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Hollywood party-goers broke out some of the night’s best fashion AFTER the Academy Awards ceremony ended. See the post-show style that we want to celebrate — and the looks we wish we could’ve sent home early
Meeta Agrawal•@meeta and Archana Ram
Posted on March 8, 2010 at 7:00pm EDT
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So there was a fashion diva under all that bubble wrap: For the after-parties, J.Lo shed her awkwardly sculpted Armani Privé for a far sleeker Gucci gown.
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This two-time Oscar winner left nothing to the imagination in this Armani Privé gown that put the ''little'' in little black dress.
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Adams glowed — and not just because of her pregnancy — in this regal blue gown.
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The singer took the idea of a party animal perhaps a bit too literally in this garish zebra-print number.
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The Glee star may not have crossed over to movies yet, but she has all the style of a silver-screen siren, as she proved in this high-drama Oscar de la Renta.
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These hips do lie. Hayek's Ed Hardy-patterned bubble dress added imaginary girth to the actress' lower half.
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Her gloriously constructed red cocktail dress almost made up for the chaos that was the Inglorious Basterds star's ceremony gown.
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With its corseted bodice and flounce hem, the Mad Men star's basic black dress was anything but boring.
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Diaz kept things sparkling, but turned down the volume — on her hair and her dress — to welcome effect in this Victoria Beckham design.
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Like many of the night's looks, we could meet it halfway: Portman's delicately wrapped charcoal bodice was winning us over... until we saw the ice skater skirt and bridesmaid peep toes.
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We barely recognized Beckinsale without her usual tulle and trumpet gown-style, but we have to say, we're liking the more casual vibe of this slinky column.
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Much like the blush Elie Saab dress she wore to the ceremony, Kendrick kept it girly with this short number.
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If there was any lingering doubt about her design chops, Beckham put them to rest when she showed off this stunner from her own collection.
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While we liked the cherry red of Bosworth's gown, we could've done with less of it in the dress' overly fussy top-half.
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After a successful turn in a ruffled Atelier Versace gown, Banks scored another hit post-show — though this Versace was more racy than romantic.
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Tomei's sequined gown could've been a successful nod to the '80s, but with the awkward obi belt, she looked more like a glittery geisha.
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Seyfried swapped gowns for gams at the after party, but a slightly richer hue might've helped keep her from looking so washed out.
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Despite her movie's Best Picture loss, the Avatar star glowed on the carpet in an ultra-glam red number.
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The Project Runway host kept it very very brief in an ultra-mini.
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Osbourne topped her elegant flapper-style dress with a questionable Dame Edna-inspired 'do.