2005 Oscar Best Dresses, Gowns and Designers on the Red Carpet!
Best actress Hillary Swank wore Guy Laroche. Dior's John Galliano dressed Charlize Theron, Beyonce and Giselle Bundchen. Gwyneth Paltrow wore a Stella McCartney gown. Donatella Versace dressed Drew Barrymore and Halle Berry. Kirsten Dunst, and Vanessa Paradis wore Karl Lagerfeld. The duo Badgley Mishka dressed Kate Winslett and Helen Mirren. Prada designed gowns for Selma Hayak and Maggie Gyllenhall.
How about the lovely Laura Linney? She wore a silvery, strapless gown with diagonal seamin and a cascade of ragged ruffles at the hemline. J. Mendel dressed her up.
Penelope Cruz wore a yellow Oscar de la Renta gown. Annette Bening wore an Armani Private gown. It's a sleek, off-the-shoulder gown with long sleeves and a fishtail heline. Natalie Portman came in a Lanvin gown. Valentino made the one-shoulder, primrose-yellow gown worn by Cate Blanchett. The gown had a jewel pin accent and burgundy sash at the waist. Cate was the "Million Dollar Babe." Renee Zellweger wore a red Carolina Herrera gown Scarlett. Johansson wore a black Roland Mouret gown. Melanie Griffith wore a backless gown designed by Versace. Melanie, what was up with that cane? Is it a new style? Maybe we'll start seeing celebrities' canes this year.
Hotel Rwanda's Okonedo wore a full-skirted, strapless white dress. She should have won something. She gave such a great performance. Sideways' Virginia Madsen wore a midnight blue gown with a bustier bodice by Versace Couture.
What Did Beyonce Knowles wear?
She wore a black, strapless diva gown that was vintage Versace. Renee Zellweger got quite a few looks as she was dressed up by Carolina Herrera. Sandra Oh wore Michael Kors, Emmy Rossum wore Ralph Lauren.
How about Oprah Winfrey? She was worth a few Oscars in a pale gold Vera Wang design. Look at her hair which was all tousled curls.
Let's wait until 2006 Oscar Fashion!