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20 Most Memorable Oscars Red Carpet Dresses by Middle Eastern Designers

This Sunday, the stars will put on their ultimate show-stopping gowns for the occasion of the 2016 Academy Awards. Ahead of the major red carpet event, we highlight the celebrities that wore Arab designers and as we look back, note that it’s no surprise that a number of these styles are now considered iconic and have topped international best-dressed lists. Among the historic moments is Halle Berry’s first African-American woman Best Actress win in an embroidered sheer-bodice dress by Elie Saab; Jennifer Lopez attending in a body-skimming crystal-encrusted Zuhair Murad number; and Jenna Dewan-Tatum in a feather embellished Reem Acra dress.

Ahead of Hollywood’s biggest night, we share the most memorable Oscars red carpet dresses created by Middle Eastern designers.

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