The Tony Awards Are Proof The 80s Are Back

As a Hamilton addict who grew up on RENTWicked, and Annie, to name a few, I always love the Tony’s.  I even used to perform Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for my family.  As a one-woman show.  What can I say, I think musical theater is extremely special.

But this post is about the awards show, not the shows themselves.  And I noticed something very interesting on last night’s red carpet: it was all about the 80s.  Draped gowns, big sleeves, loud glitz and glamour everywhere!

tony-awards-red-carpet-celebrity-looks-2017-225550-1497223432084-image-640x0cOlivia Wilde looking like a ruby slipper in draped Michael Kors Collection

tony-awards-red-carpet-celebrity-looks-2017-225550-1497222269292-image-640x0cCandice Swanepoel’s Prabal Gurung gown reminded me of a tamer version of something Cher would’ve worn

christine-ebersole-8cd7e0b1-dc84-44d6-aaeb-4e5bb895bf99Christine Ebersol

gettyimages-694982272Rachel Bay Jones’ belted gown in 80s turquoise

tony-awards-red-carpet-celebrity-looks-2017-225550-1497225079715-image-640x0cScarlett Johanssen rocked shoulder pads (never thought I’d write that) in Michael Kors Collection

keltie-knight-e43b3f59-9628-4446-8374-70ef3d865e67Keltie Knight also evoked Cher in Rodarté

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