The 2016 Oscars, while doused in controversy, still delivered a spectacular show that honored some of the most outstanding performances in the industry for the past year. It also served up a feast for the senses and a multitude of memorable sartorial moments on the red carpet.
Scroll through the images below for a peek at some of the best looks from the 2016 Academy Awards:
1. Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett made a stunning entrance in a lovely seafoam green gown from Armani Prive. It features cap sleeves, a deep V-shaped neckline, a floor-length skirt, a smattering of feathers, and Swarovski crystal embellishments. She styled it with a chic bob, jewels from Tiffany & Co., and shoes from Giuseppe Zanotti.
2. Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander was a delightful ray of sunshine in head-to-toe Louis Vuitton. She wore a gorgeous yellow custom silk taffeta gown, which features a strapless neckline, beaded embellishments, and a bubble hem. The Best Supporting Actress winner finished off her look with an assortment of jewels and a pair of silver sandals with clear block heels.
3. Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie was a golden goddess in a figure-hugging leather dress from Tom Ford. It comes in a beautiful antique gold color, and it features long sleeves, a V-shaped neckline, and a cross-front drape detail. Her finishing touches include tousled waves, jewels from Forevermark Diamonds, a black clutch, and a pair of black velvet pumps.
4. Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams stunned in a jade silk backless gown from August Getty. It features a halter neckline, a thigh-high slit, and a pleated train. She styled it with a stylish updo, an assortment of jewels, and heels from Stuart Weitzman.
5. Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara showed off her romantic flair in a gorgeous Givenchy Haute Couture gown. It features long sleeves, sheer panels, a diamond-shaped cut-out detail, a center slit, a sweeping train, and intricate embroidery. Ever a fan of the minimalist aesthetic, she finished off her look with a sleek bun, vampy red lips, and white platform heels from Stuart Weitzman.
6. Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan shimmered in an emerald gown from Calvin Klein Collection, which features a sleeveless design, velvet straps, a V-shaped neckline, a low back, and sequin embellishments. She capped off her look with tousled locks and jewels from Chopard.
7. Olivia Wilde
Olivia Wilde stepped out on the red carpet in an ivory Grecian-style pleated gown from Valentino’s spring 2016 haute couture collection. She styled it with a braided updo, jewels from Neil Lane, and an embellished clutch from Roger Vivier.
8. Sophie Turner
Sophie Turner turned heads in a mint green crepe gown from Galvan, which features a sleeveless design, a boned corset, a thigh-high slit, and Swarovski crystal embellishments. She accessorized with Tiffany & Co. jewels and Christian Louboutin heels.
9. Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt made us blush in a pink cady gown from Prada, which features a sleeveless design, an empire waist, a floor-length skirt, and crystal embroidery. She capped off her look with statement earrings, side-swept waves, and heels from Sophia Webster.
10. Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley shimmied in a Chanel Haute Couture dress, which features a sleeveless design, a low neckline, an open back, a sheer hem, and intricate embroidery. She styled it with a sleek bun, red lips, jewels from Chanel, and peep-toe shoes from Christian Louboutin.
11. Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore captivated in a black embellished gown from Chanel, which features crystal detailing, a plunging neckline, flirty cut-outs, and a sleeveless design. She accessorized with dramatic eye makeup and jewels from Chopard.
12. Brie Larson
Brie Larson took home the Oscar for Best Actress in a blue Gucci dress, which features a low neckline, thin shoulder straps, a ruffled skirt, and an embellished belt. She kept her hair and makeup simple and capped off her look with a pair of peep-toe heels.
13. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron turned heads in a red-hot number from Christian Dior, which features a plunging neckline and a sweeping train. She styled it with an assortment of jewels from Harry Winston and a pair of gold Minny sandals from Jimmy Choo.
14. Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner showed up at the prestigious awards ceremony wearing a black Versace gown, which features an asymmetrical neckline, crystal detailing, and a sweeping train. She capped off her look with jewels from Neil Lane and shoes from Rene Caovilla.
15. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra wore a white silk tulle mermaid dress from Zuhair Murad, which features a cage bustier, floral embroidery, sheer panels, and a sweeping train. She styled it with a low ponytail, jewels from Lorraine Schwartz, a clutch from Rauwolf, and shoes from Jimmy Choo.
16. Olivia Munn
Olivia Munn was a vision in orange as she stepped out on the red carpet in a tangerine Stella McCartney dress. She accessorized with jewels from Forevermark Diamonds and heels from Jimmy Choo.
17. Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington wore a black-and-white gown from Atelier Versace, which features a sleeveless design and a thigh-high slit. She styled it with jewels from Harry Winston and a pair of Plexi pumps from Gianvito Rossi.
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What do you think of these looks from the 2016 Oscars? Which one’s your favorite?