Check out our picks for the best and worst fashion from the red carpet at the 3rd annual AACTA Awards.

Awards season is upon us and at the third annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards took place in Sydney this week. Australia’s best and brightest from television and film were out in force strutting their stuff on the red carpet.

There were many gowns and suits on display as the Aussie celebs got glamorous for the Australian equivalent of the Academy Awards. The Aussie stars were a little less adventurous than those at the Golden Globes and many got it right in the fashion stakes this year. However there is always those few celebs that take to the red carpet and leave you wondering if they checked the mirror on the way out.

Fierce fashionistas

This year at the AACTA awards there was a mix of smart sophistication and embellished glamour. Here is our top picks for best dressed on the night.

Delta Goodrem 

Truth be told, Delta can make almost any ensemble work. She rocked a slinky, figure-hugging, plum coloured dress with loose, tousled locks.

Jacki  Weaver

Jacki Weaver rocked a floor length red lace dress and dazzling silver clutch. A youthful look but Ms. Weaver carried it well.

Grace Huang

A floor length red gown with cutouts and thigh high split showed off Grace’s slim figure. Simple accessories and black nails were the perfect compliment to this “wow” red dress.

Rove McManus

Rove kept it classic and chic, with a a black suit and skinny black tie.  Many other male stars on the red carpet went for outlandish patterned suits, some worked and others didn’t…. Matt Preston went a little far with his spots and stripes combination.

Cate Blanchett

Cate looked ethereal in a bedazzling gold and bronze gown, with simple accessories and up-do. Cate is having a killer awards season – let’s hope her streak continues.

Fashion faux pas

Every awards show there are those who just miss the mark in the fashion stakes. Here are our picks for the worst dressed at the AACTA Awards.

Lara Bingle

Lara’s Black dress with large bell sleeves did not do her beautiful bronze figure justice. The lack of accessories and predictable hair and make-up also didn’t do her any favours.

Anna Heinreich

The puffed sleeves, the collar,  the midriff, the sequins… I’m not sure what look Anna was going for, but it came out all wrong.

Julie Zimero

Julie Zimero’s dress, tousled hair and simple make-up were lovely, but the brown leather clutch and visible slip just looked completely out of place on the red carpet.

 

Check out the Gallery above for more fashion from the AACTA Award’s red carpet.

Who are your picks for best and worst dressed at the third annual AACTA awards?