The Oscars is one of the most watching events in the world. It serves glamour, prestige and a place where you can see the most unique dresses from the greatest designers in the world. There is no red-carpet event that is more analyzed than the Oscars, with the year’s most memorable and beautiful gowns earning a place in fashion history. What we will talk about in this article is about the Best Oscar winning dresses in all time. Reading this article you can also get some amazing ideas about your next dress. You can get your imagination awaken and your creativity too. So, design it yourself if you have the experience or get someone to design it for you. You will find ideas for all occasions. From a wedding dress, prom dress or cocktail parties. Since there are too many types of dresses, you will see our next choice in the next article dedicated to the Best Oscar Winning Dresses.
From Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly’s timeless grace, to Kate Winslet in scarlet Ben De Lisi and Marion Cotillard Gaultier. Read our today’s article of the Best Oscar Winning Dresses.
- Nicole Kidman wore a Christian Dior Couture gown to the 1997 Oscars, designed by John Galliano. “I was the new boy at the big House of Dior, and there were people who didn’t think I would cut it,” Galliano later said. “Nicole looked like a goddess and showed the world she believed in me. She trusted us and let us suggest a new way and the striking color. It was arguable at that point because everyone was using primaries or pastels.”
Nicole Kidman in Dior Couture
- Julia Roberts accepted her Best Actress Oscar for Erin Brockovich in 2001 wearing a vintage Valentino gown. The dress, which was made for the couture collection in 1992, helped to promote the trend for vintage dresses on the red carpet. Valentino himself has said that seeing Roberts in his creation was one of the highlights of his career.
Julia Roberts in Valentino
- Jennifer Lawrence collected her 2013 Best Actress Oscar in this Dior ballgown, which she tripped on as she made her way to the stage. She later revealed the reason why she fell – “I was at the Oscars, waiting to hear
if my name was called, and I kept thinking, ‘cakewalk, cakewalk’. I thought, ‘Why is cakewalk stuck in my head?’ And then, as I started to walk up the stairs and the fabric from my dress tucked under my feet, I realized my stylist had told me, ‘Kick, walk, kick, walk.’ You should kick the dress out while you walk. I forgot because I was thinking about cake! And that’s why I fell.”
Jennifer Lawrence in Dior
- Cate Blanchett collected her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator, wearing a dress that had been designed for her by Valentino. The couturier, who rarely makes custom creations, said: “This time I decided to have one special dress, conceived for this one special actress.”
Cate Blanchett in Valentino
- Wearing Hubert de Givenchy, Audrey Hepburn was the epitome of classic Hollywood elegance at the 1954 Academy Awards, where she won the Best Actress award for Roman Holiday. This was the first time that she wore the designer off-screen and he remained her favorite designer.
Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy
- Playing on her ice cool character, Grace Kelly wore a dress of the palest blue in 1955 to receive the Best Actress Oscar for The Country Girl. Edith Head, who is more famous for dressing stars for their on-screen acts, designed the dress which had rosebuds add-ons in her hair.
Grace Kelly in Edith Head
- Kate Winslet chose a scarlet, form-fitting Ben de Lisi dress in 2002 when she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Iris. I guess red never goes demode.
Kate Winslet in Ben de Lisi
- Marion Cotillard accepted the Best Actress Oscar for her role in La Vie En Rose wearing a Jean Paul Gaultier gown that was covered in many mermaid-like scales. The dress, was a fitting choice for an AA winner.
Marion Cotillard in Jean Paul Gaultier
- Michelle Williams was nominated for his role in Brokeback Mountain to the 2006 ceremony. She wore a sunflower yellow Vera Wang gown. The dress is credited as a classic example of how to wear color on the red carpet.
Michelle Williams in Vera Wang
- It was a historic night for Halle Berry when she walked the Oscars 2002 red carpet in this Elie Saab gown. She became the first African-American actress to win a Best Actress Oscar for Monster’s Ball.
Halle Berry in Elie Saab
- Gwyneth Paltrow wore a pink Ralph Lauren gown to collect her 1999 Best Actress Oscar for Shakespeare in Love. Over a decade later, she revealed she had kept the dress for her daughter Apple – “Maybe she’ll wear it to prom and do a Pretty in Pink thing and resew it and cut it up. I don’t know if I’d let her chop that one up!”
Gwyneth Paltrow in Ralph Lauren
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