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Legs (and hair) for days. The selects an olive Michael Kors mini covered in pale-pink embellishments (which she told PEOPLE she loves). She adds salmon Casadei pumps, an enormous stack of bangles and a satin headband to hold back her voluminous waves.
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To collect her Fashion Icon Award, the chooses a custom sheer fishnet gown from Adam Selman, coordinating gloves and a head scarf, covered in over 216,000 Swarovski crystals, plus a fur stole. You know, as fashion icons do.
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Stripes on stripes on stripes on … you get the idea. The actress does it again (makes another major statement on the red carpet, that is), this time in a Suno jumpsuit featuring capri-length pants. Blue shadow, red Sophia Webster shoes and a high-volume do complete the look.
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Is anyone else wondering if Marion might spread her wings and fly right off the carpet? She is predictable in that she chooses a totally unpredictable dress, a lace Dior mini with what looks like an empire-waist peplum crossed with jet flaps.
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didn’t have to wait long between seeing this dress and wearing it. Her plunging orange Donna Karan halter with its tiered skirt is part of the designer’s Resort 2015 collection that was shown earlier in the day!
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Is Olivia planning to go to the after party? Because you know this fringed one-shoulder black gown, accessorized with Stuart Weitzman accessories and center-parted waves, would look amazing if she shook it on the dance floor.
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Another Olivia in more fringe. But are you ready for this? She’s wearing Ann Taylor! The street-style star accessorizes her mall-store pencil skirt and sweater with some of the coolest shoes we’ve seen on the red carpet in a long time, feather-accented ankle-tie stilettos.
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Going as the date of Calvin Klein Creative Director Francisco Costa has its benefits. Such as getting to wear a custom-made embellished silk gown from the design house, which the singer accessorizes with a pink lip and a mirrored clutch.
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Between her angular one-shoulder KaufmanFranco gown, the orange lip and that combed-forward pixie, we’re getting a very ’80s-inspired read on the singer’s ensemble.
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Fashion-forward? Not exactly, but just because she plays it safe doesn’t mean the supermodel’s strapless red Noonoo gown and diamond danglers, plus her Tod’s clutch, aren’t stopping everyone in their tracks.
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Without that pale-green sash draped across her body and tied at the waist, Keri’s black-and-white gown might get filed under “pretty, but basic.” The unexpected touch, though, makes the Rosie Assoulin creation really eye-catching, especially to Keri, who said the design “feels chic but real.”
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We’d almost forgotten that Anna can wear anything besides sensible sheaths. But the actress sheds her Veep character’s style and surprises us with a floral deep-V crop top and an icy-blue midi with a sheer panel (both by Cynthia Rowley), plus something someone on the VPOTUS’s staff would never wear: Lucite platforms.
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The actress told PEOPLE that this pea-green cutout J.Mendel gown featuring a sheer panel at the décolletage with starburst embellishments was on her Pinterest board “for some time” before she chose it for the awards. Oh, and that crimped updo? It was inspired by her recent vacation to Jamaica.
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ASHLEY AND MARY-KATE OLSEN
Like death and taxes, you can always count on the designer twins to arrive at a fancy-schmancy fashion event in loose-fitting black dresses, plus black accessories, center-parted dos and close-lipped smiles.
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When Irene Neuwirth is your date, your jewelry better make an impression. Busy achieves that by layering a pale-pink statement necklace over her striking open-back, ruffle-neck red Honor halter.
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If the CFDA gave out an award for the most high-drama look, well, Rihanna would take home the statue, but Coco would get an honorable mention. She tops off her black-and-white Christian Siriano gown with a deep-purple lip and a torero-inspired hat.
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The model doubles down on orange, combining a lacy mini with an off-the-shoulder structured blazer (both Rachel Roy) and adding nude pumps and a gold clutch.