Since time immemorial, women have been the cynosure of all eyes with their satins and silks, flowers and frills, laces and linen. Who can resist the attraction of these femmes fatales in their gorgeous dresses, decked out to capture the crowds. These show stealing, heart stopping women dresses have been sensations for ages to come. Hollywood heartthrobs, royal womenfolk, and conspicuous celebrities have created their own distinctive signature styles, making a fashion statement at all social events.
Grab a look at the 20 most sensuous dresses of all times to draw inspiration for your future fashion statements.
1. Audrey Hepburn’s classy look:
White, womanly, virginal this was how the floral Givenchy dress looked when Audrey Hepburn stole hearts at the 1954 Grammy show. It is said that the dress has also inspired ex Spice girl Victoria Beckham in her creations.
2. Julia Roberts’ vintage look:
Black, sexy and sophisticated are the perfect words that can describe the Valentino gown of Julia Roberts at the Oscar Awards/Nite of 2011. Her personal favorite, this black vintage outfit put the Pretty Girl on the Haute Couture List.
3. Catherine Zeta Jones fiery look:
Red hot, sexy and passionate was how Catherine Zeta Jones looked with her flaming Red Versace Gown in the Oscars of1999. The gown showed off her exuberant sex appeal to full advantage breaking many hearts at the function.
4. Jennifer Lopez ???s sheer look:
In 2000, Jennifer Lopez stunned the crowds at the Grammys with her sheer, see through sea green negligee like fashion statement. So hot was this bare all garb with its plunging neckline that even Gene Halliwell wore it as well that year.
5. Keira Knightley???s trendy taffeta:
Keira Knightley kindled many passions with her trendy black /Vera Wang Taffeta at the 2006 Oscars. But this dress served another noble cause as she donated it to Oxfam and also raked up $ 4000 for charity.
6. Kate Winslet???s scarlet seduction:
The quintessential English Rose, Kate Winslet turned scarlet in her seductive Ben Di Lisi Scarlet gown at the 2002 Oscars. A definite one shouldered show stopper was this one!
7. Halle Berry???s beauty burgundy:
Halle Berry made merry at the 2002 Oscars with her Eli Saab creation that showed off her rounded curves to the best benefit.
8. Bjork???s icy appeal:
Icelandic singer Bjork made a true fashion statement with her icy white swan dress that created rave reviews in 2001.
9. Kate Moss goes grand and gold:
In her gold Christian Dior satin sensation, Kate Moss glided down the rampwalk gracefully at the The Golden Age of Couture VIP Gala at the V&A Museum.
10. Reece Witherspoon at her radiant best:
Reece Witherspoon wilted many a heart in her Canary Yellow Costume designed by Oliver Theyskens at the Golden Globe gala of 2007.
11. Cindy Crawford goes on heart rampage in red:
In a striking red garb with a plunging neckline, Cindy Crawford carved her name in all hearts at the 1991 Oscars.
12. Pretty pink Gwyneth Paltrow:
Accepting her award in a pretty pink full skirted Ralph Lauren gown in 1997, Gwyneth Paltrow made a pretty picture, hard to miss.
13. Charlize Theron is a blue belle:
In the 2005 Academy Awards, all eyes were on Charlize Theron???s baby blue Christian Dior gown.
14. Penelope Cruz cruises in blush:
In her blush colored feathered Versace gown, Penelope Cruz grabbed the deserved attention of the Academy Awards night in 2007.
15. Hilary Swank and her backless beauty:
In a backless navy blue ensemble designed by Guy Laroche, Hilary Swank strutted about the Academy Awards of 2005.
16. Gisele in pristine white:
In a full length strapless pristine white Dior outfit, supermodel charmed both boyfriend Leonardo DeCaprio and the crowds at the Academy Awards of 2005
17. Cher and her black beauty:
Cher flaunted her slim beauty and courage in a daring black Bob Mackie weirdo dress in 1987.
18. Rene Zellweger???s pastel passion:
Rene Zellweger sported a simple pastel yellow Lilie et Cie gown in 2001 that looked elegant, vibrant and contemporary.
19. Uma Thurman???s unique presentation:
In her catchy crimson Alberta Ferreti gown, Uma Thurman made a unique statement in the Oscars of 2004.
20. Elizabeth Hurley???s safety pin sensation:
In a black, beckoning, sensation robe called the safety pin dress, Elizabeth Hurley attended the 1994 premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral. Voted most among the Debenham poll by 3000 women, this dress goes down history as a show stopper.