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Never one to shy away from a couture gown, Anne Hathaway didn't choose her usual Armani Prive, but opted for Valentino for her début as this year's Oscars co-host. Joined by the man himself, Valentino Garavani, on the red carpet, the young actress was the epitome of classic Hollywood glam in a red strapless taffeta gown from the fashion house's Autumn 2002 Couture collection.

Featuring an assortment of roses along the sides and train, the gown could have easily been a disaster on anyone else - especially with the voluminous bustle on the rear. But as usual Anne worked this look with aplomb, thanks largely in part to her super stylist, Rachel Zoe. Her Oscars look was similar to that of Sandra Bullock, but we'll get to her soon...