Academy Awards

The Hollywood A-list are always out on force for the biggest night on the movie calendar – The Annual Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars. For fashion fans it offers the ultimate night of gowns and glamour with a red carpet full of dramatic couture. Every year we bring you live coverage and pictures throughout the night. Expect big bling, beautiful gowns, loads of designer namechecks, and the odd style surprise.

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Sandra Bullock in Elie Saab Couture - Oscars 2013

Sandra Bullock turned to Elie Saab for her Oscar gown this year, picking an intricate black gown with silver embellishment from the Spring 2013 Couture collection. The dress itself is incredibly sheer and delicate, built... Read more »

Jennifer Garner in Gucci at the Oscars

Jennifer Garner is gorgeous in Gucci at the Oscars

We have a feeling Jennifer Garner's beautiful Gucci gown will put her pride of place in plenty of Oscars best-dressed lists tomorrow morning. We've absolutely loved watching Jennifer arrive on the arm of husband Ben... Read more »


Charlize Theron in Dior Haute Couture 2013

As we write this we've just been watching Charlize Theron dancing with Channing Tatum on stage at the Oscars wearing another gorgeous dress, so we're a little distracted. But there's still time to admire her red carpet turn in... Read more »


Kristen Stewart in Reem Acra at the Oscars

Poor old Kristen Stewart hobbled her way onto the red carpet at the 2013 Oscars on a pair of crutches (apparently she cut her foot) so for once all comments about her posture are moot. It's a wonder she could even stand for... Read more »


Reese Witherspoon in Louis Vuitton - Oscars 2013

Reese Witherspoon once again took fashion advice from her mini-me daughter Ava when choosing her Oscar gown, with the pair picking the dress together. But we can't help but think Ava knows exactly what her mum loves, as... Read more »


Jessica Chastain in Armani Prive - Oscars 2013

Jessica Chastain was one of the first big stars to arrive on the red carpet at the 2013 Oscars, stepping out in a pale copper toned gown with clear sequins and crystal overlay that was a custom design for the Oscar nominee... Read more »

Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rowland at the Oscars 2013

Oscars 2013: Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rowland

Kicking off our red carpet coverage at the 2013 Oscars, we have the gorgeous Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rowland . Rumour has it broadway star turned movie star Kristin will be closing the Academy Awards show with host... Read more »


Red Carpet at the Oscars 2013 - Who wore what?

It's the big night! We've been live blogging the Oscars since before Twitter even existed (wow, we're old) and this year is no exception. We love bringing you photos and news of all the gowns and glamour at the Oscars, and... Read more »


Oscar dress predictions 2013 - what will the stars wear?

We're only a few days away from the Academy Awards 2013, so it's time for Catwalk Queen's resident Oscars obsessive (that'd be me, Gemma) to make a few predictions as to what the stars will be wearing on Sunday night. I do... Read more »

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Oscars 2012 Trend Report: Ladies in red

In amongst the pale gowns there were plenty of bold colours popping up at the 2012 Academy Awards. With Spring in the air the Tinsel Town crowd took every opportunity to indulge in some vibrant colours such as green and... Read more »

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Oscars 2012 Trend Report: All that glitters is gold

A little gold statue is what brings so many starlets to the Academy Awards each year, which could perhaps explain why so many celebs decided to wear gold at this year's ceremony. Gold dominated the Oscars red carpet with... Read more »

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Oscars 2012 Trend Report: Cream of the crop

The Oscars may be done and dusted for another year but before we can sign off from all of our red carpet coverage we simply must round-up some of the biggest fashion trends from the night. First of all, one of the big... Read more »

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Brad and Angelina, Oscars 2012 hottest couple

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were once again the hottest couple on the red carpet, for the little bit of time they deigned to grace it. Want to know what part of the couple was thinking? Well that part is Angelina's... Read more »


Oscars 2012 Fashion: Natalie Portman in vintage Christian Dior

As the face of Miss Dior Cherie perfume, there was always a big chance Natalie Portman would wear Christian Dior to the Oscars. But few people were expecting vintage. Her pretty red polka dot gown with boned bodice and... Read more »


Oscars 2012 Fashion: Best Actress Meryl Streep in eco-friendly Lanvin

Best Actress winner Meryl Streep 's Oscars gown for 2012 is a double-whammy of brilliance. It's good for us (because she looks freakin' awesome) and it's also good for the planet (because it's made from Eco Certified... Read more »


Oscars 2012 Fashion: Shailene Woodley in Valentino Couture

Star of The Descendants Shailene Woodley has made some beautiful red carpet choices during the last few months, never shying away from a tough silhouette or difficult trend. But did she take it too far with this... Read more »


Oscars 2012 Fashion Gallery: The ladies of Bridesmaids

The six ladies of Bridesmaids were all in attendance at the Oscars to present three awards (and crack a few jokes about size and length...) and they looked pretty fabulous doing so. From Ellie Kemper and Rose Byrne 's... Read more »

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Sandra Bullock queenly in Marchesa at the Oscars

It's hard to pinpoint when Sandra Bullock went from a young ingenue on the red carpet to Hollywood royalty, but it's definitely happened. She certainly looked regal at tonights Oscar awards in Marchesa . I'm a fan of the... Read more »


Oscars 2012 Fashion: Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad and Cameron Diaz in Gucci Premiere

When Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz stepped onto the stage at the Oscars, we had to wonder whether they'd been on the phone beforehand to discuss outfits. Are they like we mere mortals, ringing our mates before a party... Read more »

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Oscars 2012 Fashion: Rooney Mara in Givenchy Couture

Rooney Mara was one of the subjects of my Oscar predictions , when I said "she'll go for either a pale colour or something heavily textured." Granted, this was obviously quite an easy one to predict, as she did both!... Read more »