The Night's Most Stunning Gowns
GORGEOUS OSCARS GOWNS
The 2017 Oscars red carpet was full of stunning statements, from beautiful silhouettes in striking hues (see: Viola Davis) to elegant Old Hollywood moments (Taraji P. Henson) and shimmery, Oscar-worthy gold gowns (hi, Emma Stone). As a rule, stars kept their red carpet gowns classic, choosing neutral shades with special details. Read on for our favorite dresses of the night.
wears crimson Armani Privé with a halter neckline and draped capelet detail with golden jewels and a silver clutch.
TARAJI P. HENSON
in an elegant off-the-shoulder midnight velvet gown by Alberta Ferretti with a dazzling Nirav Modi collar necklace and Jimmy Choo accessories.
wears a dance-worthy fringed Givenchy Haute Couture gown with Tiffany & Co. earrings and ring.
wears a high-neck, sheer-yoke custom Valentino Haute Couture gown with lace details, plus custom Irene Neuwirth jewelry set with Gemfields responsibly sourced Mozambican rubies and a blue ribbon to support the ACLU.
wears a shimmery plunging Tom Ford gown with Cindy Chao jewelry.
wears a custom pale apricot Armani Privé gown with arabesque embroidery, Stuart Weitzman heels and Harry Winston jewelry.
wears an elegant black Dior Haute Couture ballgown with a high-low train (that shows off her favorite pair of shoes from the past 10 years!) and a delicate diamond necklace.
wears a super-romantic lavender Ralph & Russo gown with ruffle neckline and watercolor floral print with metallic details and Neil Lane jewelry.
in a tiered black lace cap-sleeve gown with a high-low hem, plus lace-up heels with clear details (both Louis Vuitton) and an intricate Bulgari diamond necklace.
wears a custom Louis Vuitton gown with a plunging black halter neckline and shimmery golden skirt.
wears an architectural white gown with a geometric motif and matching Lorraine Schwartz cuffs.
in a shimmery champagne Atelier Versace gown with criss-cross black details that has an ombre metallic skirt, Forevermark jewelry and her natural curls.
wears custom silver Marchesa with a satin off-the-shoulder bodice and feather skirt, plus shimmering Forevermark jewels.
wears ruffled velvet Oscar de la Renta with a deep V neckline, Aquazzura shoes and Neil Lane gems.
wears a hand-beaded midnight blue Rodarte gown with a strappy neckline and Bulgari jewelry.
tops off her caped white Stella McCartney gown with Nirav Modi jewelry, a Roger Vivier clutch and an ACLU-supporting blue ribbon.
takes the "Red Carpet, Green Dress" challenge in vintage Armani Privé with Atelier Swarovski jewelry and a red lip.
wears a hand-beaded Rubin Singer gown with palm-motif embroidery, Maxior and Harry Kotlar jewelry and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
wears an Oscars-inspired golden gown by KaufmanFranco with a Tiffany & Co. necklace made of platinum, gold and diamonds.