Why you won’t see a star in a swan dress again – A Look Back at Outrageous Oscars Style — and Why It Would Never Happen Today
Let it be said: Björk is sorely missed. As is Cher. And Kim Basinger.
Remember that full-skirted, one-sleeved gown, paired with a half jacket, that Basinger designed herself and wore to the 1990 Oscars? If you don’t, here it is:
Or the glorious Cher and her Bob Mackie showgirl regalia, donned for the 1986 awards. And Björk, who metamorphosed into a swan for the 2001 show (pictured at top), and Celine Dion, who flipped around her Dior tux and wore it backwards in 1999.