oscars-fashion.pngThe Oscars is a quite remarkable event in the fashion calendar, but for those of us who like beautiful shoes, it's famously disappointing: the gowns go on for miles, making a glimpse of heel or a flash of red sole into quite a rare event, and after a while our poor eyes grew tired from looking. But there was one star in attendance who did not disappoint us this time around: that star was Angelina Jolie.

The actress and one half of Hollywood's most successful power-couple, Ms. Jolie stole the entire event with her vampish Atelier Versace dress, which granted her the opportunity to flash her right leg whenever she wanted - and boy did she take those opportunities. Her leg became such a talking-point among viewers that it soon had its own Twitter account at @AngiesRightLeg (9,862 followers and counting).

Exciting though that may have been for everyone, the rule for shoes at the Academy Awards seems to be 'matchy matchy', and almost everything we managed to spot beneath the yards of satin matched its owners dress (one notable exception was the pink shoes worn by Busy Philipps with her silver frock). Meryl Streep, above left, opted for gold shoes to match her Lanvin dress (and more about those later) while even Jolie made a tame choice in her footwear: an all-black pair of peep-toe heels in a suede finish to match her velvet dress. Well, we can't accuse her of over-doing THAT aspect of her outfit, at least!