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ANGELINA JOLIE: HIT
A best actress in 2008 for A Mighty Heart, the expectant mom went for high drama in her flowing, patterned vintage Hermès gown.
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She may have taken home a SAG Award in 2009 for best supporting actress, but was also a big winner on the red carpet, stunning in her curve-hugging, cobalt Narcisco Rodriguez gown and Chopard jewels.
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REESE WITHERSPOON: HIT
A presenter in 2006, kept it short and sweet in a crystal-encrusted Nina Ricci sheath and a loose updo.
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EVA LONGORIA PARKER: HIT
The blossomed in violet Zang Toi in 2005. “I love the vibrant color,” she said.
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MARCIA CROSS: HIT
The Desperate Housewives glowed in 2006 in a lavender Vera Wang gown that complemented her ivory skin and auburn hair.
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HELEN HUNT: MISS
At the awards in 2000 to support then-husband Hank Azaria (nominated for Tuesdays with Morrie), Hunt stole the limelight – and not in a good way – with her doily-patterned dress and Pippi Longstocking braids.
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NAOMI WATTS: HIT
Then a nominee for 21 Grams, shimmered in a sapphire Roland Mouret corset dress in 2004.
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HEATHER GRAHAM: MISS
Graham herself referred to her sky-high, metallic Versace platforms as “stripper shoes.” We’re still not sure how the 2007 nominee (for Bobby) managed to make it down the red carpet!
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RENéE ZELLWEGER: HIT
, who took home the best actress trophy for Chicago in 2003, showed some razzle-dazzle of her own in a form-fitting, lace-topped Valentino.
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HALLE BERRY: HIT
The Oscar winner’s coral Armani capped off a red-carpet winning streak in 2003. “I wanted to be bright and airy,” said of choosing the chiffon gown. “I felt really fresh and clean – really simple.”
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MARY-LOUISE PARKER: MISS
The West Wing actress, whose show’s cast was nominated in 2003, slipped up in a shockingly sheer frock that exposed her white undergarment.
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UMA THURMAN: MISS
Thurman, up for her HBO movie Hysterical Blindness in 2003, wore an island-inspired getup that should have been cast away: an elaborate belly-baring two-piece with a lei-like accent.
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LIV TYLER: HIT
In 2004, fresh from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (which won for best cast), channeled her elf-princess character in a regal Marc Jacobs gown.
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JENNIFER GARNER: HIT
Even before the Alias took home a bronze statue, she was already winning in silver in 2005. On choosing her Alberta Ferretti gown, she said: “I was like, ‘If I wake up and feel skinny, I’ll wear it.’ “
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PORTIA DE ROSSI: MISS
De Rossi, whose Ally McBeal was up for best ensemble in 2000, took a walk on the wild side with a headache-inducing zebra-stripe pantsuit and untamed curls.
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