There’s nothing like a female friendship to get our feminist hearts soaring. Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips may be our favorite bffs, especially since they attended the 89th Annual Academy Awards together. Michelle, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Manchester by the Sea brought Busy as her date and we honestly understand. The friends met when they were on Dawson’s Creek in the early aughts, and they’ve pretty much been inseparable ever since. In honor of this friendship, and the beautiful gowns the duo wore to this Sunday’s event, we’re going to throw it way back to their first ever red carpet, one that was not quite as glamorous as this one, but still just as sweet.
But first, let’s take a look at some of the gorgeous looks the duo has rocked recently.
Their looks at this year’s Oscars may be our favorites that they’ve worn. Michelle’s cropped hair and plunging Louis Vuitton gown are perfectly offset by Busy’s long, golden locks and green, Elizabeth Kennedy velvet number. The duo looks polished, sexy, and like they actually love each other.
The gal pals also attended the Screen Actor Guild Awards together, matching in vibrant, sparkling dresses. And again, we get it.
The best friends also went together to the 74th annual Golden Globes, wearing floral dresses and looking impeccable. We love a good #glowup and both Michelle and Busy are looking better than ever. Yes, celebrities have glow ups too. Because really, did early 00’s fashion really work for anyone?
The bff’s first red carpet in 2006 was adorable.
Michelle and Busy attended their first Hollywood event together in 2006 at the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Both women looked beautiful, but we hardly recognize them. Michelle has her blonde hair to her shoulders and wavy, with the classic 2000’s swoop, while Busy is brunette and wears hers in a headband.
The friends also went to the 78th Annual Academy Awards in 2006, this time choosing a fringed yellow number and graphic black and white dress to make a statement. Again, both ladies look ravishing but we are partial to their glow up.
Michelle and Busy went to a Golden Globe after-party in 2011 and for the first time, we can see the stages of their evolution. We love that they’ve grown into themselves over the years, side-by-side and hand-in-hand.