"At the Oscars everyone wears the same strapless princess dress with their hair pulled back. I wanted to wear something different, and Karl Lagerfeld was like, 'Please wear this!' It was his favorite Chanel dress."
"This was the first time I realized how crazy stylists get with dresses for the Academy Awards. I'd actually wanted to wear a Chanel dress, but the stylist of a Best Actress nominee blocked it—and she didn't even end up wearing it. Luckily, I loved this Elie Saab one, too."
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To get her look:
Try a generously cut top with layers and layers of ruffles.