Better From the Back? Stars' Most Jaw-Dropping 360°

Sure, these dresses are gorgeous from the front – but it's the rear view that had us hooked

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Diane Kruger

Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 09 Feb 2020
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in an Elie Saab silver sequin gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Hailey Bieber

2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals
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in a sheer black long-sleeve gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Kim Kardashian

2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals
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in an Alexander McQueen cream-colored gown with tulle ruffles at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Vanessa Hudgens

2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals
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in a plunging deep purple gown with tulle sashes at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Scarlett Johansson

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in an Oscar de la Renta liquid lamé gold gown with encrusted bandeau top at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Elizabeth Banks

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re-wears the strappy red Badgley Mischka gown she wore to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2004 to this year's event.

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Saoirse Ronan

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in a plunging Gucci gown at the 2020 Oscars.

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Rooney Mara

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in a black lace Alexander McQueen gown at the 2020 Oscars.

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Janelle Monàe

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in a Ralph Lauren hooded gown at the 2020 Oscars.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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in a navy body-skimming custom Vera Wang gown at the 2020 Oscars.

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Margot Robbie

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in a black Chanel Haute Couture gown at the 2020 BAFTAs.

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Scarlett Johansson

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in a pink feathered Versace gown at the 2020 BAFTAs.

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Charlize Theron

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in an off-the-shoulder black gown with a white triangle bra peeking out underneath at the Producers Guild of America Awards.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020
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in a high-shine silver Julien x Gabriel gown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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in a custom green Armani Privé gown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland arrives at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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in a floral-print Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini high-low dress at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Laura Dern

Laura Dern - Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Marriage Story 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Press Room, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, USA - 19 Jan 2020 Wearing Stella McCartney
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in a long-sleeve green Stella McCartney gown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning arrives at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, in Los Angeles 26th Annual SAG Awards - Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 19 Jan 2020
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in an embellished mint green Valentino gown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Kaitlyn Dever

Kaitlyn Dever attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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in a pink Ralph Lauren gown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

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Jennifer Lopez

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wears a Georges Hobeika gown featuring crystal embellishments and sheer paneling at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Anne Hathaway

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in a sequin-embellished gold Versace dress at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Zendaya

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in a fuchsia Tom Ford breastplate top and a matching maxi skirt at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Lucy Hale

25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals

in a mint Mui Mui halter gown at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Annabelle Wallis

25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals

in a beaded Moschino By Jeremy Scott gown at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Susan Kelechi Watson

25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals

in a Galia Lahav cream-colored gown at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards.

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Cate Blanchett

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
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in a pleated yellow Mary Katrantzou gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Scarlett Johansson

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
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in custom red Vera Wang collection gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Naomi Watts

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in a sparkling Armani Privé gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Saoirse Ronan

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in a beaded Celine by Hedi Slimane gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Joey King

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in a black and white Iris Van Herpen dress at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Gillian Anderson

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in a long white gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Winnie Harlow

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
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in a metallic fringe gown at the 2020 Golden Globes.

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Ashley Greene

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in a black open-back gown at the Amazon Golden Globes After Party.

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