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ANNE'S PRADA DRAMA
relied on Valentino to create many major red carpet moments for her and even wore one of the fashion house’s creations down the aisle. But when she found out Les Mis costar McQueen Oscar dress was very similar to her Valentino pick for the 2013 awards, she made a last-minute switch to a Prada gown, inciting controversy over the look itself and the designer diss, for which she later apologized.
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HILARY & SALLY'S RED ALERT
Sally Field’s red Valentino gown, worn to the 2013 awards, was popular; so popular, in fact, that wore a near-identical Valentino dress to the Vanity Fair after-party. Someone call the fashion police!
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NAOMI'S PREGNANT PAUSE
glowed on the red carpet at the 2007 awards, wearing a lovely yellow Escada dress with a black sash at the waist. We doubt she ever called upon the fashion house again, though; when they sent the release announcing her dress pick, they also revealed she was expecting her first child – news she hadn’t yet shared publicly.
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NATALIE'S DIOR DITCH
was named the face of Dior Parfums in 2010, and one of the perks of the job was getting to wear glam gowns from the design house on the red carpet. But after creative director John Galliano went on an anti-Semitic rant days before the 2011 Oscars, Portman broke her allegiance to the brand and chose a Rodarte creation instead.
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EMMA'S COPYCAT COUTURE
Riding a fashion high following her press tour for The Help, hit a sudden low at the 2012 Oscars when she was called out for wearing a Giambattista Valli gown with bow detail that was strikingly similar to the bow-adorned Balenciaga dress had worn to the 2007 awards.