Let’s insist male guests at the Oscars wear white tie

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By Adam Bloodworth The Oscars earlier this week were a confection of elements: sure, they’re a nod to the year’s cinematographic output, but really, isn’t it all about looking at what the guests were wearing? Voyeurs tend to focus on the female stars, from Grace Kelly’s immaculate Edith Head gown in 1955 to Björk’s quirky swan dress in 2001. It is rare for the gentlemen to get a look-in, with exceptions like Pharrell Williams opting for shorts with a dinner jacket in 2014 (absurd, but it made the headlines) and Billy Porter five years later pairing his black tie with a full length gown. A man …

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