Keira wows in Wong
13:30 06 March 2006
Keira Knightley wowed the crowds at the Oscars ceremony last night (05.03.06) in a merlot-coloured Vera Wang gown and priceless jewels.
The young actress came out on top in the fashion stakes, despite failing to pick up an award.
The starlet - who was nominated for Best Actress for her role as Elizabeth Bennett in 'Pride and Prejudice' - wore a chandelier-layered necklace containing rubies, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds.
The beautiful piece was designed by Bulgari in the 1960's.
Keira was thrilled with her stunning outfit, telling Britain's Daily Mail newspaper: "It's the most beautiful piece of jewellery and I love it. I'm only sorry that I'm borrowing it just for the night and I can't take it home with me."
Other actresses who lit up the red carpet included Felicity Huffman and Rachel Weisz, who is seven months pregnant.
Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger made a stunning couple.
The new mum wore a yellow chiffon gown with tulle pleats surrounding the V neck and Heath was in a classic bow-tie tuxedo.
Husband and wife Ryan Phillipe and Reese Witherspoon also arrived looking radiant - the Best Actress winner wore a gown with rows of silver beads, while he was dressed in a three-piece suit with a black tie.
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