So long sweatpants, hello airbag sleeves: how red carpet fashion glammed up in lockdown

So long sweatpants, hello airbag sleeves: how red carpet fashion glammed up in lockdown

The Guardian

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Despite Zoom streams and Covid restrictions, there’s a drive to dress bigger, bolder and more bizarre this awards season

With its pre-game detoxes, jutting clavicles and sanitised Cinderella moments sponsored by luxury conglomerates, the awards red carpet has long set the standard for unattainable beauty and globally palatable fashion. And then Covid-19 happened. Celebrities sat at home recording earnest John Lennon covers in their sweatpants, and the red carpet – with its tit tape and sequins and who-wore-it-best analysis – became grounded.

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