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Top 10 Expensive Academy Awards Dresses In The World

10. Anne Hathaway ($80,000)   Anne Hathaway   Anne Hathaway emerged as the perfect embodiment of Hollywood glamour as she walked the red carpet and hosted the show in a lavish red gown in 2011 Academy Awards. The pillar-box gown made of silk faille was a Valentino design, and was reportedly worth $80,000. It was a strapless gown that perfectly highlighted her $10 million worth of Tiffany & Co. necklace. She had her signature red lipped smile on all night during which she changed eight times, but the Valentino was the priciest.     9. Cate Blanchett ($100,000)   Cate Blanchett   Cate Blanchett emerged in a dress that clinched her a place among the actresses to wear the most Academy Awards expensive dresses, ever. Her entire ensemble was valued at a staggering $18.1 million, while the dress alone cost her $100,000. The nude sleeveless gown, studded with hundreds of Swarovski elements and other embellishments was an Armani Prive creation, which explains the price. The elegant couture gown was almost regal.     8. Charlize Theron ($100,000)   Charlize Theron   Charlize Theron is appeared at the 2014 Academy Awards wearing a $100,000 worth of dress. She wore a sophisticated white strapless peplum dress with clean-angular lines and crystal embellishments on the flair to break up the monotony. The Dior haute Couture was custom-made, and gave her a stunning appearance. Her look was further enhanced by her pixie cut hair style, and her $4.5 million worth of bracelets and earrings, by the celebrated Harry Winston.     7. Jessica Biel ($100,000)   Jessica Biel   Jessica Biel is slip into a $100,000 worth of dress by Chanel at the 2014 Oscars, and become one of the actresses to wear the most expensive Academy Awards dresses, was Jessica Biel. The embellished blush column gown had a series of silver buttons, to match the silvery subtlety of the shade of the dress, gave a particularly striking look from the back. The strapless piece smoothly framed her form and flowed into a train. She teamed it with Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Collection.     6. Kate Winslet ($100,000)   Kate Winslet   Kate Winslet hit the $100,000 mark with the decadent Valentino creation she wore in 2007 Academy Awards. The vintage one-shoulder dress was of a pleasantly unusual pale sea-foam green shade. The drape around the bodice extended to an over-the-shoulder train, adding to the glamour of the gown which hugged her figure up to the knee, to flare gently below that. The ensemble, complete with a chic up-do, got her voted the best dressed actress at the event by fashion-patrons.     5. Audrey Hepburn ($131,292)   Audrey Hepburn   Audrey Hepburn looked sublime as she stepped on the stage to receive her award for her role in Roman Holiday, appropriately in the customized version of the final dress in 1954 Academy Awards. The original design of the ballgown was altered for the event, to cut its bodice straight across at the front, and into a plunging back, including thin straps. Its original cost being unknown, the ivory lace Edith Head creation was auctioned in 2011 for a whopping $131,292.     4. Elizabeth Taylor ($167,500)   Elizabeth Taylor   In 1999, Elizabeth Taylor became one of the actresses to wear the most expensive Academy Awards dresses, when her 1970 Oscars vintage dress was auctioned for a massive $167,500, though it is unclear as to what the original cost was. The periwinkle and violet chiffon number was an Edith Head creation, and its plunging neckline perfectly accentuated her frame. Her iconic look was completed with violet eye-shadow and a 69-carat diamond necklace, a gift from her husband Richard Burton.     3. Cate Blanchett ($200,000)   Cate Blanchett   Cate Blanchett is the one actress to be featured in the list of actresses to wear the most expensive Academy Awards dresses, twice. At the 2007 Academy Awards, she rocked the red carpet with minimalist jewelry, and the aesthetic of her black number by Armani Privé. The one shouldered silver mesh gown with a black tulle overlay, embellished with Swarovski crystals and a black spangle floral motif, made her a vision, as it glided over her curves. The dress cost her a staggering $200,000.     2. Nicole Kidman ($2 Million)   Nicole Kidman   Nicole Kidman graces this list as one of the only two entries who wore dresses that breached the million-dollar mark. Valued at $2 million, Kidman’s outfit was made by Christian Dior Haute Couture, which was crafted using a striking gold-green double tone. The dress was highlighted with intricate embroidery, a high neck and a slit at the right side. The expensive dress is now branded as one of the most iconic dresses ever worn at the Oscars.     1. Jennifer Lawrence ($4 Million)   Jennifer Lawrence   Jennifer Lawrence is lovingly called J-Law by adoring fans, went to the 2013 Oscars in a Dior Couture creation, a blush-pink ballgown whose design made it difficult for Lawrence to climb the stairs to collect her Oscar award for Best Actress. Valued at $4 million, the dress was lent to Lawrence as she was the face of the brand. The tripping incident also proved to be a blessing for Dior Couture, as it gave the dress extended air time and publicity, which would have cost the company millions otherwise.