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The Most Stunning Oscars Dresses of All Time

by krismkoch

Tonight’s the Oscars once again. Although in the past few years, I’ve been disappointed by the rather blah gowns, it’s definitely the biggest night for red carpet fashion (not to mention movies). Looking back, I have almost too many favorites to choose.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Amy Adams arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Angelina Jolie (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

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Actress Anne Hathaway attends the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Anne Hathaway carrying her Oscar for best supporting actress arrives for the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Cate Blanchett arrives at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

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Actress Cate Blanchett attends the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Actress Cate Blanchett arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

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Charlize Theron (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)

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Actress Demi Moore arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

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Actors Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow at the Academy Awards. (Photo by Mirek Towski/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

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Gwyneth Paltrow (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

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THE 83RD ACADEMY AWARDS¨ - RED CARPET ARRIVALS - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live as "The 83rd Annual Academy Awards" on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images)HALLE BERRY

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UNITED STATES - MARCH 24: Halle Berry at the Seventy Fourth Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, United States on March 24, 2002 - For the first time this year the Oscar show was held in its brand new home, the Kodak Theatre, located in the heart of Hollywood, California. (Photo by David LEFRANC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

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Jennifer Connelly during The 74th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Jennifer Garner arrives at the 85th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, winner of the Best Actress award for 'Silver Linings Playbook,' poses in the press room during the Oscars held at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Lopez during The 75th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

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Hollywood, UNITED STATES: Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 79th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, 25 February 2007. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 24: Actress Cameron Diaz attends the 74th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on March 24, 2002 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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Jessica Alba at the 80th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bob Riha Jr/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Jessica Chastain arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at Hollywood & Highland Centre on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

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UNITED STATES - MARCH 01: Julia Roberts backstage at the 2001 Academy Awards after winning Best Actress for her role Erin Brockovich (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)

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Kate Hudson during The 75th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

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Kate Winslet (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

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Katie Holmes at the Mortons in West Hollywood, California (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

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Keira Knightley (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Keira Knightley arrives at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

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Kirsten Dunst during The 77th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

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Kirsten Dunst (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

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Actress Marion Cotillard attends the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

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Michelle Williams (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)

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Michelle Williams arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

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Mila Kunis arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Amanda Seyfried arrives at the 85th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 29: Actress Naomi Watts, nominated for Best Actress for her performance in "21 Grams" attends the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

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Naomi Watts (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

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Naomi Watts during The 78th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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Natalie Portman, nominee Best Actress in a Supporting Role for ?Closer? at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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Natalie Portman arrive at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Natalie Portman attends the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 23: Winner for Best Actress for 'The Hours,' Nicole Kidman poses during the 75th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on March 23, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 29: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

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HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 25: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 79th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

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(NO TABLOIDS) Penelope Cruz during The 73rd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at the Shrine Auditorium in LOS ANGELES, CA. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Hollywood, UNITED STATES: Spanish actress Penelope Cruz arrives on the red carpet for the 79th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, 25 February 2007. Cruz in nominated for Best Actress for her role in "Volver." AFP PHOTO / Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

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HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Penelope Cruz attends the 80th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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THE 84TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - RED CARPET ARRIVALS - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 presented on Sunday, February 26 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), from the Hollywood & Highland Center(r) and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images.) PENELOPE CRUZ

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Actress Rachel McAdams arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Reese Witherspoon (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

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Reese Witherspoon (Photo by Bob Riha Jr/WireImage)

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Reese Witherspoon, nominee Best Actress in a Leading Role for ?Walk the Line? (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)

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Renee Zellweger (Photo by Steve Granitz Archive 1/WireImage)

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Renee Zellweger (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)

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attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

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Sandra Bullock arrive at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Sandra Bullock arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Hollywood and Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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Sienna Miller during The 76th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals by Jeff Kravitz at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Sienna Miller arrives at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Uma Thurman at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Zoe Saldana arrives at the 85th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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