2011 Academy Awards Look By Look: Host Anne Hathaway's Wardrobe Changes

Hosting the Oscars is no easy task. And we're just talking about the outfit changes! Anne Hathaway, who cohosted the 83rd Annual Academy Awards last night with nominee James Franco, went through eight stunning looks throughout the evening, all while singing, dancing, and laughing at Franco's deadpan jokes. The actress (who is the youngest person to ever host, by the way) definitely deserves kudos for that! Here's the look-by-look...

RED CARPET ALERT: Anne was one of a handful of celebs who chose red for the red carpet. Her pick, this Valentino tube dress with some serious bustle action going on. To drive the crimson theme home, the actress painted her nails and pout in the hue.

Anne Hathaway arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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SNOW QUEEN: For her opening monologue Anne wore a white strapless flowing number with beading by Givenchy. Oh, and Anne, don't think we didn't notice that you changed your nail polish from red to nude!

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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BOYS CLUB: James Franco wasn't the only one to wear a tux onstage. Anne slipped into the feminine Lanvin number with satin lapels for her brief sing-song. She paired the sexy suit with glittering Swarovski crystal-covered Brian Atwood pumps.

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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GREY GARDEN: Rumor has it that this princess-style gown was custom designed for Anne by Vivienne Westwood. The actress teamed the taffeta and lace corseted frock with a fancy pants diamond and amethyst necklace.

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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SHIMMY-SHIMMY: This one-shoulder silver beaded embroidered gown by Oscar de la Renta may have been Anne's personal favorite. With all of its tassels, she couldn't help but dance. Totally understandable. P.S. We wouldn't have minded seeing her hair coifed like this—wavy and carefree—for the entire show.

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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BRICK HOUSE: Anne showed off her amazing figure in this brick-colored Atelier Versace silk gown, which featured a body-hugging, corset-style bodice.

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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PURPLE REIGN: This luminescent and satin-y sapphire Armani Privé evening gown features off-the-shoulder straps, a fitted bodice and a high back slit. We are dying to know what color/brand lipstick Anne is wearing here. Anyone? Anyone?

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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ALL THAT GLITTERS: To close the night, Anne slinked into a skintight Tom Ford lace long-sleeve dress, which was adorned with mesmerizing crystals, and pulled her hair into a low party-ready bun.

Anne Hathaway at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 27.
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