The stars were out in force at the 86th annual Academy Awards after parties.

Hollywood heavyweights including Reese Witherspoon, Diane Kruger and Bruce Willis were among 160 guests who attended the prestigious Vanity Fair afterparty on Sunday night (02.03.13) in West Hollywood, following the glittering awards ceremony at the Dolby Digital Theatre.

Paula Patton put on a brave front as she made her first solo appearance on the red carpet since announcing her separation from Robin Thicke, her husband of eight years, while all eyes were on Adam Levine and his gorgeous fiancé Behati Prinsloo as they rocked up arm-in-arm.

Meanwhile, Orlando Bloom surprised his estranged wife Miranda Kerr - with whom he has three-year-old son Flynn - on the red carpet while she was giving a TV interview.

In a touching display of affection, the actor planted a kiss on her cheek and quipped, ''Hi. You look amazing'', as a flustered Miranda tried to regain her composure for the cameras.

The other venue of choice was Sir Elton John's AIDS Foundation Oscar-viewing party at West Hollywood Park, with celebrities including Britney Spears and Heidi Klum getting dolled up for the star-studded event.

Lady GaGa stole the show in a sparkling silver dress as she posed for a series of snaps with her fashion icon Donatella Versace, her close friend Elton and his husband David Furnish.

The likes of Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian tucked into delicacies by chef Gordon Ramsay, Patron tequila cocktails as they enjoyed performances from Ed Sheeran and DJ Johnny Dynell at the sit-down charity dinner.