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Reese Witherspoon's Oscars Gown: Love It or Hate It?

02/23/2009 at 03:00 AM ET

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Reese Witherspoon has thrilled us with her award show looks over the years, from her vintage Christian Dior to collect her Best Actress Oscar to her sexy yellow Nina Ricci at the Golden Globes the following year. And when the surprise presenter took to the stage at tonight’s Academy Awards, it was no exception. The star chose a daringly fashion-forward Rodarte gown with a billowing ombre skirt and an asymmetrical beaded bodice. We love that Reese is supporting a young American label — Rodarte is designed by two twentysomething sisters in California. Reese is one of our Best Dressed picks, but it is more avant-garde than most. So we want to know: What do you think of Reese’s edgy look? Vote in our poll below!

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Nancy on

I believe she is pregnant.

megan on

It’s a gorgeous dress, but really unflattering on her. She is tiny, but the asymmetrical straps make her upper body look huge. Not a good look

marie on

Love the colors!

Scarlett on

I really don’t like the dress and it makes her look big

betty on

what was with the clear plastic straps on that dress – it looked so bad! otherwise the dress was pretty…

Amber on

No one seems to be noticing that she wore the hanger straps.

KawaiiKitty on

umm, I think it makes her look fat… unfortunantly!

Great color! Terrible lines!

Andi on

Reese’s dress was awful. It didn’t flatter her figure, and the straps were very confusing and didn’t lay properly; if you looked closely, you could see flesh colored straps underneath.

Madge on

The dress may be very beautiful, but much too “old” looking for Reese to be wearing. It looks to me to be a dress for an older woman to wear.

John on

Reese is always a stunning addition to the Oscar line-up. My only disappointment was her hair style, a little blaugh!

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