Best Oscar Fashions Through The Years

Style Icon~ Charlize Theron

When we think about the most glamorous actresses in Hollywood, Charlize Theron tops that list. Award-winning roles in films like Monster, North Country and Young Adult have put Charlize at the top of best dressed lists for years and noted her as a serious fashion force. The South African beauty started her career as a model and her youthful good looks and glamorous demeanor landed her the gig as the face of J'adore Dior fragrance.

On the red carpet, Theron has a tendency to experiment with lust worthy heels and sandals, not to mention showing off her physique with edgier minis and daring necklines and slits. Moreover, the Prometheus star consistently finds balance between utterly sexy and totally sophisticated silhouettes.

Wearing designers like Christian Dior, Stella McCartney, Gucci and Rag & Bone allows the 36-year-old to go from red carpet starlet to casual cool effortlessly. Her off-duty style of tailored jackets paired with skinny denim jeans and go to trendy accessories serves as a fabulous style look book for any fashion forward and classic fashion lover.

Charlize has had a plethora of stunning red carpet looks over the years. Here we take a look at her ten best looks ever.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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Best Oscar Fashions Through The Years

Natalie Wood - 1962

Fur and jewels, all the glitz and glamor represented by Natalie is how Hollywood should be.

 
Anne Hathaway - 2009
The actress was simply stunning in this strapless Armani Priv√© gown embellished with Swarovski crystals on a diagonal and oversize paillettes at the hem. 
 
 
Reese Witherspoon - 2006

Nothing says glamorous like vintage Christian Dior, the Oscar winner dazzled in this beaded gown on the red carpet.

 
Grace Kelly - 1955

The Hollywood "It Girl" of her time, Grace Kelly was ever so glamorous in this mint green satin column dress designed by Philippe Halsman.

 
Cate Blanchett - 2005
The Australian beauty looked lovely on the red carpet in this stunning yellow single-shoulder Valentino gown featuring a burgundy sash at the waist.
 
Audrey Hepburn - 1954
Winning for her role as Sabrina in Roman Holiday, the fashion icon wore a lovely floral belted Givenchy gown with a full skirt and simple pearl drop earrings.
 

Zoe Saldana - 2010
The Avatar beauty went for high drama on the red carpet in this strapless purple Givenchy Haute Couture gown. Zoe made quite and unforgettable statement with the layers of sculpted tulle and sparkling bodice.
 

 
 
Julia Roberts - 2001
Winning an Oscar for her role as Erin Brachovich. Julia wowed in this black vintage Valentino gown and was simply- the ultimate pretty woman!
 
Nicole Kidman - 1996
 Nicole who was at the time Mrs. Cruise, dazzled on the red carpet in this embroidered acid yellow  Christian Dior sheath gown.
 
Penelope Cruz - 2007
With high dramatic fashion Penelope was stunning in this light pink strapless Versace gown with elegant flowing train.

 
 
Gwenyth Paltrow - 1999
 In 1999 the Oscar winner wore this lovely spaghetti strap bubble gum pink taffeta Ralph Lauren gown and made quite the statement. This dress spurred a ton of knockoffs and could be seen in stores everywhere.
 
Charlize Theron - 2004

The gorgeous  Oscar winner dazzled on the red carpet in this shimmering Gucci gown featuring a daring slit. The actress lost the 30 pounds she had gained for her role in Monster and was simply radiant with her glowing complexion.

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

Images: Zimbio, People, InStyle

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