Oscars 2012 Red Carpet Live Blog

8:30pm — OMG show started. Meet us back here for our favorite looks!

8:20pm — MAHAHAHAHAHA. Okay, so apparently, a bunch of people picked this dress as an option out of a hat. Literally. WHAT.

8:17pm — UUUUM. GAME THE HELL OVER. Here's Angelina Jolie looking every part her last name (even if it's actually her middle name) in the most bangingsome bananas black velvet gonzo architectural peplum Atelier Versace dress. Plus, excuse me, what is this loooooooong slit? Stunning. #legs #EVERYTHING

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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8:02pm —OKAY, WHERE IS ANGELINA?

7:55pm — Penelope Cruz in Armani Prive.

7:29pm — SICK. Emma Stone in red, side-swoop bangs, bun and BOW. Giambattista Valli SS12 couture.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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7:28pm — OH SNAP. Giuliana Rancic called Kristen Wiig's hair a little "Screen Actor's Guild Awards"

7:24pm — J. Lo looks ridiculously, faustian bargain-ishly BEAUTIFUL. Like, it makes no sense. Shoulder cut-outs, sternum, boobage, radiating pattern from her torso and the best skin. Dress from Zuhair Murad.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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7:23pm — Tina Fey looks wonderful in custom Carolina Herrera. Structured peplum. In midnight.

Tina Fey

Tina Fey at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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7:20pm — Ahahahahhaha huge night for the Lint Roller.

7:16pm — OH SNAP the DICTATOR. OoooOOoof he said, he's wearing John Galliano. Likely a gag. UM. ALSO, he poured "Kim Jong Il" on Secrest's Burberry.

7:13pm — Kristen Wiig in a floaty, pale, nude-ish rose, J. Mendel.

Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:56pm — OK. Sue me. BUT. Rooney could try looking a little peppier. Just putting that out there. Someone give her a milkshake and up her energy levs plz. #sacrilegeSUREbutCOMEON

6:55pm — Rooney Mara is apparently chilly in her white Givenchy. Chiffon straps and implausibly smooth ivory skin. It features a plunging back with an intricate series of scaffolding that likely keeps it in place on her slight frame.

Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:53pm — A bright red tiered, peplummed OUT Louis Vuitton for Michelle Williams. There's a wee bow at the waist that reads a bit twee but otherwise wonderful. Also, the tiers are tissue thin and impossibly delicate.

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:49pm — Your bangs also look reeeery like it's made from a beautiful space alien substance. HOW SO GLOSSY??? Tell us.

6:48pm — ROOOOOOOOOONEY we just saw a glimpse of you in white.

6:45pm — LOVE LOVE LOVE that Diddy has a curbside groomer who is lint rolling his ish right now.

Diddy

Diddy getting ready for the 2012 Academy Awards.
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Diddy

Diddy getting ready for the 2012 Academy Awards.
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Diddy

Diddy at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:45pm — Pharrell Williams in a black, velvet bowtie and a BEAUTIFUL face. Also, perfect torso.

Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:43pm — YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY. Maya Rudolph looks incredible in a plum Johanna Johnson dress with a jeweled belt and capelet sleeves and Veronica Lake curls.

Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:40pm — Shailene in white, long-sleeved, sorrrrrrta rattan-looking Valentino dress.OK, I know that's a TURRIBLE description, in that it sounds like lawn furniture... BUT there are these teeny tiny flattened rosettes that make up the front panel.

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:36pm — Eeeeeeeeeeenteresting. Jonah Hill in a murdered-out tux. All black everything.

Jonah Hill

Jonah Hill at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:28pm — OH SNAP. It's George Clooney in Armani. Stacy Keibler in gold, satin, stuuuuuuuuuuunning, draped Marchesa.

6:24pm — Jessica Chastain looks fantastic in gold and black ALSO. Embroidery, sweetheart neckline and tousled hair. McQueen. In every way. Also, HAAAAA "It was during the Armani fashion show and Paris Fashion Week that I found out." Jessica Chastain on her Oscar noms. #WHATTALIFE

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:23pm — HOLY SMOKES!!! Judy Greer looks AMAZING in Monique Lhuilliergold and black SEQUINS.

Judy Greer

Judy Greer at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:14pm — Whew. It's a good thing Rooney Mara isn't wearing that black and white MUGLER outfit (that we LUH'd) only 'cause she'd be too matchy poo with the Wolfgang Punk folks in their beautimous Ozwald Boateng-designed uniforms.

6:13pm — Berenice Bejo in a light mint. Long sleeves Elie Saab.

Berenice Bejo

Berenice Bejo at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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6:06pm — LOL our own @MTVNews's @JoshuaHorowitz and @ChristinaMTV are gorging on gold Oscars from Wolfgang Puck. GET IT, GUYS.

5:55pm — Milla Jovovich with curls and a one-shouldered Elie Saab. White, shimmering, red lips and a slight mermaid hem. LOVE.

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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5:49pm — AHAAHAHAH couldn't tell if this Cee Lo ad was for sequins or for Vegas until the very last second. #INTOIT

5:38pm — WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAA Ryan Gosling IS NOT COMING TONIGHT :(

5:37pm — CANNOT WAIT TO SEE ROOOOOOOONEY

5:34pm — YIKES. These illusion sleeves on this Valentino Couture dress on Amara Miller from "The Descendents" is a little grandmother of the bride for me.

5:34pm — On snap. Giuliana had a costume change: Tony Ward. Following the same color scheme of the earlier Basil Soda.

5:34pm — Sarah Hyland is drapey in Alberta Ferretti. Also present.

Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland at the 2012 Academy Awards.
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5:34pm — Ryan is wearing a Burberry tux and Harry Winston cuffs.

5:32pm — SICK, Ryan Seacrest says Sacha Baron Cohen WILL be stopping by for an interview.

5:31pm — Which, duh, he looked AMAZING in the campaign.

5:30pm — ALSO, Kermit The Frog is wearing Brooks Brothers.

5:29pm — Can't wait to see Miley Cyrus and Chris Hemsworth. Sickeningly, apallingly CUTE couple.

5:13pm — Tina Fey is apparently in Carolina Herrera. Promising.

5:11pm — So wait, is Sacha Baron Cohen coming or not?

5:09pm — So Giuliana is wearing Basil Soda and LOL at "rings are compliments of Bill Rancic" kiiinda cute.

4:52pm — Um. Do we like Giuliana Rancic's DRAMATIC white and nude gown?

4:51pm — Kelly Osbourne is giving strong deco and cutaways in her black beaded Fall 2012 Badgley Mischka dress.

4:48pm — OK, first dispatch seems to be that Shailene Woodley is wearing Valentino SS 12. In white.

4:46pm — Whoa. Kiiiinda nervous. Feel like we've been training for this night for WEEKS!

Live From The 2012 Oscars Red Carpet


Finally! It's the evening of the 2012 Oscars, and the MTV Style team is on EDGE waiting for what Hollywood's best and brightest have in store for the last big red carpet of the winter awards show season. What will be this year's standout trends? Who will take the most risks? Will anyone debut a major hair transformation? Whose dresses will we LOVE and who will we feel a twinge of second-hand embarrassment for? Will Billy Crystal have as many wardrobe changes as Anne Hathaway? What will Emma Stone wear and *closes eyes impossibly tight* will Ryan Gosling be there?? Answer to this and so much more in our 2012 Academy Awards live blog!

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