After the much-anticipated 2012 Oscars awards, celebrities flocked to the Vanity Fair after-party. Check out what your favorite stars wore to this glitzy event and see our favorite dress at the party.
Let’s start with our best dressed of the night – Elizabeth Banks wearing a stunning Chadwick Bell Polka-Dotted Long Sleeve Gown (from the Fall 2012 collection), a memorable first major red carpet event from the designer. The dress featured a navy feathered skirt and velvet waistband. She paired it up with the Jimmy Choo Cameo Clutch (from the Spring 2012 collection) and emerald Bulgari jewels.
Ladies that went Bold Red, Pink and Tangerine
Cameron Diaz was ready to party in a bright tangerine Victoria Beckham body-hugging dress (from the Spring 2012 collection) that featured gray shoulder straps and zippered back. She finished off with David Webb jewels and a sparkling clutch.
Claire Danes wowed in a bright pink Valentino gown (from the Pre-Fall 2012 collection) that featured polka dot overlay on the sheer top and flowy tiered skirt. She completed her princessy look with a Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet, Tiffany & Co. earrings, and Christian Louboutin heels.
Kate Hudson went with a vintage beaded Versace bold red gown that featured a fringed skirt and an illusion neckline. Styling her hair in sexy waves, the actress paired her dress with nude Christian Louboutin Lady Peep pumps, a Ferragamo clutch and Tiffany and Co. diamond stud earrings and diamond bracelets.
Rosie Huntington Whiteley looked amazing in a slinky red Antonio Berardi gown (from the 2012 Spring collection) that featured cut-outs on the back and capped sleeves. She finished off with a Jimmy Choo ‘Callista’ clutch, and Harry Winston jewels.
Salma Hayek was breath-taking in a Yves Saint Laurent Framboise silk mousseline dress (from Edition Soir 2012) that featured wheat embroideries. She completed her look with YSL Divine sandals in Framboise satin, and a black and gold minaudiere.
Silver and Gray
Amy Adams chose a knee-length, silver sequin delicate drape Vivienne Westwood corseted dress that featured a mini slit. She wore a matching silver pair of heels and added glitz to her outfit with Cartier jewels.
Miley Cyrus was feeling old Hollywood when she decided to wear a grey long-sleeved Roberto Cavalli gown that featured a chiffon skirt, open back detail and floral embroidery. She paired it up with a Judith Leiber clutch, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.
Selena Gomez looked stunning in a silver Dolce & Gabbana body-hugging dress with floral appliqué print, which she paired with Stuart Weitzman shoes and a Judith Leiber clutch.
Victoria Beckham rocked a dove gray, floor-length, strapless dress her fashion line Victoria Beckham’s 2012 Fall collection. She accessorized with a double-wrapped leather belt, an emerald ring.
More Black Dresses…
Elizabeth Olsen kept it safe in a black dress, but went for textures when she chose the black Christian Dior dress (from the Pre-Fall 2012 collection). The gown featured a silk sleeved top and leather-chiffon-combo tiered skirt. She accessorized with ‘The Row’ clutch, Ferragamo shoes, a Saloni brooch, and rings by Graziela, Kara Ackerman, and Roseark.
Michelle Rodriguez showed off her sexy and classy side with a strapless, black floor-length gown that featured lace all throughout the dress. Wearing her hair down, the actress accessorized with only a simple gold necklace.
Olivia Wilde wore a black strapless silk georgette Gucci evening gown (from the Pre-Fall 2012 collection), which included black crystal and sequin embroidered velvet belt with dragonflies. She paired it off with Jimmy Choo Katima Sandals, Salvatore Ferragamo ‘Evy’ Chain Clutch and a golden choker.
Emma Stone went haute couture at the Vanity Fair party, wearing a Chanel Black Gown (from the Fall 2011 Haute Couture Collection), which featured layered black chiffon flares, see-through skirt and crystal brooches on each shoulder. She paired it off with Christian Louboutin Satin d’Orsay Années Folles pumps and very minimal accessories.
Zoe Saldana wore a piece straight off last week’s London Fashion Week. She went with the Marios Schwab Embellished Detail Gown (from the Fall 2012 RTW collection) and paired it up with Giuseppe Zanotti Satin Platform Peep-Toe Pumps With Ankle Strap and Judith Leiber East/West Clutch.
Photos by: Ian Wilson/Brian To/WENN.com