Mulligan wore a funky-fun black, strapless Prada with punk rock
embroidery and a columinous skirt and train. She paired her look
with a black duchess satin hard case clutch and black pleated
duchesse platform heels, also by Prada.
Sidibe wore a Marchesa dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Maggie Gyllenhaal picked Dries Van Noten for this evening's Oscars. She was one of the few stars who showed up tonight in a print dress. Simple drop earrings and a bracelet completed her look.
Mariska Hargitay stepped onto the red carpet in a black strapless Vera Wang gown with a gorgeous tiered diamond necklace and a diamond bracelet by Fred Leighton.
Mo'Nique chose a blue Grecian-inspired Tadashi Shoji ruched dress. She accessorized with a white flower hairpiece, diamond earrings, a bangle, and a white clutch to complete her ensemble.
Nicole Richie wore a dark Reem Acra gown with bell sleeves. She carried a Judith Leiber jeweled clutch and jewelry by Lorraine Schwartz.
Penelope Cruz wore a maroon Donna Karan asymmetrical ruched dress while she carried a Haute Couture Folies clutch with a black strass Swarovski buckle and black stripped ostrich feather work by Roger Vivier.
Sigourney Weaver brought color to the carpet in her red one-shouldered gown with a black ribbon belt that accentuates her waist, while the jeweled shoulder detail adds interest.
Vera Farmiga wore one of the most dramatic frocks of the night. Her fuchsia Marchesa featured knife pleat ruffles.
Zoe Saldana graced the red carpet wearing a stunning frothy lavender ruffled gown by Givenchy. The gown's gold beaded sequined bodice added extra shimmer, while light-to-dark tiers add the ultimate feminine touch. For adornments, the actress donned a statement ring and silver earrings.