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Gwyneth Paltrow: My Worst Oscar Dresses Included That Braless McQueen (PHOTOS)

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Gwyneth Paltrow has one of those closets we'd like to steal, full of understated yet stylish basics and some of the best red carpet dresses ever (yes, ever).

But even Gwynnie can admit when she's made a fashion mistake. In the latest installment of Goop, the 40-year-old actress highlights her best Oscar red carpet moments... and her worst (emphasis ours):

Two that come to mind are looks I wore to the Oscars in 2000 and 2002. The first is the Calvin Klein. It's an okay dress but not Oscars material. I chose it because I wanted to disappear that year. Also, the goth Alexander McQueen I wore a few years later. There were a few issues; I still love the dress itself but I should have worn a bra and I should have just had simple beachy hair and less makeup. Then, it would have worked as I wanted it to - a little bit of punk at the Oscars.

Well, hindsight is 20-20, right? (Unfortunately, so are those super-bright flashbulbs on the red carpet...)

Not to get too down on herself, Gwyneth also cites her white Tom Ford ensemble (the one with the cape!) at the 2012 Oscars and her pink Prada dress from the 2011 Venice Film Festival as two of her best fashion statements.

We totally agree... but what about the famous pink Ralph Lauren gown from the 1999 Oscars??

Check out Gwyneth's personal best and worst below -- do you agree with the star's self-assessment?

2002 Oscars:

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2000 Oscars:

gwyneth paltrow worst oscar dresses

2012 Oscars:

gwyneth paltrow worst oscar dresses

2011 Venice Film Festival:

gwyneth paltrow worst oscar dresses

Was Gwyneth's "goth" number one of the worst of all time?

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