Before the Oscars even came to a close on Sunday, stars were already packing into the after parties, including the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. I mean, why sit through a three-hour ceremony with food that Julia Butters won't even eat when you can schmooze next to an open bar?
While the Oscars red carpet was jam-packed with with capital-L Looks, including Sandra Oh in a ruffled sequin Elie Saab couture gown that the Academy should really consider modeling the next iteration of its statue after, Natalie Portman in a Dior look that featured a cape with the names of all the snubbed female directors embroidered into it, and Billie Eilish in Chanel, the after party red carpets are not ones to be ignored.
Paris Jackson, Lili Reinhart, Tessa Thompson, and more all skipped the awards ceremony and to attend the coveted ticket that is the Vanity Fair Oscar Party red carpet, and they all gave the ceremony's actual red carpet a run for its money. Later in the evening, guests like Tracee Ellis Ross and Billy Porter arrived, wearing the most dramatic looks they could find from Zuhair Murad and Christian Siriano, respectively.
Below, catch all the must-see looks from Oscar night's after parties.
Lena Waithe wore a crisp white suit with even fresher sneakers.
Katherine McPhee wore a Christian Siriano gown with a side cut-out.
Olivia Wilde wore a black Fendi couture gown.
Catherine O'Hara wore a multi-colored sequined gown.
Gabrielle Union wore a white dress with a whole lot of frills.
Sarah Paulson wore a collared sequined gown.
Shay Mitchell wore a very sheer sequined dress.
Kaitlyn Dever wore a black velvet gown.
Camila Mendes wore a theatrical Moschino gown.
Florence Pugh changed into another Louis Vuitton look.
Tracee Ellis Ross was an actual gold goddess in Zuhair Murad couture.
Haim had coordinated Loewe looks.
Riley Keough wore a retro patterned dress.
Hailee Steinfeld wore a glittering Prada gown.
Greta Gerwig wore a short black Gucci dress.
Tessa Thompson wore a seafoam green gown with buckle details.
Sydney Sweeney wore a floral Ralph & Russo gown.
Hailey Baldwin wore a Versace couture gown.
Margaret Qualley wore an off-the-shoulder Giambattista Valli dress.
Kerry Washington channeled Cleopatra in a Zuhair Murad Couture look.
Alexa Demie opted for sequin animal print.
Rowan Blanchard wore a striped sheer gown.
Joey King wore a leaf-detailed threeASFOUR dress.
Halima Aden wore an elaborate black gown.
Madelaine Petsch wore a velvet halter gown.
Hunter Schafer wore colorful Givenchy couture.
Barbie Ferreira wore a red Christopher Kane dress.
Kylie Jenner wore a very beaded Ralph & Russo gown.
Lucy Boynton wore a rainbow-tinted tulle Miu Miu gown.
Billy Porter let Christian Siriano's designs do the talking for him.
Kim Kardashian wore a vintage Alexander McQueen's Oyster gown from 2003.
Paris Jackson wore a pastel feathered look.
Billie Eilish went back to her trusted Gucci.
Diane Kruger wore silver Elie Saab.
Amanda Stenberg wore a royal blue gown with a sheer neckline.
Lili Reinhart wore a floral Marc Jacobs gown.
Ciara showed off her baby bump in a sheer Ralph & Russo look.
Emily Ratajkowski kept it simple in a white bra top and long skirt.