“I’m hoping it will stay put!” Emily Watson said of her Grecian-inspired Ungaro gown.
Dame Judi Dench (in Escada) “wanted a simple, elegant, understated look,” says a company rep.
Sandra Bullock accessorized her Valentino gown with 19th-century diamonds from Fred Leighton.
Oscar announcer Glenn Close caught the audience’s eye in a silk chiffon Vera Wang shirt.
Ellen Barkin (at the Vanity Fair party) wore a vintage tunic she got 20 years ago.