Oscar Winning Denim Icons

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Celebrating the award-winning actresses that don denim when they're not walking the red carpet. Whether it's off-duty dungarees or that favourite pair of skinnies, denim has a special place in the hearts (and wardrobes) of Hollywood's finest. In celebration of the 88th Academy Awards, we highlight our pick of the screen sirens that wear flares just as well as a frock.

Prepare for some award-winning denim performances…


Image source: Tales of Endearment and The Fashion Spot

Cher, Best Actress 1988, Moonstruck.

Cher kicks back in timeless high-rise flares, working retro revival at its best.


Image source: Pixel Finomni

Jodie Foster, Best Actress 1988, The Accused.

Jodie Foster sports super relaxed boyfriend jeans – the perfect embodiment of casual cool.


Image source: Entertainment Weekly

Julia Roberts, Best Actress 2001, Erin Brockovich.

Activist Erin Brockovich is known for being denim clad, so life imitates art as Julia Roberts slips into utilitarian style dungarees, while playing her in the 2001 film. 

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Image source: The Huffington Post

Sandra Bullock, Best Actress 2010, The Blind Side.

 Sandra Bullock is a blue jeans baby wearing high-waisted denim that oozes effortless cool.