Red Carpet Winners: What are YOU wearing?



Every spring, the red carpet is rolled out, and the glitter and glitz that is the Oscars begins.

From the fashion to the accessories to the soirees and swag, we’re taking a look at all-things-Oscar, darling!



Goodwill looks inspired by Oscar fashions

Light colors have been hot the past few years, and judging by this year’s Oscar Luncheon, patterns and lace will be the ‘go-to’ this year. But don’t forget about beautiful Vintage Oscar looks – they never go out of style! Whichever you choose, check out the stunning outfits we found at our 10th Street gwBoutique – they’ll get you a gold statue!

The Classic Little Black Dress

Always a hit. Add a pair of heels and a necklace, and you’re a showstopper!

basic black dress

Basic Black & White

Take that little black dress a step further with a classic look: black and white. Extra points for an interesting neckline. Make a statement – you are the art.

black and white drress

Form-fitting Sleeveless

Accentuate the positive, with a long, form-fitting gown. Add a wispy shoulder wrap, and ooh la la!

gold black dress

Carnival Style

Topped with a beaded bustier, you’ll walk into any party with eye-catching style.

sequin dress


Sparkle without saying a word. Perfect for the glitz of Oscar evening! An off-the-shoulder style brings even more visual interest.

sparkle dress

Metallic or Shiny Satin

You’ll shimmer and shine – and this beauty will reflect the admiration on everyone’s face. Don’t steal the show from Oscar!

Classic French Design

Celebrate the arts like Parisians…there’s no need to look any further than this beautiful French style. Fini.

princess dress

And for the men in the crowd…

Go with the classic black tie look, or try out something new! Check out the best-dressed men from last year’s Oscars, and let Goodwill outfit you to a tee! We’ve got this gorgeous tux just waiting for you.

Ah, but don’t forget the shoes.

Look divine from head to toe when you wear our fab designer footwear!

bebe shoes silver sparkle shoes
steve madden shoes black and gold shoes

Top off your performance with the perfect bag and bling.

We’ve got the perfect bag for you, and jewelry to set off that dramatic dress.


Now that you’re dressed, show it off best!

Throw your own Oscar Party! We’re going straight to the source for advice: the official Oscars page! Check out their 7 Ways to Throw the Perfect Party on Oscar evening.


Goodwill is golden for party supplies!

Toast your successful get-together! From the perfect martini glasses, dahling, to a well-dressed table, find the perfect pieces to make your party Best of Show!

wine glasses   

Raise the Bar

When it comes to entertaining, we’ve got your libation station and snack center already designed! Here are two wonderful set-ups, just add counter space.


Don’t want to host a party, but still want to dress up?

Attend a FREE Oscar Watch Party here in Austin!

J. Black’s

Here’s a great suggestion from The Austin Chronicle:
Walk the red carpet before testing your luck at Oscar bingo, because let's be honest, the Oscar's aren't exciting without something riding on it. Champagne and popcorn will be popped. Sun., Feb. 26, 6-11pm (2012). Free.
J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, Austin, 694-5938

Black Sheep Lodge

There’s also the 8th Annual Oscar’s Watch Party at the Black Sheep Lodge, Sun., Feb. 26, starting at 5pm. Here are their details: We’ll have our own Red Carpet hour starting at 5:30 p.m. with prizes for best dressed. Plus, enjoy Oscar's Trivia, Ballot Contests, Oscars Bingo, prizes, drink specials, and more! Get your friends together, get dressed up and come enjoy a great night right here on S. Lamar!

You’ve got the tips…now be a hit! Check out our gwBoutique for your fab fashions for Oscar evening!




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