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If the Oscars was a room, designer Candice Olson would win Best everything. So in honor of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, here are three red carpet looks I’ve assembled for co-host Anne Hathaway (with help from 1st dibs) matched with three glamorous rooms by the divine Ms. Olson. What look/room get’s your vote?
♦ Number 1 ♦

Oscar De La Renta layered organza gown

• Oscar de la Renta gown ¦ Dining Room with black crystal chandelier and velvet banquette •

Candice Olson Designs - Dining Room

♦ Number 2 ♦

1950s Wilma couture silk tulle gown with sweeping ruffle

• Couture Wilma gown ¦ Living Room with teal-and-gold paisley wallpaper and fuchsia wall •

Candice Olson Designs - Living Room

♦ Number 3 ♦

1920s Jeanne Paquin couture gown

• Couture Jeanne Paquin gown ¦ Living Room with ebony quartz mantel, stainless steel tiles •

Candice Olson Designs - Fireplace


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26 Responses

  1. AmandaNC says:

    amazing wow factor! #2 is my fav. love the blue tones..very peaceful

  2. Lili@HGTV says:

    I vote for Rom #2!

  3. selena says:

    I vote for Number 3 love the black/red.

  4. MARIA says:


  5. crazymom says:

    Definitely Number 1, The room has a warm cozy feeling, but with a sophisticated look…. Very liveable!

  6. michelle groden says:

    Love the colors in room 2

  7. Kara Schletty says:

    I love #2!! The room seems very relaxing.

  8. NYKatiepug says:

    #2 is my favorite. The combination of colors is perfect, colorful without being overwhelming.

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