A Look Back at the Best Oscars Fashion Moments of All Time

Every year, the Academy Awards are a new opportunity to swoon over the range of stunning red carpet dresses. But, despite the fact that this year there will be plenty of noteworthy looks, there are some iconic gowns that will always hold the title of the greatest of all time.

Now that the big night is right around the corner, we’re taking a look towards the past. Dating all the way back to 1939, we’re highlighting the 10 best looks from Oscars past, to help you get excited for the major moments to come. Elegant, fashion-forward, and truly unique, these are the red carpet moments you’ll never forget. We’ve assigned each of these Oscars looks a fashion superlative because each has a little something special that sets it apart. Ready for a look at the chic retrospective?

Scroll through memory lane with us to catch some of our favorite throwback moments, and get in the mood for this year’s red carpet.

Which is your favorite look? Let us know in the comments below, and if you’re feeling inspired, shop some formal dresses for yourself.

This post was updated by Aemilia Madden