Oscars 2016: The Best Dresses On The Red Carpet

From hip-hugging A-liners to ruffles, metallics and gorgeous open-back ensembles, here are some of our fashion editor’s best dresses on the red carpet…

The purple and navy award goes to:



From left to right: Reese Witherspoon in a fabulous Oscar De La Renta gown, Sofia Vergara in a sultry midnight-blue Marchesa gown and Brie Larson in a flowing blue Gucci dress, complete with striking silver embellishment around her waist.

The orange and red award goes to:


From left to right: Olivia Munn in a one-shoulder stunner, Cheryl Boone Isaacs of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in a figure-hugging gown with jewelled sleeves and Charlize Theron in a plunging red gown which suited her perfectly.

The white award goes to: 


From left to right: Olivia Wilde in a fancy ivory pleated gown, Rooney Mara in a Givenchy Haute Couture dress, and Lady Gaga looking ultra-feminine in this classic Hollywood glamour gown which showed off her shoulders beautifully.

The pastel award goes to: 


From left to right: Heidi Klum in a subtle purple satin gown, Cate Blanchett in a floral embellished sky blue mermaid dress by Armani and Emily Blunt showing off her curves in a pastel pink Prada frock.

The black award goes to: 


Actresses Kate Winslet in a shiny black metallic gown, Jennifer Lawrence in a fabulous feathered lace gown (our favourite look of the night) and Jennifer Garner in a simple backless dress.

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