Oscar Red Carpet Hits and Misses


Overall, the red carpet at last night’s Academy Awards was surprisingly bland, with lots of pale pink dresses and more trains than a rail yard. It looked like one big wedding with all the frothy gowns, and I kept waiting for somebody to throw a bouquet. I was, however, happy to see the return of necklaces (we noticed they had been conspicuously absent in earlier award shows). Helen Hunt bargain bragging on the red carpet wearing H&M was pretty cool, too. For me, Jessica Chastain and Naomi Watts were the standouts in a washed out red carpet. See their looks and more: