20/02/2015 12:25 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Oscars Best Dressed: 36 Memorable Red Carpet Moments

Of all of the awards ceremonies, none have quite as much glitz and glamour as the Oscars.


After all, the Academy Awards is the final opportunity of red carpet season for Hollywood's stars to dress their best - and confirm their status as major fashion forces.

Cate Blanchett in Armani Prive and Lupita Nyong'o in Prada were two of the sartorial triumphs from 2014, but some of the most memorable looks from Oscars night are from way back when.

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