Oscars 2014 red carpet: Amy Adams hustles in Gucci

"American Hustle" actress Amy Adams.
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Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic

She wore ‘70s glam Gucci horsebit jewelry, shoes and handbags in the film “American Hustle.” And Sunday night, Amy Adams is hustling in Gucci on the Oscars red carpet.

More Oscar fashion galleries: Best and worst dressed | Stars on the red carpet | Makeup and hair | Men’s fashionThe lead actress nominee is wearing a sapphire-colored, strapless tuxedo-inspired gown by the Italian luxury goods powerhouse. The style features a fitted bodice and subtle train.

And for me, it falls flat. It seemed like Adams’ “Hustle” wardrobe was rubbing off on her red carpet style this awards season. She was playing the sexpot, not the sweetheart, and making daring fashion choices.

Not so Sunday night. That now-famous cleavage is MIA, too. Boo.