Calvin Klein (from its new creative director, Raf Simons).

There was a dramatic lack of color, unless you count blue ribbons supporting the ACLU, popping up on stars like Ruth Negga, model Karlie Kloss and “Hamilton’s” Lin-Manuel Miranda (and his date — his mom, Luz). The most serious miss of the night: Natalie Portman, who we missed — in late pregnancy, she skipped the ceremony entirely.

As for the guys, big ’70s bow ties seem on the verge of a trend. John Legend (in Gucci), Luke Bracey (Salvatore Ferragamo) and Andrew Garfield would seem to agree. Or there’s always Pharrell Williams, who rocked some Chanel bro-beads.

But the best accessory of choice has to be . . . the mom. Miranda brought his, as did Dev Patel. “My mum’s constantly on the verge of tears, so I’m worried,” he said, chuckling, and brushing his super-white tux jacket.

Mom tears? That kinda stain is totally permissible, Dev. Totally.

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