Talk about quick turnaround time.
It's been merely a month since Penélope Cruz gave birth to her and hubby Javier Bardem's wee bebé, and the star is already back and looking muy caliente on the Oscars red carpet in a plunging, sparkling red gown. The lady deserves an award just for that!
We can't say the same for mama-to-be Natalie Portman's Rodarte gown, though, which unfortunately failed to impress even though she was working that pregnancy glow. Meanwhile, Helena Bonham Carter didn't turn out as disastrously as she thought—whew!
Find out how we graded everyone from Halle Berry to Reese Witherspoon to Anne Hathaway, plus plenty more, in our 2011 Academy Awards: Fashion Police gallery!