Simon Doonan Says You'll Only See Conventional Gowns at the Oscars

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The Oscars are this Sunday. And you can expect the usual breathless media coverage of the red carpet arrivals. But just how thrilling will they be? Not very, says Simon Doonan, who cautions that we shouldn't expect any fashion surprises like Bjork showing up in a swan outfit (2001, designed by Marjan Pejoski) or Cher in a diaphanous Bob Mackie outfit (1986), as in yesteryear's Academy Awards.