The Oscars red carpet is just getting started, and already, the political stage is being set: One of the night’s biggest stars, Ruth Negga, who’s up for Actress in a Lead Role for her part in Loving, showed up in a much-anticipated and breathtaking look… along with a rather unexpected accessory.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Ruth Negga attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Continuing on with the red carpet statement trend that Sasha Lane cemented in a Black Lives Matter jersey at the Independent Spirit Awards yesterday, Negga was the first to give a shout-out to the current political climate by adorning her custom-made Valentino design with an ACLU blue pin.

The civil liberties union has been instrumental in providing assistance for those being affected by President Trump’s immigration ban, rushing to temporarily block it nationwide upon implementation and ultimately preventing travelers from being sent home when a federal judge ruled in their favor.

Negga had spoken to InStyle earlier in the week about her custom-made Valentino design, saying, “It’s been made for me, so it’s very specific,” although she kept the pin under wraps.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Model Karlie Kloss attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/FilmMagic)

Karlie Kloss, who shared stylist Karla Welch with the Oscar nominee, also donned the accessory atop her Stella McCartney gown.

The added touch was one Welch was particularly pleased with, posting a close-up shot of Ruth’s dress to her Instagram, along with the caption, “The accessory I’m most proud of.”

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda (R) and Luz Towns-Miranda attend the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

Other stylists apparently had the same idea: Hamilton favorite Lin-Manuel Miranda (styled by Stacy London), showed up donning the pin on his San Markos Formals tux with his date/mother, Luz-Townes Miranda, on his arm, as did Dawson’s Creek favorite, Busy Phillips (who looked lovely as ever in her Elizabeth Kennedy designed frock), and Moonlight director Barry Jenkins.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Busy Philipps attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

We’ve got a feeling this is just the beginning of the night’s political antics, so we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for more of these and bigger things to come!

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(Photos via Frazer Harrison, George Pimentel, Jeff Kravitz + Kevin Mazur/Getty)