the oscar's 13 most stunning dresses

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The fashion statements at tonight's Academy Awards proved one major thing: For our favorite celebs, red-carpet fashion is officially no longer about looking classic. Sure, the looks we loved were classic in the sense that they were stunning, but there was a modern, almost futuristic vibe to the couture. From ultra-bedazzled fabric to mixed textures to shapes we've never seen, these gowns deserve their own awards show. 

Ahead, the stunners we're obsessing over. Let us know if you agree.