It’s award season in Hollywood and all eyes are fast turning towards the biggest night of the year: The Oscars.
It’s an opportunity for the world’s brightest stars to walk the red carpet and earn their place in film history by taking home an award.
But while many guests at the star-studded Academy Awards hit the ball out of the park when it came to their ensemble choices for the evening, there are – as always – several attendees who totally missed the mark with their outfits.
Some of the boldest outfits have included Cher’s glittering skimpy bikini top and low-rise skirt at the 1986 event to Björk’s iconic swan dress in 2001.
Nowadays, many stars save their skimpiest and most daring outfits for the Vanity Fair party, which happens after the event.
Here FEMAIL reveals the most outrageous outfits from the event…
While many guests at the star-studded Oscars hit the ball out of the park when it came to their ensemble choices for the evening, there are – as always – several attendees who totally missed the mark with their outfits. Here FEMAIL reveals the most outrageous outfits worn at the event (pictured Björk at the 2001 event)
Edy Williams, who is known for her bold and vivacious looks at the event, stripped off to a leopard print bikini in California in April 1974
Meanwhile actress Sally Kirkland opted for a very skimpy gown as she attended the 79th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theater on February 25, 2007
In 1986, singer Cher stepped out at the event in a belly-baring skimpy sequin ensemble, complete with a huge feather headdress
Actress Edy Williams bared it all at the 1989 event at the Shrine Auditorium – bizarrely carrying two fluffy toy dogs for the outing
Costume designer Lizzy Gardiner was glittering in gold as she attended the Academy Awards in 1995
Whoopi Goldberg was striking at the 1990 award ceremony, when she opted for an unusual fluorescent green and purple jumpsuit
She’s no stranger to the worst dressed list! Actress Edy landed herself on the list in 1986 when she opted for a skimpy pearl ensemble
Kim Basinger’s unusual white satin gown has gone down in history as one of the worst to be worn to the Oscars after the star opted for the unusual dress for the 1990 event
In 2015, actress and singer Rita Ora risked it in a sheer back naked dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party
He’s best known for his role as the flamboyant ball emcee Pray Tell in the FX series Pose. And Billy Porter showed that life imitates art in 2019, when the 49-year-old singer/actor put on a jaw-dropping display on the Oscars red carpet in Hollywood
On the money: Rita wore a bizarre corseted Alexander McQueen gown which had lace paneling and revealed her underwear in 2019
Meanwhile Kendall Jenner gave a very revealing gown as she made her entrance at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2019
Singing sisters Chloe (right) and Halle (left) Bailey were also among the worst-dressed stars at the glamorous event last year
At the Vanity Fair Oscar party last year, Janelle Monae kept up the flesh-baring fashion in her bizarre cut-out number, which looked as though it had been attacked with a pair of scissors before she stepped out onto the carpet
Billie Eilish led the list of worst-dressed stars at the 94th Academy Awards in a voluminous black gown last year
Rickey Thompson looked as though he had hot glue gunned several Christmas ornaments on his ensemble at last year’s event
Meanwhile Renate Reinsve could well have DIYed her outfits at home when she walked the red carpet at the event last year
Sandra Oh landed herself on Worst Dressed lists after attending the Oscars in an unusually fluffy gown in February 2020
Janelle Monae, who is known for their unusual sense in fashion and bold style choices, opted for a strange glittering silver gown as they attended the Oscars in February 2020
Red carpet gown or grandma’s floral curtain? Bridesmaid star Maya Rudolph wore a bizarre fuchsia gown to attend the award show in February 2019
While Lady Gaga’s white gown for the Oscars in February 2015 might have been a smash hit with fans, it was her bizarre addition of plastic red gloves that left many doing a double take
Crazy Rich Asians star Gemma Chan walked the red carpet in a flourescent pink gown in February 2019
Wow: Adwoa Aboah left little to the imagination in a plunging sheer gown as she attended the Oscars Vanity Fair afterparty at Wallis Annenberg Center last year
Little to the imagination: Halsey put on a jaw-dropping display in a sheer lace gown as she attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party last year
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