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From The Red Carpet to Your Closet

By Alvaro Martinez
Posted On Mar 03, 2018
From The Red Carpet to Your Closet

The Academy Awards – Hollywood’s biggest night as it recognizes the best of the best in the film industry. Winning an Oscar is one of the biggest moments in an actress’s career – so the dress worn while picking up the golden statue is a fashion moment to remember.

There have been countless gowns that have graced the red carpet, yet only a few withstand the test of time as the most memorable ones. From Audrey Hepburn to Julia Roberts to Lupita Nyong’o, these Oscar-winning actresses have worn exquisite gowns that have solidified them as style icons.

Check out how you can steal the look and bring the glamour of iconic Oscar dresses to your everyday wardrobe!

 

1954: Best Actress


Winner: Audrey Hepburn for Roman Holiday

The Dress: This floral white Givenchy dress was worn at the 1954 Oscars – the first time Hepburn wore a dress from the designer in public and the start of a wonderful fashion friendship.

 

1969: Best Actress

Winner: Barbra Streisand for Funny Girl

The Dress: This iconic sheer dress was actually an accident! According to Streisand, she didn’t know the Arnold Scaasi pantsuit with plastic sequins was actually transparent under lights.

2005: Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Cate Blanchett for The Aviator

The Dress: The actress looked like a modern day goddess in this yellow gown created especially for her by Valentino. This look solidified her status as a classic Hollywood starlet.

2014: Best Actress


Winner: Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years A Slave

The Dress: This exquisite powder blue Prada gown was a winner in itself. Lupita Nyong’o graced the red carpet with a dress many compared to Cinderella’s – fit for a modern-day princess.

2017: Best Supporting Actress


Winner: Viola Davis for Fences

The Dress: Regarded as one of the greatest actresses of our times, Davis received her first Academy Award in a red-hot Armani gown complemented with gold earrings, a gold bracelet, and a metallic clutch.


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