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39 Oscars red carpet dresses we can't stop staring at

Meagan Morris is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist living in New York City. In addition to SheKnows, Morris contributes to many publications including The New York Times, Yahoo! News, PopEater, NBC New York and Spinner. Follow he...

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2016 Academy Awards

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2016 Academy Awards

Here it is: all of the must-see celebrity dresses from the 2016 Academy Awards. To start, we'll go over the top 10 most Googled red carpet dresses.

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Jennifer Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer's custom Christian Dior gown is the perfect amount of sexy and sophisticated.

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Charlize Theron

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Charlize Theron

Charlize is a vision in a red Christian Dior gown and Harry Winston jewelry.

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Rachel McAdams

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Rachel McAdams

Rachel looks gorgeous in a green August Getty dress.

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Brie Larson

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Brie Larson

There's so much to love about Brie's blue Gucci dress, but the best is the bejeweled belt.

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Alicia Vikander

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Alicia Vikander

Alicia seriously looks like spring in her sparkly yellow gown by Louis Vuitton.

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Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra

The Quantico star showed off in her sheer Zuhair Murad dress with intricate detail in all the right places.

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Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett

Cate's seafoam green Armani Privé dress features hand-sewn clusters of Swarovski crystals.

 

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Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet's Ralph Lauren dress is giving off some leather vibes.

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Olivia Wilde

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Olivia Wilde

Wow! Olivia took plunging necklines to a new level in a gorgeous Valentino Haute Couture gown with a choker. 

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Maria Menounos

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Maria Menounos

Maria Menounos shines bright in a silver Christian Siriano dress.

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Giuliana Rancic

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Giuliana Rancic

Giuliana looks angelic in a white Georges Chakra dress with floral detail.

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Louise Roe

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Louise Roe

Louise Roe looks pretty in peach in this strapless gown with ruffle detail.

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Robin Roberts

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Robin Roberts

Robin shows off her amazing shoulders in this halter-neckline dress.

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Mindy Kaling

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Mindy Kaling

Mindy gets dramatic in an off-the-shoulder black Elizabeth Kennedy gown with a beautiful blue train.

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Sofia Vergara

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Sofia Vergara

Sofia still has the newlywed glow in a strapless navy Marchesa dress.

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Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi looks gorgeous in an off-the-shoulder black gown.

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Andra Day

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Andra Day

The singer looks beautiful in a one-sleeved pastel yellow gown.

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Kelly Ripa

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Kelly Ripa

The always-sexy Kelly looks beautiful in this strappy black dress.

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Saoirse Ronan

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Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse wore this sequined emerald dress from the Calvin Klein Collection to pay homage to her home country, Ireland.

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Daisy Ridley

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Daisy Ridley

The Star Wars actress shows off in a silvery Chanel Haute Couture dress with plunging back.

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Sophie Turner

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Sophie Turner

Sophie's Galvan dress is special because it's made of socially-responsible fabric.

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Naomi Watts

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Naomi Watts

Naomi is flawless in this iridescent blue and purple sparkler from Armani Privé.

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Heidi Klum

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Heidi Klum

Heidi was beautiful, but polarizing, on the red carpet in her purple tulle Marchesa gown.

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Patricia Arquette

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Patricia Arquette

Patricia's off-the-shoulder navy blue gown is perfect with a bow on top.

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Olivia Munn

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Olivia Munn

Olivia looks amazing in this asymmetrical orange gown by Stella McCartney.

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Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Jennifer Jason Leigh

Loving Jennifer's peplum-style pink gown with floral ruffles.

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Rooney Mara

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Rooney Mara

Rooney's long-sleeved Givenchy dress is intricate with its design and diamond midriff cutout. 

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Isla Fisher

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Isla Fisher

Isla's off-the-shoulder floral gown is perfectly accentuated with a cinching silver belt.

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Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie

Margot looks as good as an Oscar in her gold Tom Ford dress with plunging neckline.

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Kerry Washington

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Kerry Washington

Kerry brought some much-needed edge to the red carpet in a white Atelier Versace gown with leather detail.

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Emily Blunt

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Emily Blunt

Emily shows off her growing baby bump with a pale pink number with plenty of embellishment.

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Tina Fey

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Tina Fey

Purple is Tina's color! She looks fabulous in her custom Versace gown.

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Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga looked to her designer pal Brandon Maxwell for this dress and pants look.

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Reese Witherspoon

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Reese Witherspoon

Reese is absolutely pretty in purple.

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Amy Poehler

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Amy Poehler

Amy opts for something different (and beautiful!) in her floral Andrew Gn gown.

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Sarah Silverman

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Sarah Silverman

Oh, hey there, Sarah! Loving her full black ball gown.

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Chrissy Teigen

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Chrissy Teigen

Mom-to-be Chrissy looks flawless in a nude Marchesa gown with intricate red detail.

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Julianne Moore

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Julianne Moore

Loving the detailed straps on Julianne's black Chanel gown.

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