Get the look: Oscars red carpet looks for much, much less

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The 10 Best Looks at the 2016 Oscars

Truth be told, we're often watching the Oscars, madly in love with the gowns and saying aloud "if only I had somewhere to wear a dress like that!"

And while you might not have a week of premieres lined up like the stars, there are definitely events in your life that sometimes call for a show-stopping gown. Black tie wedding? Check. Your boss's charity gala? Check. They won't come around that often, but when they do you'll want to be prepared.

Below, 5 of our favorite looks from the Oscars red carpet, and a quite affordable (considering the stars are wearing gowns that are at least 4 or 5 figures!) look for less. You might not want all of the flourish and embellishments of Cate Blanchett's aqua Armani Prive gown, but we've got a gorgeous alternative inspired by that springy hue.

Click through below to see how you can get the look for much, much less.

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Get the look: Oscars red carpet looks for much, much less

At the Oscars: Rachel McAdams wearing Elie Saab

Look for less: Badgley Mischka, $310.20

At the Oscars: Cate Blanchett wearing Armani Prive

Look for Less: Vionnet, $1260

At the Oscars: Margot Robbie wearing Tom Ford

Look for Less: Badgley Mischka, $325

At the Oscars: Jennifer Lawrence wearing Dior

Look for Less: Raoul, $454.08

At the Oscars: Reese Witherspoon wearing Oscar de la Renta

Look for Less: Roland Mouret, $1793.75

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