It's Official: These Are the Best Red Carpet Looks Ever

As confident as we are that this award season will bring a crop of head-turning red carpet getups, we can't help but reflect on those standout looks from years or rather decades past. The Oscars, Grammys, and Golden Globes might be the coveted prizes over the coming weeks, but let's not discount the ability to stand out in a sea of fellow celebs in couture, all primped and coiffed to perfection. It's impressive!

While we look forward to the fresh new beauty looks that await us this award season, there is an assortment of iconic beauty moments that have managed to stick with us, and we thought it only fitting to pay tribute to them here. From Cher to Madonna and Audrey Hepburn to Zendaya, here are our nominees for the most memorable red carpet beauty looks of all time. Keep reading for our favorite beauty looks from past red carpets.

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This story was originally published on January 8, 2016.