The Oscars may honor the best in film, but they'd be nothing without the fashion. Below, my favorite looks from the evening, and those which were almost my favorite. However, unlike the Oscars, there are no losers here, because even the (comparatively) worst dressed still looked amazing.
From left: Jessica Chastain in a Giorgio Armani strapless gown and Harry Winston jewelry and Christian Louboutin shoes; Jennifer Aniston in a Valentino gown with Salvatore Ferragamo heels and clutch; Charlize Theron in a Dior Haute Couture gown with Harry Winston jewels.
From left: Halle Berry in a Versace gown; Naomi Watts in an Armani Privé gown with Neil Lane jewelry and Jimmy Choo shoes; Stacy Keibler in a Naeem Khan gown.
From left: Salma Hayek in a velvet gown with Cindy Chao jewelry and Maple Leaves choker in her hair; Kerry Washington in Miu Miu's blood orange column with an embellished crystal bodice and Chopard jewels; Reese Witherspoon in a Louis Vuitton gown and jewels with Christian Louboutin heels.
From left: Jennifer Lawrence in a Dior Haute Couture gown with Chopard jewelry, a Roger Vivier clutch and Brian Atwood shoes; Olivia Munn in a strapless Marchesa gown; Zoe Saldana in an Alexis Mabille column gown with Neil Lane jewelry and Roger Vivier shoes.
From left: Jane Fonda in Versace with Chopard jewelry and Jimmy Choo sandals and clutch; Jennifer Hudson in Roberto Cavalli with a Jimmy Choo clutch; Samantha Barks in a Valentino gown and Jimmy Choo shoes.
From left: Amanda Seyfried in an Alexander McQueen gown; Anne Hathaway in Prada's open-backed pink column, frosted at the neckline with Tiffany & Co. jewels; Amy Adams in an Oscar de la Renta gown.
From left: Kristen Stewart (sans crutches) in Reem Acra's gardenia design; Pregnant Jenna Dewan in a Rachel Roy gown with Brian Atwood shoes and a Christian Louboutin clutch; Sandra Bullock in an Elie Saab gown with Harry Winston jewelry, Jimmy Choo shoes and a Swarovski clutch.
From left: Sally Field in a Valentino gown with Martin Katz jewelry and Jimmy Choo shoes; Adele in a Jenny Packham gown with Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry, Christian Louboutin shoes and a Swarovski clutch; Jennifer Garner in a Gucci gown with a Roger Vivier clutch, Neil Lane jewelry and Brian Atwood shoes.