Lifestyle Style After-Oscars Party Time! The biggest names in Hollywood – Chris & Sandra! Cameron! Tom! – get down at the glitziest post-show bashes By Kate Hogan, Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Janet Mock, and Michael Y. Park Published on February 27, 2012 03:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 70 CRACKED UP Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage What’s so funny? A coy gets lots of laughs from Captain America’s Chris Evans inside the Vanity Fair Oscars party at the Sunset Tower. 02 of 70 BLONDING MOMENT Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Beautiful blondes and bond over bubbly – and perhaps mutual ex A. Rod? – at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. 03 of 70 ARTIST IN ACTION Danny Moloshok/Landov Oscar, meet Artist! Best Actor winner Jean Dujardin holds tight to his new best friend (and wife Alexandra Lamy) while entering the star-studded bash. 04 of 70 MEETING OF THE MINDS Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage What competition? Fellow Best Actress nominees and Glenn Close take a moment to catch up as Williams’s BFF Busy Philipps looks on. 05 of 70 IDOL TIME Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage No wardrobe malfunctions here! American Idol judges and Steven Tyler enjoy a night off from reality TV. 06 of 70 SHOULDERING ON John Shearer/WireImage Best Supporting Actress winner Octavia Spencer gets a little support from The Help costar Ahna O’Reilly before the party gets started. 07 of 70 THE PLEASURE IS MINE Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Enchanté! gets a suave introduction to French fiancé, Benjamin Millepied. 08 of 70 TAKE FIVE Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage A glammed-up gives her stilettoed feet a rest for a quick break with beau . 09 of 70 MAIN SQUEEZE Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Talk about close costars! The Descendants’s Shailene Woodley cops quite a feel from her awards show partner in crime Judy Greer. 10 of 70 MOBILE UPLOAD Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage “Dude. Seriously. I love my life,” Tweeted after posing for a photo with funny guys Steve Martin and Martin Short. 11 of 70 KEEPING SCORE Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow scores a meet-and-greet with Mad Men hottie in what could only be called a touchdown for fans of tall, dark and handsome everywhere. 12 of 70 LADIES IN WAITING Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Mom-to-be Molly Sims is in the express line for blonde beauties alongside (from left) Cheryl Hines, Elizabeth Banks and Rachael Harris. 13 of 70 SMOKE SCREEN Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Funnyman Martin Short’s evening is going up in smoke, much to the amusement of longtime pal and fellow SCTV alum Catherine O’Hara. 14 of 70 A SHOE IN Photo by Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Albert Nobbs costars Janet McTeer and Glenn Close weren’t among the evening’s winners, but you wouldn’t know it by the way fellow Oscar nominee Gary Oldman has them in stitches at the Vanity Fair bash. 15 of 70 FAMILY REUNION Anthony Harvey/PictureGroup Michael Douglas greet his dad, Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, before heading into the afterparty. 16 of 70 SILENCE IS GOLDEN Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage There are no words The Artist costars Penelope Ann Miller and Jean Dujardin marvel over the French actor’s Best Actor Oscar statue. 17 of 70 WHISPERS IN THE NIGHT Christopher Polk/VF12/WireImage Saturday Night Live comedian Jason Sudeikis gets in a few choice words with girlfriend Olivia Wilde. 18 of 70 SPIRITED FINGERS Stewart Cook/Rex waves to fans as she arrives at the Vanity Fair bash. 19 of 70 NAUGHTY GIRL! Pascal Le Segretain/Getty, Jordan Strauss/WireImage Leslie Mann doesn’t spare the rod for Modern Family’s Julie Bowen after she sneaks up on her buddy outside the Vanity Fair afterparty. 20 of 70 EMBRACIN' JASON Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Rosie Huntington-Whiteley can count herself inside Jason Statham’s inner circle as the lovebirds find a moment of privacy inside the star-studded bash. 21 of 70 FANDEMONIUM Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Now that is the look of a starstruck starlet! Mirror Mirror’s Lily Collins can’t help but react to being in the presence of big shot . 