Best and worst dresses in Oscar history

Some Academy Award dresses stand the test of time... for better or worse.

Throughout the decades, fashion has been centerstage at the Oscars and many stars have used the famous red carpet to show off their fashion acumen. Some of the most breathtaking looks in history were on the Oscar red carpet, from Anne Hathaway's gold Armani Prive gown to Nicole Kidman's red Balenciaga gown.


The Oscars are also a spot for some of the biggest fashion fails of all time. We'll never forget Geena Davis's can-can dress or Cher's barely-there Bob Mackie creation.

Check out all of the best and worst looks in Oscar history.