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Photo by: Fairchild Archive

Charlize Theron in a glittering Gucci gown, complete with a train, 2004

The year Charlize Theron won the Oscar for her role in Monster, she wore this body-clinging gold Gucci slip dress-so sexy yet so elegant all at once.

The Best Oscar Gowns of the Past Decade

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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