Liz Hurley’’s ‘’safety pin” dress voted ”Greatest Red Carpet Gown Of All Time”October 10th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Liz Hurley’’s ‘’safety pin” dress has topped a new poll of ”The Greatest Red Carpet Gowns Of All Time”.
The 43-year-old wore the eye-popping black Versace outfit to accompany Hugh Grant to the 1994 premiere of ”Four Weddings And A Funeral”, reports the Telegraph.
The dress, which was held together with several large gold safety pins, subsequently appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world and was widely credited for boosting her profile.
In second place in the poll is classic Hollywood beauty Audrey Hepburn, who wore a stylish white Givenchy dress to the 1954 Oscars - and picked up Best Actress award for ”Roman Holiday”.
Julia Roberts, 40, is rated third for the black vintage Valentino dress she sported at the 2001 Oscars.
In fourth spot is Catherine Zeta-Jones, 39, who wore a glitzy red Versace number to the 1999 Oscars.
And Jennifer Lopez, 39, is fifth with the sexy plunging green Versace dress she pulled on for the Grammy Awards in 2000.
The poll, by Debenhams, the department store, asked 3,000 women to choose their favourite iconic dress.
The top 10 Most Iconic Red Carpet Dresses are:
1.Liz Hurley - Versace ‘’safety pin” Dress: ”Four Weddings and a Funeral” Premiere (1994)
2.Audrey Hepburn - White, belted flower patterned Givenchy dress: Oscars (1954)
3.Julia Roberts - black vintage Valentino dress: Oscars (2001)
4.Catherine Zeta Jones - red Versace dress: Oscars (1999)
5.Jennifer Lopez - plunging sheer green Versace dress: Grammy’’s (2000)
6.Keira Knightley - dark plum Vera Wang one shouldered dress: Oscars (2006)
7.Kate Winslet - red one shoulder flower strap gown by Ben de Lisi gown: Oscars (2002)
8.Halle Berry - Elie Saab net and embroidery topped dress: Oscars (2002)
9.Bjork - outrageous swan dress designed by Marjan Pejoski: Oscars (2001)
10.Kate Moss - vintage ripped Christian Dior gold satin gown: The Golden Age Of Couture VIP Gala, V & A Museum (2007)
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