Most Breathtaking Oscars Outfits from Female Celebrities over the Years

The Oscars have played host to multiple spectacular outfits from Hollywood's biggest stars through the years. Check out the most breathtaking of them. 

The Oscars are proved to be a marvelous spectacle with celebrities going all out to impress with their outfits. This has been the tradition at the historical awards since its first television broadcast in 1953.

Relive some of the most magnificent outfits in the Oscars over the years. From elegant trains to deep cleavages, here's a selection of some of the most beautiful dresses from female celebrities.  

The red carpet area in preparation for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 6, 2020. | Photo: Getty Images

The red carpet area in preparation for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 6, 2020. | Photo: Getty Images

LADY GAGA'S BLACK GOWN 

At the 2019 edition of the Oscars, Lady Gaga stunned the audience and fans worldwide with her eye-catching outfit. The singer took home her first Oscar on the night and was well-dressed for the occasion. 

She arrived at the event donned in a dramatic black gown by Alexander McQueen. She accessorized her look with the Tiffany Diamond from Tiffany & Co.

Lady Gaga in a  dramatic black gown at the 2019 oscars | Photo: Getty Images

Lady Gaga in a dramatic black gown at the 2019 oscars | Photo: Getty Images

The diamond is 128.54 carats had only been worn three times at major ceremonies in its 142-year history. Lady Gaga also styled her hair in a Holly Golightly-esque up-do to complete her incredible and stunning look. 

CHARLIZE THERON GOES RED

There is an unwritten rule that one does not wear red on the red carpet, but actress Charlize Theron broke the rule with her simple but classy dress at the 2016 edition of the Oscars. 

She wore an ultra-sexy Dior dress that skimmed her slim physique before flowing behind her with a mini train. Though the dress looked simple, it made a powerful statement with its bold red hue and daring neckline. 

The outfit featured a deep V neckline that ended at Theron's belly, exposing her decolletage and chest and showing a glimpse of her cleavage. 

Charlize Theron in a red Dior dress at the 2016 Oscars | Photo: Getty Images

Charlize Theron in a red Dior dress at the 2016 Oscars | Photo: Getty Images

TARAJI P. HENSON'S THIGH-HIGH SLIT

Taraji P. Henson stunned with her look at the 2017 edition of the Oscars. She appeared on the red carpet in a custom off-the-shoulder navy velvet Alberta Ferretti gown. 

The actress' beautiful dress featured a high slit that reached her thighs, revealing her gorgeous legs and black heels. She accessorized her look with a silver necklace and held a small black purse. 

Taraji P. Henson attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017  | Photo: Getty Images

Taraji P. Henson attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

CATE BLANCHETT'S STANDS OUT IN ICY BLUE

Cate Blanchett turned heads with her incredible outfit at the 88th Oscars in 2016. She appeared in an icy blue Giorgio Armani Privé dress covered in whimsical flowers. 

Blanchett flaunted her blonde hair and paired her stunning dress with a matching Roger Vivier clutch. She accessorized with jewelry from Tiffany & Co. 

Cate Blanchett at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

Cate Blanchett at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

JENNIFER LAWRENCE'S SPARKLES IN DIOR

The 2018 Oscar Awards show is incomplete without mentioning Jennifer Lawrence's stunning appearance. She turned heads with her sparkly Christian Dior floor-reaching dress, which was one of the best looks of that year.

Besides slaying in her outfit, Lawrence also melted hearts with her actions like her effortless waves and very dramatic smokey eye. 

Jennifer Lawrence at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018. | Photo: Getty Images

Jennifer Lawrence at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018. | Photo: Getty Images

ANGELINA JOLIE IN VERSACE

Angelina Jolie is one of the most beautiful Hollywood actresses, but her beauty was not the only thing on display at the 2012 Oscar Awards ceremony. 

She left eyes staring at her as she was clad in a sexy Versace strapless dress. The dress was made even more remarkable with a slit that ran to her thighs. 

 Angelina Jolie poses on the 84th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet, held at the Hollywood & Highland Center February 26, 2012. | Photo: Getty Images

Angelina Jolie poses on the 84th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet, held at the Hollywood & Highland Center February 26, 2012. | Photo: Getty Images

CHARLIZE THERON IN A BEADED GOWN

Charlize Theron's incredible body fit perfectly in the dress she wore for the 2004 Oscar Awards. She wore a beaded Gucci gown that dragged on the floor as she walked and posed for pictures, showing off her incredible physique. 

Charlize Theron at the 76th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004. | Photo: Getty Images

Charlize Theron at the 76th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004. | Photo: Getty Images

THE LADY IN WHITE

Lady Gaga has a thing for stunning on the Oscars red carpet. In 2016, she thrilled her fans and the paparazzi with her unique outfit. 

The "Just Dance" crooner wore a dramatic white Brandon Maxwell jumpsuit that was stylishly designed. The off-the-shoulder dress cleavage-revealing dress was in many ways impressive and merits its place on the list of most stunning Oscar outfits.

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