Jenny's Mouthwash: The Gowns! Oscars Weekend

I don't know about you, but I am incredibly excited about the Oscars this weekend. I look forward to the awards show every year.

There is something about the red carpet, glamorous gowns, and golden statues which really bring out the kid in me. I feel like a little girl all over again, believing in fairy-tales and wishing the impossible was possible.

I think the fashion is my favorite part. So, in honor of the Oscars this weekend, I have decided to share some of my favorite gowns which have graced the red carpet at past Academy Award ceremonies. And I'm not talking the 90s here.

I hope you enjoy them:

Bette Davis, 1938

Loretta Young, 1947

Marilyn Monroe, 1951

Audrey Hepburn, 1954

Grace Kelly, 1955

Elizabeth Taylor, 1960

Sophia Loren, 1961

Faye Dunaway, 1968

Angelica Huston, 1976

Jane Fonda, 1979

Which one is your favorite?


Swarnali said...

That was a great post!! I need to go back to the archives and see each and every one of those gowns. My favorites were Bette Davis,Elizabeth Taylor,Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn :)

A BRIT GREEK said...

I LOVE 'em all, such class and true beauty... Great post sweetpea, and thanks so much for your comment!

Couture Carrie said...

Amazing gowns!
Especially loving Audrey's!
Can't wait for the red carpet tomorrow night :)


French Girl in Seattle said...

Grace Kelly. That woman could have worn a garbage bag to the Oscars and steal the show! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

Mabel said...

Marilyn and Audrey, of course! I only look forward to the red carpet. I can't stand to watch the awards. I find them to be very boring during the parts between the important stuff. They should just announce best actress/actor/movie/etc. all at once. I don't care about lighting!

Mabel Time

Lemanie said...

I have never seen Angelica Houston young w/ Jack Nicholson!! She was so pretty!! I think Sophia Loren rocked it even tho she was in feathers! =)

Meri said...

oh I have always loved that audrey hepburn dress- I think I always like the dresses most which look like ones that I might wear or might fit my body- I'm not voluptuous at all so I don't get too excited about the hourglass ruffly dresses as much. I can't wait to see what the actors wear tomorrow!

Sherin said...

They all look so beautiful. I love Marilyn's dress!

tattytiara said...

Why even pretend it's about anything but the clothes. How many people would watch if everybody just wore business casual?

Sara Alwan said...

They look so gorgeous! :)

Tights Lover said...

Love looking back at some of these amazing gowns. Is it me or is this more interesting than watching anyone walk down the red carpet today?

I can't seem to decide if Monroe or Hepburn is my favorite. They're both gorgeous!

Pai said...

Sophia Lauren of course is my faveorite! But Its so hard to choose between her Marilyn Monroe and Audrey

Joe Lupo/Jesse Garza said...

Gorgeous!! Not to forget Farah Fawcett, she was a stunner at Oscars.

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