A Decade of Drama: See the Most Jaw-Dropping Oscars Looks From the Past 10 Years

Even if you’re not a film buff, we bet you simply can’t resist tuning in to the Oscars to see what amazing, over-the-top outfits all of the stars are rocking. There have been some doozies over the years, and some have gone down in history for their elegance, beauty, or drama. 

Some awards shows like the Grammys are all about fun and daring looks, and the red carpet can be filled with anything from showstopping designer ballgowns to jeans. But the Oscars are strictly black tie, which means sharp-dressed actors in suits and jawdropping actresses in floor-length dresses. But that certainly doesn’t mean the carpet is boring!

As a matter of fact, some Oscars looks are so dramatic and eye-catching that memes were even created from them. Case in point: Angelina Jolie’s black 2012 gown. Fans couldn’t ignore that thigh-high slit and, of course, The Leg. We can’t wait to see what comes out of the 2020 red carpet!

Scroll through the gallery to see the best Academy Awards dresses from the past decade. 

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