Daily Archives: February 18, 2007

Oscar Fashions from the Past: 1960s

Julie Christie with her Academy Award
Julie Christie, Best Actress for Darling in 1965, wore metallic Sixties chic.

Elizabeth Taylor with her Academy Award
Elizabeth Taylor, Best Actress for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1966, in a simple yellow and white sheath accented with a flower at the waist and teased hair.

Barbra Streisand with her Academy Award
Barbra Streisand, Best Actress for Funny Girl in 1968, in a sequined pants suit with dutch boy collar.

Oscar Fashions from the Past: 1950s

Audrey Hepburn with her Academy Award
Audrey Hepburn, Best Actress for Roman Holiday in 1953, wore a delicate floral gown with pearl earrings.

Grace Kelly with her Academy Award
Grace Kelly, Best Actress for The Country Girl in 1954, wore a classic satin draped gown with white gloves.

Susan Hayward with her Academy Award
Susan Hayward, Best Actress for I Want to Live! in 1958, in a simple black strappy gown with gloves.

Oscar Fashions from the Past: 1940s

Joan Crawford with her Academy Award
Joan Crawford, Best Actress for Mildred Pierce in 1945, accepts her Oscar from her bed.

Olivia de Havilland with her Academy Award
Olivia de Havilland, Best Actress for To Each His Own in 1946, in a pale blue appliquéd gown.

Loretta Young with her Academy Award
Loretta Young, Best Actress for The Farmers Daughter in 1947, in satin and frills and some pretty serious hardware around her neck.

Oscar Fashions from the Past: 1930s

Norma Shearer with her Academy Award
Norma Shearer, Best Actress winner for The Divorcee in 1930 in a fur-trimmed gown and loads of bracelets.

Heleh Hayes with her Academy Award
Helen Hayes, Best Actress for The Sin of Madelon Claudet in 1932, wore black satin with white gloves.

Vivien Leigh with her Academy Award
Vivien Leigh, Best Actress for Gone With The Wind in 1939, wore a floral gown.

Oscar Fashions from the Past: 1920s

Janet Gaynor with her Academy Award
Janet Gaynor, Best Actress for Sunrise and Street Angel in 1927 and 7th Heaven in 1928, poses with her Academy Award.

Mary Pickford with her Academy Award
Mary Pickford, Best Actress for Coquette in 1929, in a beaded satin gown with finger-waved hair.