André Leon Talley
Since its inception 84 years ago, the Academy Awards ceremony has always been one of the biggest, brightest nights of the year when it comes to fashion-and the dresses and pageantry only get more spectacular each and every year. Here are my top favorite moments of all time from the Oscars red carpet, keeping in mind that some of the best-dressed women are also the most unpredictable: Madonna in Olivier Theyskens; Barbra Streisand in full, faux nudity; and Cher dressed in an Art Deco-inspired Bob Mackie creation. And while it's enlightening to look back through the years, it's also a good time to look ahead.
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