1. Lizzy Gardiner, 1995
There have been some unforgettable dresses on the oscar red carpet, among them, there is Lizzy Gardiner’s Gold card dress.
Lizzy’s dress was made of 254 expired American Express gold cards. Her dress had slim gold straps at the top. Gardiner’s undergarment was also made of cards, the gold shawl that went over the undergarment had cards lining the edges. To make the look complete Lizzy wore gold platform shoes. She won the Best Costume Design award for the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
2. Bjork Gudmundsdottir, 2001
Bjork wore a white swan dress in 2001 for the 73rd Academy Awards, the dress is also known as Bjork’s Swan Gown it was designed by Marjan Pejoski.
It was an iconic dress surrounded by a puff of white tulle it had a long neck that draped around her own neck and an orange beak resting on her chest the dress also had a trail of eggs that she laid as she walked down the red carpet.
3. Hilary Swank, 2005
Hilary Swank wore a stunning blue backless gown by Guy Laroche in 2005. The dress had a high neckline with an open back which had a message of Business in the front, and a party in the back.
With that beautiful gown, Hilary Swank tied her hair up and wore minimal jewelry like simple earing. She completed her makeup with nude lipstick with some eyeshadows. That night Hilary Swank was nominated for Best Actress in Million Dollar Baby and she won her second oscar award.
4. Marion Cotillard, 2008
In 2008, actress Marion Cotillard wore a fabulous white and silver gown in which Marion was looking like a mermaid the dress was designed by Jean Paul Gaultier.
The gown looked like it was made from fish skin with a fishtail shape which gave her a sexy and demure look at the same time. she layered the gown with navel-grazing strand necklaces, and Marion kept her hair open. She finished her makeup with nude lipstick, silver sparkling eye showed, pink blush, and a big smile on her face. Marion Cotillard won Best Actress for her portrayal of Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose.
5. Anne Hathaway, 2008
Anne Hathaway wore a bright red gown by Marchesa, she looked awesome in the dress as she is fair the bright color was complimenting her.
Anne was wearing diamonds earing from Harry Winston. The beautiful red dress had long fur all the way down, its strap had rose detail which made the gown look more gorgeous. Anne said that she loved the dress when she saw it for the first and decided that she will wear the red gown for the awards.
6. Billy Porter, 2019
The most unexpected and stunning dress was worn on the oscar red carpet by Billy Porter in 2019, he was one of the first to arrive at the award night. He wore a black velvet tuxedo long gown, which was designed by Christian Siriano.
Porter was receiving all the attention for his amazing dress, and later he was recognized as a celebrity and as a fashion icon. Critics have highlighted it as a favorite Oscars dress and Porter’s one of most fashionable red carpet looks. Billy Porter gave a statement that it was important that he was a man in a dress. My goal is to be a walking piece of political art every time I show up.
7. H.E.R, 2021
In 2021, H.E.R. wore a custom magical purple semi-sheer jumpsuit wide-leg pants with glittering embellishments it also had a matching cape.
She was sparkling from head to toe. H.E.R. paired the stunning dress with round purple sunglasses, and heels by Giuseppe Zanotti. She accessorized the jumpsuit with rings and diamond earrings by Chopard. H.E.R. draped her hair to one side in a wavy style.
8. Billie Eilish, 2022
Billie Eilish is an American singer-songwriter. She made her appearance at the Oscars in 2022.
Billie was wearing a ruffled black custom gown by Gucci. She was looking good in the long gown which had so many ruffles. Billie is often seen in the news for her styling.