2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Penelope Ann Miller looked fairy-tale beautiful (and Oscar-worthy) at the red carpet with this classic strapless look -- and here are several other glimpses we caught of fashion dos and don'ts, including the stunning Milla Jovovich and overly collagen'd Melanie Griffith.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Octavia Spencer displayed flawless taste in her choice of red-carpet gown.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Jonah Hill's black-on-black decision fit him well.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Glenn Close's tailored jacket with the feminine skirt on the gown was a clever nod to her nomination for her gender-bending role in Albert Nobbs.

Viola Davis was resplendent in an emerald-green mermaid gown.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

The lines of Janet McTeer's choice were simple but flattering, and the color popped nicely.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Milla Jovovich's old-school glamour stole the show -- and her clutch and ring show her ability to accessorize.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Alexandra Edenborough and Gary Oldman looked polished and happy.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Michelle Williams's eye-popping gown had cute (and stylish) bow details.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

George Clooney and Stacey Keibler looked fabulous -- the gold was a good choice for Stacey.

This gown showed off Rooney Mara's beautiful skin to perfection -- the modern back details were especially noteworthy.

2012 Oscars: Red carpet fashion do's and don'ts

Antonio Banderas looks as delicious as always -- but for heaven's sake, Melanie Griffith, lay off the collagen and facelifts, already.

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