Monday 26 January 2015

What not to wear at the Oscars - red carpet blunders from the past


BJORK ARRIVES AT THE 73RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS...Singer Bjork looks down as she arrives at the 73rd annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, March 25, 2001. Bjork was nominated for Best Orignal Song with her song "I've Seen It All".   REUTERS/Fred Prouser...E
Possibly our favourite Oscars outfit ever - Bjork wore a swan dress to the Oscars in 2001. And promptly laid an egg on the red carpet
Bjork's swan dress in 2001 was so memorable, we just had to publish a second picture
81st Academy Awards - Los Angeles...Beyonce Knowles arriving for the 81st Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles. The dress was reportedly designed by her mother Tina Knowles PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.
Singer Beyonce poses on red carpet at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood...Singer Beyonce arrives at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed
Actress Jennifer Lawrence wore this dress to the Oscars last year - and we all know how it went
Jennifer Lawrence reacts after she fell walking up the steps to accept the award for best actress at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood...Actress Jennifer Lawrence reacts after she fell walking up the steps to accept the award for best actress for her role "Silver Linings Playbook" at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Jennifer Lawrence...Jennifer Lawrence stumbles as she walks on stage to accept the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)...A
Okay, so they weren't at the actual Oscars - but who could forget Liz Hurley and Pamela Anderson's arrival at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party in 2001?
Here is Liz n' Pam again. Wonder if they're still in touch....
Best supporting actor and actress winners Jim Broadbent, left, and Jennifer Connelly pose with their Oscars at the 74th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 24, 2002, in Los Angeles. But Jennifer got criticised for her choice of gown which one fashion critic said looked like it had been 'put through the shredder'
A year after winning Best Actress in 'Shakespeare in Love', Gwyneth Paltrow turned up in this 'Goth-inspired' outfit in 2002
In fairness, we haven't seen Gwyneth Paltrow make such a fashion faux pas since 2002
Gwyneth Paltrow didn't get too much praise for her 'goth' look - but then neither did Cameron Diaz. Her oriental gown was lovely - but fashion critics said it wasn't 'red-carpet enough'
In fairness, we don't think Cameron Diaz' Oscars 2002 gown was all that bad....
Uma Thurman in 2004 - in fairness she carries it off in the only way Uma can. It's still a little too pirate for us though....
Nicky Hilton in 2005 managed to make older sister Paris look classy
Sophia Loren channelled her inner Belle from Beauty and the Beast in this creation for the 2009 Oscars
Back in 2000, Angelina Jolie turned up looking like Elvira. It didn't do her any harm - she won Best Supporting Actress for Girl Interrupted
Angelina Jolie, pre Brad Pitt, in her Elvira gown alongside fellow Oscar winner Michael Caine in 2000
This was Angelina Jolie in 2012 - the dress was beautiful but it was the pose that got everyone all lathered up. Less than an hour after she posed like this, her right leg had it's own Twitter account
Diane Keaton - perhaps looking a little too dandy for the Oscars in 2004

We take a look at some of the more interesting outfits from the Oscars - more than likely these girls won't be making similar style mistakes. Or will they....

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