Who rocked the red carpet, who didn’t, and why.
It’s honestly hard to go wrong with Lanvin. Tilda Swinton looks elegant and cool in a not-trying-too-hard way.
Ivory fabric against dark skin always looks great. Henson’s glamorous, yet simple Roberto Cavalli gown compliments her perfectly.
The supporting actress nominee strikes the perfect hair, makeup, dress combo in Atelier Versace. She’s also one of a small handful who managed to make the idea of full-on glamour look edgy.
Evan Rachel Wood
The pale Elie Saab Haute Couture gown against Wood’s even paler skin sounds counterintuitive on paper, but looks stunning in reality, making the perfect contrast to her red hair and lips.
She wins the red carpet wars that you know we all mentally set up between her and Angelina Jolie in this embellished Valentino Couture number.
Southern debutante meets wedding gown with a bit of Nana’s living room curtains mixed in. We loved her winning performance in Vicky Christina Barcelona, but wish she chosen an equally stellar look.
This Carolina Herrera dress would have totally worked if she lost the necklace and shoes, which are distracting.
Sadly, this House of Deréon gown is a lot of things and none of them good. It would have been more fun to see the Texas diva take an edgier risk than this. What happened to Sasha Fierce?
The bow on this Valentino Couture shouldn’t be wearing her.
Like Seyfried, Hudgens’ Marchesa dress seems to dwarf the woman wearing it. The floral action on the bodice doesn’t help.