Ethereal, strapless silhouettes and wavy tresses gave theOscars red carpet a patina of old Hollywood glamour on Sunday as the year's top actresses and presenters led the way in blush, grey and black sequined gowns.
"There were no misses this year, everyone had very good taste," said Avril Graham, executive fashion and beauty editor at Harper's Bazaar.
"Silver Linings Playbook" Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence, 22, wowed critics with her off-white Christian Dior Couture strapless gown with a full-tiered skirt and a long necklace dropping down her back.
The actress, who is the face of Christian Dior's Miss Dior brand and has been wearing the designer to the awards leading up to theOscars, said it was the only dress she tried on for the event.
Fellow Dior brand ambassador Charlize Theron wore a white strapless couture gown from the French fashion house.
Halterneck column gowns were a popular trend on thered carpet as stars opted for a long and lean silhouette this year.
Have a look at some of the most ravishing gowns from Oscars 2013 red carpet.
Jennifer Lawrence looked fabulous in her Christian Dior gown with Brian Atwood shoes, and a Roger Vivier clutch.
South African actress Charlize Theron poses in a white Dior Haute Couture column gown as she arrives at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013.
Jessica Chastain bedazzled in an Armani Prive gown and with pink beaded work and copper undertones.
Jennifer Aniston’s princess cut Valentino gown was just outstanding.
Nicole Kidman arrives at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013.
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones wearing a Zuhair Murad gown and Lorraine Schwartz jewels, arrives at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Naomi Watts looked beautiful in an Armani Privé dress with Jimmy Choo shoes.
Helen Hunt’s H&M gown made her look ectremely graceful at the red carpet.
Amanda Seyfried looked pretty in her Alexander McQueen gown.
Salma Hayek’s midnight blue McQueen gown was just beautiful.
These were some of the red carpet damsel’s that looked amazingly gorgeous. Hope you enjoyed going through the list.