Following the fiasco that capped the 2017 Oscars Sunday night, the stars headed out to Vanity Fair after-party, and many leading ladies swapped out their red carpet looks for all-new outfits.
We've gathered some of the before-and-afters in the gallery above, along with some of the more, um, attention-getting looks of the evening. Of the Oscar quick-change artists, we loved Ruth Negga's after-party cocktail dress, a modern strapless Oscar de la Renta with splashes of color, compared to her fussy red Valentino, and we also preferred Dakota Johnson's black spaghetti-strapped Gucci with its wan pink sash, but only because her '30-style long-sleeved yellow Gucci was such a disaster.
As for Jessica Biel, let's just call it a draw -- her gold Kaufmanfranco gown at the ceremony was eye-catching but the gold feathered collar from Tiffany was too much, while her peek-a-boo bronze caped look at the Vanity Fair ball didn't quite work either.
Other stars who made an impression one way or another at the Vanity Fair party: Elizabeth Banks in an unusual gold Elie Saab gown with blue, yellow and pink floral applique; Freida Pinto in another Elie Saab, a sparkly teal one-shouldered gown, the bright color instantly setting her apart; Jessica Alba in an ethereal ruffled pale blue Ralph & Russo; Mariah Carey, busting out, as per usual, in her Phillip Plein; and Sarah Paulson in a severe yellow and black velvet Ronald Van Der Kamp.
Check out our arrivals gallery here, our picks for the best and worst of the night here, and for more Oscar coverage here.
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