Oscars Trend Watch: Neutrals Versus Scarlets

Of all the trends to emerge from last night's surprisingly subdued Academy Awards red carpet, the two biggest were neutral gowns -- from sparkling beige to shimmering cream -- and an array of ladies in red.

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Of all the trends to emerge from last night's surprisingly subdued Academy Awards red carpet, the two biggest were neutral gowns -- from sparkling beige to shimmering cream -- and an array of ladies in red.
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NEUTRALS: Michelle Williams in pearly Chanel.
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NEUTRALS: Halle Berry in frothy beige Marchesa.
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NEUTRALS: Hilary Swank in a silvery Gucci gown with feathers.
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NEUTRALS: Nicole Kidman in an architectural white Dior haute couture gown.
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NEUTRALS: Gwyneth Paltrow in pale, shimmering Calvin Klein.
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NEUTRALS: Later in the evening, Gwyneth Paltrow opted for a nude one-shoulder Michael Kors gown for her performance.
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NEUTRALS: Mandy Moore in sequin-and-tulle Monique Lhullier.
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NEUTRALS: Hailee Steinfeld in a peachy tulle Marchesa gown.
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NEUTRALS: Singer Florence Welch in a tiered Valentino gown.
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NEUTRALS: Celine Dion in a slim-fitting, metallic Armani Prive gown.
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LADIES IN REDS: Host Anne Hathaway in a vintage scarlet Valentino gown, posting with the designer himself.
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LADIES IN REDS: Actress Scarlett Johansson in a purple-red Dolce & Gabbana lace dress.
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LADIES IN REDS: Penelope Cruz (posing with Javier Bardem) wears a glittery-red L'Wren Scott gown.
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LADIES IN REDS: Sandra Bullock in a structured red strapless gown by Vera Wang.
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LADIES IN REDS: Nominee Jennifer Lawrence wears a minimal, fire-engine red Calvin Klein tank dress.
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LADIES IN REDS: Jennifer Hudson favored the tangerine side of red with this Atelier Versace dress.
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