20 Best Red-Carpet Dresses
Cameron Diaz in Dior
In February, the actress presented an award at the Oscars looking effortlessly elegant in an origami-inspired strapless dress.
Penelope Cruz in Chanel Haute Couture
Feathers, gathers and a corseted bodice made the always breathtaking Elegy star a red-carpet winner at the Oscars in February.
Anne Hathaway in Atelier Versace
At the Venice Film Festival in September, the Rachel’s Getting Married star looked like she was rising out of the ocean in a sea-foam green stunner.
Keira Knightly in Valentino
The Duchess star shined in a silver tiered gown at the BAFTAs in February.
Kate Hudson in Balmain
At the SAG awards in January, the actress walked the red carpet in a flowing bohemian paisley-print gown.
Fergie in Calvin Klein Collection
The songbird veered from her trademark edgy style by wearing a sleek and simple canary gown at the Grammys in February.
Katie Holmes in Giorgio Armani
The actress glammed it up in a beaded silver cocktail-length dress for the L.A. premiere of Mad Money in January.
Natalie Portman in Christian Lacroix Haute Couture
At the London premiere of The Other Boleyn Girl in February, the star showed off her delicate shoulders in a dramatic crimson dress with matching wrap.
Rihanna in Zac Posen
At the Grammy Awards in February, the singer took a royal approach in a feather-hemmed knee-grazing skirt.
Amy Adams in Proenza Schouler
The raven-haired actress played it sassy and sweet in emerald green at the Oscars.
Charlize Theron in Dior
The Oscar winner channeled her flapper side at a party in Beverly Hills in February. The sheer wrap-style overlay with flowers created a beautiful silhouette.
Kyra Sedwick in L'wren Scott
The Closer star sizzled at the Emmys in a form-hugging cocktail dress with diamond-encrusted bust line.
Sandra Oh in Oscar de la Renta
Delicate lace and a bow belt rendered the Grey’s Anatomy star perfectly feminine at the Emmy awards in September.
Keri Russell in Nina Ricci
The lithe actress struck a sophisticated pose in a simply elegant gown with a dramatic sweeping train.
Linda Evangelista in Lanvin
At the Cannes Film Festival in May, the supermodel made a stunning entrance in a gold sequined asymmetrical gown with a dramatic sleeve.
Lucy Lui in Giambattista Valli
The actress attended the London premiere of Kung Fu Panda in a blooming red cocktail dress adorned with rosettes.
Cate Blanchett in Dries Van Noten
Pregnancy didn’t halt her perennially unique red-carpet style; the double-nominee arrived at the Oscars in floral-spattered deep-purple dress with an embellished halter neckline.
Best of Red Carpet Dresses
Maggie Gyllenhaal in Gaultier Paris The actress arrived at The Dark Knight premiere in Tokyo with a trendy twist on lace in this orange Gaultier Paris dress.
Tilda Swinton in Lanvin
This unique dress may have received criticism, but taking a risk at the Oscars is a winning move that we applaud.
Marion Cotillard in Gaultier Paris
Oscar’s best actress winner also won on the red carpet as she channeled a scaled mermaid at the ceremony.