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The nominee isn’t afraid to take on challenging roles (she’s up for an award for her turn as a CIA operative in Zero Dark Thirty), nor is she afraid to be a redhead in a red gown – like this Prada one with an embellished V-neckline and a bedazzled bow in the back (plus Jimmy Choo sandals).
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Asymmetrical draping is the name of the game for The Master actress, who selects an ivory-and-blue silk Vionnet design (and Stephen Webster jewels) and shows more leg than we’re used to seeing from her via a thigh-grazing slit that shows off her Jimmy Choo heels.
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At the 2013 Critics’ Choice Awards
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Another star in stars, though this one opts for a constellation print and blingtastic celestial embellishments on her sophisticated midnight blue Carolina Herrera creation, worn with dazzling Sutra earrings and Christian Louboutin heels.
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We don’t know what we’re most obsessed with: the ‘s classic red lip or her Downton Abbey-inspired do (not to mention her $39.95 JustFab clutch!) Her simple ivory Miu Miu gown with a beaded neckline and above-the-ankle hemline, however, has PEOPLE.com editors divided.
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As soon as we were able to tear our eyes off of the ‘s perfect, side-swept mane (hello, Pinterest Tress-piration board), we started admiring her chic Emilio Pucci gown with a cleavage-baring V-shaped panel, worn with a dazzling Edie Parker clutch and purple-and-jade Irene Neuwirth earrings.
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The movie may be called This is 40, but this dress on the nominated actress is way more youthful. Leslie commits very seriously to pink with a lace knee-length Honor number, plus a coordinating Tiffany & Co. clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals.
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We knew she couldn’t stay away from cutouts for too long. The Silver Linings Playbook guns for a trophy in a dramatic black Prabal Gurung gown complete with a leather panel and a sheer train, all accessorized with gorgeous red lips, a Roger Vivier clutch and Chopard jewelry.
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The Les Mis takes risks from top to bottom, starting with a cool knotted updo, then an asymmetric Marios Schwab pleated dress with blue lace and finished off with strappy Roger Vivier sandals.
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It may be the middle of January, but spring has sprung on Elle’s sequined strapless Chanel design, which she pairs with chunky metallic platforms and minimal makeup, save for a swipe of bright orange eyeshadow.
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Mari, Mari, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Apparently on her Zuhair Murad dress, a super-interesting cap-sleeve, full-skirted creation featuring layers of tulle and more species of flowers than we can name. She keeps the rest of her look simple with Chopard gems, a nude Christian Louboutin clutch and matching Jimmy Choo heels.