ESC: Saoirse Ronan, Bows

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Everything is always better with a bow on top.

While the 2018 Oscars red carpet saw plenty of sequins, beads and bold lips, as expected, there was another trend that made just as strong of a statement: bows.

Whether it was Ladybird actress Saoirse Ronan wearing one giant iteration on the back of her pink Calvin Klein dress or musician St. Vincent wearing an edgier half-version on her pant-less Saint Laurent ensemble, the traditionally feminine accouterments channeled a range of vibes. What used to be a pretty detail now can be the focal of an ensemble. Please see Nicole Kidman's midnight-blue Armani Privé gown as evidence.

Better yet, keep scrolling to see all the stars who wore some type of bow on the Oscars red carpet. 

ESC: Saoirse Ronan, Bows

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The Ladybird actress' Calvin Klein gown featured a large bow in the back. 

ESC: Emma Stone, Bows

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The La La Land actress wore a custom Louis Vuitton pantsuit accented by a fuchsia bow belt. 

ESC: Sofia Carson, Bows

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The Disney star's Giambattista Valli gown featured a tiny, simple red bow at the waist. 

ESC: Kristin Cavallari, Bows

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The E! correspondent accented her princess ball gown with a full bow tied to the side of the bodice. 

ESC: Annie Clark, Bows

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A half bow still earns this musician points!

ESC: Nicole Kidman, Bows

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Would this Armani Privé be the same without the structural bow?

Would you wear this exaggerated trend?

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