Unforgettable Oscar Dos

It's no secret that celebs often spend weeks searching for just the right gown for the Oscars. But sometimes it's their hairstyle that makes the real fashion statement.

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Juliette Lewis got lots of attention for her Oscar-nominated turn as a nubile teen in 1991's remake of Cape Fear – and even more for the jet-black cornrows she wore to the 1992 ceremony. But the hubbub was no surprise to the actress: "I realized how wild it was," she said, PEOPLE noted in 2000.