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10 Best Oscar Dresses Ever


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Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon picks plum for the 2007 Oscars.
Reese Witherspoon picks plum for the 2007 Oscars.
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Reese Witherspoon wore Nina Ricci by Olivier Theyskens to the 2007 Oscars when she presented the award for Best Actor.

The figure-hugging strapless gown featured pleated silk ruffles cascading to the hemline, creating a can't-take-your-eyes-off-it effect and drawing attention to the vibrant hues of color ranging from dark purple to a pale lilac.

Witherspoon was very particular about the color of her gown, wanting it to be the perfect combination between blue and red. She even sent a swatch of fabric to her designer to ensure that the color turned out exactly as she envisioned it.

She accessorized her Oscar look with major bling, wearing a 1930s diamond bracelet on her right arm and 12.5-carat diamond earrings. Letting her earrings and gown steal the show, Witherspoon wore her hair down in a simple, sleek style.