Oscar's Red Carpet Hits & Misses

Check out past style hits worthy of Academy Award gold on Hollywood's biggest night – and the fashions that flopped.


It can be a challenge to find a dazzling gown that doesn't overpower a small frame, but petite Holly Hunter did just that in 1997. She ignited the Oscars that year in a simple Vera Wang sheath that showed off her shapely shoulders and helped usher in the "gauzy" look that would soon grace runways the world over.