22 of 70 SMART BET Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Though she came to the show solo, keeps new flame Casper Smart close during the afterparty. 23 of 70 HAPPY HUDDLE Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Seth Rogen’s new wife Lauren Miller cozies up to comedians Leslie Mann and Elizabeth Banks. 24 of 70 A LEG UP Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Out together for the first time since his Feb. 17 arrest for marijuana possession, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton enjoy a drama-free date night. 25 of 70 STAR GAZING Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Who’s not a Star Wars fan? Chris Rock happily hops his banquette wall for the chance at a photo opp with director George Lucas. 26 of 70 ANY PROOF? Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage – who earned laughs while presenting during the show – proudly shows off her photo booth proofs. 27 of 70 MAKING THE CUT Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Bombshell dares to bare in a sexy cut-out dress while arriving at the Vanity Fair bash with husband Len Wiseman. 28 of 70 GLAMOUR GIRLS Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage , Jennifer Westfeldt, and Paula Patton gather ‘round Danes’s billowing gown for a pretty picture. 29 of 70 ON THE NOSE Kyle Rover/Startraks Guess she found a dress! cuddles up to hot hubby Mark Consuelos before stepping into the fancy fete. 30 of 70 BLUE BELLE Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage – who spent the earlier part of the evening at Elton John’s viewing party – is feeling blue-tiful at the Vanity Fair celebration. 31 of 70 BALL'S IN HER COURT Danny Moloshok/Landov Care for a doubles match, anyone? serves up a smile to tennis great Venus Williams before the two make their way into the Vanity Fair afterparty. 32 of 70 EYES WIDE SHUT Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage gets ready to pucker up with director boyfriend Michael Polish. 33 of 70 CLOSE ENCOUNTER Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Amid the bustle, Oscar winner Jane Fonda gets in a hug with six-time Best Actress nominee Glenn Close. 34 of 70 GALAXY OF STARS Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Hollywood pals and shake on it inside the Vanity Fair bash. 35 of 70 NANA'S GIRL Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage Jessica Chastain may not have won Best Supporting Actress, but her Oscar date, grandmother Marilyn, still thinks she’s aces. 36 of 70 BETTER THAN OSCAR Christopher Polk/VF12/WireImage The Artist’s Missi Pyle proves that sometimes a burger is more satisfying than a little gold man. 37 of 70 EASY DOES IT Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage and give their well-heeled feet a rest while catching up. 38 of 70 BISOU BISOU Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage After a night of mingling with A-list pals, reserves a big great kiss for fiancé Benjamin Millepied. 39 of 70 BRITISH DYNASTY Kevin Mazur/VF12/WireImage Who needs to feel like they’re in the presence of British royalty? Not when you’ve got , and Joan Collins to chat with inside the Vanity Fair bash. 40 of 70 A THING OF BEAUTY Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage All alone with his prize, a content Jean Dujardin looks to be thinking like Bogart in Casablanca: “Oscar, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” 41 of 70 WINNING WOMEN Chris Pizzello/AP The night’s leading ladies, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep, take a moment to admire their statuettes at the Governors Ball. 42 of 70 NEWFOUND FRIENDS Larry Busacca/Getty At Elton John’s viewing party, cozies up to Cloris Leachman, who reportedly spent part of the evening busing tables. 43 of 70 SWEET SMOOCH Kevork Djansezian/Getty A baiser for Bérénice Bejo! While arriving at the Govenors Ball, The Artist’s female star plants one on her hubby, the film’s winning director Michel Hazanavicius. 44 of 70 LUCKY CHARM Kevork Djansezian/Getty Host Billy Crystal lovingly congratulates big winner Meryl Streep at the Governors Ball. 45 of 70 BOSOM BUDDIES Larry Busacca/Getty Close pals and Kelly Osbourne get even closer while goofing off at Elton John’s viewing party. 