Poll: Who wore the craziest Oscars dress of all time?

Reta Lee
·Editor-in-Chief, Lifestyle
·3 min read

Every year, all eyes are on the Academy Awards as some of the biggest actors and directors walk home with the coveted golden statuettes. That said, it is also fashion fans' favourite show for red carpet arrivals as the stars dazzle in their best outfits... or worst.

We've seen no shortage of scandalous outfits that are bound to leave your grandma's mouth agape in horror over the years. 

From singer Bjork's swan-themed dress to Cher's crazy dominatrix-circus gown, these are some of the craziest Oscars gowns we've seen by far.

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216965 10: Costume designer Lizzy Gardiner arrives at the sixty-seventh Academy Awards March 27, 1995 in Los Angeles, CA. After nearly three-quarters of a century of recognizing excellence in film-making achievement, the presentation of the Oscars has become the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences'' most famous activity. (Photo by Barry King/Liaison)
216965 10: Costume designer Lizzy Gardiner arrives at the sixty-seventh Academy Awards March 27, 1995 in Los Angeles, CA. After nearly three-quarters of a century of recognizing excellence in film-making achievement, the presentation of the Oscars has become the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences'' most famous activity. (Photo by Barry King/Liaison)

Lizzy Gardiner

The costumer designer wore a credit card dress made from 254 American Express credit cards to the 1995 Oscars. To the ATM, anyone?

Barbra Streisand at the The Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
Barbra Streisand at the The Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

Barbra Streisand

Streisand tied with Katharine Hepburn for Best Actress in 1969, and when she accepted the award on stage, the stage lights turn her sequinned outfit into a transparent one!

Bjork at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards. (Photo by Mirek Towski/FilmMagic)
Bjork at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards. (Photo by Mirek Towski/FilmMagic)

Bjork

Bjork sauntered down the red carpet with a swan bodice and a sheer dress underneath it.

Cher wears an elaborate, yet very revealing outfit to the Academy Awards.   (Photo by LGI Stock/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
Cher wears an elaborate, yet very revealing outfit to the Academy Awards. (Photo by LGI Stock/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)

Cher

Designer Bob Mackie probably woke up feeling inspired by The Addams Family's looks, such that he decided to dress singer Cher in a dominatrix-circus get-up.

Demi Moore (Photo by Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
Demi Moore (Photo by Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

Demi Moore

We're still not sure why Moore turned up at the 61st Academy Awards in a pair of sheer bicycle shorts.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07:  Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07: Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Zoe Saldana

Saldana wore a purple Givenchy confectionary gown that came with weird pom-poms sewn onto the heavy drapes.

Whoopi Goldberg during 65th Annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Whoopi Goldberg during 65th Annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Whoopi Goldberg

This blinding green-purple satin combo does not do justice to our favourite comedian at all.

Lady Gaga at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Lady Gaga at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

Lady Gaga

Memes were aplenty when Gaga was mocked relentlessly thanks to these 'dishwasher gloves'.

Gwyneth Paltrow at the 74th Annual Academy Awards. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Gwyneth Paltrow at the 74th Annual Academy Awards. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

Gwyneth Paltrow

The actress wore nothing underneath her sheer dress and the neckline was not flattering at all. This was a thumbs-down for us.

LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Edy Williams arrives to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - APRIL 2,1974: Actress Edy Williams arrives to the 46th Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles,California. (Photo by Michael Montfort/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Edy Williams

In 1974, Williams turned up in a leopard bikini outfit paired with a fur coat which left many to wonder if she accepted the invitation to the right party. And what's with the dog?

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