The fashion industry changes quickly and creates new trends. But there are some dresses unforgettable which are truly iconic.

Especially The Oscars are most dazzling red carpet event. Everybody knows that all about dresses not Oscar awards. The fashion designers put so much effort to create most beautiful dress the event because it’s a marketing opportuniy for designers. Some dresses are famous as the starlets. The starlets and their stylists are looking to designers to create unique pieces because style of starlet and her dress spreading in social media very fast.

Take a look at 20 iconic dresses of all time.

Audrey Hepburn

The Academy Awards, 1954

The white floral Givenchy dress is one of the classis dresses of 20th century. The belted dress showed Hepburn’s slim waistline.

Grace Kelly

The Academy Awards, 1955

She wore ice-blue design by Edith Head. She won award for The Country Girl.

Ava Gardner

The Academy Awards, 1960

With tiara and her elegant evening gown she looks like a royalty.

Elizabeth Taylor

Academy Awards, 1970

She wore Edith Head’s design for Academy Awards, The dress was chiffon in violet color (to match Elizabeth Taylor’s violet eyes). As a accessorize she wore 69 carat diamond necklace.


The Academy Awards, 1973

She attended the event with her husband Sonny Bono. She wore Bob Mackie Design. She wore golden two piece which shows here abs, hoop earrings and pink nails. She wasn’t nominated for an awards but she became an icon.


The Academy Awards, 1974

The following year she chose Bob Mackie design again. This time she wore top and skirt in colorful, thin fabric. Some people considered the dress as a beach wear. She paired with a flower headpiece and choker.

Anjelica Huston

Academy Awards, 1975

She wore her own Halston gown which is long sleeve sequined gown. She said ‘Even though I worked as a Halston model, I had gotten this dress at Neiman Marcus. The awards were on Friday, and [I bought it] on Wednesday.”

Farrah Fawcett

Academy Awards, 1978

She chose Stephan Burrow’s shiny, gold chainmail gown.

Demi Moore

Academy Awards, 1989

She stepped out the event with her husband Bruce Willis. She wore her own cut and sew creation which is a corset, spandex bike shorts and metallic floral print fabric.

She is in worst dressed galleries but it a biggest fashion trend in this moment, Renaissance style corset and spandex bike shorts. Like many of the old fabrics, styles and cuts once disaster is cool now.

Nicole Kidman

Academy Awards, 1997

She attended with Tom Cruise. She wore unforgettable Haute Couture John Galliano dress for Dior.

Geri Halliwell

Britt Awards, 1997

She didn’t want to wear black Gucci dress for Spice Girls performance at the awards. Because according to her it was boring. She dedided to ‘celebrate being British’ so she asked her sister to sew on a Union Jack (flag of the United Kingdom) tea towel as a patriotic gesture.

In 2007 Spice Girl reunion tour, Roberto Cavalli designed new Union Jack dress. It was made of Swarovski crystals and rhinestones.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Academy Awards, 1999

She attended with her parents. She wore pink dress, designed by Ralph Lauren. The dress is one of the iconic, greatest dress in the history of red carpet fashion. The style compared of Grace Kelly.

The style copied many times but Paltrow was the one who brought back pink color into fashion.

The dress made of taffeta which has a long skirt,V shaped neckline and bodice with straps. She completed with Harry Winston jewelry.

Jennifer Lopez

Grammy Awards, 2000

She wore Versace silk chiffon dress in an exotic green color. The transparent fabric was printed with bamboo pattern and exotic leaf. The dress has a low cut neck that extended below the navel.

Jennifer Lopez kept the dress by using double sided lingerie tape.

Paris Hilton

Her 21th birthday party in London

She is an impressive person because she wore iconic dresses without help of a stylist.

She wore $9,000 chainmail halter dress in Swarovski crystals and rhinestone choker necklace.

Julia Roberts

Academy Awards, 2001

She wore black and white Valentino dress.

Valentino Garavani said it was the best moment of his career.

Halle Berry

Academy Awards, 2002

Her iconic dress designed by Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab.

It featured an embroidered net top with burgundy taffeta skirt.

In The Daily Telegraph, the dress has chosen 8th greatest red carpet dress.

Angelina Jolie

Academy Awards, 2012

She was in velvet Atelier Versace dress which has a thigh high slit. She completed with Salvatore Ferragamo black velvet peep toe pumps.

Jennifer Lawrence

Academy Awards, 2013

She wore blush- pink dress in a Dior Couture. The design made it difficult to climb the stairs to collect her Oscar awards.

Cate Blanchett

Academy Awards, 2014

She wore Armani Prive creation dress which is in skin tone fabric and highlighted by Swarovski crystals.

Blake Lively

Cannes, 2016

She wore Cindrella dress which is designed by Vivienne Westwood Couture. The dress completed with jewel flower embellished.

As a shoes, Lively chose glass sipper.