After the awards, came the parties – few quite so glamorous as Elton John’s annual bash.
Emma Roberts looked resplendent in a shimmering fishtail gown, while Fan Bingbing stole glances in a soft, peachy dress with a 1960s feel. Keeping up the demure theme, Mena Suvari chose a diaphanous, long-sleeve red silk gown, while Jamie King chose a romantic nude chiffon number.
At the other end of the scale, stars including Heidi Klum, Nicole Richie and a newly-brunette Britney Spears went for daring, plunging necklines, while Bonnie Wright kept it kooky in a dark, patterned trouser suit.
Click through the gallery to explore...
See the stars on the Oscars 2013 red carpet