We are only in January yet the awards season is in full swing (I bet those nominated have not been able to overindulge over party season) Yep everyone is in full glam mode on the red carpet even though the rest of us are in full mince pie hangover meltdown mode! Of course, the big one is The Oscars always has and always will be the big show. Here I will count down my absolute best and worst looks of all time (Clue: Worst dressed list grows the more modern and creative celebrities get) There is a tried and tested formula for this classic red caret however some do stray either to critical acclaim or fashion faux par, let’s face it any press is good press so maybe some of the shock tactics have been no accident over the years? I could be wrong but let’s take a look…
Who can forget this famous classic look on Julia Roberts when she won best actress. She famously said she could only pose looking over her shoulder in this dress.
Ava Gardner giving us huge movie star glamour and making me think there are not enough tiaras getting worn these days.
Great for milking cows on the farm but not the best look for The Oscars sorry Uma Thurman
Is Gwyneth Paltrow 12 here?
Elizabeth Taylor teaches us how best to show off gigantic diamonds
Hilary Swank showing us the efforts of her boxing training for the film Million Dollar Baby. Although quite plain from the front, it’s iconic for the cutaway back (and the fact she went to McDonald’s afterwards for a sit-down burger clutching her best actress oscar wearing this gown!)
A lesson here in attention-seeking from Bjork
Although appearing very simple its actually got lots of detail This dress was actually designed to look like diamonds had been thrown over it. I believe Charlize Theron worked very closely with Gucci to create this dress.
Audrey Hepburn had to dash from the theatre to collect her Academy Award (if you look closely you will notice she is still wearing her heavy stage make-up)As ever still looking elegant in a simple white belted dress.
Although extremely famous and iconic I was never a fan of this dress worn by Halle Berry. I personally don’t like the colour or material and find it too fussy, however, it’s definitely of its time and everybody remembers it.
As I’m such a huge fan of Barbra Streisand I won’t say anything about this look. Erm… Let’s move on
How to do Elegance for the Men A beautiful look from Clark Gable