The Oscars can make a believer out of even the most red carpet–ambivalent among us. It’s the biggest step-and-repeat affair of the year, and everyone knows that, next to the Best Picture, the night is all about the dresses. But as the face of red carpet dressing has shifted dramatically, so have the
With the Academy Awards taking place on Sunday, we look back at this year's nominees and their first red carpet appearances. From a fresh-faced Matt Damon to Cate Blanchett sporting her own version of the naked dress, these stars have come a long way.