Kristen Wiig and Michelle Williams may have spent thousands to look great for the Oscars, but you can look as good (if not better) with our guide.
-PJ Gach, BettyConfidential.com
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Oh, we've been swooning all week long over Oscar ensembles! With spring parties like weddings, galas, proms and the like coming up, we decided to re-create 6 stellar looks for less for you. If you want to dress like Angelina Jolie, Stacy Keibler or Rose Bryne, we've got the best lookalike styles for you!
1. Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara went edgy with a white Givenchy Couture gown, Fred Leighton jewels and luscious red lips. The dress and jewels are out of our budget, but the lip colors are definitely within it! She wore (1) Bite Whipped Cherry lip scrub ($18, sephora.com) and (2) Bite high pigment pencil in Pomegranate ($24, sephora.com).
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Own the red carpet in this ensemble: (3) BCBGMAXAZRIA Magdelena gown ($340, isaay.com), (4) stacked bling armor ring ($6, charlotterusse.com), (5) Kardashian Kollection hexagon stone metal ring ($14, sears.com) and (6) ankle strap peep-toe pump ($32.50, charlotterusse.com)
2. Kristen Wiig
The flowing tulle skirt and corset top of Bridesmaids' Kristin Wiig J. Mendel gown was the stuff of dreams. She wore stacked diamond and platinum bracelets, an emerald ring and waves.
kristen wiig oscar look for less
Get the look of a fairy princess by renting (1) Reem Acra Florence gown ($400 rental, renttherunway.com). Then pair it with the (2) Kelly silver crystal bracelet ($29.95, sendthetrend.com), and (3) Emerald City rings ($29.99, jewelmint.com). Finally, dance the night away in (4) luster platform sandal ($34.99, payless.com).
3. Rose Byrne
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Rose Byrne wore a shimmery black sequined one shoulder gown by Vivienne Westwood, Jimmy Choo New Linda Heels and Chanel jewels. Total price? Um, let's not think about it.
rose byrne oscar look for less 2012
Her lippie and blush won't break the bank; Rose wore (1) Nars Bilbao lipstick ($24, narscosmetics.com) and (2) Nars Gaiety blush ($28, narscosmetics.com). Get her sexy look with the (3) black triple strap one shoulder sequin gown ($130.99, amiclubwear.com). (4) three circle dangle earrings ($6, charlotterusse.com), (5) curved rhinestone knuckle ring ($6.80, forever21.com), (6) mesh glitz cuff ($28, baublebar.com) and finish it off with (7) rosette platforms ($26.80, forever21.com).
4. Michelle Williams
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Ah, Michelle Williams! She's always fashion forward and feminine at the same time. Her Louis Vuitton peplum gown in burnt orange, Forever Mark jewels and a pink croc clutch made her an Oscar fashion winner.
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Be just as glam but for less money with the (1) Dalia MacPhee strapless taffeta mermaid gown ($129.97, nordstrom.com) and the (2) Kardashian Kollection box chain necklace with faceted acrylic stones ($16.80, sears.com). Carry the (3) Jessica McClintock large rectangle clutch ($21, designersimports.com) and the (4) Lola colorblock sandals ($34.99, payless.com) for a pop of color and contrast.
5. Stacy Keibler
Stay Keibler wore a slinky gold gown by Marchesa, carried a gold box clutch and glowed. Her gown got almost as much buzz as her famous boyfriend, George Clooney.
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Be a golden goddess in this (1) 1930s style gold ruched tank rose dress ($688, unique-vintage.com). Pair it with these (2) Crystal and gold earrings ($60, liasophia.com) and the (3) Under One Sky box clutch ($9.90, nordstrom.com) and finish the look with the (4) chunky sequin platform pump ($38.50, charlotterusse.com).
6. Angelina Jolie
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Oh Angelina! If she or her leg aren't making headlines, then her partner Brad Pitt and her kids are! We'd all like to own a black velvet custom made gown by Versace Atelier and wear Ferragamo pumps to our next big party, too. However, we found an outfit that's got as much star power as hers, but with enough left over to pay for the electric and gas bills, too (bad pun alert!).
angelina jolie oscar look for less 2012
Try this (1) Junior's side slit gown ($80, jcpenney.com). Get star power with the (2) Blizzard drop earrings ($64, baublebar.com) and wear the (3) Jupiter platform sandal ($29.99, payless.com) on your feet.
Tell us: Which look would you love to wear?