The stars came out to shine last night at the Academy Awards. Only a few bomb beauties were nominated, but so many more turned out to perform and present. Let’s take a look at their red carpet choices and see: were their looks hot? Or did they make you go hmmm….

Best Supporting Actress nominee (and undercover fashionista) Taraji P. Henson chose a strapless Roberto Cavalli gown for the big night…


A pretty choice, but a bit plain…I would have loved to see some color, beading or sequins! At any rate, her Fred Leighton diamond necklace is hot and definitely upgrades the whole look.

Tony award winner and nominee Viola Davis went for glam in this haltered Reem Acra number…


..she is literally radiant, and I’m loving the jeweled details. Hot!

Beyonce came out to perform, but first stunted on the carpet in a House of Dereon couture creation…


Hmmm…this dress looks like a pair of drapes fashioned into a dress. Perhaps Dereon should stick to jeans and not carpet couture? Hmmm…

Alicia Keys looked lovely in this colorful Armani Prive….


The dress is hot, but something about her new hair color makes me go Hmm….

John Legend’s boo Christine Teigen kept the bright, colorful theme going in an orange crush floor grazer…


A little low cut, but still cute…hot!

Oscar award winner Penelope Cruz was enchanting in a Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Gown


She looks like a princess and the Chopard jewels are hot!

Indian stunner Freida Pinto captivated the crowd in this blue one shouldered John Galliano


I loved the beading and tulle. Hot!

Vanessa Hudgens was gorgeous in Marchesa…


Hot! This is how you do details. Estelle, take note!

And finally the Queen blessed us all with this navy Georges Chakra custom choice…


Everything from the color to the Swarovski crystal embroidery is hot! All hail the Queen!

What did you think?