Melissa McCarthy, Jennifer Lopez + More in Oscars Big Trend: Pastels

Not only do we show off celebs like Maria Menounosz and Cameron Diaz in pastels, we've got suggestions on how to add it to your closet!

Melissa McCarthy, Jennifer Lopez + More in Oscar’s Big Trend: Pastels!

Not only do we show off celebs like Maria Menounosz and Cameron Diaz in pastels, we’ve got suggestions on how to add it to your closet!

-PJ Gach

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Over the years we’ve seen iconic gowns flutter across the red carpet at the Oscars. Last night’s event showed off one of spring’s biggest trends: pastels. We saw everyone from Giuliana Rancic, Berenice Bejo and Melissa McCarthy in these soft, romantic shades.

We’ve rounded up their looks and added a few ideas on how you can incorporate the colors into your daily life.

Pastel Pink

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Actress Kate Mara wore a beaded, glittery pale pink gown couture gown by Jack Guisso.

Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy wore a silk rose chiffon custom designed gown by Marina Rinaldi. She also sported Chopard jewels and Brian Atwood Wagner peep toe heels (seen up close in her skit with Billy Crystal) and carried a Brian Atwood custom minaudiere. Both the shoes and the bag were encrusted in Swarovski crystals, Talk about high-wattage power!

Before Penelope Ann Miller from The Artist star slipped on her beaded pale pink Badgley Mischka gown and Blue Nile jewels (see our giveaway!), she used the St. Tropez rose skin illuminator for a little added glow.

How can you wear it?

 pink items

Fairy Dust tulle skirt ($34.99, shopruche.com)

BCBG Max Azria logo embossed tablet case ($78, bcbg.com)

Satin floral shift dress ($139.95, lechateau.com)

Guess dazzling sport watch ($125, guess.com)

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Cream

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Cameron Diaz looked ultra sexy in her silk Gucci Premiere gown, Ferragamo blush satin peep toe pumps, and diamond and platinum jewelry from Tiffany’s.

E!’s Giuliana Rancic wore a beaded Tony Ward gown with a sheer back and jewels from Jacob and Co.

Jennifer Lopez–this woman doesn’t age. She wore a beaded Zuhair Murad gown with a daring neckline.

Some loved and some hated Kristin Wiig’s waves. She wore a strapless J.Mendel pre-fall gown and jewelry by Neil Lane.

How can you wear it?

 ivory cream colored stuff

Monterey Bay top ($52.99, modcloth.com)

Kamea natural peep toe pump ($65, michaelantonio.com)

Linea Pelle Bo fringe sling ($215, lpcollection.com)

Chloe dress by Sequinze ($87, peppermintpark.com)

Mint Green

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Since mint green is going to be a big color for spring, it looks like Berenice Bejo and Maria Menounos are ahead of the game!

Berenice was one of the few women who wore a long sleeved gown to the Oscars. She wore a beaded Elie Saab couture gown, dazzling Chopard jewels and carried a mint green embroidered Nirvana Star Swarovski clutch.

With cutout sides, Maria Menounos looked incredibly sexy in her Maria Lucia Hohan gown, Rene Caovilla grey satin and Swarovski crystal heels.

How can you wear this trend?

mint green items

Gateau chiffon tank in mint ($36, shopsosie.com)

Strut sulphur jean ($98, superdry.com)

Geometric laser cut belt ($24.95, gap.com)

Opaque anchor necklace ($1.50, forever21.com)

Tell us: Would you wear pastels this spring?

PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.


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