Can someone give Jennifer Aniston an Oscar for her smoking hot gown?

By Kirstin Buick
27 February 2017

While we're giving Oscars to people who didn't technically win...

Before the Academy mistakenly gave the Best Picture statuette to the wrong movie (read more about that here) all anyone seemed to be talking about was Jennifer Aniston's smoldering gown.

The 48-year-old Hollywood alum wowed in a sleek, shimmery black gown with a sky-high slit that showed off her perfectly sculpted legs.

Read more: ‘This is not a joke’: The WRONG movie was just named Best Picture at the Oscars

The former Friends star, who posed for photos at the Vanity Fair after party with husband Justin Theroux, paired with pin-straight locks and understated make-up.

Earlier, she took to the stage to introduce the show's In Memoriam segment, which paid tribute to the likes of Carrie Fisher, Mary Tyler Moore, John Hurt and Bill Paxton, who passed away yesterday.

Read more: Wondrous in white! 13 stars that shone on the Oscar’s red carpet As PEOPLE points out, Jen is not a regular on the red carpet. She rarely joins the star-studded throngs during awards season, but seems to make an exception for the Oscars, attending every second year or so. And when she does do the Oscars, she goes big. And Twitter was loving it.

PHOTO & VIDEO: Getty Images

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