The most iconic Oscars gown ever: can you guess who wore it?

Curious to know which looks made Oscars gown history? Let’s revisit red carpets of yesteryear

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The 93rd annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and the Oscars gown looks are likely to be as lavish as the star-studded ceremony itself. 

We're anxious to see how things will unfold, from which Oscar-nominated movie will win Best Picture, to whether a female director will triumph this year, to who will be turning out some serious red carpet fashion.

Ahead of the big night, British marketplace surveyed people on the most iconic Oscars gowns that have ever graced the red carpet. There are certainly some stunners on the list, and even a few surprises. Who do you think took the top spot? In reverse order, let's take a look!

The most iconic Oscars gown looks, ranked

10. Gwyneth Paltrow in Ralph Lauren in 1999

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9. Cher in Bob Mackie in 1986

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8. Mila Kunis in Elie Saab in 2011

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7. Nicole Kidman in Balenciaga in 2007

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6. Gemma Chan in Valentino in 2019

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5. Billy Porter in Christian Siriano in 2019

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4. Charlize Theron in Gucci in 2004

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3. Kate Hudson in Versace in 2014

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2. Lupita Nyong’o in Prada in 2013

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1. Angelina Jolie in Marc Bouwer in 2004

Winners for Best Art Direction (from L-R) Grant Major Actor Tim Robbins, Dan Hennah and Alan Lee pose with their Oscar alongside actress and presenter Angelina Jolie

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Do you agree with the rankings? Frankly, Angelina Jolie could look good in a potato sack, so the fact that she came out on number one is no surprise!

As much as we're gaga for the extraordinary fashion looks, we are equally as excited for the films. Whether you're rooting for Chloé Zhao and Nomadland, Emerald Fennell and Promising Young Woman, or any of the other worthy nominees, there's plenty of movie love to go around. 

So if you need us, we'll be following along with all of the fashion, film and fun come Sunday night, a glass of bubbly in hand.

Danielle Valente
Digital News Writer

Need a TV show recommendation? Maybe a few decor tips? Danielle, a digital news writer at Future, has you covered. Her work appears throughout the company’s lifestyle brands, including My Imperfect Life, Real Homes, and woman&home. Mainly, her time is spent at My Imperfect Life, where she’s attuned to the latest entertainment trends and dating advice for Gen Z.

Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids, where she got to experience the best of the city from the point of view of its littlest residents. Before that, she was a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, and amNewYork, to name a few. 

When Danielle’s not writing, you can find her testing out a new recipe, reading a book (suggestions always welcome), or rearranging the furniture in her apartment…again.