Lifestyle Gallery Oscars fashion: 25 best Oscar red carpet gowns of all time From Audrey Hepburn to Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence, we have compiled a list of the most beautiful gowns to ever hit the Oscar's red carpet. Check out the pictures. Undoubtedly, one of the most glamorous events in Hollywood, the Academy Awards, or better known as the Oscars, is also the place where fashion trends are set. As stars sashay down the red carpet in the most gorgeous — and at times the most bizarre — outfits, what they're wearing becomes as important as who's won the Oscar that evening. That's besides the fact that the red carpet event is as much of an entertainer and out-and-out visual treat for fashion critics and viewers as is the actual award show. In a run-up to the high-profile event, we've compiled a list of the most beautiful gowns to ever hit the Oscars red carpet. Take a look. Emma Stone in Elie Saab in 2015. Emma Stone is always on point when it comes to red carpet appearances. The actor worked the celery green custom Elie Saab gown beautifully to her advantage. (Photo: AP) What: Jennifer Lopez in Elie Saab. She is a stunner and everything she wears becomes a fashion statement of sorts. In 2015, Jennifer Lopez flaunted a plunging V-neck blush-coloured gown with a full skirt. (Photo: AP) What: Lupita Nyong'o in Calvin Klein in 2015. The It fashion girl wore a custom Calvin Klein Collection pearl-and-ivory beaded dress by Francisco Costa, the brand's creative director for women. And by beads, we mean more than 6,000 of them in various sizes. She looked uber chic in it, don't you think? (Photo: AP) Lupita Nyong’o in Prada. Lupita Nyong'o's red carpet appearance in 2014 was much appreciated by the fashion critics. The baby blue Prada gown was soothing and worked beautifully on the actor's skin tone. Jennifer Lawrence in Dior. The lady stunned all in an orange-red Dior gown. We love the way the peplum hugged her curves at all the right places. What: Angelina Jolie in Elie Saab. She is known to have an affinity for black gowns but in 2014 the actor ditched her favourite and picked a shimmery nude number instead. Boy, did she look good! (Photo: AP) Charlize Theron in Christian Dior. No doubt, she is a beauty, but the South African actor looked regal in this dramatic fishtail pattern gown. (Photo: AP) What: Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace. Although she was not nominated for an Oscar in 2014, Kate Hudson won everybody's approval in the stunning silver Atelier Versace gown with that dramatic train. What: Sandra Bullock in Alexander McQueen. In 2014, the actor oozed elegance on the red carpet in a floor-skimming strapless number. The Gravity actor easily stomped over the likes of Angelina Jolie and others. What: Jennifer Lawrence in a strapless Dior Haute Couture dress, Chopard jewels, a Roger Vivier clutch and Brian Atwood shoes at the 85th Academy Awards in 2013. (Source: Reuters) Angelina Jolie wears a black velvet Atelier Versace gown at the 84th Academy Awards in 2012. (Source: Reuters) Gwyneth Paltrow in a Tom Ford gown at the 84th Academy Awards, in 2012. (Source: Reuters) What: Jennifer Lopez in Zuhair Murad. The actor-singer scorched the red carpet in a plunging neckline gown that hugged her curvy figure to perfection during her appearance in 2012. What: Cameron Diaz in Oscar de la Renta. In 2011, Diaz became the talk of the town when she made a red carpet apperanace in this bejeweled strapless evening gown. What: Cameron Diaz wears an Oscar de la Renta gown at the 82nd Academy Awards in 2010. (Source: Reuters) What: Demi Moore in an Atelier Versace gown at the 82nd Academy Awards, in 2010. (Source: Reuters) Anne Hathaway in Armani Privé Spring 2009. She is not the one to make a fashion faux pas and in 2009 the actor actually gave us a view of one of the most chic gowns to be worn on the red carpet. Penelope Cruz in Versace. Even though Cruz didn’t win the Best Actress Oscar for ‘Volver’ in 2007, the Spanish beauty won when it came to impressing all on the red carpet. The blush feathered gown looked beautiful on her. What: Hilary Swank in a Guy Laroche backless gown at the 77th Academy Awards in 2005. (Source: Reuters) What: Beyonce wears a vintage Versace gown at the 77th Academy Awards in 2005. (Source: Reuters) Nicole Kidman wears a Chanel gown at the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. (Source: Reuters) What: Angelina Jolie in a Marc Bouwer at the 76th Academy Awards in 2004. (Source: Reuters) What: Halle Berry in Elie Saab. There's no other way to put it. Berry looked absolutely stunning in this embroidered gown at the red carpet in 2002. That same year, she became the first African-American woman to take home an Oscar for her role in ‘Monsters Ball’. Julia Roberts wears a vintage Valentino gown with actor Benjamin Bratt at the 73rd annual Academy Awards in 2001. (Source: Reuters) Audrey Hepburn in a gown designed by Hubert de Givenchy. The year was 1954, when the actor took home the award for Best Actress for her role in the ‘Roman Holiday' and she did it in style. Hepburn looked angelicin this beautiful white lace gown.