Celebrity

Vintage jeweller Fred Leighton dresses stars at the Oscars

Oscar winner Ke Huy Yuan wore an antique piece from Leighton Jewels as he collected his award last night. Leighton made a big splash at the 95th Academy Awards also dressing Olivia de Jong, Rooney Mara, John Cho, Chloe East and Miles Teller

By Joshua Hendren

The Oscars carpet may have changed colour – a champagne, instead of the traditional red – but the opulence on show was as over-the-top as ever. This year, many of the best-dressed stars looked to decades past for their jewels, specifically the coveted vintage masterpieces curated by New York-based Fred Leighton.

Ahead, we take a look at the celebrities dressed by the antique jewellery wizard, from Miles Teller to Rooney Mara.

Ke Huy Quan

Ke Huy Quan
Oscar winner Ke Huy Quan (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

Oscar winner Ke Huy Quan dazzled in an antique diamond and black velvet pansy brooch paired with a lozenge-shaped diamond lapel pin.

Monica Barbaro

Monica Barbaro
Monica Barbaro (Photo by Lexie Moreland/Getty Images)

Monica Barbaro opted for not one but two emerald-cut diamond rings, as well as diamond drop earrings of more than 18 carats.

Allison Williams

Allison Williams
Allison Williams (Photo by Lexie Moreland/Getty Images)

Allison Williams’ 1950s diamond swirl earrings and purple sapphire and diamond ring made a stunning accompaniment to her whimsical pastel gown.

Chloe East

Chloe East
Chloe East (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

It was diamonds galore for Chloe East who wore a suite of gasp-inducing vintage jewels, including a Colombian emerald and diamond ring as well as 14.13-carat pear-shaped diamond earrings, a Colombian emerald and diamond necklace and a diamond band ring by Kwait Diamonds.

Olivia DeJonge

Olivia DeJonge
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 12: Olivia DeJonge attends the 95th Annual Academy Awards on March 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)

Olivia DeJonge looked radiant in these 19th century ruby and diamond chandelier earrings.

Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

You can always rely on Rooney Mara for an elevated jewellery moment. Here, she wears three spectacular pieces – a 19th century fringe necklace and an Edwardian diamond choker with a 1920s diamond and onyx ring as the perfect finishing touch.

Miles Teller

Miles Teller
Miles Teller (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

When he’s not dancing shirtless on the beach, Miles Teller can be found sparkling in Art Deco platinum stud buttons on the Academy Awards champagne carpet.

Like this? Rihanna’s jewellery looks at the Oscars