By People Staff
December 01, 2008 12:00 PM

COUNTRY’S BIG NIGHT!

STARS HIT FASHION HIGH NOTES AT THE CMA AWARDS IN NASHVILLE NOV. 12

JULIANNE HOUGH

in Angel Sanchez

“I love it—the ruffle is cool,” the Dancing with the Stars regular, two weeks after surgery for endometriosis, says of the gown.

REESE WITHERSPOON
in Marchesa

The presenter added extra razzle-dazzle to her black lace dress with bold red lips, tousled locks and more than 47 carats of Bulgari diamonds.

TAYLOR SWIFT
in Kaufman Franco

“It was so sparkly I couldn’t keep my eyes off of it,” says the singer of her beaded gown, accessorized with simple Lorraine Schwartz studs.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
in Roberto Cavalli

Cohost Underwood’s lemon-yellow dress (with Johnathon Arndt jewelry) was the first of her seven costume changes.

MILEY CYRUS
in Roberto Cavalli

The presenter went for flower power with this bold gown, which she paired with yellow-and-rose gold earrings and bangles by Hellmuth.

NICOLE KIDMAN
in Jil Sander

The actress—accompanying hubby Keith Urban—set off her slinky dress with dramatic diamond earrings by L’Wren Scott and a Ferragamo clutch.

PARTY GIRLS!

Miami Beach, Nov. 15

Kate Hudson and Gwyneth Paltrow join forces at Blade Sushi Bar for the star-studded opening of the newly renovated Fontainebleau hotel.

Beyoncé Knowles‘S GOODBYE

New York City, Nov. 16

On the MTV special Total Finale Live, Beyoncé helps close out 10 years of TRL with a set that included, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” and “Crazy In Love.”

GARNER: GREEN GROCER

Santa Monica, Nov. 12

Jennifer Garner, who’s expecting daughter Violet’s baby brother or sister soon, shops for veggies at the local farmers market.

THE STARS OF TWILIGHT
Los Angeles, Nov. 17

Robert Pattinson and costar Kristen Stewart, in Balenciaga, hit the premiere of their love story Twilight, based on the popular book series by Stephenie Meyer.

KATE PHONES IT IN

New York City, Nov. 12

A chatty Kate Winslet strolls through the West Village. Her drama Revolutionary Road hits theaters Dec. 26.

RETRO FITTED

Los Angeles, Nov. 15

A week before turning the big 3-0 Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelley celebrate with a period-themed party at a private residence. The couple capped the night off with a 2 a.m. stop at McDonald’s.

JACK AND SON HOLD COURT

Los Angeles, Nov. 9

Jack Nicholson and 16-year-old son Raymond (Mom is Rebecca Broussard) keep their composure as the Lakers whip the Houston Rockets.

BREAKING THE ICE

New York City, Nov. 17

Natalie Portman skates at a Central Park rink while filming Love and Other Impossible Pursuits.

DAKOTA SHOWS SOME SPIRIT!

Los Angeles, Nov. 14

A grown-up Dakota Fanning—now 14—is on the cheerleading squad at her Los Angeles high school.

FOREVER DASHING

Los Angeles, Nov. 12

With Louis Vuitton luggage and a dapper suit, Sidney Poitier makes traveling look downright fashionable.

IT’S SARAH!

Miami, Nov. 13

With campaigning behind her (for now!) former veep candidate Sarah Palin lounges poolside during a Republican governors’ conference.

GRUNGE GONE WILD

Los Angeles, Nov. 16

While her new single “Right Here (Departed)” climbs the charts, Brandy takes a stroll in what’s left of her ripped-up-to-there jeans.

SEX AND THE BEACH?

Malibu, Nov. 14

Sex and the City‘s Jason Lewis takes a dip in the Pacific.

SEXIEST MAN ALUMNI

PEOPLE’S PAST PICKS HAVE STILL GOT WHAT IT TAKES

2005

Malibu, Nov. 15

Call it puppy love: At his beloved beach, Matthew McConaughey plays fetch with his sidekick Foxy.

1997, 2006

Albuquerque, Nov. 14

A mustachioed George Clooney dons camo to play a military man in Men Who Stare at Goats.

1998

Brentwood, Calif., Nov. 10

Just call him the Sexiest Shopper Alive: Harrison Ford shows off a ribbon-tied purchase.

1995, 2000

London, Nov. 17

Two-time Sexiest Man Alive Brad Pitt escorts Angelina Jolie to her Changeling premiere.

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