Jessica Chastain has been one to watch on the red carpet over the past few months.

Between the highs and the lows, Jessica has yet to define a ‘signature style’ like her ‘The Help’ co-stars, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone.

For the 2012 Oscars, held in Hollywood this evening, Jessica went completely regal in a black strapless Alexander McQueen gown.

Her silk organza corset gown embroidered with gold bullion and metal thread was custom-made by Sarah Burton who was inspired by nature to create this look.

This is one of the most daring looks we’ve seen tonight, and I am so impressed with Jessica for taking such a risk.

Of course, she didn’t take the biggest risk of all – carrying a clutch on the carpet.

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