Oscars 2012: Guess the Gown

The bridal gowns we think could translate to the red carpet, and the Oscar nominees we'd love to see wearing them.

Octavia Spencer

Rising star Octavia Spencer stole America's heart this year when she played a Southern maid named Minny Jackson in The Help. The Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actress has favored flowing fabrics like chiffon and tulle for recent red carpet appearances.

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