Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence took the lead with sleek tailoring from Gucci and Dior, while the likes of Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett and Jennifer Garner went for soft vintage styling in nude, twinkling dresses.
The Oscars has always been the more grown up of all the awards ceremonies, but it seems the attention grabbing ballgown was left behind this year in favour of something more glamorous and polished.
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