Ellen Degeneres Gets Glam For the Oscars

02/06/2007 at 06:12 PM ET

Oscar fans brace yourselves: Ellen DeGeneres just may pull a Beyoncé. The ultra-casual talk-show host will leave her khakis and sneakers at home Feb. 25 when she helms the Oscars, thanks to names like Gucci, and is – ready for this? – considering multiple outfit changes.

“Everybody’s sending me stuff,” she tells W magazine in its March issue. “Gucci sent me this amazing package with all kinds of different designs and different fabrics, in a beautiful box with my name engraved in gold plate. I picked some fabrics … They’re making me something. Zac Posen made me a gorgeous tuxedo. Viktor & Rolf is making me something. … I wasn’t planning on changing because it’s just different suits, but I may do it, because I’d like to thank them all for making me stuff.”

Click here to read the full story on Ellen’s Oscar wardrobe.

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Jackson on

I love Ellen! She is such a hoot and so genuine. I know that she will look fabulous in whatever she wears. She’s the greatest host and I can’ wait to see her.

Frab on

Rachel B- what are you talking about??

Crystal Beach girl on

Yeah Rachel B, could you be a little clearer??? I know a lot of us are so eager to say our opinions and end up forgetting to type some of the words. I usually can figure out what is trying to be said but this one has got me. I’m looking forward to the Oscars myself. It should be interesting what she is going to be like.

Rio on

Yeah what Crystal Beach girl said -> ? WHAT ?!

I think Ellen is waaaay cool. She’s funnier than heck, and she’ll do an amazing job hosting the Oscars!

Amanda-Lake Charles,LA. on

LOVE HER!!! LOVE HER!!! LOVE HER!!!I’m sure she’ll look great!!! What a positive spirit she has!I Tivo her EVERYDAY!! Never miss a show and the same will go for the Oscars :)

Carolina on

Ellen is so incredibly funny! She is a talented comedian and will be an even more amazing host.

Crystal Beach girl on

Huh, Rio?? What are you saying? I think Ellen is very funny. Let me say it slowly for you. I A M L O O K I N G F O R W A R D T O T H E O S C A R S T O O !

rachel b. on

Stop rideculing me! I mean’t, what I said, and she is not high on my list as an actress or comedian. She is fashion for glam in a gay sense, I guess.

Meaghan on

I am actually very anxious to see Ellen with a wardrobe change! I think she’ll look amazing! Something different, change is good. But, I must say this picture of her ^ does her no justice what so ever. And please, people (I dont mean to be rude BUT) consider getting a life and stop arguing about people’s opinions on blogs?!

Jeannette Baldwin on

I love Ellen too but someone NEEDS to dress her. I cannot stand her “curled up” toed shoes or the scarves she sometimes wears. It makes me think of some 50’s Hollywood director minus the smoking jacket and pipe. I also don’t care for her low-riding slacks.

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