Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for Notes on a Scandal
The great Cate has become a red-carpet icon, in no small part because of her spectacular Oscar dresses. She wore a hummingbird-embroidered Galliano to her first Academy Awards in 1999 (when she was nominated for Elizabeth), and then returned as a presenter in 2000 wearing a sleek backless Gaultier gown with a cascade of antique Indian gold jewelry. Finally, last year she wore an unforgettable yellow Valentino to pick up her Best Supporting Actress award for The Aviator. As designer Isaac Mizrahi has marveled, "She's an amazing actress, and thenoh, my Godshe looks great in clothes."
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