27/02/2012 02:43 GMT

Oscars' Worst Dressed: Meryl Streep And Emma Stone Make Massive Dress Errors

Meryl Streep may have taken home the coveted Best Lead Actress prize at last night's Oscars, but she didn't get it completely right at the 84th Academy Awards. The star of The Iron Lady caused the critics to sharpen their claws when she opted to dress like the golden Oscar statuette seen behind her in all the post-victory shots.

The Help star Emma Stone also made a surprising red carpet fashion faux pas, dressing much older than her years in a high-necked red gown, far too redolent in colour and style to a dress worn by Nicole Kidman a few years previously..

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