18 Most Disappointing Oscar Dresses Of All Time

  
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The Academy Awards is one of the most anticipated awards shows in Hollywood. Not only is it exciting to see who takes home each award but it’s also fun to see all of the fashion hits and misses on the red carpet. Sometimes, even the most stylish stars can’t get it right on Oscar night. Follow along for our roundup of the top 18 most disappointing Oscar dresses ever. These ladies were chosen for this list because they usually exude so much style on the red carpet but, for whatever reason, they couldn’t pull it together and ended up disappointing fashionistas all over the world.

18. Jodie Foster — 1989

Jodie Foster definitely dressed to standout at the Academy Awards in 1989! Although we appreciate the risk, we’re not entirely sure the result was one of her better awards show looks. The sky blue dress definitely hugged her curves in all the right places, but the oversized frills draping from her hips seemed tacky rather than glamorous. It overwhelmed her frame and seemed to distract from her beauty rather than complement it.

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17. Sophia Loren — 2009

Sophia Loren is a Hollywood legend, but unfortunately the dress she wore to the 2009 Oscar’s most definitely was not. The frothy golden number featured oversized ruffles and frill in all the wrong places in addition to strange sparkly straps and even more bizarre sheer mesh sleeves. To make matters worse, her makeup came across overdone and her pearl choker clashed with the texture of the gown.

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