Cate Blanchett in awful dress
Reese Witherspoon, 1999 Whoever allowed Witherspoon to wear this frumpy handmade shirt had cruel intentions. Luckily, Americas sweetheart has gracefully evolved into a red-carpet stunner.
Scarlett Johansson, 2003 Though shes now considered one of the sexiest women in the world, ScarJo clearly had some help along the way. When she stepped out in this backless ensemble for the 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards, something about her outfit and mullet do was clearly lost in translation.