The SHAPE Magazine Oscar Awards

Here at, we've picked our own Oscar winners from last night's Academy Awards: the standouts in fashion, style and fitness on the red carpet.

•Best supported actress: Penelope Cruz. Her red sequined L'Wren Scott gown sent the message loud and clear: after giving birth one short month ago, her body's once again on fire.

•Best body transformation for a role: Natalie Portman. Her grueling workout regimen for Black Swan helped her shed 20 pounds (and garnered her a Best Actress award!), but last night, her purple Rodarte gown flowed beautifully over her pregnant body.

•Best return to a healthy weight: Mila Kunis. In a too-skinny state after Black Swan, she filled out enough to flaunt her ballet-toned arms in a lavender Elie Saab.

•Most dramatic weight loss: Jennifer Hudson, flaunting her new body (80 pounds lighter!) in a vivid tangerine gown from Versace.

•Best dressed for her body type: three-way tie. Gwyneth Paltrow sparkled in a shimmery liquid Calvin Klein that flattered her tall, athletic build. Scarlett Johansson hugged her hourglass curves with a Victorian lace Dolce & Gabbana. And Reese Witherspoon's simple but glamorous black dress slimmed and elongated her petite figure.

•Best nod to athletic wear: Jennifer Lawrence's red scoopneck gown and flowing blond hair evoked the sporty look of the Baywatch babes.

•Best use of red lipstick: Anne Hathaway, whose bright pucker beautifully matched her vintage taffeta Valentino on the red carpet.

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