This wonderful Flickr set of photos taken backstage at the 1989 Oscars by a photographer named Alan Light is a powerful argument for classic black tie (and against “Hollywood” black tie - I’m looking at you, Lowe).

This wonderful Flickr set of photos taken backstage at the 1989 Oscars by a photographer named Alan Light is a powerful argument for classic black tie (and against “Hollywood” black tie - I’m looking at you, Lowe).