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Roll Out The Red Carpet: Top Oscar Awards Fashion

With the 85th Annual Academy Awards show airing this Sunday (Feb.24) we're excited to see the cream of the crop decked in their best gowns. In preparation for the red carpet, Vixen compiled a list of the top fashion moments of Hollywood’s biggest night—some tacky and others classy. But one thing's for sure, it'll be a night to remember. Check out the highlights through the years on the next page.


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1. Whoopi Goldberg (1993)

What better way to start off the list than with Whoopi’s unforgettable ensemble? It was reported that the actress purchased her outfit at a Beverly Hills boutique and decided to wear the satin green and purple gown and pantsuit to the 65th Annual Academy Awards show.

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2. Tyra Banks (2000)

Reminiscent of a fairytale princess, Tyra Banks’ physique filled out this Vera Wang poofy gown.

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3. Halle Berry (2002)

Elie Saab designed show-stopping gowns way before Beyonce branched out from under her mother’s needle and thread. On this groundbreaking night, Halle Berry not only stunned with her award for Best Actress for “Monster’s Ball” but the burgundy gown was also an outfit to remember.

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4. Angelina Jolie (2004)

This white satin Marc Bouwer gown clung to Jolie’s sleek body at the 76th Academy Awards in 2004—8 years before she hit everyone with the peek of her right leg in a black Altier Versace dress.

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5. Hilary Swank 2005

With a plunging low back cut, Hilary Swank’s Guy Laroche navy gown was the talk of the 2005 Oscar night, making it officially one of the top fashion moments in the history of the Academy Awards.

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6. Beyonce  2005

Another show stopper at the 2005 award show, Beyonce’s curves sashayed in this Versace dress, solidifying her third attendance to the  Hollywood event.

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7. Sophie Okonedo (2005)

Attending the award show as a nominee for Best Supporting Actress for “Hotel Rwanda” Sophie blazed the red carpet in this white Rochas gown.

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8. Jessica Alba (2006)

Living her life like it’s golden, this stunning Versace dress complimented Alba’s sun-kissed skin tone.

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9. Salma Hayek (2006)

The bright diamond earrings set off the aquamarine Versace gown exquisitely by Salma Hayek.

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10. Penelope Cruz (2007)

If all else fails, Versace will save the day. One of the more popular designers at award shows, this feathered gown didn’t fail to elongate Penelope’s physique, showcasing her inner cha cha diva.

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11. Jada Pinkett Smith (2007)

Matching the Oscar statue, Jada stood poised in this gold Carolina Herrera gown.

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12. Anne Hathaway (2009)

Simple yet sophisticated described Anne’s Armani Privé gown. Complimented with jewelry by Cartier, she shined bright like a diamond.

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13. Alicia Keys (2009)

A. Keys stepped onto the red carpet with a modest high slit-lavender dress designed by Armani.

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14. Taraji P. Henson (2009)

This fiery actress mellowed out with an eggshell white Roberto Cavalli dress.

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15. Zoe Saldana (2010)

Ruffles and more ruffles in shades of purple, Miss “Colombiana” made heads turn as she adorned this Givenchy haute couture by Riccardo Tisci gown.

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16. Mariah Carey (2010)

Valentino was the outfit choice for Mariah as she managed to slip her leg through the navy blue dress.

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17. Queen Latifah (2010)

The one shoulder strap gown by Badgley Mischka presented a perfect lavender hue for the Queen’s glow.

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18. Sandra Bullock (2010)

A gold beaded Marchesa gown was the best compliment to Sandra’s Best Actress award for the evening, not to mention the embroidery shined along with the Neil Lane diamonds.

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19. Mila Kunis (2011)

The smooth lavender hue set off Mila’s cool skin tone in this Elie Saab lace gown.

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20. Jennifer Hudson (2011)

The Oscar-winner popped at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in this Sunkist Orange Atelier Versace dress.

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21. Gwyneth Paltrow (2012)

The all-white Tom Ford gown and minimal bling bling clung to Gwyneth’s slender body at the 2012 Oscars.

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22. Jennifer Lopez (2012)

Known for her daring outfits on the red carpet, J. Lo toned it down a bit but still managed to show off her curves in this Zuhair Murad gown.

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23. Oprah Winfrey (2012)

Oprah’s Theia gown sparkled for everyone to see as she received an honorary Oscar for the Academy of Motion Picture’s Arts and Science’s Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award that night.

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24. Octavia Spencer (2012)

Looking stunning in a Tadashi Shoji gown, Octavia Spencer displayed her classy and poised side than that of her character in The Help.

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25. Viola Davis (2012)

Best Actress nominee Viola Davis showed Hollywood what she was made of in this green Vera Wang gown.

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