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For a TV special about dramatic performances, the Oscars tend to be shockingly free of drama. Well, unless you're talking about the occasional high-leg slit or backwards tuxedo. If we had our way, we'd have the most creative beauty brains styling the leading ladies in edgier, more daring looks that you might see on high-fashion runways. In fact, because we're in a daydream-y mood on this frigid Friday, we figured, why not actually find out what they'd do?
We asked makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury and celebrity hairstylists Peter Gray and Aaron Light to imagine their ideal Oscars red carpet. We're talking no limitations. Here’s how they’d style the most dramatic ladies for the big night.
Click through to see the picks. Then tell us in the comments what looks you'd like to see Hollywood's elite strutting down the carpet in.