Here are your 2014 Oscar nominees …
Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe. 

Here are your 2014 Oscar nominees …

Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe. 

How Charlize Theron and Dustin Hoffman should have presented at the Oscars. 
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Each Vanity Fair Oscar Party place setting is arranged to an almost obsessive degree, and complemented by a colorful bouquet centerpiece of roses, of which there were nearly 3,000 at last year’s party. Here, the settings from 2009’s dinner. See more photos of favors, place-settings, and party details.
Photo by Hannah Thomson.

Each Vanity Fair Oscar Party place setting is arranged to an almost obsessive degree, and complemented by a colorful bouquet centerpiece of roses, of which there were nearly 3,000 at last year’s party. Here, the settings from 2009’s dinner. See more photos of favors, place-settings, and party details.

Photo by Hannah Thomson.

A Platinum Blonde Never Goes Out of Style | Marilyn Monroe, 1954
See more timeless Hollywood glamour and red-carpet beauty trends through the years here.

A Platinum Blonde Never Goes Out of Style | Marilyn Monroe, 1954

See more timeless Hollywood glamour and red-carpet beauty trends through the years here.

Oh hey girl.
Cameron Diaz in a Victoria Beckham dress at the V.F. Oscar Party. Photograph, Getty/Vanity Fair. More photos here.

Oh hey girl.

Cameron Diaz in a Victoria Beckham dress at the V.F. Oscar Party. Photograph, Getty/Vanity Fair. More photos here.

Mr. Steve Martin, everybody! Such a ham for the camera, that guy. We love it. (More arrivals, here.)
Photograph, Getty Images/Vanity Fair.

Mr. Steve Martin, everybody! Such a ham for the camera, that guy. We love it. (More arrivals, here.)

Photograph, Getty Images/Vanity Fair.

Every place setting at the V.F. Oscar party dinner has a Zippo lighter engraved with a Christopher Hitchens quote. We miss you, Hitch.

Every place setting at the V.F. Oscar party dinner has a Zippo lighter engraved with a Christopher Hitchens quote. We miss you, Hitch.