on Oscarsfashion is as important as films.
Over the years, the annual ceremony the red carpet becomes the runwayas Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars pull out all the stylish stops.
Case in point? Halle Berry cemented himself as a fashion icon at the 2002 Academy Awards when he fell for a risqué Elie Saab gown that featured strategically placed floral embroidery to cover her chest. Additionally, she made history as the first Black woman to win the Best Actress Award. So, not only did his clothing push boundaries, but he also broke industry barriers in the process.
Then there is Gwyneth Paltrow, which proves that a simple, structured design can immediately rule a room. For the 2012 event, she stunned in a white asymmetrical gown Tom Ford. Pairing the elegant look with a floor-length cape adds just the right amount of drama.