Dressing the Academy Awards Best Actress Nominees

This year’s best actress nominees range in age from nine (though Quevenzhané Wallis

Was only six when she made the film) to 86, so we’re expecting a range of dresses to range from sweet to sexy to classic Hollywood glam. Will the side part/navy blue trend continue? We’ll have to tune in Sunday night to find out.

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Source: Beauty in the Bag

Though she worse sparse makeup and was almost always seen in pants during the film she’s been nominated for, this beautiful redhead knows how to bust out the sexy in a red carpet dress. For her big night, we see her in something daring, sultry, and unforgettable.

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

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Jennifer Lawrence was first nominated for an Oscar for her role as “Ree” in Winter’s Bone, back in 2010. But she became really famous after her turn as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. Jennifer is gorgeous, curvy, and not a big shy, so we’re picturing her strolling down the aisle in a formal dress and a lot fierce. Something like this. . . .

Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Source: The Daily Beast

Not only is Emmanuelle Riva the oldest female Oscar nominee, Sunday night is also her 86th birthday. After her grueling role in the gut-wrenching Amour, we see Ms. Riva in something quirky, sophisticated, and absolutely stunning, much like this flowing teal dress she wore to the Amour premiere.

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Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Source: US Weekly

This ethereal blonde has been to the Academy Awards many times, and she’s never been less than stunning, so we expect more of the same this year, as she’s nominated for her role in the tsunami tale, The Impossible. Watts has worn Givenchy, Versace, and Escada in the past. Who will it be this year? We suggest sort of next level celebrities gowns like this. . . .

Quevenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern WildFilm critic Manohla Dargis called BOTSW one of the “best films to play at the [Sundance] in two decades” and much of that praise is due to the film’s unlikely young star, Quevenzhané Wallis. For her first saunter down the red carpet, we suggest Wallis take a cue from Abigail Breslin and go with a sweet pink confection:

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