By People Staff
December 30, 2002 12:00 PM

OPRAH WINFREY had her Bradley Bayou gown taken in before September’s Emmys in L.A. But “it didn’t come easy!” she says of her weight loss.

After snagging best actress at the Emmys, JENNIFER ANISTON won hearts by donating this vintage beaded Christian Dior dress to a charity auction.

SALMA HAYEK painted a pretty picture in this sexy, colorful Narciso Rodriguez at the October premiere of her film Frida in L.A.

Narciso Rodriguez isn’t in the maternity biz, “but he could be,” says SARAH JESSICA PARKER of the frock she wore to July’s N.Y.C. Sex and the City premiere.

Wearing a dazzling lace Valentino, GWYNETH PALTROW added drama to August’s Venice Film Festival. Her escort for the evening? The designer himself.

Bond girl HALLE BERRY attended the November London premiere of Die Another Day in Oscar de la Renta’s embroidered satin gown.

KATE BECKINSALE could have been playing a Greek goddess in her billowy Gucci gown at last March’s Screen Actors Guild Awards in L.A.

GARCELLE BEAUVAIS-NILON opted for color when deciding between this chiffon Escada gown and a black lace dress for June’s CFDA Fashion Awards in N.Y.C.

When you’re as toned as KYLIE MINOGUE, why not show some skin? The singer shone in Ungaro at August’s MTV Video Music Awards in N.Y.C.

JENNIFER CONNELLY wore this sleek dress to January’s Golden Globes in L.A. “Subtlety,” said designer Narciso Rodriguez, “is the Key to allure.”

Will & Grace’s DEBRA MESSING celebrated the show’s 100th episode at a November L.A. party in this filmy Christian Dior.

NICOLE KIDMAN wanted something “light and airy” when she chose this Chanel gown for March’s Oscars in L.A, “I didn’t want to wear black again,” she said.

No room for improvement in KIM CATTRAlL’s snug Hervé Léger. “This is pretty subdued for Samantha,” she said of her Emmy dress. “But it’s very me.”

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR, who wore Vera Wang to her September wedding, sticks with what works—she sparkled in a chiffon Wang at an October gala in N.Y.C.

LIV TYLER, in Alexander McQueen, was long on style at the Paris premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers in 273 yds. of silk organza.