By Priya Rao
Updated Feb 28, 2016 @ 10:15 pm
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Emerald green, amethyst, and midnight blue were just a few of the gorgeous jewel tone hues that hit the Oscars red carpet tonight.

Best Actress nominee Saoirse Ronan paid homage to her Irish roots in a custom beaded Calvin Klein gown with rectangular sequins and transparent skirt, while Best Supporting Actress nominee Rachel McAdams also chose a deep green color in the form of a halter dress with thigh-high slit by August Getty Atelier.

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Tina Fey in Versace with jewelry by Bulgari.

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Naomi Watts, for her part, shimmered in a midnight blue sparkle-encrusted column with purple undertones by Armani Prive, and Tina Fey looked positively regal in a draped Versace gown with a free-flowing train.