Oscar Fashion Preview

As Hollywood's biggest night approaches, take a peek at the red-carpet styles of Hilary Swank, Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman and other hopefuls. By Serena Kappes

  • CATE BLANCHETT: ADVENTUROUS photo | Cate Blanchett

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Updated: Friday Feb 04, 2005 | 06:00 AM EST

CATE BLANCHETT: ADVENTUROUS

The Best Supporting Actress nominee (for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator) is a fashion adventuress. Blanchett favors avant-garde designers like Alexander McQueen and always takes sartorial risks (from left: at the Director's Guild Awards in January; at the Rome premiere of The Aviator; in New York in December).