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Timeless Oscar fashion (and dress inspiration for today)

From understated flapper dresses to flamboyant frocks, the stars' fashion throughout almost 100 years of Academy Awards continues to inspire. As stars and movie fans gear up for 2024’s Oscar ceremonies on March 10, look back at some of the attire worn at the earliest Academy Awards ceremonies through the 1970s, featuring fashion favorites such as Audrey Hepburn and Diahann Carroll. And because Edith Head and Givenchy aren’t designing custom creations for the masses, we’ve rounded up a few dresses inspired by the glamorous ladies of Old Hollywood so you’ll always be ready for your close-up! Audrey Hepburn in 1965 Audrey Hepburn lived up to her elegant reputation in this white satin Givenchy-designed gown at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1965, where she was a presenter. “My Fair Lady,” in which she starred with Rex Harrison, won for best picture. (Photo: Getty Images) A dress inspired by Hepburn’s … More dress details and where to buy Audrey Hepburn in 1954 So nice, she's on the

Doris Day's entrance -- and dress! -- in 'Do Not Disturb'

  Doris Day knows how to make an entrance.  In 1965's "Do Not Disturb," she not only stuns in an orange sequin dress, she also has a coat with a matching liner. Not to mention -- the back of the dress! Reel Old Movies posted the movie clip of Day's entrance on New Year's on TikTok . Almost 60 years later, audiences still love the dress, the entrance and the actress.  Below is the original post, along with some comments. Several followers asked to see the back of the dress. So, as requested, we're posting a photo (see above). You can also see the dress in action at around 2:30 in the trailer video.  @reeloldmovies May we all enter 2023 with this swagger #dorisday #newyear #fashion #vintagefashion #movie #film #cine #cinema #oldmovies ♬ original sound - ReelOldMovies.com