The Oscars Academy Awards is the ultimate Red Carpet event of the year – Yes the awards are highly coveted but the fashion at the Oscars 2011 will always outshine the award winners and losers. Anne Hathaway and James Franco co-hosted the Oscars 2011 and the mighty Miss Anne Hathaway had no less than 7 dress changes not including her red carpet loook! Thats right Anne Hathaway wore 7 dresses to the Oscars 2011!! And for most that would mean the potential to choose 7 bad dresses but we think Anne Hathaway was the fashion star of the Oscars 2011 in all 7 of her dresses. Anne Hathaway stole the show in designs by Tom Ford which she closed the show in, Giorgio Armani Prive, Oscar De La Renta, Vivienne Westwood, Lanvin ( for her effortlessly chic tux) and Givenchy – basically Anne Hathaways outfit changes were a whos who of designer royalty for the Academy Awards 2011. Take a look at Anne Hathaway in all her Oscar glory and our other favourite Celebs from Michelle Williams in Chanel, Jennifer Lawrence in her specially made dress designed by Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa to Black Swan beauty Mila Kunis in Elie Saab and more fashion from the Oscars 2011.
The traditional Anne Hathaway styling for the Oscars 2011 was just divine! It has been reported that stylist to the stars Rachel Zoe was reportedly paid a six figure sum to dress the co-host for this prestigious event – We think it was well worth it as Anne Hathaway looked amazing in all 7 of her Oscar dresses, 8 Oscar dresses including her red carpet look.
Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci – Giorgio Armani Prive custom dress – Atelier Versace gown – Vivienne Westwiood Corseted Gown
Modern styling for the Co-Presenter Anne Hathaway – A step away from her traditional style and we LOVE it!
Custom tux by Lanvin – Tassle dress by Oscar De La Renta – Closing gown by Tom Ford
The general styling on the red carpet appeared to be understated chic – It was classic, within the lines of fashion there were not any ground breaking styles no Lady Gaga OTT dresses and eggs. Its was elegant, sophisticated and refined – everything you would expect from the Academy Awards red carpet.
Valentino Marchesa Gucci
Florence Welch stunned in a nude Valentino gown that suited the fiery red headed singer perfectly. With its vintage style and nude colourings the understated classic dress was the perfect choice for the Oscars red carpet. Halle Berry wowed the critics in her Marchesa gown with tulle skirt, it was a great choice for the actress and made a nice change from the usual variations of LBD she tends to wear to red carpet events. Hilary Swank looked delectable in her Gucci gown complete with feathers – the colour looked great and complimented the actresses figure and skin tone. These three lovely ladies rocked the red carpet at the Academy Awards in nude palettes.
Dolce & Gabbana Vera Wang Calvin Klein Designer Francisco Costa
Scarlett Johansson was well err Scarlett for the Oscars red carpet she wore a super fitted Dolce and Gabanna dress in the prettiest shades of scarlett – the dress looked uber chic and her tousled shorter hair balanced out the straight lines of the dress. Sandra Bullock was a lady in red at the Academy Awards in a gorge Vera Wang gown – the colour is shocking and with the red lippy to boot Sandra Bullock looks a demure style siren. Jennifer Lawrence looked red hot in her red dress made specially for her by Calvin Klein designer Francisci Costa. We don’t know about you but were loving the red hot colours of these dresses from the Oscars 2011 – Which star is your fave here?
The hotly anticipated Black Swan star Natalie Portman opted for an off the shoulder dress by Rodarte who designed for Black Swan.
Elie Saab Chanel Couture Calvin Klein
The Black Swan beauty Mila Kunis looked elegantly chic in her Elie Saab gown, the lavender colour of her Oscar dress suited the star perfectly, flowing loose fitting this dress screams confidence and understated beauty – we LOVED it! What do you think to this rather unusual colour for an Oscars dress? Michelle Williams was pixie pretty with her elfine crop beautifully complimented by her silver Chanel Couture gown – Heart her style! Gwyneth Paltrow’s clean lined Calvin Klein dress at the Academy Awards has had mixed reviews from the style critics – We like the shiny simplicity of the dress – the style suits the actresses slim physique and is elegant. You wouldn’t look back at this dress choice and cringe thats for sure!