The Stars Show Off Their Shoulders On the Oscar Red Carpet

It was a night to bare arms.

It was all about shoulders on fashion's most important runway—the Oscars red carpet.

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Sofia Vergara led the strapless gown brigade in midnight blue.


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Kate Winslet bared her shoulders in a body-hugging Ralph Lauren, as Reese Witherspoon and Tina Fey were almost twins in purple strapless dresses.

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Mindy Kaling also showed off her shoulders on the red carpet before changing for the Vanity Fair after party.

I never wear black, so it was fun to wear it in two completely different ways last night!

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Naomi Watts showed some skin too as she and partner Liev Schreiber hit the show.

Best supporting actress winner Alicia Vikander wore a dusty rose Louis Vuitton dress that some compared to Belle from Beauty and the Beast.

Alicia Vikander with her new friend backstage at the #Oscars

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Kerry Washington showed off her toned shoulders and arms in a stunning Versace dress.

Lady Gaga showed wore a pants suit by designer Brandon Maxwell.


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Bold necklines were also a hit. Jennifer Lawrence wore lacy Dior dress with a deep cut, while Charlize Theron was a knockout in a fire engine red Dior that had a plunging neck line.

Other ladies wearing a deep V were Julianne Moore in Chanel Haute Couture with caviar beading. Cate Blanchett in Armani Prive with extraordinary feather and bead detail. Olivia Wilde wore a low Valentino Couture gown.

Heidi Klum wore a one-shoulder gown designed for her by Marchesa.


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Mom-to-be Chrissy Teigen was also stunning in Marchesa.

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