Throughout the 2023 Oscars crimson carpet, followers had been hoping to see Kaia Gerber stroll alongside her Academy Award-nominated boyfriend Austin Butler — however the actor ended up taking his “finest good friend” and agent as a substitute. Later within the night time, Gerber and Butler gave everybody a glam couple second as they posed for images collectively on the afterparty.
Gerber didn’t be part of Butler on the 2023 Oscars earlier within the night and through an interview with Ashley Graham on the crimson carpet, Butler defined why. When Graham requested, “I assumed I used to be going to see somewhat arm sweet tonight. The place is Kaia?” Butler defined, “I’ve obtained my finest good friend right here with me, who can also be my agent. I owe my profession to him, in order a thanks, I needed him to be by my facet.”
The actor introduced alongside his good friend and agent James Farrell as his plus-one to the 95th annual Academy Awards. Butler was nominated for Greatest Actor for his position as Elvis Presley within the 2022 Baz Luhrmann biopic Elvis.
Later that night time, Butler and Gerber took house the title as the chicest couple on the afterparty. Gerber donned a slinky silver sequin Celine halter costume with keyhole cutout and a thigh-high slit, styled by Danielle Goldberg. The mannequin wore her brunette strands in a tender blowout with a center half and amped up the glamour with De Beers jewels and strappy rhinestone-emblazoned sandals.
Butler put a brand new spin on menswear with a Saint Laurent look from the Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear assortment. Styled by Sandra Amador, the actor wore a modern black swimsuit with a heather-toned silk shirt, tied with a low-cut pussy bow.
Geber and Butler had been first romantically linked after being seen collectively exiting a yoga class in December 2021. E! then reported that Gerber and Butler spent Valentine’s Day collectively in London. They made it crimson carpet official by March 2022 at a pre-Oscars social gathering, happening to attend the 2022 Met Gala arm-in-arm that Could. Gerber has steadfastly supported her boyfriend all through his Elvis press junket and awards season, cheering him on on the Cannes Movie Competition this summer season and celebrating his triumph on the Golden Globes backstage.