46 of 70 WITHOUT A DOUBT Larry Busacca/Getty makes a solo appear at the Elton John viewing party, where she chatted up the host and his partner, David Furnish. 47 of 70 WINNING SMILE Kevork Djansezian/Getty Best Supporting Actor winner Christopher Plummer and wife Elaine Taylor pause before appetizers to enjoy a breathtaking look at his Oscar statuette at the Governors Ball. 48 of 70 PICTURE THIS Jeff Vespa/VF12/WireImage (2) Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller check out their goofy photo booth snapshots at the Vanity Fair party. 49 of 70 PAT ON THE BACK Alex J. Berliner/abimages Jessica Chastain pays her respects to Best Actress winner Meryl Streep at the Governors Ball. 50 of 70 ALL STRIPES Christopher Polk/VF12/Getty A jet-clad fits in nicely with the black-and-white color scheme of the Vanity Fair arrivals carpet. 51 of 70 A FUNNY THING HAPPENED Pascal Le Segretain/Getty A giggly Abbie Cornish and Kristen Wiig support each other as they arrive at Sunset Tower. 52 of 70 LED BY RED Christopher Polk/VF12/Getty follows wife Livia Giuggioli’s lead on their way inside to the Vanity Fair shindig. 53 of 70 BYOB Frazer Harrison/Getty Matthew Lillard thoughtfully provides his own beverage for the night at the Weinstein Company bash. 54 of 70 EMERALD SMILE Alex J. Berliner/abimages Best Actress Oscar nominee Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon take a moment for a lensman at the Governors Ball. 55 of 70 PICTURE THIS Christopher Polk/VF12/Getty Two-time Oscar nominee and fiancé Darren Le Gallo show SNL’s Jason Sudeikis their best snapshots at the Vanity Fair bash. 56 of 70 TO HAVE, TO HOLD JB Lacroix/FilmMagic Hollywood kingmaker Harvey Weinstein and his wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman, can’t keep their hands off the most adorable star of the night, The Artist’s Uggie. 57 of 70 INSIDE JOKE Angela Weiss/Getty Oh you! Glee actors Ashley Fink and Chris Colfer ham it up for photographers at Elton John’s soiree. 58 of 70 WARM SHOULDER Stefanie Keenan/Getty Glee’s Matthew Morrison and model girlfriend Renee Puente let the public look over their shoulders at the Elton John party. 59 of 70 C'MERE, YOU! Lucy Nicholson/Landov Meryl Streep is no Iron Lady when it comes to PDA with Hollywood friends. She brings fellow Oscar winner in close for a hug at the Governors Ball. 60 of 70 LOVE SEAT Stefanie Keenan/Getty True Blood’s real-life spouses, and Stephen Moyer, take their seats at the 20th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars viewing party at the City of West Hollywood Park on Sunday night. 61 of 70 BACK IN ACTION Stefanie Keenan/Getty Single never looked so good! A post-split makes a smokin’-hot solo appearance at Elton John’s star-studded soirée. 62 of 70 HOST WITH THE MOST Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage and partner David Burtka are welcomed to the bash by the night’s host himself, Elton John. 63 of 70 CUCKOO FOR COCOA Charley Gallay/Getty Vampire Diaries hunk Ian Somerhalder doesn’t let his love of chocolate interrupt his smoldering ways while getting ahold of some sweet Godiva treats. 64 of 70 SAY CHEESE! Stefanie Keenan/Getty American Idol’s Steven Tyler takes a break from watching fellow judge present at the Oscars to flash his trademark smile. 65 of 70 BELLY GOOD Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Moms-to-be Alessandra Ambrosio and , who are both expecting their second children, do the bump at Elton’s party. 66 of 70 CLAP ON! Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Elton continues to be a jovial host, giving a round of applause with guest . 67 of 70 POM-POM CUTIE Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Fran Drescher shares a major red carpet moment with her Pomeranian Esther before heading into the 20th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars viewing party in West Hollywood. 68 of 70 SO FOUR REAL Jamie McCarthy/WireImage It’s a double date! Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and former Idol Adam Lambert bring their plus-ones, boyfriends Sauli Koskinen and Justin Mikita, to watch the Academy Awards in style. 69 of 70 TABLE FOR TWO Jamie McCarthy/WireImage He’s a hungry man! Hunger Games leading man cozies up to longtime love on Sunday night. 70 of 70 SPIRIT FINGERS Stefanie Keenan/Getty Orange you glad to see her? Rose McGowan puts on her champagne goggles during Elton’s annual bash in West Hollywood on Sunday.