(second annual gown review, especially given my current search. be aware, this is really long. but there are a lot of pretty dresses to look at!)
When talking about the Oscars, one must begin with the hosts, although I could do without them, I think. Giuliana Rancic talks like a moron, and Kelly Osbourne is co-hosting, adding an English accent to the mix. As an example of the former's ridiculousness, Giuliana decided at the SAG awards to suggest baby names to Natalie Portman: Babylon, Peach, and Midnight. Or "Oscar" if it's a boy. Gosh, really?
And now---the dresses: (thanks to NY Times for the live coverage pictures!)
...and the best for last:
Anyway--her other gowns of the night:
Sigh. These gowns are just lovely.