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Cher, Oscars 1986
Image credit: Cher: Ralph Dominguez/Globe Photos

Hair Raiser (1986)
Perhaps Oscar's first great screw-you fashion moment. Snubbed for her performance in Mask, Cher stuns the fastidious Academy by wearing a belly-baring Bob Mackie number that is one part spider, two parts Vegas showgirl. ''I did receive my Academy booklet on how to dress like a serious actress,'' she cracks. Two years later, Cher is named Best Actress for Moonstruck.

Originally posted Mar 19, 2003

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