Lifestyle Style Predict-a-Gown! What Will Oscars Stars Wear? Think you can guess what Sandra, Charlize, Kate and more will be wearing on the big night? We've got our picks – vote for your runway favorites By Melissa Liebling-goldberg Published on February 23, 2010 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 26 CHARLIZE THERON Jordan Strauss/WireImage The Oscar never fails to turn up the drama at the awards ceremony, from over-the-top Dior Couture to her famous slinky Gucci gown. 02 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty This glamazon can pull off couture, so why not this goddess-like gold Christian Lacroix or this retro pink Christian Dior gown? 03 of 26 MILEY CYRUS Steve Granitz/WireImage The teen star returns for the third year in a row as a presenter, having worn sophisticated Valentino and fairytale Zuhair Murad in the past. 04 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty Miley’s style has evolved to a more grown-up but always fun look. We can picture her in this black tulle Monique Lhuillier or this exuberant Isaac Mizrahi with a full pink tulle skirt. 05 of 26 PENéLOPE CRUZ Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup The Best Supporting Actress has become synonymous with Oscars glam, turning in memorable moments in Atelier Versace and vintage Balmain. 06 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Pascal Le Segretain/Getty; Courtesy L'Wren Scott Cruz could continue her award season loyalty to Armani Privé in this sculptural pink gown or showcase her famous curves in this feathered sheath from L’Wren Scott, another favorite. 07 of 26 SANDRA BULLOCK Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic The first-time Best Actress has shown her range not only on the big screen, but on the red carpet as well, going from a shimmering purple Bottega Veneta ballgown to a sleek black Alexander McQueen with chic sheaths from Alberta Ferretti and L’Wren Scott in between. 08 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Slaven Vlasic/Getty; Courtesy L'Wren Scott Bullock could up the ante on her favorite look, an asymmetrical black dress, with this gravity-defying Donna Karan or put the focus on her toned figure in this embellished black L’Wren Scott. 09 of 26 KATE WINSLET Steve Granitz/WireImage Last year’s Best Actress will be back to present – will she top her custom Yves Saint Laurent by Stefano Pilati gown from last year? 10 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Courtesy L'Wren Scott; Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty Kate could try star-loved L’Wren Scott for a seductive pale blue gown or play up her pale skin with this shell-pink, ruffled Valentino Couture gown. 11 of 26 DIANE KRUGER Steve Granitz/WireImage The former model carries off risky couture with aplomb, supporting her nominated film Inglourious Basterds in a dizzy array of stylish choices from Christian Lacroix, Chanel and Valentino. 12 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty If anyone could carry off a couture gown at the Oscars, it’s Kruger. So why not choose either this elaborate white Christian Dior Haute Couture gown or this degradé purple Givenchy Couture gown? 13 of 26 CAREY MULLIGAN Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Landov The 24-year-old actress has come out of seemingly nowhere to enchant both critics and fashionistas alike with her charming performance in An Education and her high-fashion choices, including Prada, Vionnet and Nina Ricci. 14 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Courtesy Lanvin; Courtesy Chanel The Best Actress nominee could pick this classic brown Lanvin gown or flaunt her slim figure in this glamorous red Chanel number. 15 of 26 KRISTEN STEWART INF The may be starring as Joan Jett this spring, but her red carpet choices veer from tough girl chic to princess-worthy, sparkling frocks. 16 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Courtesy Valentino Stewart will probably leave the leather jackets at home to pick a glimmering gown like this gold-flecked Oscar de la Renta or this shimmering, pale peach Valentino. 17 of 26 VERA FARMIGA T.Arroyo/JPegFoto/PictureGroup She not only held her own against in Up in the Air, but she continues to stand out on the red carpet in ethereal gowns from Dolce & Gabbana, J. Mendel and Marchesa. 18 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Thomas Concordia/WireImage; Courtesy Monique Lhuillier Farmiga could pick another gown from her SAG designer, J. Mendel with this intricate blue gown or take floral details to the max with this romantic red Monique Lhuillier. 19 of 26 ZOE SALDANA Glenn Weiner/Zuma What more could a starlet want than a blockbuster like Avatar on her resumé? How about Saldana’s willowy dancer’s physique and her drool-worthy wardrobe from Prabal Gurung, Giambattista Valli and Marchesa. 20 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty Saldana turned up at Gurung’s Fashion Week show, so we could see her in his deceptively simple forest green gown. Or she could turn to couture for this billowing tan creation from Elie Saab. 21 of 26 MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL Jim Spellman/WireImage Nominated for her role in Crazy Heart, the Best Supporting Actress is known for her risky red carpet choices, ranging from edgy Lanvin to structured RM by Roland Mouret to vintage YSL. 22 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Courtesy Lanvin Maggie is one of the few stars who doesn’t shy away from bold colors and patterns, so she could dazzle in this hot-off-the-runway Marc Jacobs or go all out in this floral Lanvin. 23 of 26 ANNA KENDRICK Vince Flores/Celebrity Photo The Best Supporting Actress nominee adds edge to her sweet gowns from J. Mendel and Marchesa with her sassy and hilarious quotes, often at the expense of her hunky costars and . 24 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Karl Prouse/Catwalking/Getty; Theo Wargo/Getty Kendrick often picks confections of tulle and chiffon, so she could float on air in this gilded Oscar de la Renta or this dramatic Marchesa. 25 of 26 MARIAH CAREY David Fisher/Rex The has her share of award shows under her glittering belt, but she’s never acted in an Academy-nominated film like Precious before. Will she stick to her signature sexy gowns or try something new? 26 of 26 OUR PREDICTION Chris Moore/Catwalking/Getty; Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Mariah can be her glam self in this cleavage-highlighting red Versace gown or be Hollywood glam in this elegant black Armani Privé gown.