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Meet Your New Oscars Red Carpet Style Icon: 89-Year-Old French Director Agnès Varda

Agnes Varda attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Agnès Varda attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards.
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

You may know that Faces Places director Agnès Varda could become the oldest person ever to win a competitive Academy Award. You may not know that she’s also the most fabulously dressed person on this year’s Oscars red carpet, arriving on the scene sporting Gucci Mini Jardin de Rose pajama-style pants and matching cardigan.

Add a pair of white sneakers, rose-colored glasses, and her usual two-tone hair, and you have yourself a bona fide trendsetter. I, for one, would not be caught dead tomorrow wearing anything else.

Read more in Slate about the 2018 Oscars.