Diane Lane in Oscar de la Renta
For Diane Lane
's 2003 show appearance, canny designer Oscar de la Renta
took the best of two dresses to make a spectacular one. "Here is an actress who carries herself so gracefully with an elegance that can't be taughtit truly comes from within," says de la Renta. "The idea for the gown came from two dresses: The top was inspired by an off-the-shoulder cocktail dress in a nude embroidered silk tulle; the bottom, a gown with fantastic feather embroidery from the hip down. The combination worked very wellit's seven years later and we are still telling its storyand admiring Diane's beauty."