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Oscars 2020: From Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn to Angelina Jolie - The best in fashion, ranked

The red carpet is all about being green and dressing responsibly now with Hollywood taking their efforts to reduce carbon footprints a notch higher this awards season. The New York Times asked in 2004, "Does the glamour of the Golden Globes steal the scene from Oscar?", observing that the potential winners and nominees offered designers more opportunity to have their work featured on the red carpet. One of the most-talked-about red carpet gowns was the green Versace gown J.Lo wore to the Grammy Awards in 2000 (and was seen in again a short while ago, not to mention the debate about how Priyanka Chopra Jonas' Ralph and Russo gown at the 2020 Grammys was inspired from Jennifer Lopez's look). Elizabeth Taylor, 1961: The actress opted for a Dior dress that enhanced her slim waist for the 1961 Oscars when she won the Best Actress award for her role in A Venus in Mink. Halle Berry, 2002: She became the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress but her partially sheer floral gown by Elie Saab is one we love to look back on.

Jennifer Lawrence, 2013: J Law signed up as the face of Dior in 2012 and the French brand has dressed this gifted actor for all important moments since, including this classy gown she wore for her Oscar 2013 win. Lady Gaga, 2016: It's difficult to not appreciate a sea of beautiful gowns on the Oscars red carpet but Lady Gaga has always done it differently. Ahead of this year's Academy Awards, British marketplace OnBuy.com surveyed more than 3000 people on their favourite ever dresses in the history of the Oscars. Here, FEMAIL shares the leading looks in recent decades, from Angelina Jolie's white satin gown in 2004 to Keira Knightley's hand-embroidered Valentino frock in 2015...which one is your favourite? Angelina Jolie topped the list of the best Oscar looks of all time, in a survey by Onbuy.com, with this white satin gown designed by Marc Bouwer and worn in 2004 Angelina Jolie always turns heads on red carpets, but this look from the 2004 Oscars has gone down as one of the most famous in the award ceremony's history.

The Monroe-esque white satin dress with a plunging neckline was designed by Marc Bouwer for the 76th Academy Awards for Angelina, then aged 28. Angelina wasn't nominated for any awards that year, but did wear the striking dress to present the prize for Best Art Direction. Four years earlier, Angelina had worn the same designer to pick her Best Supporting Actress gong. In the 16 years since, the gown has been touted by many fashion editors as one of the best red carpet dresses of all time, with many saying it was a redefining moment for Jolie's style, emphasising the dresses minimalism while praising the now mother-of-six for pulling off such a difficult fabric. The Oscar-nominated actress looked red carpet-ready in this stunning, princess-like pale gold gown.

No stranger to the best dressed lists, Keira Knightley sported one of her most iconic looks at the 87th Academy Awards. Clearly a great year for red carpet fashion, 2004's Oscars also saw Charlize Theron sport a stunning Gucci gown. The star, who took home a Best Actress gong on the same night, channelled classic Hollywood glamour in the glittering gown. Amongst Beyonce's most famous looks of all time is her black velvet Versace gown from the 2005 Oscars Nicole Kidman's powerful red dress, worn at the 79th Academy awards, was sixth on the list While most of the dresses topping the list come in neutral or monotoned colours, Nicole Kidman's fiery red look from the 79th Academy awards takes its place at sixth on the list. The actress starred in one of the year's most iconic films, Black Swan, during the 2011 ceremony but will also be remembered for this lavender chiffon gown The actress starred in one of the year's most iconic films, Black Swan, but will no doubt be remembered for this lavender chiffon gown as well as her acting prowess.

Rosamund Pike lost out on the coveted Best Actress award to Julianne Moore at the 2015 Oscars, but the star's Givenchy Haute Couture gown was a huge hit Rosamund Pike lost out on the Best Actress award to Julianne Moore in 2015 but the star's Givenchy haute couture gown has a place in fashion history. Gwyneth stunned in the baby pink girl-next-door look by Ralph Lauren as she picked up the Best Actress award at the 1999 Oscars The look was widely compared to dresses worn by fashion icon Grace Kelly, and has indeed stood the test of time to be considered one of the best looks in Academy Award history 20 years on. Marion Cotillard was a vision in white when she wore Jean Paul Gaultier gown to the 80th Academy Awards, where she was crowned Best Actress for her role as troubled singer Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose Marion was a vision in white when she wore a mermaid-esque Jean Paul Gaultier gown to the 80th Academy Awards, where she was crowned Best Actress for her role as troubled singer Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. Over the past month, Pitt, 56, has delivered a series of hilariously self-deprecating acceptance speeches - which, insiders told The NY Post, he pens himself - as he's won a Golden Globe, SAG and several Critics Circle awards for his role as stuntman Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino's film. Now Pitt - up for Best Supporting Actor - is seemingly a sure bet to win his first Oscar today.

A Pitt insider told The Post it was not all sunbeams for the actor while filming Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood in 2018. By the time Tarantino started filming in 2018, Jolie was reportedly on a mission to shame Pitt, filing a court claim that the actor had failed to pay any "significant" child support even as his camp revealed he had paid more than US$9 million (A$13.5 million) since the 2016 split. KEY POINTS Angelina Jolie once kissed her brother James Haven on the lips at the Oscars Angelina Jolie previously made headlines after she shockingly kissed her brother, James Haven, on the lips at an awards show. The actress was Angelina Jolie, who brought her brother, James Haven, as her plus-one in a time best described as her pre-Brad Pitt but mid-Elvira period. Los Angeles, Ca. Angelina Jolie With Her Brother James Haven At The 72Nd Annual Academy Awards.Photo: Getty Images More