The “How To Get Away With Murder” star hit the red carpet with husband Julius Tennon. She accompanied her sequin gown with a hot pink clutch and glittering hoops.
A roundtable of commentators for E! News reviewed Davis’ look, with one saying, “She never, never, never, never lets me down.” Former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth said that Davis looked “fantastic,” while Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski enthusiastically agreed.
Best Dressed at the 2018 Oscars
Many on Twitter felt similarly. One user even said the look had him “gasping.”
GASPING FOR AIR VIOLA DAVIS CANNOT EVER LET ME BREATHEpic.twitter.com/bqRjL4NHaY
— Joel Pavelski (@joelcifer) March 5, 2018
— panchhi 🦋 (@catexblanchett) March 5, 2018
— etalk (@etalkCTV) March 5, 2018
viola davis P O P P I N G tf OFFpic.twitter.com/Tgi2FmLCrN
— f thot fitzgerald (@dracomallfoys) March 5, 2018
— gabriela 🍒 (@hollygolightIy) March 5, 2018
Viola Davis working the hell out of that fuchsia dress, as she should#Oscars
— elizabeth is not over the ⛸⛸ shenanigans (@ElizabethDeHoff) March 5, 2018
EVERYTHING about Viola Davis right now. Hair, dress, glam, earrings...
— Into The Gloss (@IntoTheGloss) March 5, 2018
— Kevin® (@relatablekc) March 5, 2018
Some people felt ... differently:
— Fishy's Fishy 🎏 (@SLHusky401) March 5, 2018
when you’re asking yourself where’s viola davis but then you realise that she’s the one wearing that ugly ass dress#bringshorthairedviolaback
— Kook’s (@pusanchild) March 5, 2018
Viola Davis love that color hate that dress it makes you look bulky.
— BejatheBabe (@BelleDae) March 5, 2018
What do you think of the dress?
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.