You’ve waited all year for Hollywood’s biggest night, the 87th Academy Awards on February 22. OK, so maybe you won’t be sharing the red carpet with Lupita and Kerry Washington, but a girl can dream! We’re giving you some celebrity-inspired style cues to guide you so you’ll be red carpet-ready when that golden ticket comes your way. By Britt Middleton
Speaking of Lupita, this Sunday marks her second Oscars red carpet appearance. If you want to stand out like the 12 Years a Slave star, go for bold pops of color and feminine details, like the dramatic plunging neckline and dreamy full skirt of her powder blue Prada gown.
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