Fashion Recap: 2010 Academy Awards Red Carpet

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As I'm sure all of you know, the 2010 Academy Awards were last night, and, as always, we now have tons of great fashion to discuss. Here are the most notable red carpet looks of the night, as well as my picks for the best-dressed and worst-dressed celebs.

Top 5 Best-Dressed

Rachel McAdams in Elie Saab Haute Couture

Although she was just a presenter at the awards, Rachel McAdams definitely wins as my pick for best-dressed of the night. Her tie-dye printed Elie Saab gown was not only a fresh change from what everyone else at the Oscars was wearing, but was also incredibly flattering on her. It's not always easy to pull off patterns on the red carpet, but Rachel absolutely killed it.

Sandra Bullock in Marchesa

It was truly Sandra's night, and she took home the Best Actress award looking like one of the statues herself. Her glittering metallic Marchesa gown was so classic - the perfect choice for a night she'll look back on forever.

Carey Mulligan in Prada Best Actress nominee Carey Mulligan rocked this nontraditional Prada gown with bold accessories while looking flawless from head-to-toe. Look closely at the detail of the gown - it's covered in mini knives and forks! Overall, it was a hip, fun choice for a talented young actress.

Demi Moore in Atelier Versace

Some people just do NOT seem to age, and Demi Moore is one of them. She was stunning in a peach Versace gown that fit her like a glove and made her skin glow.

Amanda Seyfried in Armani Privé

Amanda Seyfried is another example of a gorgeous young actress who knows how to dress! She looked age-appropriate and beautiful in a sparkling princess dress by Armani Privé.

Love it or Hate it?

There were a few dresses that were totally polarizing - you either loved them or hated them, there was no in-between!

Zoe Saldana in Givenchy

While you have to hand it to Zoe for taking a risk, was her Givenchy dress "too much"? Personally, I thought the color made her skin glow and I was happy to see a bold choice on the red carpet - it seemed like most stars played it safe last night. That said, I can totally see why some people hated it - the bottom definitely is a little much! What do you think?

Sarah Jessica Parker in Chanel Haute Couture Everyone was talking about SJP's lemon Chanel gown last night - it was most definitely a "love it or hate it" look. While I have to admit that the gown embodies everything I usually dislike in a dress, I thought it somehow worked for her. SJP can pull anything off, and when you have Karl Lagerfeld on your side, you can't go too wrong.

Other Notable Looks

There were so many fabulous looks on the carpet last night - it's impossible to talk about them all! That said, here are a few more looks that had people talking. Which one is your favorite?

Cameron Diaz in Oscar de la Renta

Queen Latifah in Badgley Mischka Couture

Maggie Gyllenhaal in Dries Van Noten

Jennifer Lopez in Armani Privé


Although we're always in favor of women wearing whatever they want, there were a few outfits I wasn't the biggest fan of at this event. Here are my picks for the two worst-dressed celebrities at the Academy Awards.

Charlize Theron in Christian Dior Couture

Miley Cyrus in Jenny Packham

What do YOU think?

You've heard my thoughts on the Oscar red carpet fashion... now tell me yours! Which celebrity do you think was best-dressed? Which girl was worst-dressed? Do you agree with my picks? Cast your vote with a comment!

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