Oscar award or the academic award for the film industry started in 1929. Nowadays, it has become a fashion to dress in such an attire that the audience will talk about it for a long time. Some celebrities try to impress their audience in such a way that their dress becomes controversial. People will remember their dress due to the strange attire. In this article, we will discuss the controversial Oscar dresses worn by celebrities.
- Barbara Streisand (1969)
Barbara Streisand is an American singer and received an Oscar award in 1969 for Funny Girl. Barbara wore a black outfit. She didn’t have any idea that the dress which she was wearing was transparent. Her body parts were visible whenever the lights were falling. She received the Oscar, but everybody talked about her dress instead of her effort to win the Oscar.
- Cher (1986)
Cher was declared as the best actress for his role in 1986. Cher is a beautiful actress, but her attire was alleged to be the worst dress ever in history in the Oscar award function. Bob Mackie was her designer. Probably he was thinking of giving her a new look. But what he did is ultimately worse. The people were not able to design her look thoroughly. Her feathery hairstyle and strange outfit made her a controversial topic to discuss. Cher didn’t realize that she was looking horrible in the dress. Later she regretted and said that she could have dressed better, instead of wearing that disastrous one. However, Bob and Cher parted away in 2014.
- Kim Basinger (1990)
The American actress Kim wanted to create a magical look when she received the Oscar award. Unfortunately, her attire was considered to be the worst. She was wearing a white satin gown. The audience claims that she has created a ghostly appearance. Kim said that she had designed the dress by herself, but it proved to be a disaster.
- Whoopi Goldberg (1993)
Goldberg won the Oscar for the fantasy movie named Ghost. She was wearing a green and purple gown with big earrings. Nobody liked her dress. Goldberg’s hilarious dressing sense made everybody talk about her. Everybody forgets about her brilliant performance in the horror movie, and instead, everybody was busy gossiping about her dress.
- Lizzy Gardiner (1995)
Must you have remembered the strange outfit of Lizzy Gardiner? In 1995 she received the Oscar award and also received a new name that is Express Gold Card. Yes, she was dressed in a golden dress which was looking for more than a card. More than 25 years have passed; still, people talk about Lizzy’s weird dressing sense. Lizzy’s dress was expensive as it was created with more than 250 American Gold Express Cards. Those cards were tied with a wire. She thought something, but it happened something else.
- Celine Dion (1999)
Celine Dion probably tried to create something new. But unfortunately, she messed up with her idea. She wore a white jacket and skirt at the bottom. That’s fine. But she wore the jacket backward. She probably wanted to create a magical look, but sorry to say, she was looking hilarious in her strange outfit. She received the Oscar award with a smiling face, but later, she realized that everyone was looking at her dress. She was also shown with a pair of goggles, that too in the evening party.
- Bjork (2001)
Bjork became a controversial figure for her dress. In 2001, she was seen wearing a swan dress. She wore a short milkfish white dress. Her dressing description didn’t stop here. She also brought an egg-shaped matching purse with her. When she was walking on the red carpet, she scattered six ostrich eggs. Funny, right? The bodyguards who were standing behind him were collecting the eggs and, in a humorous tone, asked Bjork to pick it up. She didn’t reply, only smiled at them. Well, her dress proves to be a complete disaster.
- Gwyneth Paltrow (2002)
In 2002, Gwyneth became a controversial figure for her weird dressing sense. Her dress was looking good. She was wearing a gown of tight fittings. The upper part of Gwyneth’s body became visible, and she was not looking good in a transparent attire. Later, Gwyneth regrets that she should have worn an inner then she would not be criticized for her look. She said that her motive was to attract the audience, but it turned out to be something else. Other than that, she was also found to put heavy makeup, which was also not going with her outfit.
- Angelina Jolie (2012)
Angelina is always found to experiment with her dress. She looks better in every outfit. How can people forget her black off-shoulder gown? Though she was looking
stunning, she exposed her right leg entirely on the red carpet. The audience said that she would have to hide her leg as her undergarments also became visible. However, when Angelina was asked about her attire, she said that she is happy to wear the black gown, and she thinks that she is not exposing her body entirely.
- Anne Hathaway (2013)
Anne Hathway in 2013 received the award for best supporting actress in Les Miserables. Anne was expecting to surprise the audience with her unique gown, but later she found that her dress was almost similar to another actress. So, she changed her mind and wore the hilarious Prada dress. Unfortunately, her body parts were visible, and even Anne apologized for her dress. She said that she could think about wearing a dress. It was a last-minute decision for her, so it was not the right decision that she took.
- Billy Porter (2019)
Billy Porter’s strange outfit made everyone talk about her. She was wearing a custom ball gown. In an interview, Billy revealed that he always had a dream that he would wear a ball gown. So, he fulfilled his desire in 2019 in the Oscar award ceremony. Billy also said that he knew that everybody would talk about his attire, but it will not affect his business. He is happy with the dress.