2012 fashion flashback: Angelina's right leg and more iconic celeb red carpet moments from a decade ago

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One of the most memorable red carpet moments of all time happened in 2012 — do you remember it? Angelina Jolie struck a pose on the red carpet at the Oscars in a strapless black Atelier Versace high-slit dress, sparking the hashtag #AngiesRightLeg. It was an absolute sensation! But it wasn’t the only memorable moment in 2012 style — that year’s celebrity fashion gave us a lot of gasp-worthy beauty on the rouge rug. Join Wonderwall.com for a look back at some of our favorite looks on Hollywood stars from a decade ago…

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Do you remember when George Clooney and former professional wrestler Stacy Keibler were a couple? Even though it didn’t last, the eye candy they briefly gave us was worth it! They’re see here at the 2012 Golden Globes with George in his go-to Armani tux and Stacy in a simple red Valentino column gown with a mermaid silhouette.

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In a bright orange barely-there Jean Paul Gaultier gown, Fergie made a statement at the 2012 Grammy Awards. While we may have chosen neutral undergarments to avoid a Halloween comparison, it worked for the singer at this particular event.

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Gwyneth Paltrow was an angelic vision at the 2012 Oscars. Her white caped Tom Ford gown was impeccably tailored and as chic as it gets.

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Nicki Minaj was a walking Versace ad at the 2012 Grammy Awards in a cherry red hooded satin statement-maker with the brand’s logo emblazoned on the voluminous skirt. It was subversive, but we loved it for the always-wacky music event.

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Taylor Swift was drop-dead gorgeous in glittery Zuhair Murad at the Grammys in 2012. Thanks to the all-over gilded embroidery, she reflected light every time she moved.

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A freshly banged Zooey Deschanel rocked a retro Prada gown to the 2012 Golden Globes. The chartreuse bodice beading infused some fun into what would have otherwise been a bland (albeit well-tailored) look.

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Adele showed up to the Grammys in 2012 in a brought red lip and a long-sleeved black Armani boat neck gown. While this look could’ve been considered snoozy, something about her and this dress had everyone applauding it — and we agree. Sometimes an LBD is simply the best choice!

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Viola Davis arrived at the 2012 Oscars in a deep emerald Vera Wang gown that emanated gorgeousness. It was strapless but featured a crystal-encrusted bust line that was just the right amount of sexy. And don’t get us started on the bottom of the dress! The green satin gradated to become a pleated and ruffled chiffon train that made the dress oh-so unique.

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Angelina Jolie wore another high-slit Versace gown in this memorable year of style. Why not stick with a formula that works for you, right? This time it was ivory with a hint of red on a winged shoulder with a matching satin clutch and lip at the 2012 Golden Globes. It was nothing short of unforgettable.

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Michelle Williams arrived at the 2012 Oscars in a strapless red tulle Louis Vuitton gown with a cinched bow and peplum waist. The fashion house is notoriously very choosy about whom it dresses and it was a rare occasion to see its craftsmanship showcased in such a beautiful way. The subtle Fred Leighton for Forevermark diamonds Michelle added were perfect too.

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Charlize Theron is never not in Christian Dior. And while one might think sticking with a single designer could get boring or disappoint, this woman has picked her team and wins every time. This low-cut rose gown she chose for the 2012 Golden Globes had a tiered bow waist, a high slit and mini-train that was picture-perfect.

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Sofia Vergara wore a strapless midnight blue Vera Wang stunner and a massive amount of bling to the Golden Globes in 2012 — five million bucks of Harry Winston diamonds, to be exact!

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Natalie Portman arrived at the 2012 Golden Globes in a very pretty dark pink strapless Lanvin gown with red accents. It was a look that anyone in fashion would say is a signature shape and vibe from recently deceased designer Alber Elbaz. Natalie shined brightly and had an effortless ease about her that suited the dress.

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Octavia Spencer won a best supporting actress Oscar for her work in “The Help” in 2012 and her look was fitting of that title too! Her uber-flattering white gown from Tadashi Shoji featured beading that cascaded from a central belly-button focal point and ended in a perfect tiny train.

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Katy Perry wore a super-feminine powder blue Elie Saab gown with floral appliqués to the 2012 Grammy Awards. But in a typical Katy move, she diversified the look with matching blue hair she wore slicked back and bumped up.

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Ginnifer Goodwin wore a wild bright red-orange embroidered Monique Lhuillier gown to the Emmys in 2012 — it was particularly ravishing paired with her dark pixie cut!

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Penelope Cruz channeled serious Old Hollywood glamour at the Oscars in 2012. Her Armani Privé off-the-shoulder gown was loaded with luxurious dusty periwinkle fabric that she topped with simple, sparkly Chopard diamonds.

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This deep red Giambattista Valli moment on Emma Stone at the 2012 Oscars will probably go down in the fashion history books as one of her best ever. The dramatic large neck bow plus a sweeping updo was the perfect combination.

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It was a sunshiny day for Julianne Moore at the 2012 Emmy Awards! She won the prize for outstanding lead actress for her work in “Game Change” and received oodles of praise for her long-sleeved, wide-skirted hot yellow Christian Dior Couture gown. It was a win-win, indeed!

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Salma Hayek is a Gucci devotee and this was one of her best ever looks in the luxury brand. She was part disco queen and part brazen, glamorous siren in a strapless beaded gold-and-black gown at the 2012 Golden Globes.

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Meryl Streep matched her trophy at the 2012 Oscars. She took home her best actress statue for her work in “The Iron Lady” in a classic gold Lanvin wrap dress with puffed shoulders.

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Lucy Liu channeled a chic robot disco ball in Versace at the 2012 Emmy Awards. Her strapless silver dress with paillettes was futuristic and impressively tailored to her every curve.

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Rooney Mara was all the rage at the 2012 Golden Globes coming off her starring role in “The Girl With the Dragon tattoo. Her simple Nina Ricci gown with a plunging neckline let her persona shine.

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“Girls” star Allison Williams wore a pretty forest green Oscar de la Renta gown with peplum wings to the 2012 Emmy Awards. The structure of the dress was bold and she wore it extremely well.

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Jennifer Lopez arrived at the 2012 Oscars in this white striped and beaded Zuhair Murad dress. We especially adored the peekaboo arms and mini-train.




























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