Cher, 1986. Cher certainly set the bar for preposterous in Bob Mackie. The showgirl flamboyance, though, was an in-your-face gesture to the academy after she was egregiously snubbed for her performance in "Mask." She had been told, "the academy doesn't think you're serious, [when] you don't dress seriously," so what other recourse did the singer-actress have except to supersize burlesque?
Best and Worst Oscar Dresses of All Time
From the fantastic to total frock failure, we review both the best and worst Oscar dresses the red carpet has ever seen.