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Oscars red carpet watch with Saskatchewan designer Dean Renwick

Saskatchewan fashion designer Dean Renwick highlights what to watch at the Oscars.

Fashion expectations and people to watch in 2016

Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in "American Hustle," at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

People aren't just watching for who will win the top honours in movies tonight, they will also have their eyes on the red carpet outfits.

Saskatchewan fashion designer Dean Renwick was on CBC's Saskatchewan Weekend to share his thoughts on Oscar fashion. 

Renwick said when going into the Oscars, it's important to remember that each awards show is completely different, so it's hard to say how the fashion will unfold based on the shows that came before.

"You dress accordingly for each award show," Renwick said. 

Still, Renwick's hunch is that this year the style will be pretty classic without a lot of shocking pieces. 

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Cate Blanchett

This actor always comes in stunning, according to Renwick. Blanchett is nominated for Best Actress for her role in Carol

"I'm sure she's going to be wearing Armani as always. They dress her to a T," he said.   

Cate Blanchett won best actress for her work in 'Blue Jasmine" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
Cate Blanchett in a stunning blue necklace at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Lawrence

Lawrence is nominated for Best Actress for her role in Joy.

Lawrence will be wearing Dior because she has a contract with them, but Renwick said the interesting thing will be the style of the outfit, as Dior is currently without a creative director.  

"The staff that work there are actually the ones that designed the line," he said, adding he'll be watching to see if they pull out all the stops to make her stunning.

Acrtress Jennifer Lawrence peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet as actor Brad Pitt, left, looks on at the 2014 Academy Awards in Hollywood, Calif. on March 2, 2014. (Andreas Lees/Reuters)
Actress Jennifer Lawrence fell as she walked up the steps to accept the award for best actress for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook" at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)

Charlotte Rampling

Rampling is someone Renwick said he's excited to see on the red carpet. She's back as a nominee for Best Actress for her role in 45 years after a long absence.  

"She hasn't been on a red carpet in a long time. She doesn't bow down to designers or trends either, so I think it's going to be very interesting to see what she wears and who she wears," Renwick said. 

Charlotte Rampling has been nominated for an Oscar for her performance in 45 Years. The film is based on a short story by David Constantine. (Andy Kropa/Invision/Associated Press)

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