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Canadian Screen Week kicked off on Sunday, May 26, and culminated in today’s Canadian Screen Awards Gala broadcast, hosted by comedian Mae Martin and available on CBC and CBC Gem

The awards recognize outstanding achievements in Canadian film, television and digital media, drawing stars like director Denis Villeneuve, who received the Academy Icon award. Throughout the week, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television honoured winners at the CBC headquarters in Toronto.

It’s been a week of celebration and standout fashion moments. Here are some of the must-see looks from the 2024 Canadian Screen Awards red and gold glitter carpets. 

Mayko Nguyen

Mayko Nguyen wore white and Diesel vom Burgimwald wore a gold bow tie. (George Pimentel Photography)

The stars of Hudson & Rex, actor Mayko Nguyen and Diesel vom Burgimwald, aka Rex, walked the gala red carpet together. We love dogs, and also Nguyen’s stylish, asymmetrical white dress with a front slit. 

Jay Baruchel and Rebecca-Jo Dunham-Baruchel

Jay Baruchel in a striped short suit and Rebecca-Jo Dunham-Baruchel in a crochet dress ayered over a bodysuit, embellished with cigarette packs.
Jay Baruchel and Rebecca-Jo Dunham-Baruchel at the Canadian Screen Awards gala. (George Pimentel Photography)

Canadian actor Baruchel and his wife, digital creator Rebecca-Jo Dunham-Baruchel, were a fashion-forward pair. Baruchel wore a dashing, striped Thom Browne suit paired with Hockey Night in Canada socks. Dunham-Baruchel wore a crochet dress by Montreal- and Vancouver-based designer Rachel Sudbury, layered over a Jean Paul Gaultier bodysuit. The dress was embellished with cigarette packs.

Amrit Kaur

Amrit Kaur on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a flowy long red dress.
Amrit Kaur in a red floral dress. (George Pimentel Photography)

Amrit Kaur — an actor, director and writer who won the award for best performance in a leading role for the drama The Queen of My Dreams — wore an eye-catching red gown with an abstract floral print to the gala, paired with oversized hoop earrings.

Darla Contois

Darla Contois on the 2024 Canadian Screen Awards red carpet in a cream-coloured satin dress.
Darla Contois in a cream-coloured satin dress. (George Pimentel Photography)

Contois won best lead performer, drama series, for her role in Little Bird and looked radiant in a floor-length, satin dress with fringe detailing by Heather Bouchier Designs.

Dani Kind

Dani Kind on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a black bodysuit, sheer knit dress and statement cape.
Dani Kind in black at the Canadian Screen Awards. (George Pimentel Photography)

Workin’ Moms star Dani Kind wore a multi-textured black ensemble on the red carpet with slicked back hair. We love the expert layering here, styled by Amber Watkins: a sleek bodysuit, sheer knit dress and statement cape by Uncuffed Leather. She’s also wearing jewelry by Toronto-based Biko.

Angelique Knights

Angelique Knights on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a black dress.
Angelique Knights on the gala red carpet. (George Pimentel Photography)

Bria Mack Gets a Life producer Angelique Knights also looked amazing in an LBD and red lip look. The best comedy series winner wore a fitted black dress with long sleeves and a unique, circular neckline.

Elaine Lui

Elaine Lui on the red carpet wearing a white shirt dress with oversized sleeves with a denim top layer.
Elaine Lui in Sacai and Christopher John Rogers. (George Pimentel Photography)

Elaine Lui, who accepted the award for best host, lifestyle with her colleagues at The Social earlier this week, wore a white shirt dress with oversized sleeves by Sacai and a denim top layer by Christopher John Rogers on Wednesday. It’s the details that made the look: the statement braids, tiny white ribbons in her hair and frilly socks styled with platform Mary Jane shoes.

Sonia Mangat

Sonia Mangat on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a red strapless, floor-length gown.
Sonia Mangat wore a red Helsa dress. (George Pimentel Photography)

Host and reporter Sonia Mangat was radiant in a strapless, floor-length gown by Helsa while attending the News, Entertainment, and Sports Awards earlier this week. The matching lip and hints of red in her long braid added nice touches. 

Tyrone Edwards

Tyrone Edwards on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a grey and white suit and a polo shirt.
Tyrone Edwards in Thom Browne. (George Pimentel Photography)

Tyrone Edwards looked dapper in a grey and white Thom Browne suit at the News, Entertainment and Sports Awards on Tuesday. Instead of a plain dress shirt, Etalk stylist Simone Faloona paired the fitted suit with a less formal but still polished polo. 

Vivek Shraya 

Vivek Shraya on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a fitted red dress.
Vivek Shraya wore a custom dress by Mario Fugnitto. (George Pimentel Photography)

Vivek Shraya, the creator and star of How To Fail As A Popstar, which won in two categories this week, wore a fitted custom red dress by designer Mario Fugnitto on Tuesday. Fashion stylist Charlene Akuamoah also dressed her in an emerald green Greta Constantine coat and oversized Rita Tesolin belt for Wednesday’s Television Program and Performance Awards.

Tai Young

Tai Young on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing black sequin pants and a black and white top with dramatic, embellished shoulders.
Tai Young in a custom look by costume designer Leeland Mitchell (George Pimentel Photography)

Athlete and actor Tai Young, from the nominated show Dream It To Be It, wore a glamorous, embellished look custom-created by costume designer Leeland Mitchell. The inspiration was “something a little bit camp and extravagant,” Young shared on social media.

Keshia Chanté

Keshia Chanté on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a red off-the-shoulder, v-neck gown.
Keshia Chanté wore RVNG Couture. (George Pimentel Photography)

The singer, who hosted the Television Program and Performance Awards, looked resplendent in an off-the-shoulder, V-neck gown by Canadian label RVNG Couture. We’re here for all of the high-drama, red dresses worn at this year’s Canadian Screen Week. 

Laurie Anna Babin

Laurie Anna Babin on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a red plaid dress with black ribbon shoulder straps.
Laurie Anna Babin in a plaid dress by Eliza Faulkner. (George Pimentel Photography)

A nominee for Red Rooms, the actor wore a pretty plaid dress with black velvet ribbons by Montreal fashion designer Eliza Faulkner to attend the Cinematic Arts Awards on Thursday. 

Vincent Dufault

Vincent Dufault on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet wearing a purple, floor-length dress over a black hooded sweatshirt with a black baseball cap.
Vincent Dufault wore Lakuachimoto. (George Pimentel Photography)

Hair artist Vincent Dufault, nominated for his work on Ru, wore a fabulous purple dress and black hoodie look from fashion label Lakuachimoto. The outfit was paired with a top-handle Nouveau Riche Atelier beaded handbag and a black baseball cap, also by Lakuachimoto.

Traci Melchor 

Traci Melchor on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet in a navy and white off-the-shoulder, polka-dot dress.
Traci Melchor in a polka-dot dress. (George Pimentel Photography)

Traci Melchor, who won a best host or presenter, factual or reality/competition, for Canada’s Drag Race, wore some great outfits this week. But our favourite is this off-the-shoulder, polka-dot dress by AFRM, which fits like a dream. 

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