The Oscars are coming. And this means one thing and one thing only: dresses (OK, two things, but let's not pretend we're bothered about the actual awards). Here are 14 of the most jaw-dropping, amazing, headline-grabbing Oscar dresses of all time, plus a bit of info to help explain what the Academy Awards Ceremony is all about.

Check out how to talk the talk about this year's nominated films, here.