82 Academy awards "Oscar 2010 Awards"
Sandra Bullock wore an elegant silver design by Marchesa and sandals by Jimmy Choo
Precious star Mariah Carey sparkled on the red carpet in a blue Valentino creation
Jennifer Lopez attended with husband Marc Anthony wearing a Giorgio Armani white gown decorated with Swarovski crystals, and Salvatore Ferragamo sandals
Charlize Theron chose a mauve dress designed especially for the occasion by John Galliano for Christian Dior, and Harry Winston jewels
Cameron Diaz modelled a spectacular silver toned, crystal embellished dress, accessorised with a Cartier ring and earrings
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas was accompanied by wife Melanie Griffith on the red carpet