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Photo by: Fairchild Archive

Gwyneth Paltrow in a gold Calvin Klein Collection sheath, 2011

As gold as the Oscar statuette itself, Gwyneth Paltrow's floor-length sheath from the Calvin Klein Collection is an effortless-looking minimalist take on formal evening wear that complements Gwyneth's lithe frame and sun-kissed blond hair.

The Best Oscar Gowns of the Past Decade

by Glamour

It ain't easy to whittle down the thousands of dresses worn to the

Academy Awards into a bite-size list of the best of the best. After much

debate, we've come up with our personal faves. We plan on taking our

big-night style cues from them. Here are a few of the brightest moments

of the past ten years from the world's most famous red carpet.

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