5. They don't always have style, they just pay stylish people. Although it could be argued that best red-carpet performance is as valid a category as best actress, knowing how to piece together an Oscar worthy outfit is not a requirement for Oscar attendees. Certain stars look good on the red carpet because they hire people to keep them from becoming fashion don'ts.
"It's odd how some actresses just don't get it sometimes, just don't have a clue," stylist Verreos said. "The fact is that the stylists and the teams that the designers put together manipulate the look of the actress. But I do sometimes wish for something crazy: Lara Flynn Boyle with her tutu ensemble, Cher in her Bob Mackie get up. Those kinds of spectacles can be fun."