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

  • LAURA LINNEY: SOPHISTICATED photo | Laura Linney

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

LAURA LINNEY: SOPHISTICATED

The Best Supporting Actress nominee (for Kinsey) transforms her look by experimenting with her hair and makeup, but the one constant for Linney is her streamlined approach to style (from left: in Los Angeles in November; at the Tony Awards in June; in New York in November). Linney, who often chooses Prada, is never flashy, but rather dramatizes classic looks with flair.