Vintage Oscar Pics to Inspire Your Red Carpet Weekend

12_111403751
Presenters on stage at the 1950 Academy Awards. All images via Life.com

The 86th annual Academy Awards air this weekend, which means we’ll be parked in front of our televisions, rooting for our fave films of 2013, and ‘ohh’-ing and ‘ahh’-ing over all those gorgeous gowns. To get you geared up for the final awards show of the season, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite throwback Oscar pics, chock-full of old Hollywood glitz and glamour.

Whether you’re planning to host your own red carpet viewing party or just eagerly awaiting the announcement of ‘Best Actress,’ these vintage Oscar pics are sure to win your heart.

12_53370391_high_res
Audrey Hepburn cradles the award she won for Roman Holiday.

08_50437512_high_res
John Wayne and Olivia DeHavillan onstage during the 1953 Oscars.

07_50379456_high_res
Presenters Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly wait backstage at the 1956 Academy Awards.

06_00266243
Natalie Wood gets her hair done prior to the 1962 Oscars.

01_50551575_high_res
Elizabeth Taylor walks through the crowd at the 1961 Oscars.

About ModCloth

With the combined writing powers of our scribing staff, we bring you oodles of collaborative features starring everything from contests and culture to behind-the-scenes coverage of MC events and shenanigans. You're always saying you want to be kept in the loop. Consider yourself lassoed.

Suggested Posts

Galentine’s Day Style + DIY Self-Love Kit
February 05, 2019
This Face Mask Is Like a Bouquet for Your Skin
January 17, 2019
Workplace Besties: A #TeamModCloth Trio Shares the Love
January 10, 2019
How to Style a Party Dress Three Ways
December 20, 2018
The New Black: Styling All-Grey 3 Ways
December 13, 2018
Travel Bug: Saumya Takes Us on a Tour of DC
December 06, 2018
Party Recap: Hello Kitty’s Birthday in LA
November 12, 2018
A Pampering Present: DIY Concentrated Bubble Bath
November 05, 2018
Easy Makeup for Going Out: Featuring Anna Sui Beauty
October 22, 2018
Haunt Now, Haute Later: Three Scary-Stylish Outfits
October 11, 2018

2 Comments

  1. theblackcape 02/25/2014 at 5:37 pm #

    Wow amazing pics! 🙂

  2. Sydney 02/26/2014 at 10:45 am #

    I love Roman Holiday!

Leave a Reply