We all remember that time Sandra Bullock won an Oscar—in that dazzling Marchesa dress, with her heartfelt speech and side-swept hair. Who could forget when Gwyneth Paltrow hit the red carpet in that white Tom Ford cape? Then there are all the instances we tried to replicate Emma Stone's versatile red carpet looks.
There have been an abundance of moments in which celebs have wowed us and, as a result, immediately affected the tide of mainstream trends. Of course, these A-listers deserve credit for inspiring our style and beauty aspirations, but let's also recognize the people behind the scenes—the hairstylists, makeup artists and tastemakers who brought that red-carpet confidence to a tangible level.