From Feathered Gowns to a Teenage Saoirse Ronan: This Is What the Oscars Looked Like in 2008

Hollywood came to slay

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SAOIRSE RONAN

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At only 13 years old, Saoirse Ronan was already nominated for her role in Atonement.

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PENÉLOPE CRUZ

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Penélope Cruz was years ahead of the feather trend. We bow down.

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MILEY CYRUS

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A teen Miley stepped away from the Hannah Montana set to walk the Oscars red carpet.

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MARION COTILLARD

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Marion Cotillard was hours away from accepting the Best Actress award for her role in La Vie en Rose.

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KEITH URBAN & NICOLE KIDMAN

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Ten years later, they remain a power couple (and just #couplegoals in general).

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RENÉE ZELLWEGER

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Renée Zellweger had one Oscar win (and two more nominations!) to her name by 2008.

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JESSICA ALBA

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Jessica Alba glowed while pregnant with her first child, daughter Honor Marie Warren.

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JENNIFER GARNER

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Jennifer Garner walked the red carpet in support of her Oscar-nominated film, Juno. Later that night, Diablo Cody would be honored with the Best Original Screenplay trophy for the coming-of-age movie.

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ELLEN PAGE

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Ellen Page was nominated for her first Oscar, honoring her breakout role in Juno.

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HILARY SWANK

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Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank walked the carpet in a black one-shouldered gown.

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ANNE HATHAWAY

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A year before earning her first Oscar nomination, Anne Hathaway walked one of the most iconic red carpets in the world.

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CATE BLANCHETT

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Already an Oscar winner in 2008, Cate Blanchett was nominated yet again for her roles in Elizabeth: The Golden Age and I'm Not There.

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JENNIFER HUDSON

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Jennifer Hudson walked the carpet as an Oscar winner — the she'd collected a trophy the previous year for her role in Dreamgirls.

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CAMERON DIAZ

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Back in 2008, Cameron Diaz was giving us life across all genres of film — drama, comedy and vocal work (Shrek forever!).

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AMY ADAMS

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By 2008, Amy Adams already had one Oscar nomination to her name.

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HEIDI KLUM

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Multi-hyphenate and fashion mogul Heidi Klum took a night off from her empire to show us how to work a collar on the red carpet.

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