RED CARPET STYLE
Just in time for Oscar night—Sunday, Feb. 24—we’ve put together this guide to red carpet style, exclusively for PEOPLE subscribers. You’ll find the best gowns of this awards season, plus all the new trends in style and beauty. You’ll see how today’s hottest stars accomplished Cinderella-like transformations from dull to dazzling—and how they stay that way with treacherous underpinnings and incredible beauty treatments (cryotherapy, anyone?). Finally, you can pour yourself an Oscar-inspired cocktail created by a celeb mixologist, fill out the ballot on the back page and enjoy the show!
7 Red Carpet Confidential
The inside scoop on extreme facials, breakout style stars and the perfect poses. Plus: How one Oscar hopeful suffers for fashion (It’s worth it!)
16 Best Dresses of the Season
A-listers stun in glamorous gowns
22 All-Star Season
30 Five Top Trends
Stars embrace sheer panels, feminine florals and more
40 How Much Does It Cost?
We break down the price—from head to stiletto—of one amazing ensemble
42 Glam at Every Age
Celebs who dazzle no matter their decade
48 Then & Wow!
See how stars like Emma Stone evolved into fashionistas
54 New Haircut, New Style
How ladies lobbed off their locks and debuted new looks
56 Red Carpet Survival Guide
Whether they’re sewn into dresses or sporting full-body Spanx, stars and their stylists reveal what it takes to look flawless
64 Couture Couples
What takes a knockout gown to the next level? A gorgeous date
70 When I Looked Best on the Red Carpet
A-listers reflect on their all-time favorite fashions
72 Top Five Red Carpet Beauty Trends
Glam squads dish on Old Hollywood hair, bold lips and more
74 Behind the Hairstyles
The inspiration behind the season’s most creative coifs
76 Oscar Cocktails
Raise a glass to the nominees with recipes from a Beverly Hills mixologist. Plus: Predict the winners with your very own Oscar ballot!
ON THE COVER
Photographs (from left): David Fisher/Rex/Rex/USA; Jin-Ma Kim/Loud & Clear; Steve Vas/Featureflash; Event-press Schraps/DPA/ZUMA; David Fisher/Rex/Rex USA