Oscars 2013 Red Carpet

Hollywood’s brightest stars were out in force for the 85th Academy Awards last night as the movie industry honours the finest films and performances from the last 12 months. View the latest Oscars red carpet gowns below:

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Halle Berry oozed sex appeal in a plunging black gown with metallic stripes.

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Anne Hathaway in Prada.

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Charlize Theron wears a white Dior Couture gown.

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Zoe Saldana went for a slim-fitted pale grey dress with a tiered fishtail.

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Stacey Keibler wowed the red carpet in her beaded Naeem Khan gown.

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Reese Witherspoon looked stunning in blue Louis Vuitton, with matching designer jewels and a stunning one-side hairstyle.

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Kerry Washington wearing a starpless gown by Miu Miu.

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Amy Adams went for a huge skirted Oscar de la Renta dress.

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Jessica Chastain hit the red carpet in a nude Giorgio Armani Prive gown with a delicate silver thread pattern overlay.

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Kelly Rowland opted for a monochrome gown with a white basque and thigh high split skirting.

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Sandra Bullock was sleek in a black gown enrusted with sequins.

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Kelly Osbourne hit the Oscars 2013 red carpet in this sparkling black gown.

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Kristin Chenoworth shimmered in sparkles as she hit the red carpet in this black and silver number.

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Adele played it safe on the Oscars 2013 red carpet in a black sparkling gown.

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Amanda Seyfried wowed in a halterneck Alexander McQueen gown on the Oscars red carpet.

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Jennifer Garner dazzled us in an aubergine Gucci dress with a ruffled back.

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Jennifer Aniston wore a blinding citrus-y-red gown.

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Octavia Spencer looks lovely in a pale lemon gown.

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Salma Hayek wore a low-cut-dress by Alexander McQueen.

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Nicole Kidman bucked her trend for elegant, classic gowns and vamped up the Oscars red carpet in a black and gold gown.

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Renee Zellweger plucked for the metallic trend in a gold high-necked fishtail gown.

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Maria Menuounos was the first star to showcase some colour on the red carpet in this bright pink fitted number.

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Quvenzhané Wallis walked the Ocsar Red Carpet in style. She is adorable.

All of these gowns are gorgeous but my favorite was Stacey Keibler, Kerry Washington and Maria Menuounos. Who wore it best ? What is your favorite gown ? Let me know in a coment below.

xoxo,

Janice

Oscars 2013: The 85th Academy Awards

The 85th Academy Award nominees and winners have been chosen, the red carpet has been rolled out and the gilded Oscar statues have been polished. But what time is the show again? Until then, let’s look at some Red Carpet Retro photo gallery.

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33rd Academy Awards – 1960

Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher attend the Oscars in 1960.

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Academy Awards – 1963

In 1963, Poitier became the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field. Best Actor award with a stellar performance as a construction worker who helps build a chapel in Lilies of the Field (1963).
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35th Academy Awards – 1963

Debbie Reynolds at the Academy Awards in 1963.
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34th Academy Awards – 1961

Shirley Jones at the Oscar ceremony in 1961.
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56th Academy Awards – 1984

Alfre Woodard was nominated for her role in the 1983 film CROSS CREEK.
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56th Academy Awards – 1984

Meryl Streep was nominated in the Best Actress category for SILKWOOD in 1984.
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56th Academy Awards – 1984

Irene Cara took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1984.
The 2013 Oscars ceremony honoring the films of 2012 is set to take place Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The pre-show broadcast will begin on ABC with red carpet arrivals at 4 p.m.  PST (7 p.m. EST) and will be hosted by Lara Spencer, Jess Cagle, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelly Rowland.

The awards show will start at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST) and is scheduled to last three hours. It will be hosted by “Family Guy” and “Ted” star Seth MacFarlane and televised live in more than 225 countries. Pictures from oscar.go.com.

Will you be watching ? What is your Best Picture/movie prediction? Let me know in a comment below.

xoxo,

Janice

Fun Ideas For a 2013 Oscar Party

The 85th Academy Awards will take place in Los Angeles this Sunday February 24th.¬† You don’t have to be in Hollywood to throw a rockin’ Oscar Party! I have some ideas for you. You can dress up as your favorite character from “Silver Linings Playbook,” serve German beer in honor of “Django Unchained,” or cook some movie-inspired food creations from “The Life of Pi” all in honor of the Academy Awards. Kristina Behr has some tips. Steal these winning ideas for your Oscar party.

Oscar Party Ideas images from Pinterest and at foodnetwork.com.
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Are you having an Oscar party ? If so, please share your ideas and comments below.
xoxo,
Janice