Feeling all bright! Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander shine in colourful gowns as they lead glamour on the Academy Awards red carpet
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It's the biggest night on the Hollywood calendar.
And A-list guests at the 88th annual Academy Awards made sure to shine in glamorous outfits on the red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander, who are the frontrunners for this year's Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards, both made sure to stand out in brightly coloured creations.
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Bright young things: Brie Larson (L) and Alicia Vikander looked stunning on the Academy Awards red carpet in Hollywood on Sunday
Brie, nominated for Room, went all out for the star-studded ceremony in a bold blue gown with dramatic ruffled skirt and train, which was nipped in at her tiny waist with a sparkling belt.
The 26-year-old clipped her hair back with a diamante pin and added pearl earrings, lots of mascara and a generous slick of bright pink lipstick.
Meanwhile Alicia, who is up for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Danish Girl, looked stunning in a yellow strapless Louis Vuitton gown with silver embellishment.
Dressed to frill: Brie looked effortlessly lovely in her blue Gucci gown with ruffled skirt and train, along with a sparkling belt
A winning look: The Best Supporting Actress nominee is a frontrunner for her role in The Danish Girl
A family affair: The 27-year-old is dating Michael Fassbender, but brought her parents along as her guests
Racy in lace: Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence was one of the last celebrities to arrive, wearing a black Dior Haute Couture gown
The first time nominee is already a red carpet pro, and easily pulled off the unusual puffball frock, which revealed her perspex-heeled silver sandals underneath.
Alicia, 27, also sported dazzling silver drop earrings and pulled her light brunette tresses into a half-updo, finishing off her look with a little smoky eye make-up and pink lips.
Speaking to Ryan Seacrest about her nomination, the actress said: 'I’m at the Oscars – crazy! I’m like, just being here, I have like butterflies in my tummy. I do feel like being here is pretty extraordinary.'
Hello petal: Cate Blanchett showcased her quirky style in a pale blue gown which was embellished with feathered flowers
Saucy in scarlet: Charlize Theron was all about the sex appeal in a very low-cut and slinky red gown
Could it finally be his year?: Best Actor hopeful Leonardo DiCaprio posed with his Titanic co-star Kate Winslet, who is up for Best Supporting Actress
She's really showing now!: Emily Blunt showcased her baby bump after announcing she's expecting her second child with John Krasinski
Alicia, who is dating Michael Fassbender but brought her parents along as her guests, also said that she wants her category to be announced early in the night, adding: 'That would be great, because then we can have a drink!'
The ceremony held in Los Angeles made room for some of the biggest names in entertainment including Jennifer Lawrence, Reese Witherspoon, Emily Blunt, and Jennifer Garner to name but a few.
Jennifer Garner cut an elegant figure in a black gown, which clung to her slender grame and boasted a strap on one side and a train on the other, as she attended her first Oscars since splitting from husband Ben Affleck.
It's so great to see you!: Charlize wrapped Emily in a huge hug after they ran into each other on the red carpet
A bit of all white: Best Original Song nominee Lady Gaga looked angelic in a white pantsuit with a train
Simply beautiful: Jennifer Garner looked incredible as she showed off her slender figure in a black gown
Showing some skin: Sofia Vergara put her ample cleavage on show in a midnight blue Marchesa gown with silver detailing
Sofia Vergara, who was presenting during the evening, turned every head as she flashed her ample cleavage in a midnight blue gown by Marchesa, with delicate beading.
Meanwhile Olivia Wilde showed some skin in a pleated white Valentino Haute Couture gown with plunging neckline and cut-out sides, along with a sparkling silver choker and stylish clutch bag.
The 31-year-old, who executive produced Body Team 12, which is up for Documentary (Short Subject), was supported by her fiance Jason Sudeikis.
Taking the plunge: Olivia Wilde left little to the imagination in a white pleated Valentino Haute Couture gown with low-cut neckline
Best supporting husband: The 31-year-old, who executive produced Body Team 12, which is up for Documentary (Short Subject), was supported by her fiance Jason Sudeikis
He likes what he sees: Jason was clearly a fan of his other half's Grecian inspired look for the evening
Taking a bold risk: Heidi Klum turned heads in a very unusual lilac and white gown with cut-out section on the chest
Saoirse Ronan, who is also up for Best Actress, showed her sexy side in a plunging and shimmering green Calvin Klein Collection number, which clung to her fantastic figure.
The 21-year-old, who was nominated for Brooklyn, had revealed that she wanted to wear green to represent her native Ireland.
Mindy Kaling, whose film Inside Out is nominated for Best Animated Picture and Best Original Screenplay, looked extremely elegant for the occasion.
Making them all green with envy: Saoirse Ronan showed her sexy side in a glitzy Calvin Klein Collection gown
Proud parents-to-be: Eddie Redmayne went arm-in-arm with his lovely wife Hannah Bagshawe, who is expecting their first child together
She's golden: Margot Robbie went for an extremely sexy look in a snakeskin style gold gown with low-cut neckline
Peekaboo: Rooney Mara picked a delicate off-white lace number with a diamond cut-out across the stomach
The 36-year-old wore a black off-the-shoulder frock with bright blue sleeves and train, and pulled her brunette hair into a slick bun.
Giuliana Rancic and Maria Menounos were first to walk the Hollywood red carpet and both picked pretty pale hues.
E! host Rancic went with a long white Georges Chakra dress with a mini train. The back had beautiful flowers in purple, yellow and mink on the netting and the sides. The blonde was joined by her E! red carpet coverage host Brad Goreski who went with a tailored black suit.
Leggy lady: Best Supporting Actress nominee Rachel McAdams stole the Spotlight in a green gown with a slit up one side
Purple reign: Reese Witherspoon (L) and Tina Fey went for similar looks in strapless violet gowns
The Force is strong with this one: Star Wars: The Force Awakens actress Daisy Ridley sparkled on the red carpet
Love on the red carpet: Naomi Watts cuddled up to longtime partner Liev Schreiber (L), while Olivia Munn posed with boyfriend Aaron Rodgers
Menounos chose a silver gown that was off the shoulder and had a fan design and added even more pizzazz with a pair of diamond earrings.
Meanwhile Louise Roe wore a form-fitting dress with a chiffon detail on the side; her shoes were gold. Ryan Seacrest wore a light grey jacket instead of a tux.
Stars gathered on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre to toast another year in movies as they were honoured by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Blooming lovely: Pregnant Chrissy Teigen wore a floral embellished gown as she got a kiss from husband John Legend
Daring: Kerry Washington took a risk in a black and white gown with a leather top and slit skirt
Beauty queen: Miss World turned Quantico star Priyanka Chopra looked fantastic in Zuhair Murad
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