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In a black J.Mendel gown with striking cutouts, the Vampire Diaries star's ensemble easily rivaled the best dresses from the Oscars red carpet.
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One of the few ladies to go short, Anna dazzled in a long-sleeved Pucci dress with gold embroidery and an open back.
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Dianna's floral Carolina Herrera gown would have been perfect for a day in the countryside. But an Oscars viewing party? Not so much.
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The singer/fashion designer looked more goth than glam in this unfortunate black lace gown by Zuhair Murad with even more unfortunate red floral embroidery.
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Oh dear, we think someone caught a case of Angelina Jolie leg...
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Amy's metallic Vivienne Westwood dress needed a few more yards of fabric to really wow.
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We suggest that Miley put this drab Roberto Cavalli gown back in her closet and pull it out in 50 years, because that's when it will start to look age-appropriate.
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While her Versace dress won her glamour points, her hair unfortunately did not. (Seriously, what is up with those roots?!)
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Though we don't love Katie's heavy bangs, we completely adore her romantic navy blue Elie Saab gown.
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We liked the bright shade of Cameron's gown...but not the super-snug fit.
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If only Olivia lost the choker, she would've been in business.
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Posh kept it simple and chic in a belted gown of her own design.
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Did the Homeland star mistake the party for a Sweet 16? Because that's the only place where we can see this frilly number fitting in.
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Anyone else think this glimmering burgundy Zuhair Murad dress would have been a terrific Oscars dress?
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Gomez's lilac gown was sweet but not inspiring.
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The plunging neckline was a racier look than we usually see from Diane, but a well-placed lace panel kept things PG.
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The Modern Family star opted for figure-flattering dress (no surprise there)--we only wish it didn't remind us so much of a wedding gown.
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The usually on-point fashion staple made another misstep at the Vanity Fair party in a heavily pleated peplum-waist dress by Chanel.
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Anything from Betty Draper's closet would have been better than this.
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Though we loved the color on Salma's Yves Saint Laurent gown, we wish the top was a little more tailored.
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If it weren't for the sheer black shower curtain hanging off the bottom, this Marios Schwab dress might have stood a chance.
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The Revenge star looked fit for a Hampton's soiree in her strapless black and nude gown. Our only gripe is the awkward length?the dress would have been that much lovelier if it actually hit the floor.