February 10, 2014 12:00 PM

BEST DRESSES!

LACE! SPARKLE! SHINE! STARS TOOK A HIGH FASHION TURN ON MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT, THE 56TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

56TH ANNUAL AWARDS GRAMMY

BEST LACE

Project Runway alum Michael Costello designed Beyoncé’s dress to look as if “the flowers were just floating on her body.” The icing? More than $10 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds.

BEST PLUNGE

Miranda Lambert, in a custom Pamella Roland gown, has stayed slim since dropping a dress size last fall. The singer admits, “you want people to notice when you’ve worked hard.” A Judith Leiber clutch, Forevermark bangles and Kimberly McDonald earrings complete her look.

BEST CRYSTALS

“I love it. It’s like a suit of armor. I think it’s bulletproof,” jokes Taylor Swift of her gold-lamé Gucci Première gown with crystal-mesh overlay. Lorraine Schwartz jewels complement the gown.

BEST PRINT

“It’s musical, for music’s biggest night,” gushes Katy Perry of her Valentino Haute Couture gown. Perry caught the bouquet after the show’s mass wedding.

BEST BUSTIER

“I’ve never worn red [on the red carpet],” says Pink of her Johanna Johnson gown, punctuated by Neil Lane jewels.

BEST RUFFLES

“I feel like I’m floating,” says best country album winner Kacey Musgraves of her romantic Armani Privé tulle gown, worn with Jimmy Choo heels and Forevermark jewels.

BEST SPARKLY BUMP

“I had, like, three fittings, one in Milan … to make it happen,” reveals mom-to-be Ciara of her custom Emilio Pucci beaded gown.

For more Grammys coverage turn to page 73

GRAMMY PRE-GAMING!

PARTY PALS

Los Angeles, Jan. 24

Lady Gaga and Gloria Estefan join forces at the MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Carole King, where they each sang tributes to the famed songwriter.

ALL-STAR JAM SESH

Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 25

Johnny Depp shares a mic with Steven Tyler and rocks out with Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson (left) at a private benefit. Depp’s fiancée Amber Heard (inset) and her new bling were also on hand to show support.

FAMILY AFFAIR

Beverly Hills, Jan. 25

Miley Cyrus parties with mom Tish and big sister Brandi at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy’s Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons.

RIRI SHINES

Beverly Hills, Jan. 25

Rihanna, also at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton, goes full glam in an Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture number (for more Grammys coverage, see page 73).

ROMAN HOLIDAY

Rome, Jan. 26

Matthew and Camila Alves McConaughey, with daughter Vida, 4, and son Levi, 5, snap one for the family photo album while touring the Colosseum.

MONKEY BUSINESS

New York City, Jan. 21

While appearing on the Today show, That Awkward Moment star Zac Efron had a real-life awkward moment when a monkey, there for a zoo segment, got comfortable on the actor’s shoulder.

TINA’S MINI-ME

Los Angeles, Jan. 20

Fresh off a weekend at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Tina Fey makes her way through LAX with daughter (and SAG date!) Alice, 8.

KERRY’S GOT FLARE!

Los Angeles, Jan. 25

Kerry Washington works the Directors Guild of America Awards red carpet with her baby bump under wraps in Oscar de la Renta.

WHITE-HOT JESSICA

Santa Barbara

Jessica Simpson flaunts her postbaby body in a bathing suit from the spring Jessica Simpson Collection. Says Simpson: “It’s very sexy, but it still leaves something to the imagination.”

LADIES WHO BRUNCH

Park City, Utah, Jan. 19

Daytime personality and Yahoo contributor Katie Couric and daughter Ellie Monahan, 22, take a brunch break at the Sundance Film Festival, where Fed Up—a documentary coproduced by Couric—made its debut.

CELEBS ON-SET

BEAUTIFUL DAY

Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23

Bono celebrates a milestone for his charity (RED), which has raised $250 million in the fight against AIDS in Africa.

DRESSED-DOWN DIVA

Decatur, Ga., Jan. 21

Jennifer Lopez gets into character as a grieving mom for her drama Lila & Eve.

SITTING PRETTY

Venice Beach, Jan. 23

New Girl’s Zooey Deschanel takes five during a day of shooting her hit series.

50 AND FABULOUS!

New York City, Jan. 23

Birthday girl Mariska Hargitay gets the party started between takes on Law and Order: SVU.

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