Your Bridal Gown Inspirations from the Oscars 2016

The Oscars has always been the most observed award ceremony, with everyone keeping their eyes peeled for red carpet hits and misses. With the all too familiar line “Who are you wearing?”, here are 15 looks in no particular order that were spotted on the red carpet that you can definitely take a leaf from for your bridal gowns.


1. Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

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In a crowd filled with stars going for the sultry and sophisticated look, Alicia Vikander definitely stood out the Oscars this year. With this dusty yellow colour, exquisite silver embellishments and bubble hem, she looked absolutely sweet and stunning. Every bride deserves to feel like a princess on their wedding day, so this look definitely deserves to go on your inspiration list!


2. Cate Blanchett in Armani Privé

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Now, what did we say about appliques being a hit in the fashion world? The combination of floral embellishments and the soft green colour on Cate Blanchett gave the entire gown a romantic appeal. Not only are 3D ornamentations in trend, brides with fair skin tones can definitely consider such a calming pastel shade.


3. Chrissy Teigen in Marchesa

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Accessorizing with John Legend, mom-to-be Chrissy Teigen picked a figure-hugging nude gown with eye-catching maroon floral embroidery and beading, all the way up to the train. We dig the lovely colour choice and intricate designs, that gives this gown a luxurious touch.


4. Rachel McAdams in August Getty Atelier

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Seems like gowns with a trailing train of grace was the popular look for the Oscars. Rachel McAdams’ gown featured a beautiful dark emerald green colour, which was an interesting choice on the red carpet. The juxtaposition of the high-neck with the thigh-high slit and sexy bareback left us all in awe as she exuded effortless grace!


5. Sophie Turner in Galvan

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Sophie Turner truly turned heads during the Oscars with this gorgeous number. You don’t have to pick anything fancy just to impress. Check out the surprise V at the neckline of her dress and the sparkling finish at the back, which pulled out all the stops for a perfect dress.


6. Brie Larson in Gucci

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Not only did Brie Larson win ‘Best Actress’ for the Oscars, she was definitely one of the best dressed at the awards ceremony. This electric blue colour blew us away, and the spectacular tulle details along the V-neckline and decorating the skirt made this gown a winner. Don’t forget to pay attention to the design of your skirt when you’re picking out your bridal gown. There are so many styles to experiment and play around with!


7. Jennifer Garner in Versace

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Black is a classic but safe colour, but Jennifer Garner shows us that it’s all about the details that make a dress stunning. The melding of a bardot and sweetheart neckline proved to be absolutely classy, along with the exquisite beading across the waist.


8. Sofia Vergara in Marchesa

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For brides with a figure to-die-for, look to Sofia Vergara for inspiration. Her gowns are always made to accentuate her killer figure, and this time’s no exception. But what’s different about this Marchesa gown is its flowy skirt, giving Vergara an additional sense of elegance.


9. Priyanka Chopra in Zuhair Murad

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Priyanka Chopra looked absolutely gorgeous with this strapless sheer gown with darling white embellishments. This dress might even serve as a bridal look (minus the belt) for its elegance and tasteful design.


10. Isla Fisher in Marchesa

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Isla Fisher chose to keep it simple for her walk on the red carpet, yet turning heads with this beautiful gown nonetheless. A bardot neckline exudes the right amount of sensuality, keeping a fine balance between sexy and sophisticated. The floral embellishments also transformed this simple cream colour dress into a vision.


11. Saoirse Ronan in Calvin Klein

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Saoirse Ronan may only be 21 this year, but what she wore to the Oscars definitely made her look mature beyond her age. Being clad in sequins may be the in-thing now, but this emerald green mermaid-style gown proves that no one can pull it off better than Ronan. Spice up your evening gown with sequins for a touch of bling and magnificence.


12. Zuri Hall in Portia & Scarlett

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Zuri Hall was absolutely divine in this luxurious ruby red number, with a fit-and-flare cutting accentuating her curves. This gown is so simple, yet it has the ability to capture everyone’s attention with its flattering fit and splendid colour.


13. Maria Menounos in Christian Siriano for Stella Artois

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Maria Menounos worked hard to rock this look. Working closely with top designers to come up with this elegant dress in order to raise awareness for the people around the world who lack access to clean drinking water. The glistening dress covered with beads and intricate embellishments definitely matched the celebrity’s outstanding personality!


14. Giuliana Rancic in Georges Chakra

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Talk about effortless chic! Giuliana Rancic wowed us all in a floor length dress with lovely pastel floral embroidery at the sides, along with a jaw-dropping low back design. This sweet and endearing look definitely suits brides who are looking for something simple and elegant for their big day.


15. Rooney Mara in Givenchy Haute Couture

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This dress is definitely an intriguing one, with its beautiful lace accents and thigh-high slit right in the center. Rooney Mara shows us how to reveal the right amount of skin with a midriff-baring cutout and an exposed back, leaving room for imagination while still keeping it elegant and graceful.

Now that you know the hottest looks from the Oscars this year, you’re all set to be the most stylish bride on your big day!

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