Of course, there was also glamour of the highest sort: Marlene Dietrich in black Christian Dior, Audrey Hepburn in white Givenchy. And during the early years of the awards, many actresses wore beautiful gowns designed by studio costume designers, such as Paramount's Trevor Banton and Edith Head.
I love the idea of identifying photos of dresses based on written descriptions. Thus, I'll make it a game to match the visual and the written. Let's see if anyone can find this gown by the end of the week! By the way, the writer of this article got Banton's first name wrong. It's Travis, not Trevor.