Top 10: Skimpiest Oscars red carpet moments [SLIDESHOW]

The Academy Awards are the biggest night in Hollywood — a night to honor motion pictures and the artists who create them.

Also, it is a night for the Tinseltown’s finest to parade around and be photographed in very expensive — yet very skimpy — dresses.

Check out the skimpiest moments from the 84th annual Oscars:

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  • Bar Rafaeli wore a form-fitting gown to the Vanity Fair after party
  • Paula Patton (with husband Robin Thicke) showed more than a little leg at the Vanity Fair Oscars party
  • Diane Kruger was red hot in a dress and matching lacy bra at an Oscars after party
  • Angelina Jolie put her best foot forward on the red carpet
  • Kate Hudson spiced up the Oscars after party in a red, backless number
  • WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26:  Model Marisa Miller arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • Jennifer Lopez slipped into something a little less comfortable for the Oscars after party
  • Model Irina Shayk showed off her rear view at the Vanity Fair after party
  • Jennifer Lopez left little to the imagination in this semi-sheer gown on the red carpet
  • Heidi Klum put on three-quarters of a dress and hit up the E! after party

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