Walking the Oscars 2014 red carpet at the Hollywood & Highland Center was the big fashion moment of the night, but most celebrities also changed for some of the Academy Awards after parties. 

While the same gowns and tuxedos were seen at the Oscars Governors Ball or the 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party, the Vanity Fair Oscar Party really brought out new and stunning dresses.

See the best dressed celebrities at the Oscars After Party 2014, from the biggest winners of the night to stars who didn’t attend the 86th Academy Awards, but couldn’t miss the biggest party in Hollywood, held in a parking lot tent at West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza.

Lupita Nyongo Oscars After Party 2014

Lupita Nyong’o

Leaving behind her custom Prada gown, Lupita Nyong’o chose a sea foam Miu Miu dress and added the most important accessory of the night, her golden statue. The fringe and buckles on the dress showed off a more relaxed look, but the actress easily made the best dressed list at the Oscars after party 2014.

Jennifer Lawrence Oscars After Party 2014

Jennifer Lawrence

Slipping out of Dior for the first time in years at an important event, Jennifer Lawrence traded her strapless peplum gown for a stunning Tom Ford dress. Combining sheer mesh with mirror details, the dress helped Lawrence truly sparkle at the at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar after party.

Amy Adams Oscars After Party 2014

Amy Adams

Definitely one of the best dressed celebs at the 2014 Oscars after party, Amy Adams opted for an ivory gown by Carolina Herrera. Inspired by Grecian designs, the beautiful gown was accessorized with Jimmy Choo ‘Mariah’ sandals and a different pair of Tiffany & Co. earrings than the ones worn at the Oscars.

Anne Hathaway Oscars After Party 2014

Anne Hathaway

After wearing a Gucci gown with a jewel-encrusted bodice for the 86th Academy Awards, Anne Hathaway changed into a beautiful Viktor & Rolf dress for the Vanity Fair Oscar after party. The actress completed the look with Charlotte Olympia pumps and a Roger Vivier ‘Paint Box’ clutch.

Kate Hudson Oscars After Party 2014

Kate Hudson

Dropping the padded shoulders of her Atelier Versace Spring 2014 gown for a more comfortable look, Kate Hudson made the best dressed list for any Oscars after party 2014 thanks to her Zuhair Murad dress. The actress kept her sultry sideswept waves that worked even better with her second look of the night.

Emmy Rossum Oscars After Party 2014

Emmy Rossum

Channeling Audrey Hepburn (whom she actually played in a TV movie), Emmy Rossum went for a classic Monique Lhuillier dress with a high-low hemline and sweetheart neckline. The dress was short enough to reveal her Monique Lhuillier ankle booties, that were perfectly paired with the dress for a modern twist.

Lady Gaga Oscars After Party 2014

Lady Gaga

Dedicated to Versace, Lady Gaga changed her glamorous look from the Academy Awards red carpet with a more sexy creation. Metallic details and cutouts gave the white dress a bit of edge, helping the artists become one of the best dressed celebrities at the Oscars after party 2014.

Penelope Cruz Oscars After Party 2014

Penelope Cruz

Switching from high fashion Giambattista Valli to affordable H&M for the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar after party was a big surprise, but Penelope Cruz pulled off both looks gracefully. Accessorized with a Loewe clutch, her midnight blue gown is part of the eco-friendly H&M Conscious Collection, set to hit stores in April.

Sienna Miller Oscars After Party 2014

Sienna Miller

Even if she didn’t attend the 86th Academy Awards, Sienna Miller managed to be one of the best dressed celebrities at the Oscars after party 2014. Her red Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 14 dress was perfectly accessorized with gold bangles and Jennifer Fisher jewels.

Evan Rachel Wood Oscars After Party 2014

Evan Rachel Wood

Going for old Hollywood glamor at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2014, Evan Rachel Wood chose an emerald green Elie Saab Fall 2013 Couture gown. Perfectly accessorized with a metallic clutch, the look really came together thanks to bright red lips and the elegant waves of her hairstyle.

Taylor Swift Oscars After Party 2014

Taylor Swift

While most celebrities who were declared best dressed at the Oscars after party 2014 went for color, Taylor Swift sparkled in a black Julien Macdonald creation. The sequined gown with sheer paneling on the long sleeves was a winner, also thanks to the Tamara Mellon ‘Whisper’ suede sandals and Emm Kuo clutch.

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