This Twitter thread is the most wholesome thing to come out of the Oscars

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard all about the eventful Oscars ceremony that happened on Sunday. And while it feels like most of the internet is talking about one particular moment of the night, many are also focused on the fashion. 

Of course, the Oscars are always an excuse for celebrities to get kitted out in their finest attire and hit the red carpet. But have you ever looked at the attendees and wondered, what book cover do they look like? Us neither, but thanks to Waterstones, now we can't stop thinking about it. If you're loving the sound of all this book talk about are feeling inspired, then make sure you check out our roundup of the best graphic design books.

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The book shop Waterstones has tweeted a thread of photos of celebs at the Oscars compared to book covers. From Timothee Chalamet (actor and secret Xbox modder) to Olivia Coleman, Waterstones has chosen book covers that feature a similar colour or pattern to the outfits – and we're seriously impressed by how accurate they are. 

The tweets have racked up several likes and retweets. Many Twitter users are loving the comparisons, with many complimenting the designs. One user replied "These Oscar fashion/book covers images are kinda rad," and another responded, "This is the best thing to come out of the Oscars" – to which we have to agree (those Will Smith Slap NFTs were pretty distasteful after all).

A comparison between David Oyelowo and the 1984 book cover

This comparison between David Oyelowo and 1984 is scarily accurate (Image credit: Waterstones)

After all the controversies surrounding this year's Oscars event, it's nice to see something so wholesome grace our Twitter thread. If you're feeling inspired and fancy having a go at making your own Oscar-inspired book covers, then head over to our guide on how to download Photoshop and get creating!

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.