Even though Billy Porter was one of the first to arrive at the 2020 Oscars on Sunday (February 9) in LA, we knew he would bring on flourishes of drama straight away — in his own unique manner, especially given his awards season run this year.
And, this would not be the night for the ‘Pose’ star to play it safe or subdued by his standards.
In a Giles Deacon Couture creation, he swept onto the scene with gilded feathers splaying from his chest and a billowy skirt that was said to be inspired by the regality of Kensington Palace.
For me, it had more of a mythical-meets-theatrical spirit that was King Midas with a heavy side of kitsch.
Naturally, the platform Jimmy Choo shoes were intact here.
Was it too much OTT-ness for you, or are you here for all of it?