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The Most Iconic Oscar Dresses of All Time

From Audrey Hepburn and Barbra Streisand to Angelina Jolie and Lupita Nyong'o, we take a look back at our favorite Oscar red carpet moments.
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From timeless Hollywood glamor to over-the-top headline grabbers, our favorite Oscar moments almost always happen on the red carpet. On February 26, we will see who takes home the gold statues at the 89th Oscar ceremony, but which gown will top our style list this year?

1954: Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy

1955: Grace Kelly in a satin Edith Head gown

1958: Sophia Loren in a classic floral print dress with diamond earrings and necklace

1958: Debbie Reynolds in an elegant ball gown

1968: Faye Dunaway in Theordora Van Runkle


1969: Barbra Streisand wears a gown designed by Arnold Scaasi


1970: Elizabeth Taylor in Edith Head and her famous diamond necklace


1975: Lauren Hutton in Halston


1975: Anjelica Huston in a long-sleeve sequined gown


1978: Farrah Fawcett in a gold Stephen Burrows gown


1979: Brooke Shields in a flowy gown accessorized with a  flower crown


1997: Nicole Kidman in John Galliano for Christian Dior


1995: Uma Thurman in a lilac Prada gown and chiffon wrap


1998: Sharon Stone paired a lilac Vera Wang evening skirt with a Gap button-down


1999: Gwyneth Paltrow in a pink Ralph Lauren gown


2001: Julia Roberts in vintage Valentino


2002: Halle Berry in Elie Saab


2002: Kate Winslet in a one-shoulder red Ben de Lisi gown


2005: Beyoncé in velvet Atelier Versace


2005: Charlize Theron in robin's egg blue John Galliano for Christian Dior gown


2006: Reese Witherspoon in vintage 1955 Christian Dior


2006: Michelle Williams in Vera Wang


2007: Penelope Cruz in a rose Atelier Versace ball gown


2007: Helen Mirren in Christian Lacroix


2009: Anne Hathaway in Armani Prive


2010: Sandra Bullock in a champagne Marchesa dress with lace details


2010: Cameron Diaz in shimmering Oscar de la Renta

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2011: Jennifer Hudson in Atelier Versace


2011: Jennifer Lawrence in a simple Calvin Klein dress


2012: Gwyneth Paltrow in a modern Tom Ford gown and cape


2012: Octavia Spencer in Tadashi Shoji and Viola Davis in an emerald green Escada gown


2012: Angelina Jolie in a strapless Atelier Versace with a high slit


2012: Meryl Streep in a gold Lanvin dress


2012: Michelle Willams in a Louis Vuitton peplum gown


2014: Lupita Nyong'o in sky-blue Prada


2014: Cate Blanchett in neutral colored Armani Prive gown with flower embellishments


2015: Reese Witherspoon in an elegant Tom Ford gown


2016: Lady Gaga makes a statement in a white ensemble by Brandon Maxwell


This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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