Oscars Designer Challenge 2011

Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
For the 3rd year in a row, The Academy invited the public to vote for an original gown to be worn by an Awards escort during the ceremony this Sunday. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
The “Oscars Designer Challenge 2011,” featured nine up-and-coming fashion designers including designer Katelyn Bischof who designed the dress above. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Voting began on the 15th and closed on the 21st. Gowns featured included this one by Miriam Cecilia Carlson. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
The winning design will be announced during the live arrivals show on the red carpet. Will it be this one by designer Zoe Hong? (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Or this one by Clay Sadler? (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
In addition to having his or her winning design worn on the live telecast, the winning designer will receive two tickets to attend the Oscars ceremony. Will that be James De Colon who designed the gown above? (Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
A team of expert hairstylists from Roy Teeluck Salon and 83rd Academy Awards head makeup artist Bruce Grayson will prepare the models for their high-fashion stroll down the runway, perhaps in this gown by designer Natalia Romano. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
We saw metallics at The Grammy's and they're just as beautiful in this gown by Angela Avanesyan. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Or this one by Octavio Carlin. Shoes will be by Stuart Weitzman and jewelry by emerging jewelers Jay Carlile, Diamond in the Rough and Gabriele Frantzen will complete the looks. (credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Oscars Designers Challenge 2011
Finally, this stunning gown by Borris Powell. The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. We'll have complete fashion coverage here.
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