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Your favourite dresses at the Oscars this year...

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cathyandclare Mon 27-Feb-17 08:25:10

It's rainy, grey and Monday so thought I'd distract myself with a bit of mindless sparkle.
Loved Emma Stone, Taraji Henson and Viola Davies. I hated Dakota Johnson's because it looked a bit limp and creased, but it could have been good with a good steam and some scissors to the bow.
What did you love and hate?

margaritasbythesea Mon 27-Feb-17 08:51:41

I liked quite a few this year. I liked Kirsten dunst and Isabelle huppert as well as the ones you linked to. I really didn't like Scarlet Johansen's or any of the ones where the necklines plunged to the waist. I think they are so unflattering.

I thought the gold Gucci one was amazing too, though I am not sure I actually liked it.

cathyandclare Mon 27-Feb-17 08:56:27

Yes, I though Kirsten Dunst looked gorgeous, always love a pocket. I saw her on a few worst dressed lists. Harsh.

WingMirrorSpider Mon 27-Feb-17 08:57:13

I agree with you, OP. Those three are the ones I picked out. All of them look so classy. Emma's hair and makeup is stunning and Taraji looks like a proper bombshell.

QueenoftheAndals Mon 27-Feb-17 09:06:42

I didn't think it was a particularly memorable year, style-wise. Taraji P Henson looked stunning, but Janelle Monae's dress was major.

QueenoftheAndals Mon 27-Feb-17 09:08:20

Not that keen on the colour of Emma's dress (I think she could've pulled off a bolder colour), but I loved the fringing and her hair and makeup were perfect.

BookABooSue Mon 27-Feb-17 09:13:54

I thought Emma's dress was a bit safe - beautiful but I feel she has worn similar before. Taraji looked amazing.
I couldn't stop looking at Ruth Negga's but couldn't decide if that was because it was good or bad.

QueenoftheAndals Mon 27-Feb-17 10:00:58

This is the one time of the year I visit the Daily Mail's site as they always have the best photos of the event!

findingmyfeet12 Mon 27-Feb-17 10:06:57

Dakota Johnson's hair looked so flat. As though she'd forgotten to have it styled.

Agree with the comments about Taraji. She looked amazing. I loved Emma Stone's dress, hair and makeup.

NotJanine Mon 27-Feb-17 10:20:37

I don't like Emma Stone's dress - bit like an old lampshade. But the other 2 in the OP are stunning. Kirsten Dunst looked lovely too.

AmysTiara Mon 27-Feb-17 10:27:19

I liked Emma Stone's dress. Jennifer Aniston looked nice too. A lot of them looked awful.

Rockaby Mon 27-Feb-17 10:28:36

My definite fave is Kirsten Dunst but also really like Teresa Palmer.

My least favourite is Emma Roberts. She is beautiful, but the dress just isn't nice imo.

Wolpertinger Mon 27-Feb-17 10:31:06

Dakota Johnson's dress would have looked so much better with better hair.

Loved Ruth Negga, Taraji Henson and Janelle Monae.

Emma Stone's was nice but a bit samey.

I love the way all the dresses I like the best are usually on the Daily Mail's worst dressed list grin

JaneJeffer Mon 27-Feb-17 10:38:11

Loved Ruth Negga's but I might be biased smile some of them were awful.

JaneJeffer Mon 27-Feb-17 10:44:49

Love this look. Isabelle Huppart

Rockaby Mon 27-Feb-17 10:49:34

Ooooh jane, why are you biased??

JaneJeffer Mon 27-Feb-17 10:49:58

And for the men I like this.

I liked Dakota's look. Her face is so beautiful I don't think she needs much embellishment.

JaneJeffer Mon 27-Feb-17 10:51:44

Rockabye just cos she's Irish. I don't know her or anything but my DB has met hergrin

Rockaby Mon 27-Feb-17 10:53:20

Ah jane, I was excited there; thought you might have been her sister or something grin. I am very bored today!

JaneJeffer Mon 27-Feb-17 10:57:32

grin it's that kind of day

AmysTiara Mon 27-Feb-17 11:17:11

Just seen a photo of Laura Dern and she looks lovely.

Floisme Mon 27-Feb-17 11:41:34

Love Isabelle Huppert, Kirsten Dunst and Leslie Mann. And Anita Patel (Dev's mum).

And a great big Yay! for sleeves.

I'm not doing hate today halo

Niminy Mon 27-Feb-17 13:04:57

I didn't like any of the frocks that much, tbh, though Isabelle Huppert's was elegant, but I loved the sleeves! Also loved Meryl Streep showing her grey roots. Also Anita Patel - and Dev Patel for inviting her.

BagelGoesWalking Mon 27-Feb-17 13:17:14

Meryl Streep
Taraji P Henson
Brie Larson
Emma Stone
Felicity Jones
Hailee Steinfeld
Jessica Biel
Alicia Vikander

Didn't see any that were really awful this year (except Dakota Johnson) I didn't like the bodice part of Emma Robert's dress, but skirt was pretty.

Whatthefoxgoingon Mon 27-Feb-17 13:29:35

Anita Patel's sari, so elegant. Dev Patel totally pulled off the white jacket too.

Taraji P Henson, the hair lifted the whole look.

Viola Davis looked stunning, she's 51 years old!

I liked Brie Larsen in that gorgeous ruffled dress too.

Didn't think Dakota Johnson and Ruth Negga got it quite right.

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