'Les Misérables' Stars' Oscar Gowns: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em?

02/24/2013 at 09:30 PM ET

Oscars 2013 Anne Hathaway Amanda Seyfried GownsJason Merritt/Getty, John Shearer/AP

Though Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried got a thumbs-up from the PEOPLE StyleWatch team for their bubbly red carpet demeanors and terrific hair and makeup, their dresses inspired decidedly mixed reactions.

Hathaway said she picked her baby pink Prada column just hours before the ceremony. The dress had a fun, criss-crossed back and the Tiffany & Co. diamonds she draped herself with were spectacular, but the bodice of the dress was, er, possibly not safe for work when seen up close on the red carpet.

Seyfried’s lilac Alexander McQueen gown with silver leaf embroidery was a sophisticated pick (and a challenging one: she mentioned that the corset was “pushing her organs out of her body”) but the fit wasn’t exact — and if you’re reading, Amanda, we’d really love to see you in more color.

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Since we’re ambivalent about these dresses, we want you to vote in the polls below, and tell us: What do you think of Hathaway and Seyfried’s Oscar gowns? If you don’t like them, what would you want to see them wear?

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Cindy on

Preferred the Les Mis ladies in their performance dresses by far!

suzy diamond on

I thought Anne Hathaway’s dress was a big disappointment. Little effort taken for someone who was nominated for an award and Amanda Seyfried looked FABULOUS!

Marky on

Anne Hathaway selected a beautiful dress so totally suitable for the occasion. She looked amazing; frankly, much better than usual! She seems to have adopted an Audrey Hepburn kind of look lately, and while she’s no Audrey Hepburn, she carries the look off nicely…….

Drea on

Anne’s look was so boring to me. She had her pick of so many amazing dresses for this big night and what she chose reminds me of a bad bridesmaid dress.

thenitenurse on

The first thing I noticed about Anne’s dress was her nipples were poking out. Very embarrassing. She should have used those stick on nipple covers for a dress like that!

MomC on

I have seen Anne Hathaway’s dress at every prom and school dance I have ever attended. The necklace down the back was ill-suited to the straps of the dress. A total miss on the outfit. However, from the neck up, she was flawless!

Sandra on

Everyone looked so beautiful last night!! ust fabulous! As I was busy at home stuffing my face with a bowl of popcorn I can honestly say, there wasn’t 1 person who I didn’t think looked nice. Gorgeous!!

diane schrader on

WOW to Jane Fonda,she is right up there with the best of them!!!

SDL on

Anne Hathaway was a HUGE disappointment! She made my worst dressed list. It looked like she pulled an old prom dress out of the closet.

Abbie on

Love Amanda’s dress. Disappointed in Anne’s.

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