The Academy Awards is unquestionably one of the most-watched fashion events on the annual calendar. Since the first ceremony 89 years ago, the Oscars have not only been known to honour the best films, but are gazed upon by millions of viewers to see the contenders for best dressed.
An elegant red carpet look is essential for all, throughout the years there have been an abundance of glamorous designs. Whether Hollywood’s finest win or lose, they all have their chance to be memorable. The Oscars are now televised in over 200 countries and social media will flourish with the gowns both good and bad, in a matter of hours.
We have compiled our Top 20 fave looks from over the years, and hope that the 89th Academy Awards will bring some strong competitors to our list.
Nicole Kidman wearing John Galliano for Christian Dior (1997)
Naomi Watts wearing Versace (2004)
Hilary Swank wearing Guy Laroche (2005)
Michelle Williams wearing Vera Wang (2006)
Nicole Kidman wearing Balenciaga (2007)
Amy Adams wearing Proenza Schouler (2008)
Katherine Heigl wearing Escada (2008)
Cameron Diaz wearing Oscar de la Renta (2010
Emma Stone wearing Giambattista Valli (2012)
Gwyneth Paltrow wearing Tom Ford (2012)
Jennifer Aniston wearing Valentino (2013)
Jennifer Lawrence wearing Christian Dior (2013)
Amanda Seyfried wearing Alexander McQueen (2013)
Cate Blanchett wearing Armani Prive (2014)
Lupita Wyong’o wearing Prada (2014)
Jennifer Lopez wearing Elie Saab (2015)
Reese Witherspoon wearing Tom Ford (2015)
Rosamund Pike wearing Givenchy (2015)
Oliva Munn wearing Stella McCartney (2016)
Sofia Vergara wearing Marchesa (2016)
Good Luck to all the Nominees, we can’t wait!