Charlotte Rampling's First Oscars Dress Is Goals

by Julia Musto

This model and actor has been making waves in the media lately, but Charlotte Rampling's first Oscars dress proves she's been memorable for decades. As a woman who is known for her impeccably classy and sharp style, even at 70 years-old, Rampling was not afraid to flaunt a little bit of glam glimmer in her day. At the 1976 48th Academy Awards, Rampling was on the arm of actor Anthony Hopkins in a stunning black evening gown with a draped caped designed with embroidered golden curly-q detailing. The neckline of the dress below was a low v-cut with a very classic and straight line.

Rampling also flaunted a beautiful dark and rosy lip, lightly smoked out eyes, and a perfectly coiffed bob that paired perfectly with her sharply angled features.

This look is so transitional, that you could probably see it on every red carpet for the past forty years. The metallic accents are practically 2016 Jeremy Scott. However, flash is not in Rampling's red carpet style repertoire. The actress has been sticking to all black structured looks for the past few years. It is likely that she will wear something similar to the Oscars this year, as she is nominated for "Best Actress" in her role in the film 45 Years.

Here's a look back at her red carpet fashion evolution!

1. Metallics Galore

An absolutely stunning dress on an absolutely stunning woman. Makes sense!

2. The Classic Interview Look

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Many of her red carpet looks seem very menswear and Bowie-inspired. Here's a picture of her from back in the eighties. Seem familiar?


3. The Scarf & Wide Leg Pant Combo

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A warmer chic look fit for a British francophile!

4. The Statement Coat

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The small-printed, flowy, coat makes this red carpet look more dimensional.

5. Talk About A Dress Coat

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The shiny black dress coat looks classy and understated.

6. The Perfect White Blouse With A Twist

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Everyone is searching for the perfect white blouse, but this is a little more adventurous!

7. The Most Color Rampling Wears

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This purple and black dress with lace detailing is definitely the craziest Rampling has gotten on the red carpet.

8. The Statement Choker


Diamonds are forever.

9. The Structured Cut-Out Blazer

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This white structured blazer has cut-outs underneath the pits for better movement and breathability!

10. The Rock Star Look

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This leather trimmed tuxedo blazer pairs well with the button-up vest and rockstar pearl strands.

11. The More Casual Coat

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This coat with the side buttons is definitely a more casual look — especially with the oxfords!

12. The Black On Black Look

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How many black dress coats does Charlotte Rampling own?

13. The White On White Look

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The structured blazer from before dresses up quite nicely with this high-low white skirt and heels!

14. The Even Wider Legged Pant

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This suit looks like a twist on Chanel, but it must be hard to maneuver in those pants!

15. The Knit Coat

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This is also a very French look, but a bit more youthful in terms of flaunting her skin!

16. The Open Sweater Dress

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This is definitely a look of a model!

17. The Intriguing Neckline


The side-swept "V" dress adds interest to another classic ensemble.

18. The Peplum


This two-piece peplum suit is cute and fun with ankle booties! I want to see more of this!

I think it's safe to say that Rampling will probably go for an all black or all white Oscars look this year.