Academy Awards: Best Oscar Red Carpet Dresses of the Past (PHOTOS)

 
on February 24 2012 9:41 AM
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The annual Academy Awards, the Oscars, will also turn into an annual fashion event like every year, on Feb. 26, 2012, when Hollywood actresses sashay down the red carpet in various designer gowns.

While the audience will be hooked to the television to see winners presented with 84th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center this Sunday, the fashion industry too will have their memorable moments as their creations will be showcased on actors and actresses.

Before the most-awaited entertainment award ceremony of the season unfolds, here are a few pictures of the most memorable Oscar dresses worn by Hollywood hotties so far.

We also provide a list of 2012 Oscar nominations below:

The “Best Picture” nominations are: ‘The Artist’, 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close', 'The Descendants', 'The Help', 'Moneyball', ‘Midnight in Paris’, ‘The Tree of Life’ and ‘War Horse’.

Nominations for Actor in a Leading Role are: Demián Bichir (A Better Life), George Clooney (The Descendants), Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Brad Pitt (Moneyball).

Nominations for Actress in a Leading Role are: Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs), Viola Davis (The Help), Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) and Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn).

Nominations for “Actor in a Supporting Role” are: Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn), Jonah Hill (Moneyball), Nick Nolte (Warrior), Christopher Plummer (Beginners) and Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close).

Nominations for “Actress in a Supporting Role” are: Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs) and Octavia Spencer (The Help).

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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Feb. 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Natalie Portman, best actress nominee for her role in "Black Swan," arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Feb. 27, 2011. Portman is dressed by Rodarte. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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Actress Mila Kunis, cast member of "Black Swan," arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Feb. 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Model Heidi Klum, dressed in John Galliano, gathers her dress as she walks up the red carpet at the 80th annual Academy Awards, the Oscars, in Hollywood Feb. 24, 2008. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Cameron Diaz walks the stage during the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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Actor Jessica Alba takes the stage to present the Oscar for sound mixing at the 78th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 5, 2006. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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Actress Kate Winslet, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film "Iris," arrives at the 74th annual Academy Awards March 24, 2002 in Hollywood. Reuters

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