Tuesday, February 28, 2012
By Abbey Khan
The biggest fashion trend seen on the red carpet at the 84th Annual Academy Awards show were white dresses, whether they were long-sleeves, beaded or one-shoulder.
Nominee Jessica Chastain is a break-out star in a strapless Alexander McQueen gown.
Meryl Streep won her Oscar for The Iron Lady a long-sleeved draped v-neck Lanvin dress.
Stacy Keibler shines in an off-the-shoulder Marchesa gown.
GREEN WITH ENVY
The Help nominee Viola Davis brightened up the red carpet in a strapless Vera Wang gown.
Glenn Close is both sexy and conservative in a dark gown by Zac Posen.
Berenice Bejo of The Artist is muted but silent in this mint-green Elie Saab gown.
Nominee Michelle Williams looks beautiful in a coral Louis Vuitton gown.
Georgina Chapman looks beautiful in a white floor-length gown.
Tina Fey rocked a strapless dark blue Carolina Herrera gown.
Sarah Hyland looks all grown up in an asymmetrical Alberta Feretti gown.
Bridesmaids star Maya Rudolph wears a plum Johanna Johnson with jeweled capped sleeves.
Virginia Madsen in a one-shoulder gown by Kevan Hall.
IN THE RED
Emma Stone is all smiles in a Giambattista Valli Couture gown with a large bow at the neck.
Jane Seymour shows off her ageless figure in a Pamella Roland fully beaded v-neck gown.
Natalie Portman wears a strapless polk-a-dot vintage gown from Christian Dior Haute Couture.
Rooney Mara keeps it minimal yet elegant in an airy Givenchy Couture gown.
Gwyneth Paltrow is statuesque in a Tom Ford dress.
Shailene Woodley of The Descendants in a long-sleeved Valentino Couture gown.
Rose Byrne is sexy sweet in a black sequined Vivienne Westwood gown.
Milla Jovovich looks elegant in a white Elie Saab Couture gown.
Julia Ormond in a David Meister midnight blue jersey dress with a flutter sleeve and beaded hip accent.
Angelina Jolie looks sultry showing off leg cleavage in an Atelier Versace gown.
Anna Faris shines in a sequined long-sleeved Diane von Furstenburg dress.
Melanie Griffith shows off her tattoo in a one-shoulder Yves Saint Laurent dress.
Octavia Spencer took home her Oscar for The Help in a custom hand-beaded silk gown by Tadashi Shoji.
Sandra Bullock wears a black and white Marchesa dress with gold embroidery.
Jennifer Lopez in a cut-out sleeve dress by Zuhair Murad.