BAFTA Gala: How the Stars Got Glam for Will and Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mingle with stylish A-listers – Jennifer! Nicole! Blake! – at the Brits to Watch event in Los Angeles

01 of 14

JENNIFER GARNER

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The hands-on-mom goes glam, ditching her jeans in favor of a dramatic, draped blue Yves Saint Laurent gown, David Webb gems, Lanvin clutch and Casadei platforms to meet Prince William and his wife Catherine

02 of 14

JENNIFER LOPEZ

JENNIFER LOPEZ
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The world's most beautiful woman – in an abs-revealing Emilio Pucci gown with Lena Erziak clutch, Brumani earrings and rings by Amrapali and Le Vian – arrives at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles to meet the world's most watched young royals at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts "Brits to Watch" gala Saturday night.

03 of 14

BLAKE LIVELY

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Gossip Girl star Lively, in a light blue, lace-embroidered gown by Marchesa and Lorraine Schwartz baubles, kept close to costar Ed Westwick (not pictured) during the star-studded bash.

04 of 14

NICOLE KIDMAN

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The Aussie actress – who actually shared a table with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the dinner party – makes a splash in an ice-blue, custom Elie Saab gown with a draped back, Cathy Waterman green tourmaline earrings and Salvatore Ferragamo clutch.

05 of 14

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE
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Continuing her spot-on fashion streak, the newlywed fits right in with Hollywood's finest in a lilac Alexander McQueen creation, Jimmy Choo sandals and clutch, and earrings borrowed from the Queen. Husband William, who sported a classic tux, is president of the BAFTA.

06 of 14

CAT DEELEY

CAT DEELEY
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The So You Think You Can Dance host, also eager to meet the royal couple, hits the carpet in a blue Dior dress before taking to the podium as an emcee. She later revealed the dinner menu, which included filet of beef and English rose meringue.

07 of 14

MARY-LOUISE PARKER

MARY-LOUISE PARKER
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The Weeds star takes a bold stand on the red carpet, wearing a plunging mermaid gown with floral accoutrements by Dolce amp Gabbana.

08 of 14

GUGU MBATHA-RAW

GUGU MBATHA-RAW
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The British-born Larry Crowne star looks appropriately regal in a royal blue Reem Acra dress, accentuated with just a little sparkle.

09 of 14

ELIZABETH BANKS

ELIZABETH BANKS
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New mom Banks enjoys a night on the town in a sexy, slit-to-there Versace creation, highlighted with gold Medusa buttons, and Neil Lane jewelry. "Fun night being hosted by BAFTA and the Royal couple," she later Tweeted. "That princess was real purdy – and tall!"

10 of 14

MARIA BELLO

MARIA BELLO
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Continuing the one-shoulder trend, the Grown Ups actress glides into the BAFTA gala in a shimmering Donna Karan dress, matching Rene Caovilla heels and jewelry by Vram for Gray Gallery.

11 of 14

ZOOEY DESCHANEL

ZOOEY DESCHANEL
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The New Girl star opts for something a bit shorter, working a platinum-hued, silk organza dress by Oscar de la Renta.

12 of 14

KRISTIN CHENOWETH

KRISTIN CHENOWETH
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She may be short, but the Broadway darling stands tall in a patterned frock by BCBG Max Azria. Tweeting that she couldn't wait to meet the "Duck and Dutchess" (oops!) she later corrected her spelling and said she had the "best time. They were lovely."

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RITA WILSON

RITA WILSON
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Mrs. Tom Hanks, who met the Queen in May, prepares to meet the younger royals on Saturday in a sparkly, cap-sleeved gown.

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LESLIE MANN

LESLIE MANN
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Judd Apatow's leading lady is also in the pink, flaunting her curves in a high-neck gown by L'Wren Scott.

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