Best Gold Gowns Ever to Grace the Oscar's Red Carpet

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Best Gold Gowns Ever to Grace the Oscar's Red Carpet

With the 85th annual Oscars quickly approaching, many are thinking back to some of the best fashions to grace the red carpet over the years. Gold has become a popular choice, as it flatters many skin tones and gives a dose of glamor so desperately needed at the big event. With all of the gold dresses that have graced the red carpet over the years, which have been the best?

Jessica Alba

At the 2006 Oscars, the beauty walked the red carpet in a stunning gold Versace halter gown that had a criss-cross bodice and lace along the skirt. The color complemented her skin tone perfectly and the exquisite detailing made the gown stand apart from the rest. She opted to wear her hair up, which was the perfect choice to accent the neckline of the dress. Her only accessory was large drop earrings.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Her 2011 gold Calvin Klein dress is the epitome of how less is more. The 40-year-old looked stunning in the shimmering gold metallic number that had an interesting plunging rectangle neckline. Her hair was sleek and straight, and going with the simplistic styling of the dress, she accessorized only with drop earrings.

Sandra Bullock

She isn't known for her fashion prowess, but at the 2010 Oscars, the mom-of-one wowed the crowd in a metallic, shimmering Marchesa frock that had a lace bodice, cap sleeves, and a slight train. The actress completed her look with a matching clutch and a pop of red lipstick.

Cameron Diaz

Bullock wasn't the only one who stunned at the 2010 Oscars in a gold gown. Cameron walked the red carpet in a strapless gold Oscar de la Renta gown that glittered and shined, thanks to gold sequins and embellishments along the bodice and sprinkled throughout the skirt. Gold hoop earrings and a bracelet were her only accessories, and red lipstick and red nails finished off her look.

Let's hear it! Which gown gets your vote for the best gold Oscar gown over the years?

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