BEST: Lupita Nyong'o
The winner for 12 Years a Slave has emerged as a style icon this awards season, and her Prada gown (she calls the color "Nairobi blue") didn't disappoint. She looks like a modern-day Cinderella.
BEST: Cate Blanchett
Blanchett's pale gold Armani Privé gown goes really well with her new Best Actress Oscar. The flared tulle skirt is a nice touch.
BEST: Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson channeled old-school Hollywood glamour so well in her caped Versace gown, that it almost didn't matter that she hasn't been in a major movie in years.
BEST: Amy Adams
This blue Gucci gown got some mixed reviews, but we think it works. Navy can be a difficult color to pull off, but Adams does it well—the contrast with her red hair is especially nice.
BEST: Jared Leto
Speaking of hair…Leto's ombré, beachy waves were in full effect (down with the man bun!), but the 'do didn't outshine his dapper white jacket and red bowtie. Expect white jackets to be an even bigger trend with men this year.
WORST: Liza Minnelli
Oh man, Minnelli's Halston Classic pantsuit is better suited for a Branson nightclub act, not the red carpet. The blue streak in her hair isn't helping, either.
WORST: Sally Hawkins
The embroidered Valentino gown just didn't seem to fit the Blue Jasmine actress. Sally, we know a few tailors who can help you.
WORST: Kristin Chenoweth
Chenoweth is a tiny lady, and probably not much bigger than an Oscar statuette. Which is why she shouldn't wear an all-gold dress. How many times did she get mistaken for an Academy Award last night?
WORST: Anna Kendrick
There's too much going on with this J Mendel dress…and unfortunately, none of it works for Kendrick.
WORST: Kim Novak
Here's another pantsuit that is just wrong. Everyone on Twitter was more obsessed with Novak's plastic surgery, though, so her outfit was spared most of the insults.
The Oscar statuettes were handed out Sunday night, but there are a few more unofficial awards to give out—a.k.a. the best- and worst-dressed of the evening. Overall, the Academy Awards attendees looked pretty good. We didn't have a Björk situation on our hands last night, but that's not to say everyone nailed their looks. There were a few missteps, but we'll get to that soon. And if you're looking for some style cues from last night, it might be a good idea to start stocking up on dresses with pale and nude hues. That was the major trend of the evening, and will continue to be big this spring.
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