By Andrea Cheng
Feb 23, 2015 @ 11:35 am
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No contest here—these ladies are bringing sexy back. At the 87th Academy Awards, Lupita Nyong'o wowed when she showed up in an exquisitely pearl-and-crystal embroidered custom Calvin Klein Collection halter-neck creation (above, left). From the front, we were blown away by the fit and the detailing. And the back? Equally as stunning, with straps hugging her every curve.

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Naomi Watts glittered on the red carpet in a silvery scaled Armani Prive number, which was secured in place by a black caviar beaded bandeau and delicate black straps (center). And Emma Stone bared her back (no strings attached!) in an incredible custom long-sleeve chartreuse gown embroidered with guipure and sequins (right).

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