7 Times Actresses Were Real-Life Disney Princesses on the Oscars Red Carpet

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The 88th Academy Awards were important in more ways than one: It addressed the diversity issue plaguing Hollywood, courtesy of host Chris Rock; the ceremony bestowed one of the coveted trophies upon the first openly gay man (UPDATE: second openly gay man after Dustin Lance Black), Sam Smith (Original Song, “Writing’s on the Wall,” Spectre); after a lifetime in the industry, and over a handful of nominations, Leonardo DiCaprio can FINALLY refer to himself as an Oscar-winning actor (Best Actor, The Revenant). Remember February 28, 2016 because HISTORY WAS MADE, PEOPLE.

We could keep going on and on about the importance of the event itself, but can we backtrack to the red carpet for a hot second? ’cause, as per usual, (some of) the attendees were looking fierce; particularly Best Supporting Actress winner Alicia Vikander, who was the belle of the ball. Like, literally; she was the real-life version of Belle from Beauty and the Beast from the bottom of her yellow/gold gown all the way to her half-up-half-down bun hairstyle. And, when we looked back at Oscars past, we realized that there’s usually one actress who took a cue from a Disney Princess. Here are seven such examples: