2013 saw Amy Adams get it very right in a feathered Oscar de la Renta design and 2014 was Jennifer Lawrence’s time to shine.
She picked a Dior floor-sweeper that was incredibly flattering to her trim hourglass curves.
In 20, there were sequins, ruffles and feathers galore, with Emma Stone and Emily Blunt shimmering in Elie Saab and Prada respectively.
Keep reading to see who else has featured in our edit of the most iconic Oscar dresses of all time…
At the first ever Oscars, it was an iconic moment when waif-like Audrey Hepburn won the Best Actress trophy for her role in the 1953 film .
In 2000 she most certainly stole the show as she walked the red carpet with then-husband Tom Cruise.
The ceremony is now televised in over 200 countries.
This is our comprehensive guide of the Best Oscar Dresses of all time.
As we prepare for an evening filled with Oscar acceptance speeches on Sunday, take a look at Audrey Hepburn’s genuinely grateful, concise and endearing words of acceptance for her Best Actress win in 1953’s “Roman Holiday.” The presenter onstage is Donald O’Connor (he of limber legs in “Singing in the Rain”), while Gary Cooper, on location at a film set in Mexico, reads the nominees. Scribe Dalton Trumbo and costume designer Edith Head, both legends in their fields, also scored Academy Awards for “Roman Holiday,” while the film was nominated in an additional seven categories, including for Best Picture and Director (William Wyler).
The Oscar ceremony was held on March 25, 1954, almost 60 years ago.