The Academy Awards are an indicator of Hollywood… if you’re there, it is an indication that you have achieved it, and there is not any going back. Along with realizing talented Hollywood celebrities, the Oscar red carpet is a style occasion where we get to see some of their most striking dresses of the time.
1. Anne Hathaway
Anne looked like a red swan as she walked in this luxurious Valentino. It’s clear that red is this brunette’s color as she walked (or floated, let’s say) in a pillar box silk dress. The strapless masterpiece was worth $ 80,000, which was quite a lot in 2011. Matching the designer dress, this dress was practically made for Hathaway. It also helps that she was wearing a $ 10 million necklace.
2. Lupita N’yongo
Not many would think that Calvin Klein could rise to the top of a list of the “most expensive” dresses, but this custom look for the 2015 Academy Awards was created with more than 6,000 pearls, so the fact that It will cost $ 150,000 really does not surprise us. The details on the chest and halter back made it an innovative creation. Only the best for this short-haired beauty.
3. Charlize Theron
At the 2014 Academy Awards, Charlize wore an elegant white peplum, with geometric lines and crystal details. This look could continue in 2020, and Charlize will always be a style icon for us. The look was a bespoke Dior couture masterpiece that cost $ 100,000. That elegant pixie cut brought it all together.
4. Cate Blanchett
Cate is known for her glamorous appearance on the carpet, but at the 2014 Oscars, she lifted Charlize, she wore a $ 100,000 Armani Prive dress at the 2014 Academy Awards, it was her appearance even years before at the Awards. from the 2007 Academy which really racked up the dollars. Again by Armani Prive, this silver, mesh, and tulle creation was studded with diamonds in the usual Blanchett trend, and cost $ 200,000.
5. Kate Winslet
At the 2007 Academy Awards, Kate Winslet went for a timeless look in a memorable color. The Valentino dress she wore cost $ 100,000. Featuring one shoulder and seafoam green, this dress had a train built with the bodice and was the ultimate blend of realism and understatement. She was voted best dressed at this event by fashion experts, and we can see why.
6. Jessica Biel
At the 2014 Oscar, Jessica Biel was dressed in $ 100,000 while rocking a Chanel column dress in the most charming shade of blush. With lots of silver trim and buttons, this shimmery look really shone with its button detail on the back. Like many of the actresses on the red carpet, Biel paired her look with that of Tiffany & Co.
7. Rooney Mara
The walking ghost angel, Rooney Mara donned a lacy creation at the Academy Awards that cost more than $ 100,000. After being nominated for”Carol,” the celebrity sadly didn’t win, but she was among the most beautiful girls on the red carpet during the night, so at least she’ll have the memory. The appearance was created by none other than Givenchy.
8. Elizabeth Taylor
The plunging neckline of Elizabeth Taylor’s Seventies Oscar dress was a chiffon dream with shades of purple and periwinkle. Designed by Edit Head, the queen of curves wasn’t afraid to show them off, along with the 69-carat diamond necklace her husband Richard Burton gifted her.
9. Nicole Kidman
Although most of the looks at the Academy Awards are quite ethereal, no one compared to Nicole Kidman who rose from the thousands to the millions in a Christian Dior couture gown. This green and gold appearance in the 1997 Academy Awards has been valued at an amazing $ 2 million. It featured meticulous embroidery, along with a cutout.
10. Jennifer Lawrence
J-Law transformed into a real-life princess in this $ 2 million dress. Designed by Dior Couture, this dress was pretty in pink but noticeably difficult to walk on. The actress even experienced that infamous fall on stage after trying to maneuver the tons of fabric that wrapped her body. Dior loaned the dress to Jennifer, as she was the most prominent brand ambassador of the time. The famous stumble gave the dress more publicity and airtime than they could have imagined, which only added to the magnificent dress and its value.