With a silent film up for a plethora of nominations this year, the 84th Academy Awards undoubtedly has a retro feel.
The actress, 36, arrived on the red carpet with partner Brad Pitt and she looked stunning in the simple strapless gown which she had teamed with peep-toe heels and a flash of red lipstick.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz were just two stars to take on the trend, with the Contagion star showing off simple lines in Tom Ford.
Bridesmaid actress Rose Byrne stuck to black, donning a glittering Vivienne Westwood gown and Anna Faris also opted for a similar look.
Michelle Williams, who is nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role stepped out onto carpet in a Louis Vuitton dress in a bright coral hue, which boasted tiered detail around the skirt.
Kenneth Branagh who walked the red carpet with wife Lindsay in Caroline Herrera, said he spent the day doing 'nice things' before attending the Oscar ceremony in Hollywood.
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