Celebrity Best Dressed at the 2008 Academy Awards Goodbye strike, hello glam! See the most stunning stars – Cameron! Jennifer! – at this year's Oscars. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg By People Staff Published on February 22, 2008 06:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 21 CAMERON DIAZ Frazer Harrison/Getty The ponytailed presenter keeps her beach-girl cool in a pale pink Dior by John Galliano bustier gown, Bulgari jewels, Roger Vivier clutch and minimal makeup. 02 of 21 JENNIFER GARNER Axelle/Bauer-Griffin Smoldering her way down the red carpet, the actress sizzles in a black silk taffeta Oscar de la Renta fishtail gown, major Van Cleef amp Arpels diamonds, Roger Vivier clutch and a deeply parted updo. 03 of 21 ANNE HATHAWAY Vince Bucci/Getty The presenter is a modern goddess in her flowered and draped red Marchesa gown, Harry Winston diamonds and sleek ponytail. 04 of 21 JESSICA ALBA Juan Rico/Fame The mom-to-be, who tells Ryan Seacrest that she's in her "third trimester," glows in her deep-purple feathered Marchesa gown and Cartier diamonds. 05 of 21 CATE BLANCHETT Kevork Djansezian/AP The expectant double-nominee – for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress – is fashion-forward in a deep blue satin Dries Van Noten gown, Lorraine Schwartz jewels and a Roger Vivier clutch. 06 of 21 PENéLOPE CRUZ Kevork Djansezian/AP The always-glamorous star sweeps down the red carpet in a Chanel Haute Couture navy feather embroidered gown – designed by Karl Lagerfeld just for her, no less! – accessorized with a Roger Vivier clutch and Chopard diamonds. 07 of 21 NICOLE KIDMAN Kevork Djansezian/AP The mom-to-be keeps her custom Balenciaga gown and Bottega Veneta clutch simple, putting the focus on her 1,399-carat diamond necklace designed by L'Wren Scott – and of course, her baby bump! 08 of 21 MILEY CYRUS Steve Granitz/WireImage The young star is perfectly in step on the red carpet in her scarlet Valentino chiffon gown, Neil Lane jewels, Mary Norton clutch and a curly ponytail. 09 of 21 MARION COTILLARD Kevork Djansezian/AP The Best Actress nominee is a modern mermaid in her intricately detailed custom-made Jean Paul Gaultier gown, Chopard diamond necklace and ring, and Daniel Swarovski clutch. 10 of 21 HILARY SWANK Steve Granitz/WireImage The two-time Oscar winner shows off her award-worthy physique in a clinging Atelier Versace black gown, Ferragamo clutch and Chopard diamonds. 11 of 21 ELLEN PAGE Kevork Djansezian/AP The youngest Best Actress nominee wears the oldest gown, hitting the red carpet in a vintage black Jean Louis Scherrer dress and a 19th-century natural pearl and rock crystal rondelle Fred Leighton chain. 12 of 21 RENéE ZELLWEGER Jeff Vespa/WireImage The Oscar winner goes for the silver in her hand embroidered Carolina Herrera gown and Cartier jewels. 13 of 21 KATHERINE HEIGL Frederick M. Brown/Getty Red is the color of the night – the newlywed is simply stunning in her crimson silk georgette Escada column gown, Ryan Ryan jewels and Jimmy Choo shoes and clutch. 14 of 21 AMY ADAMS Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Looking totally glamorous in her emerald green strapless Proenza Schouler gown and Fred Leighton diamonds isn't enough for this star – the Enchanted actress also performed a nominated song from the movie during the show. 15 of 21 HELEN MIRREN Carlos Diaz/INF Last year's Best Actress winner is regal on the red carpet in her custom-made ruby red satin Georges Chakra gown with Swarovski crystal sleeves, Kathrine Baumann clutch and H. Stern and Fred Leighton diamonds. 16 of 21 JENNIFER HUDSON Frazer Harrison/Getty Last year's Best Supporting Actress winner is totally glam in her white beaded Roberto Cavalli gown and Neil Lane diamonds – and not a bolero in site! 17 of 21 KERI RUSSELL Frazer Harrison/Getty The new mom shows off her svelte shape in a strapless champagne organza bustier Nina Ricci evening dress and a 46-carat-diamond H. Stern necklace. 18 of 21 LAURA LINNEY Kevork Djansezian/AP The Best Actress nominee is elegant in a midnight silk bustle-back Michael Kors gown, dramatic Cathy Waterman jewels and Ferragamo bag and heels. 19 of 21 KRISTIN CHENOWETH Amy Sancetta/AP One of the night's performers – for the nominated song "That's How You Know," from Enchanted – goes for old-fashioned sex appeal in her black and rose Armani Privé gown, Tiffany amp Co diamond jewelry and Fred Leighton diamond hair clips. 20 of 21 AMY RYAN Kevork Djansezian/AP The Best Supporting Actress is classic in a one-shouldered navy Calvin Klein column gown and H. Stern diamond earrings and bracelet. 21 of 21 HEIDI KLUM Frazer Harrison/Getty The Project Runway host goes for high drama in a Haute Couture by John Galliano gown and Heidi Klum for Mouawad jewels. The red silk taffeta stunner will be auctioned off online to beneft Red Heart Truth charity.