35 Best Oscar Dresses Of All Time

Lupita’s blue dress will forever be emblazoned in my mind.

Each year, the Academy Awards brings out the best of the best in celebrity fashion.

There are sweeping gowns, perfectly fitted suits, and chic looks that literally take my breath away.

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Yes, I’m talking about Zendaya.

But there are some looks that are truly so mind-numbingly magnificent that they will go down in history. Here are 35 of the best Oscars red carpet looks in history:

1.

Lupita Nyong’o in Prada (2014)

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Possibly the most iconic Oscar look of all time.

2.

Halle Berry in Elie Saab (2002)

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3.

Gemma Chan in Valentino (2019)

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4.

Diahann Carroll (1969)

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This dress makes it look like she just floated down from heaven.

5.

Janelle Monae in Ralph Lauren (2020)

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6.

Jessica Alba in Versace (2006)

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7.

Jennifer Lawrence in Christian Dior (2013)

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8.

Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy (1953)

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The year she won the Oscar for Roman Holiday.

9.

Nicole Kidman in Balenciaga (2007)

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10.

Barbra Streisand in Arnold Scaasi (1969)

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11.

Zendaya in Valentino (2021)

12.

Lupita Nyong’o again in Calvin Klein (2015)

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13.

Elizabeth Taylor (1953)

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14.

Debbie Allen (1982)

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15.

Billy Porter in Christian Siriano (2019)

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16.

Cate Blanchett in Givency (2011)

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17.

Whitney Houston (1994)

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Did Whitney Houston invent women in pantsuits? Probably.

18.

Angelina Jolie in Versace (2012)

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19.

Cynthia Erivo in Versace (2020)

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20.

Lady Gaga in Alexander McQueen (2019)

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21.

Scarlett Johansson in Oscar de la Renta (2020)

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22.

LaKeith Stanfield in Saint Laurent (2021)

23.

Regina King in Louis Vuitton (2021)

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24.

Spike Lee in Gucci (2020)

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The suit was a tribute to Kobe Bryant, who died earlier that year.

25.

Leslie Mann in Zac Posen (2017)

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26.

HER in Dundas (2021)

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The look was inspired by Prince’s 1985 Oscars look.

27.

Sandra Oh in Elie Saab (2020)

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28.

Amanda Seyfried in Giorgio Armani (2021)

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29.

Emma Stone in Givenchy (2017)

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30.

Marion Cotillard in Jean Paul Gaultier (2008)

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31.

Dear in Bob Mackie (1998)

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Cher has had so many iconic looks that it’s hard to pick.

32.

Ariana DeBose in Valentino (2022)

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33.

Jessica Chastain in Gucci (2022)

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34.

Timothée Chalamet in Louis Vuitton (2022)

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35.

Zendaya in Valentino (2022)

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36.

Jada Pinkett Smith in Jean Paul Gaultier (2022)

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