Critics' Choice Style: From Mild to Wild
The nominee isn’t afraid to take on challenging roles (she’s up for an award for her turn as a CIA operative in Zero Dark Thirty), nor is she afraid to be a redhead in a red gown – like this Prada one with an embellished V-neckline and a bedazzled bow in the back (plus Jimmy Choo sandals).
Asymmetrical draping is the name of the game for The Master actress, who selects an ivory-and-blue silk Vionnet design (and Stephen Webster jewels) and shows more leg than we’re used to seeing from her via a thigh-grazing slit that shows off her Jimmy Choo heels.
At the 2013 Critics’ Choice Awards
Another star in stars, though this one opts for a constellation print and blingtastic celestial embellishments on her sophisticated midnight blue Carolina Herrera creation, worn with dazzling Sutra earrings and Christian Louboutin heels.
We don’t know what we’re most obsessed with: the ‘s classic red lip or her Downton Abbey-inspired do (not to mention her $39.95 JustFab clutch!) Her simple ivory Miu Miu gown with a beaded neckline and above-the-ankle hemline, however, has PEOPLE.com editors divided.
As soon as we were able to tear our eyes off of the ‘s perfect, side-swept mane (hello, Pinterest Tress-piration board), we started admiring her chic Emilio Pucci gown with a cleavage-baring V-shaped panel, worn with a dazzling Edie Parker clutch and purple-and-jade Irene Neuwirth earrings.
The movie may be called This is 40, but this dress on the nominated actress is way more youthful. Leslie commits very seriously to pink with a lace knee-length Honor number, plus a coordinating Tiffany & Co. clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals.
We knew she couldn’t stay away from cutouts for too long. The Silver Linings Playbook guns for a trophy in a dramatic black Prabal Gurung gown complete with a leather panel and a sheer train, all accessorized with gorgeous red lips, a Roger Vivier clutch and Chopard jewelry.
The Les Mis takes risks from top to bottom, starting with a cool knotted updo, then an asymmetric Marios Schwab pleated dress with blue lace and finished off with strappy Roger Vivier sandals.
It may be the middle of January, but spring has sprung on Elle’s sequined strapless Chanel design, which she pairs with chunky metallic platforms and minimal makeup, save for a swipe of bright orange eyeshadow.
Mari, Mari, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Apparently on her Zuhair Murad dress, a super-interesting cap-sleeve, full-skirted creation featuring layers of tulle and more species of flowers than we can name. She keeps the rest of her look simple with Chopard gems, a nude Christian Louboutin clutch and matching Jimmy Choo heels.