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Uma Thurman

Thurman looks as if she’s attending a toga party rather than the 2004 Oscars. [Photo: Getty/Frank Micelotta]

The worst Oscasr dresses, from Angelina's Morticia Adams gown to Bjork's swan

Alice Sholl

If we ever got to walk the red carpet at the Oscars, we can imagine it’d be hard to strike a balance between elegant and a bit dull, or striking and garish.

But through the years, celebrities and their stylists weren’t thinking about these things at all, and instead defied both the rules of fashion and, seemingly, gravity.

Here are some of the worst Oscar dresses ever to have graced the red carpet. Brace yourself.