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Academy Awards dresses: Who did it better?

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...

Oscars fashion

Stylists know they'd better find that perfect, one-of-a-kind dress for each of their A-list clients. The problem? There are only so many designers to go around. Inevitably, some celebs will wear similar-looking gowns at the Oscars. Case in point? These gorgeous A-listers. Which celebs wore it better?


Sandra Bullock vs. Jessica Chastain

Oscars fashion face-off!

Oscars fashion face-off!

OK, so maybe Sandra Bullock's dress isn't the same color as Jessica Chastain's, but we get the same dramatic vibe from both. Jessica Chastain went with the goth aesthetic at the 2012 Oscars in her Alexander McQueen dress, while Bullock went with more sophisticated glamour in her Marchesa.

Our winner: Chastain. Her red hair and alabaster skin just set off the McQueen creation like whoa.

Read on for more Academy Awards news

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