The Academy Awards, or famously known as the “Oscars”, is the most prestigious award-giving body in the Hollywood when it comes to acting in films. This is one of the most-awaited days of the Hollywood stars. This is the time where you can witness Hollywood actors and actresses wearing the most glamorous and expensive outfits that they have got. In connection to this, here are the top 10 most expensive dresses worn by celebrities during Academy Awards:
10. Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway really showed how well-prepared she was during the 2011 Academy Awards since she was walking in the red carpet with full of glamour and elegance, with her red-colored gown. There was no doubt that she was the host of that important event. Her pillar-box red gown was tailored with the use of silk faille material. Valentino was her fashion designer, and the gown was worth $80,000.
9. Charlize Theron
As Charlize Theron walked in the red carpet of the 2014 Academy Awards, the eyes of so many people in the venue especially the media personnel couldn’t simply take their eyes away from her. She was wearing a white-colored strapless peplum gown that perfectly complemented to her pixie cut hair. The price however, of this gown may make you shocked since it’s worth $100,000. Well, it was Dior’s creation by the way, so the price was just right for sure.
8. Cate Blanchett
Also made it on the list is Cate Blanchett, who wore a $100,000 worth of gorgeous gown in the 2014 Academy Awards. The dress was actually a nude gown that perfectly matched to her skin color, adding some drama to the gown. What’s even more expensive about the dress was the fact that it was decorated with a number of Swarovski elements. The designer of such couture dress was Armani Prive.
7. Kate Winslet
Another $100,000 worth gown in the Academy Awards was worn by Kate Winslet in the 2007 Oscars. It was a one-shoulder dress that had a very beautiful unusual color of pale sea-foam green. It has a drape that created an over-the-shoulder train that greatly added so much drama and elegance to the dress. It was one of the creations of Valentino, so there’s no question about the price.
6. Jessica Biel
Another Hollywood actress who made it on the list is Jessica Biel. It was during the 2014 Academy Awards when she was spotted a gorgeous elegant gown that was created by Chanel. The blush column gown had several beautiful embellishments. It even had silver buttons at the back aligned in the spinal column part. The dress was worth $100,000.
5. Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn won an Oscar way back in the 1954 Academy Awards, and her extremely elegant and gorgeous dress seemed like aware of it even before the declaration. It was simply because it really looked beautiful to her. It had a plunging back, and some thin straps were attached to the dress. The original cost of the gown actually remained mystery up to these days but when it was auctioned, the price was $131,292.
4. Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor undeniably had a remarkable appearance in the 1970 Academy Awards because of her very beautiful overall look, with the obviously expensive violet chiffon dress that had plunging neckline that flaunted her seductive features. She was even wearing a diamond necklace (69 carats). Nobody knew the exact price of the dress but when it was auctioned in the year 1999, it was sold for $167,500.
3. Cate Blanchett
The 2014 Academy Award’s gown of Cate Blanchett was actually just the second dress included in the list of most expensive gowns ever worn by celebrities in the Oscars. Her very first one was during the 2007 Oscars. Her dress during the event was designed by Armani Prive, and it was worth $200,000. It was a silver mesh gown that had one-shoulder design.What made it very expensive were the Swarovski crystals embellished into it.
2. Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman wore a very iconic and expensive dress during the 1997 Academy Awards. It was a gold-green shift dress, which was made by the world-renowned fashion designer, Christian Dior. An intricate embroidery can be found on the neckline, and there was a high slit on the right side. You might fall from your seat when you know the price of this dress. It was $2 million, isn’t that too much?
1. Jennifer Lawrence
The Hollywood celebrity who has worn the most expensive gown in the history of Academy Awards was none other than Jennifer Lawrence. It was during the 2013 Oscars, in which Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress award. Her dress was actually a strapless mermaid silhouette that beautifully fit to her body, flaunting her gorgeous curves. It was designed by Christian Dior, and it was worth $4 million.
These are the top 10 most expensive dresses worn by celebrities during Academy Awards. The prices of these gowns are undeniably mind-blowing.