Famous Dresses That Made History Over Time

Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Sarah Jessica Parker are among the actresses whose appearances haven’t ever gone unnoticed. In movies or on the red carpet outfits worn by Hollywood stars have been carefully analyzed, criticized or copied. Here are some famous dresses that made history over time.

Oscar Dresses

Grace Kelly – 1955 Oscars dress

Oscar winner for Best Actress in the film “The Country Girl” (“A life on stage”), Grace Kelly wore a dress that is on top among red carpet outfits of all time. Created by Edith Head, this was the most expensive dress from the American Film Academy Awards, at that time.

Cher – 1985 Oscar dress

In 1986, Cher get on the stage to hand out an Oscar trophy, dressed in one of the most criticized dress in the Oscars history. Created by Bob Mackie designer, Cher’s dress sparked true controversy and countless reviews at the time, her dress being considered edgy, outrageous and one of the worst dresses at the Oscars. Her speech, however, it was very funny.

Penelope Cruz – 2007 Oscar dress

Penelope Cruz appearance in 2007 at the Oscars is memorable. Dresses in a Versace Atelier dress, she caught everyone’s eye. Her attire, really spectacular, matched with a simple hairdo and a quite discreet makeup. Her look remained in the most beautiful Oscar outfits charts ever.

Audrey Hepburn – “decollette Sabrina” dress in 1954

With the movie “Sabrina” started the collaboration between Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy fashion designer. In 1953, he created “decollette Sabrina” dress for her and since then, most dresses worn by Audrey were signed by the famous French designer. “I feel myself in the clothes created by him,” said the actress about Hubert de Givenchy, whom became one of her best friends.

Marilyn Monroe – “Seven years of marriage” movie dress in 1955

Created by costume designer William Travilla, the white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the movie “Seven years of marriage” (1955) was kept by the creator until his death in 1990. Then it was a part of Debbie Reynolds private collection at Hollywood Motion Picture Museum. In 2011, it was sold at auction for $ 5.6 million.

Sarah Jessica Parker -“Sex and the City” wedding dress in 2008

Specially created for the wedding of Carrie Bradshaw in “Sex and the City”, this wedding dress signed by Vivienne Westwood drew worldwide attention. A similar dress created by Westwood was sold within hours.

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