The Most Memorable Gowns from the Oscars

Take a trip down memory lane as we look back at our favorite gowns from the Academy Awards.

Joslyn Blair Feb, 26, 2016

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Take a trip down memory lane as we look back at our favorite gowns from the Academy Awards.

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Miss Ross set the bar high back in 1982 in a beaded red gown, complete with sheer mesh panels and topped with a fur stole.

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Whitney and Mariah came together onstage in gorgeous white gowns at the Academy Awards in 1999.

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In 2002, one of the most iconic Oscars dresses in history worn by the first Black actress ever to win the award for Best Actress.

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In 2005, Oprah made an appearance in a fitted yellow gown at the Academy Awards.

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Beyonce wowed the crowd in a slinky velvet dress at the Academy Awards in 2005.

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Taraji P. Henson worked it in white at the Academy Awards in 2009.

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Alicia Keys showed some leg in a flowy orchid gown at the Academy Awards in 2009.

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Beyonce wears a gilded gown that hugged her curves at the Academy Awards in 2009.

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Gabourey Sidibe looked regal in blue and diamonds at the Academy Awards in 2010.

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Octavia rocked a figure flattering beaded gown at the Academy Awards in 2012.

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In 2012, Viola debuted her natural hair alongside a gorgeous green gown at the Academy Awards.

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The youngest oscar nom Quvenzhane Wallis introduced puppy purses to the world at the Academy Awards in 2013.

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Halle's had tons of stellar star moments, and her beaded striped number at the Academy Awards in 2013 was no exception.

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We've always loved Zoe's stylish choices on the red carpet. The star opts for a white number with embellishments and a tiered train at the Academy Awards in 2013.

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Queen Latifah was regal in all white at the Academy Awards in 2013.

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We loved Kerry Washington's simple and elegant choice to show off her baby bump at the Academy Awards in 2014.

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Jada Pinkett Smith chose a gorgeous salmon pink chiffon dress complete with a train for the Academy Awards in 2014.

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Camilla Alves was ever the natural beauty in a peach long sleeve frock at the Academy Awards in 2014.

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We're still talking about Lupita's oscar debut in 2014, where she stunned us all in this ethereal blue gown fit for a princess. 

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While everyone buzzed about the star's hair, we also had our eyes on her silky white gown at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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Zoe Saldana showed off her post baby curves in a pale pink dress at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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Lupita looked like a million dollars in a beaded white gown at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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Octavia Spencer turned heads in a powder blue gown at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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Viola Davis wore a off the shoulder satin number that played off her skin tone at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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We loved this peplum embellished cream gown Kerry Washtington wore at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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Jennifer Hudson donned a gown in a lovely shade of yellow.at the Academy Awards in 2015.

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