Red is a ballsy color to try to pull off at an awards ceremony, but still many ladies give it a try anyway. Unfortunately, it doesn't always work out as evidenced at the 2013 Oscars. While some stunned, others should have shied away from the bright color. Out of the handful of red gowns at the 2013 Oscars, who wore the best and worst on the red carpet?
How fabulous is Sally? The "Lincoln" actress walked the red carpet in a long sleeve Valentino frock that had ruffled pleats at the bottom. Dangling earrings, a classic updo and a metallic clutch finished off the look. She was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category, but lost out to Anne Hathaway.
The 32-year-old isn't exactly known for her red carpet prowess, but wow did she look incredible at the 2013 Oscars. She stunned in a strapless red Marchesa gown that had gathered fabric at the hip and gold embroidered detailing across the bodice. Her hair was pulled back in a chic chignon, the gold earrings sparkled and the red lipstick added the perfect finishing touch. This was not only the best red gown at the event, but it was also one of the best looks overall.
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The fiery red frock the actress wore failed to impress, mostly due to its strange sleeves. The gown consisted of a wrap bodice, a mermaid train and sheer and red beaded short sleeves. It also didn't help that she looked miserable as she made her way down the red carpet.
The 44-year-old looked positively boring at the 2013 Oscars. She wore a red strapless Valentino gown and her hair was down in a limp and flat style. It's time for her to change up her hair; it's been way too long. There was nothing exciting or noteworthy about this look at all. Her fiance, Justin Theroux, was her best accessory.
Sound off! Which red gown at the 2013 Oscars was your favorite?
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