It’s true that not every Oscars look is deserving of its own Wikipedia page. But those that do linger in the cultural zeitgeist for decades, long enough to influence trends on red carpets and in retail chains alike. For 2022’s highly anticipated return to the Dolby Theatre, the Academy Awards attendees were expected to dress for revenge, following a grim, pandemic-era ceremony last year. As anticipated, the stars dialed up the glamour. While Zendaya stunned in a shimmering silver sequin skirt and cropped shirt, Lupita Nyong’o went for the gold in a dazzling gown. And Ariana DeBose turned heads in a Valentino pantsuit. Below, our favorite looks of the evening—and how they stack up to the legendary best dressed of yore.