Why wait for Spring to come to you when you can bring Spring to the Oscars? That's exactly what these celebs did with their lineup of pastel gowns at the Academy Awards.
Shades of powder blue — we're looking at you, Lupita Nyong'o ! — petal pink, and barely there peach were tonight's major players when it came to color, making these red carpet gowns a perfect tie-in to one of the season's biggest trends. What better way to celebrate Spring's upcoming arrival than with a little shopping? Click through for the inspiration, then shop the pastel gowns you don't need a red carpet to wear.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith  brought a soft pink to the carpet on her halter-style Atelier  Versace  gown.
Camila Alves didn't need bright hues to wow us; her soft pink hit just the right note.
Penélope Cruz looked lovely  in her blush-hued Giambattista Valli  Couture number.
Laura Dern's strapless Alberta Ferretti  gown was finished in the softest pink color.
Lady Gaga 's embellished strapless gown was crafted in the colors of the moment.
Lupita Nyong'o hit a high note in her powder-blue Prada  confection.