Photos: 2014 Oscar fashion

Stars showed an independent streak at the Academy Awards this year. Though the forecast called for a "Frozen" palette of frost-and blush-colored gowns, many leading ladies diverged from that, in colors across the spectrum. They seemed to agree on only one trend: the sparkly statement necklace. Men put new twists on the standard-issue tux. Many wore an ivory dinner jacket. And one of them generated the skin-baring controversy of the night. - Wendy Donahue, Tribune reporter
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