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What would the girls on the steps say? The Gossip Girl star picks one of the most avant-garde outfits of the night in an elaborate Louis Vuitton tunic with sculpted sleeves over jeweled leggings, ankle-tie shoes and Fred Leighton jewelry.
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The singer makes her first major red carpet appearance since February in a menswear-influenced black puff-sleeve suit, ruffled white shirt and a bow-tie – all by Dolce & Gabbana.
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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND JESSICA BIEL
Biel steals the spotlight from boyfriend Timberlake – one of the evening’s co-hosts – in a dramatic crimson and corseted Versace Atelier gown with an asymmetrical hem and Fred Leighton jewels.
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After arriving with Marc Jacobs’s fiancé Lorenzo Martone, the fashionista strikes a solo pose in her polka-dotted one-shoulder Marc Jacobs minidress with a dramatic train, Louis Vuitton heels and a Chopard ruby ring.
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The face of Louis Vuitton shows brand loyalty and her trademark style bravery in a blue ruched minidress, thigh-high boots with sculpted heels and a turquoise headpiece, topped off with Anna Hu jewelry.
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The actress lives up to her billing as Hollywood’s golden girl in a gilded embroidered backless Stella McCartney gown, matching Roger Vivier box clutch, Fred Leighton jewels and Brian Atwood heels.
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The star revisits ’60s high-society with her teased mane of hair, Van Cleef & Arpels jewels and wasp-waisted Marc Jacobs purple taffeta strapless dress.
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The mom-to-be showcases her growing baby bump in a stunning navy blue J. Mendel couture gown with hand-dyed layers of silk tulle and organza with custom jewelry by Lorraine Schwartz, Jimmy Choo sandals and a VBH clutch.
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Leaving daughter Honor Marie at home, the actress is a hot mama in her Jason Wu beaded bodice and cobalt blue skirt and Bruno Frisoni for Jason Wu evening sandals – not to mention the 51.08-carat Zambian emerald-and-diamond earrings, 52 carats of diamonds on her wrists, and a ring and bracelet of diamonds and pink and mauve sapphires, all from Van Cleef and Arpels.
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TOM BRADY AND GISELE BÜNDCHEN
Still exuding a newlywed glow on the red carpet, the quarterback sticks to a classic three-button suit, while the supermodel shows off her famous legs in a glittering sapphire blue Versace minidress and matching booties.
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The actress channels another classic blonde – silver-screen siren Veronica Lake – in her sculpted waves, lace-backed Stella McCartney gown, black satin pumps and Fred Leighton jewels.
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At the other end of the spectrum, Meester’s costar goes for all-out sex appeal in her plunging Versace teal chiffon evening gown paired with crystal-detailed Versace sandals, Lorraine Schwartz rings and a VBH clutch.
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EVA LONGORIA PARKER AND TONY PARKER
With her handsome husband by her side, the Desperate Housewives star calls to mind Audrey Hepburn in her cut-out black Diane von Furstenberg gown and DvF for H. Stern jewels.
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Uniquely qualified to host the evening, the supermodel is a modern goddess in her gold lamé turban and matching one-shouldered, backless minidress – all by fellow host Marc Jacobs – Harry Winston jewels and YSL pumps.
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Talk about high drama! The actress takes over the red carpet in her embroidered midnight blue Marchesa with an over-the-top ruffled skirt and Lorraine Schwartz gray diamonds.
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The blonde is ethereal in her navy tulle embroidered Chanel Haute Couture gown, accented with a Chanel Fine Jewelry bracelet and Ferragamo clutch.
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The singer matches her baby blue eyes to her turquoise Tommy Hilfiger halter gown, set off with bold metal jewelry.
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The actress is angelic in her embroidered white Chanel Haute Couture minidress, accessorized with Chanel Fine Jewelry bracelet, ring and brooch.
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KANYE WEST AND AMBER ROSE
The hip-hop superstar and his girlfriend share matching grins (and shaved heads!) as they make their way down the red carpet in a classic Louis Vuitton tuxedo for him and a fishtail Carolina Herrera gown and VBH clutch for her.
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Arriving with pal Stella McCartney, the star does the designer more than proud in McCartney’s navy bugle beaded gown with matching navy platform pumps and more than $1 million in Cartier diamonds.
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The InStyle columnist will have plenty to write about her simply chic ruched green silk dress by Bally creative director Brian Atwood, finished off with Bally python slingbacks, a Bally gold clutch and more than $500,000 in Cartier diamonds.
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Announcing on the red carpet that she would continue as the face of Calvin Klein in advertising through the fall, the actress stuns in a custom Calvin Klein Collection gold lamé metallic banded V-neck gown and Fred Leighton jewels.
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The Oscar winner turned up on the arm of Dior designer John Galliano wearing – what else? – head-to-toe Dior, from her heels to her clutch to her peach silk georgette bustier gown with a sprinkling of Chopard jewels.
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With her Dolce & Gabbana-clad boyfriend Justin Bartha by her side (not pictured), the star designer shows off her toned back with a plunging white gown from her own line The Row and Fred Leighton jewelry.
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Ashley’s sister takes a more old-fashioned approach in her off-the-shoulder, tiered lace Christian Lacroix Haute Couture gown, Fred Leighton jewels and pulled-back waves.
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The British actress becomes a muse for the all-American designer Vera Wang in her cloud of rose-pink tulle with an underlayer of marigold, a Roger Vivier clutch, Solange Azagury-Partridge earrings and ring, along with a Fred Leighton choker.
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Arriving with fiancé Hugh Dancy (in Burberry), the star sets off her slim silhouette in an Armani Privé one-shoulder taupe gown with a Swarovski crystal-encrusted skirt and Tiffany jewels.
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Embodying the relationship between a designer and a red-carpet muse, the actress sticks to her signature designer Carolina Herrera for her bottle-green fishtail strapless gown, adding on Fred Leighton jewels for a finishing touch.
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The Oscar winner is a peach in her custom Calvin Klein column gown with origami gathers on the front.
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The supermodel has an extra investment in the evening’s theme of model as muse – and lives up to it in a dramatic black ruffled gown and plaited updo.