Red Carpet Arrivals
Pride amp Prejudice’s Keira Knightley was an early arrival, setting the night’s trend in an eggplant Vera Wang one-shoulder gown and a 1960’s Bulgari jeweled necklace.
A Zac Posen-clad Felicity Huffman, a first-time nominee for her portrayal in Transamerica, gets a supportive hug from husband William H. Macy.
Best-actress nominee Reese Witherspoon shone like spun silver on the arm of her Crash star husband Ryan Phillippe.
An always glamorous Salma Hayek takes the carpet by storm in a royal blue Versace gown.
A seven-months-pregnant Rachel Weisz, nominated for best supporting actress in The Constant Gardener, radiates star (or baby!) power for the crowd in her black Narciso Rodriguez gown.
Syriana’s George Clooney sets the hunk-factor bar high in a traditional tux.
Naomi Watts is a vision in Givenchy tulle, accentuated by a star-power smile.
Brokeback Mountain’s Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams, in canary-yellow, share a private moment before facing the cameras.
Speed co-stars and Oscar dates Keanu Reeves and an Angel Sanchez-clad Sandra Bullock flash award-winning smiles.
Jessica Alba wows the crowd in her gold Versace gown.
Mr. Hollywood, Jack Nicholson, in trademark tux and shades.
No stranger to Oscar ceremonies, superstar Nicole Kidman, in Balenciaga, arrives solo but steals the show.
Another solo star, award presenter Jennifer Aniston, clad in a black Rochas gown, steps out to support friend Catherine Keener for her Capote nomination.
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith
Always on hand for Hollywood’s biggest events, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, in a royal blue Cavalli gown, make a stunning entrance.
Just in time to take her seat before the show, Jennifer Lopez arrives with husband Marc Anthony.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Oscar-nominee Philip Seymour Hoffman and his girlfriend, Mimi O’Donnell, take a red-carpet break.
One of the first on the red carpet, Junebug’s Amy Adams, has her hands taken care of in her chocolate Carolina Herrera.