25 Unforgettable Dresses

Giambattista Valli Haute Couture
Photo: Joan Smalls in the dress worn by Rihanna at the 2015 Grammy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.

Only a handful of red-carpet moments can rise to the level oflegendary.

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Giambattista Valli Haute Couture

Giambattista Valli Haute Couture
Joan Smalls in the dress worn by Rihanna at the 2015 Grammy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Giambattista Valli Haute Couture

Giambattista Valli Haute Couture
Rihanna at the 2015 Grammy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Versace

Versace
Amber Valletta in the dress worn by Elizabeth Hurley at the 1994 London première of "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Francesco Russo pumps. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Versace

Versace
Elizabeth Hurley at the 1994 London première of "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Photo by Getty Images.
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Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton
Joan Smalls in the dress worn by Alicia Vikander at the 2016 SAG Awards. Louis Vuitton sandals. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton
Alicia Vikander at the 2016 SAG Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Brandon Maxwell

Brandon Maxwell
Karen Elson in the dress worn by Thandie Newton at the 2018 Emmy Awards. Christian Louboutin heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Brandon Maxwell

Brandon Maxwell
Thandie Newtonat the 2018 Emmy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Gaultier Paris

Gaultier Paris
Dress worn by Cate Blanchett at the 2000 Academy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Gaultier Paris

Gaultier Paris
Cate Blanchett at the 2000 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
Dress worn by Elle Fanning at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival. Jimmy Choo pumps. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
Elle Fanning at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival. Photo by Getty Images.
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Michael Kors Collection

Michael Kors Collection
Dress worn by Emily Blunt at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards. Tiffany & Co. earrings and necklace. Tabitha Simmons heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Michael Kors Collection

Michael Kors Collection
Emily Blunt at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Balenciaga

Balenciaga
Dress worn by Nicole Kidman at the 2007 Academy Awards. Baby: Sky Naia. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Balenciaga

Balenciaga
Nicole Kidman at the 2007 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
Dress worn by Jennifer Lopez at the 2003 Academy Awards. Special thanks to Xue Zhu Dong at Yi Fa Hair Salon, N.Y.C. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
Jennifer Lopez at the 2003 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Vera Wang

Vera Wang
Dress worn by Charlize Theron at the 2000 Academy Awards. Motorcycle driver: Riccardo Ambrosio. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Vera Wang

Vera Wang
Charlize Theronat the 2000Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Prada

Prada
Dress worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the 2014 Academy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Prada

Prada
Lupita Nyong’o at the 2014 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Armani Privé

Armani Privé
Dress worn by Cate Blanchett at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival. Baby: Sky Naia. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Armani Privé

Armani Privé
Cate Blanchett at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival. Photo by Getty Images.
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Giles Deacon Couture

Giles Deacon Couture
Dress worn by Cate Blanchett at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Gianvito Rossi heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Giles Deacon Couture

Giles Deacon Couture
Cate Blanchett at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Photo by Getty Images.
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Ben de Lisi

Ben de Lisi
Dress worn by Kate Winslet at the 2002 Academy Awards. Jimmy Choo heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Ben de Lisi

Ben de Lisi
Kate Winslet at the 2002 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Dior Haute Couture

Dior Haute Couture
Dress worn by Nicole Kidman at the 1997 Academy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Dior Haute Couture

Dior Haute Couture
NicoleKidman at the 1997Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Marc Bouwer

Marc Bouwer
Dress worn by Angelina Jolie at the 2004 Academy Awards. Harry Winston bracelets. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Marc Bouwer

Marc Bouwer
Angelina Jolie at the 2004 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Rodarte

Rodarte
Dress worn by Natalie Portman at the 2011 Academy Awards. Manolo Blahnik heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Rodarte

Rodarte
Natalie Portman at the 2011 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Tom Ford

Tom Ford
Dress worn by Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2012 Academy Awards. Tiffany & Co. earrings and bracelets. Sergio Rossi sandals. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Tom Ford

Tom Ford
Gwyneth Paltrowat the 2012 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Versace

Versace
Dress worn by Courtney Love at the 1997 Academy Awards. Tiffany & Co. necklace. Sergio Rossi heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Versace

Versace
Courtney Love at the1997 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Gucci

Gucci
Dress worn by Charlize Theron at the 2004 Academy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Gucci

Gucci
Charlize Theron at the 2004 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Armani Privé

Armani Privé
Dress worn by Cate Blanchett at the 2016 Academy Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Armani Privé

Armani Privé
Cate Blanchettat the 2016Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
Dress worn by Kate Hudson at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Valentino Couture

Valentino Couture
KateHudson at the 2003Golden Globe Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Chanel Haute Couture

Chanel Haute Couture
Dress worn by Cameron Diaz at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Chanel Haute Couture

Chanel Haute Couture
Cameron Diaz at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Ralph Lauren Collection

Ralph Lauren Collection
Dress worn by Gwyneth Paltrow at the 1999 Academy Awards. Harry Winston necklace and bracelet. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Ralph Lauren Collection

Ralph Lauren Collection
Gwyneth Paltrow at the 1999 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
Dress worn by Julianne Moore at the 2003 Academy Awards. Harry Winston earrings and ring. Gianvito Rossi heels. Photo by Sebastian Faena/IMG Lens.
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Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent
Julianne Moore at the 2003 Academy Awards. Photo by Getty Images.
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