Best of 2007

25 Best Red-Carpet Dresses of the Year

2007's gowns were all about drama – bold colors, edgy metallics and stunning silhouettes. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

PENÉLOPE CRUZ

What looked like feathers from a distance turned out to be a multitude of tiny pieces of shredded chiffon – lending an ethereal quality to the nominated actress's Oscar gown.