Best & Worst Dressed

No one knew exactly what to expect this year in terms of Oscar fashions – and while some stars didn't disappoint, gracing the abbreviated red carpet in gorgeous gowns, others made us cringe with their fashion faux pas. Take a peek at the creme de la creme and the bottom of the barrel in our special gallery.

SIGN OF THE TIMES

She's not up for an award, but Kate Hudson positively glows in this flesh-toned lace number that fits her slim form like a glove then opens to a full skirt at the bottom. She tops it off with spectacular diamond earrings and a loosely pulled-back, soft blonde 'do.