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Marisa Tomei's white Versace dress, 2009

Here's proof that you can avoid the dreaded "fussy" judgment while sporting more pleats than a JV cheering squad. Marisa Tomei arrived at the Academy Awards in a formfitting one-shouldered origami-inspired gown with a small train and still managed to look elegant and effortless.

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The Best Oscar Gowns of the Past Decade

February 22, 2013

by Glamour

It ain't easy to whittle down the thousands of dresses worn to the Academy Awards into a bite-size list of the best of the best. After much debate, we've come up with our personal faves. We plan on taking our big-night style cues from them. Here are a few of the brightest moments of the past ten years from the world's most famous red carpet.

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