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What Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Wore To Their Very First Oscars

Ahead of next week's ceremony

We may have been missing physical red carpets over the past 12 months, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on one of the fashion world’s biggest days of the year—the Academy Awards. 

More specifically, what did your favourite star wear to their very first ceremony?

We’re looking back on some of the industry set’s debut appearances from Kate Winslet’s bubblegum pink Vivienne Westwood moment in 1996 to Jennifer Lawrence in Calvin Klein 15 years later.

drew barrymore first oscars
Drew Barrymore in 1983
angelina jolie oscars
Angelina Jolie in 1986
julia roberts oscars
Julia Roberts in 1990
nicole kidman oscars
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise in 1991
leonardo dicaprio first oscars 1994
Leonardo DiCaprio in 1994
gwyneth paltrow first oscars
Gwyneth Paltrow wearing Calvin Klein 1994
Halle Berry 1996 oscars
Halle Berry in 1996
kate winslet 1996 oscars
Kate Winslet wearing Vivienne Westwood in 1996
brad pitt first oscars
Brad Pitt in 1996
jennifer lopez oscars
Jennifer Lopez wearing Badgley Mischka in 1998
renee zellweger oscars
Renée Zellweger in 1999
reese witherspoon oscars 2000
Reese Witherspoon wearing Badgley Mischka in 2000
kate hudson oscars
Kate Hudson wearing Stella McCartney in 2001
jennifer garner oscars
Jennifer Garner wearing Versace in 2003
scarlett johansson 2004
Scarlett Johansson in 2004
jennifer aniston 2006 oscars
Jennifer Aniston wearing Rochas in 2006
emily blunt 2007 oscars
Emily Blunt wearing Calvin Klein in 2007
saorise ronan oscars
Saorise Ronan in 2008
jennifer lawrence oscars
Jennifer Lawrence wearing Calvin Klein in 2011

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