The 80th annual Academy Awards presentation may have seemed a little ad hoc (no opening number, Amy Adams performing "Happy Working Song" from "Enchanted" with nary a backup dancer or animated furry friend in sight), but it was clear the gowns on the red carpet weren't last-minute decisions — even if the ceremony was still up in the air two weeks ago.
"I've worked with him several times," said Marion Cotillard of Jean Paul Gaultier, who designed her mermaid gown based on his spring 2008 couture collection. "When I saw this dress from his last collection, I knew I wanted to wear it."
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"