See all the best looks worn by Asian celebrities at the 94th Academy Awards

It may be Hollywood's biggest night out, but the 2022 Oscars also shines a spotlight on some of the most talented Asian actors and filmmakers today.

This year, celebrities from South Korea, India and more took to the glitzy red carpet, proudly flaunting their Asian heritage through their traditional costumes.

Raya and the Last Dragon star Kelly Marie Tran became the first actress in Oscar history to arrive in the áo dài, Vietnam’s national dress; she had her emerald green dress specially created for her by Vietnamese-American designer Thai Nguyen. There was more Asian representation from Writing With Fire directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, who both donned traditional Indian costumes to the red carpet, as well as Lunana director Pawo Choyning Dorji, who showed off the Bhutanese gho.

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Red proved to be a popular colour this year: Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu looked dashing in a crimson Versace tuxedo with gold accents that nods to his costume in Marvel’s Shang-Chi, while Drive My Car actress Sonia Yuan was the picture of elegance in her red Prada gown.

Youn Yuh-Jung, who became the first Korean actress to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2021, stole the show this year for a very different reason. The Pachinko actress wore a classy dress from Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2020 collection, embellished with a UN Refugee Agency blue ribbon in support of refugees.

Below, see how else Asian celebrities made a statement on the red carpet.

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Kelly Marie Tran in Thai Nguyen, with Carlos Lopez Estrada

Youn Yuh-Jung in Chanel

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - March 27, 2022.    Yuh-jung Youn     arriving at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Stephanie Lai and Pawo Choyning Dorji

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - March 27, 2022. Stephanie Lai and Pawo Choyning Dorji  arriving at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Sonia Yuan in Prada, Park Yu-rim, Jin Dae-yeon and Ahn Hwitae

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - March 27, 2022. The cast of “Drive My Car,”  Reika Kirishima, Park YU Rim, Jin Dae Yeon and Ahn Hwi Tae arriving at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Fatima Farheen Mirza and Riz Ahmed in Zegna

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: (L-R) Fatima Farheen Mirza and Riz Ahmed attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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Simu Liu in Versace

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: Simu Liu attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Momodu Mansaray/Getty Images)
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Lisa Nishimura and Ted Sarandos

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: Chief Executive Officer of Netflix Ted Sarandos and VP, Documentary and Independent Films at Netflix Lisa Nishimura attend the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: (L-R) Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh attend the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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Mia Kim and Daniel Dae Kim

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: (L-R) Mia Kim and Daniel Dae Kim attend the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Momodu Mansaray/Getty Images)
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Naomi Scott in Fendi

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LOS ANGELES; USA - MARCH 27, 2022: Naomi Scott arrives on the red carpet outside the Dolby Theater for the 94th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, USA.
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Vanessa Hudgens in Michael Kors

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LOS ANGELES; USA - MARCH 27, 2022: Vanessa Hudgens arrives on the red carpet outside the Dolby Theater for the 94th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, USA.
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Tati Gabrielle in Hellessy

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: Tati Gabrielle attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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H.E.R. in Carolina Herrera

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LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 27, 2022: H.E.R. arrives on the red carpet outside the Dolby Theater for the 94th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, USA.
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