The Most Stunning Oscars Dress From the Year You Were Born

A little game to keep you entertained during the commercial breaks.

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Here's a game to keep you and your friends busy during the commercial breaks of the 2019 Oscars. First, identify the year you were born (easy!), then scroll through the gallery to see the very best gown that popped up on the red carpet that year. Voilà! This is now your spiritual Oscars gown.

From Lupita Nyong'o's pastel-blue Prada gown to Audrey Hepburn's iconic white dress and matching gloves look, the outfits ahead will go down in Academy Awards history as the most memorable.

90th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2018

Margot Robbie wore this angelic white Chanel dress to the 90th annual academy awards.

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89th Annual Academy Awards -  Arrivals
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2017

Brie Larson's Oscar de la Renta gown was all about the ruffle details and sharp angular strapless neckline.

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88th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2016

Kerry Washington looked like a fierce warrior in this Atelier Versace dress on the red carpet.

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87th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2015

Emma Stone dazzled and shined from every angle in this lime-green Ellie Saab dress.

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86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2014

In our eyes, Lupita Nyong'o won best dressed at the 86th annual Academy Awards in this sky-blue Prada dress.

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85th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2013

You'll recall that Jennifer Lawrence accidentally tripped on her Christian Dior Couture gown while getting up on stage to accept her Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook. But no matter, she still looked beautiful.

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84th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2012

If you like a classic black gown, make sure it has a thigh-high slit so you can strike a pose like Angelina Jolie did. She wore this black velvet Atelier Versace dress on the red carpet.

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83rd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2011

Mila Kunis arrived to the Oscars in this dreamy lavender Elie Saab Couture dress.

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2010

Sandra Bullock accepted an Oscars for best actress in The Blind Side. She wore a Marchesa dress and Neil Lane jewelry.

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USA - 2009 Oscars�� - Arrivals
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2009

Frieda Pinto wore a blue one-shoulder asymmetrical John Galliano gown to the 81st annual Academy Awards.

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80th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room
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2008

Marion Cotillard resembled a mermaid in this beautiful Jean Paul Gaultier halter neck dress. She won best actress for her performance in La Vie en rose.

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79th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2007

Jennifer Lopez arrived to the Oscars in a floor-sweeping Marchesa dress.

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The 78th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2006

Reese Witherspoon arrived to the Oscars in vintage Christian Dior. Later that night, she took home an Academy Award for best actress in Walk the Line.

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77th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2005

Beyoncé arrived at the 77th annual Academy Awards in a strapless Atelier Versace gown.

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2004

Angelina Jolie attended the 76th annual Academy Awards in a white satin Marc Bouwer gown.

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75th Annual Academy Awards
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2003

Jennifer Garner channeled Cinderella (if Cinderella wore Versace) at the 75th annual Academy Awards in this designer dress.

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The 74th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2002

Kate Winslet looked bold and beautiful in this red one-shoulder-strap Ben de Lisi dress.

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The 73rd Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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2001

Julia Roberts won her first Oscar for her performance in Erin Brockovich in this vintage Valentino gown. She still has the dress to this day under her bed (she's saving it for her daughter Hazel).

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72nd Annual Academy Awards - Arrival
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2000

Hilary Swank wore a strapless Randolph Duke gown the night she received an Oscar for best actress in Boys Don't Cry.

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71st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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1999

Only Celine Dion and her spirit animal (you!) could pull off this backwards white blazer and pantsuit set with a very unique hat at the Oscars.

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70TH OSCARS CEREMONY IN LOS ANGELES
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1998

Drew Barrymore kept it classic in black at the 70th annual Academy Awards.

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The 69th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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1997

Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise at the 69th annual Academy Awards. Kidman wore a yellow John Galliano for Christian Dior gown with a leg slit.

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The 68th Annual Academy Awards
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1996

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow walked the red carpet arm in arm. Paltrow wore a shimmery silk dress, which continues to be a classic to this day.

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1995

Courtney Love (left) and Amanda de Cadenet were #twinning at the Oscars in gold dresses and tiny tiaras.

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66th Annual Academy Awards
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1994

Winona Ryder arrived to the 66th annual Academy Awards in a flapperesque dress.

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65th Annual Academy Awards
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1993

Sharon Stone kept it classy with a sheer cover up at the 65th annual Academy Awards.

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64th Annual Academy Awards
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1992

Geena Davis walked the red carpet in a white ruffled gown and looked like a rather (glamorous?) runaway bride.

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1991

Cindy Crawford arrived at the Oscars in a red Versace dress with a plunging neckline. Her date for the night was none other than Richard Gere.

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1990

Geena Davis stunned in a red off-the-shoulder dress and pearl accessories at the 62nd annual Academy Awards. Jeff Goldblum didn't look too shabby, either.

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60th Annual Academy Awards
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1989

Audrey Hepburn arrived in polka dots and stripes to the 60th annual Academy Awards.

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