If the `60s and `70s were madcap, the `80s were all about excess. In 1986, Nolan Miller, costume designer on the television shows "Dynasty" and "The Love Boat," was appointed as the Academy Awards fashion consultant, and looks became larger than life. Consider Cher's Bob Mackie feather gown and headdress in 1986. She is pictured with actor Don Ameche after presenting him with the Oscar for supporting actor.
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