Top Fashion Trends

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Top Fashion Trends

01 of 21

Asymmetrical

Kate Winslet
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Best Actress nominee Kate Winslet looked beautifully off-kilter in an embroidered one-shoulder design from Yves Saint Laurent.

02 of 21

Asymmetrical

Asymmetrical
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Slumdog Millionaire

star Freida Pinto was a stylesetter in a sheer, single-sleeve gown from John Galliano.

03 of 21

Asymmetrical

Asymmetrical
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Marisa Tomei

did not shy away from sartorial drama-the second-time nominee selected a sweeping, single-strap design from Versace.

04 of 21

Asymmetrical

Asymmetrical
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Heidi Klum

bared a solo stem in a custom gown designed by Roland Mouret.

05 of 21

Sweetheart Neckline

Sweetheart Neckline
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Sarah Jessica Parker

played up her perfect shape in a haute couture gown from Christian Dior.

06 of 21

Sweetheart Neckline

Sweetheart Neckline
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Angelina Jolie

drew all eyes in an Elie Saab gown with a low-dipping bodice.

07 of 21

Sweetheart Neckline

Sweetheart Neckline
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Natalie Portman

wore an intricately draped Rodarte design that played up her golden skin.

08 of 21

Red

Amy Adams, Carolina Herrera, Oscars 2009
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Who says redheads can't wear crimson? Nominee Amy Adams accented her auburn locks with a streamlined design from Carolina Herrera.

09 of 21

Red

Virginia Madsen in Kevan Hall, Loree Rodkin earrings, Rene Caovilla shoes, Katherine Baumann bag, 2009 Academy Awards, Oscars, Red Carpet Arrivals
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Virginia Madsen in Kevan Hall, Loree Rodkin earrings, Rene Caovilla shoes, Katherine Baumann bag, 2009 Academy Awards, Oscars, Red Carpet Arrivals

10 of 21

Red

Red
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Presenter Amanda Seyfried rocked a Valentino gown in the designer's signature shade.

11 of 21

Metallic Shimmer

Metallic Shimmer
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Comic actress Leslie Mann sparkled in a Pamella Roland design with silver and gold mosaic sequins.

12 of 21

Metallic Shimmer

Metallic Shimmer
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Nominee Viola Davis gleamed gold in a Reem Acra gown.

13 of 21

Metallic Shimmer

Anne Hathaway in Armani Prive and Cartier diamonds, 2009 Oscars, Academy Awards, Red Carpet Arrivals
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Best Actress nominee Anne Hathaway selected an Armani Prive design, accented with champagne-hued paillettes and Swarovski crystals.

14 of 21

Metallic Shimmer

Metallic Shimmer
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Miley Cyrus

wore a Zuhair Murad haute couture gown with a skirt of beaded petals.

15 of 21

Cream

Cream
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Evan Rachel Wood

highlighted her porcelain complexion with an ivory gown from Elie Saab.

16 of 21

Cream

Cream
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Jessica Biel

wrapped her curves in a platinum Prada column gown.

17 of 21

Cream

Cream
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Best Supporting Actress winner Penelope Cruz wore a vintage Balmain gown with bridal appeal.

18 of 21

Cream

Cream
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Nominee Taraji P. Henson wore a layered buttercream confection from Roberto Cavalli.

19 of 21

Mermaid

Beyonce
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Beyonce

accented her hourglass figure in a formfitting House of Dereon gown with a fishtail hem.

20 of 21

Mermaid

Mermaid
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Melissa George

flaunted her contours in a lingerie-inspired Dolce & Gabbana gown with a tulle train.

21 of 21

Mermaid

Mermaid
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Vanessa Hudgens

went classic Hollywood in a customized Marchesa gown with a tulle trumpet hem.

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