The Best Dresses at the Toronto International Film Festival

Stars are bringing the heat in the Canadian city

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LILY JAMES

CAN: - "The Exception" Photocall - TIFF 2016 Day - 8
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wears an off-the-shoulder white-and-cream Burberry dress with alternating lace panels and nude heels to the Exception photocall.

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ROONEY MARA

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "The Secret Scripture" Premiere - Arrivals

wears a Proenza Schouler dress with cutouts and tiers, plus Christian Louboutin heels, to the Secret Scripture premiere.

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VERA FARMIG

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Burn Your Maps" Premiere
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wears a tiered polka-dot lace Elie Saab dress and Brian Atwood heels to the Burn Your Maps premiere.

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ROONEY MARA

'(Re)Assignment' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 14 Sep 2016
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wears a leather Louis Vuitton ensemble and Brian Atwood platform heels for the (Re)Assignment premiere.

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GEMMA ARTERTON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "The Girl With All The Gifts" Premiere
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debuts choppy bangs to go with her high-neck dress with striped hem at the Girl With All the Gifts premiere.

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REBECCA HALL

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Christine" Premiere
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wears a midnight-blue eyelet Prabal Gurung dress and lace-front sandals at the Christine premiere.

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MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "(re) ASSIGNMENT" Premiere
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tops a black tank and jeans with a brass-button blazer for the (Re)Assignment premiere.

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MARIA BELLO

'The Journey Is The Destination' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 14 Sep 2016
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wears a navy caftan with a silver statement necklace at the Journey Is the Destination premiere.

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SIGOURNEY WEAVER

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "(re) ASSIGNMENT" Premiere

attends the (Re)Assignment premiere in an all-black look with ankle-strap heels and shimmery clutch.

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KATE HUDSON

CAN: - "Deepwater Horizon" Premiere - TIFF 2016 Day 6
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wears a black lace gown with silver embroidery on the bodice, plus a Lee Savage clutch and Tiffany & Co. jewels, to the premiere of Deepwater Horizon

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

Amazon Studios' "Manchester By The Sea" Toronto International Film Festival Premiere - Red Carpet
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wears a one-shoulder golden sequin dress with grommet detail to the Manchester by the Sea premiere.

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GINA RODRIGUEZ

Johnnie Walker Presents Deepwater Horizon Premiere Screening Party in Toronto
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wears cutout slate-blue guipere Badgley Mischka Couture with a giant tulle bow and Chopard gems for the Deepwater Horizon premiere.

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JENNIFER GARNER

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Wakefield" Premiere
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wears a black Peter Pilotto sheath with a flared hem and trippy blue-and-green print with Jimmy Choo heels to the Wakefield premiere.

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SUKI WATERHOUSE

'The Bad Batch' Premiere at TIFF, Toronto
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picks a short-sleeve, high-neck tulip-motif Self-Portrait dress with kitten heels for the Bad Batch premiere.

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TATIANA MASLANY

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Two Lovers And A Bear" Premiere
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wears a black sheath with asymmetric, geometric white trim at the sleeve and hem, plus strappy heels, for the Two Lovers and a Bear premiere.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

Grey Goose Vodka and SoHo House Toronto Host TIFF Party For Manchester By The Sea
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adds chunky boots to a girlie microprint paisley dress with tiered ruffled hem at a Manchester by the Sea party.

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EMMA STONE

2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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picks a perfectly preppy headband to top off her feminine pastel yellow Chanel dress, worn with Randall Scott jewelry and Christian Louboutin heels.

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AMY ADAMS

'Arrival' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 12 Sep 2016
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dazzles in plunging Alexander McQueen with a sparkling built-in collar, Anita Ko earrings and a slicked-back bun at the Arrival premiere.

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DAKOTA FANNING

Dakota Fanning Attends Premiere Of Brimstone At The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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wears a black Dolce & Gabbana dress with gunmetal floral appliquéd that reflects the ones on her heels at the Brimstone premier

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GUGU MBATHA-RAW

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Black Mirror" Premiere
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matches her red-and-white Christian Louboutinheels to her red-and-white Gabriela Hearst dress for the Black Mirror premiere.

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RASHIDA JONES

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Black Mirror" Premiere
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wears a black Emanuel Ungaro jumpsuit with a ruffled neckline and Pierre Hardy shoes for the Black Mirror premiere.

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BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Black Mirror" Premiere

wears a black dress with a bomber-inspired lace top and strappy heels for the Black Mirror premiere.

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DIANE LANE

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Paris Can Wait" Premiere
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wears a black sheath with a tan floral pattern and nude heels for the Paris Can Wait premiere.

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AMY ADAMS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Nocturnal Animals" Premiere
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wore a creamy one shoulder Tom Ford gown and dazzling jewelry to the Nocturnal Animals premiere.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

Jackie Premiere During 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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wears a grass-green embellished Prada gown with Tiffany & Co. jewelry and a Christian Louboutin clutch to the Jackie premiere.

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LUPITA NYONG'O

Vanity Fair And Tiffany & Co. Host A Private Dinner To Toast Lupita Nyong'o And Celebrate Legendary Style
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wears a dazzling geometric print jumpsuit with a zig-zag neckline, emerald-green hair wrap and green drop earrings to a Tiffany & Co. dinner in her honor.

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EMMA STONE

"Katie Says Goodbye" TIFF Party At STORYS Toronto Hosted By CIROC And Grolsch
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dons a black dress with golden velvet flowers and matching gold heels, plus a Tyler Alexandra chain-strap clutch, for the Katie Says Goodbye afterparty.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

Vanity Fair And Tiffany & Co. Host A Private Dinner To Toast Lupita Nyong'o And Celebrate Legendary Style
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wears a Louis Vuitton mini/gown hybrid to the Tiffany & Co. dinner in honor of Lupita Nyong'o.

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RACHEL WEISZ

"Denial" Premiere - 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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picks a diaphanous ivory Alexander McQueen gown with embroidered poppies all over and voluminous sheer sleeves, plus a Christian Louboutin clutch, for the Denial premiere.

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BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Nocturnal Animals" Premiere
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picks a black V-neck sheath with an asymmetrical hem and strappy heels for the Nocturnal Animals premiere.

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RILEY KEOUGH

American Honey Photocell During the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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wears a sheer black Chanel two-piece connected at the waist and sleeves to the American Honey photocall.

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MIREILLE ENOS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Katie Says Goodbye" Premiere
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tops a black mini with a red lace long-sleeve dress and adds black accessories for the Katie Says Goodbye premiere.

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REBECCA HALL

Vanity Fair And Tiffany & Co. Host A Private Dinner To Toast Lupita Nyong'o And Celebrate Legendary Style
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pairs a drop-waist Céline dress with chain-link embroidery with embellished Christian Louboutin heels at the Tiffany & Co. dinner for Lupita Nyong'o.

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REESE WITHERSPOON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Sing" Premiere
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wears a pale pink Ulyana Sergeenko brocade mini with covered buttons up the front and an off-the-shoulder neckline with nude Christian Louboutin heels and Irene Neuwith jewelry to the Sing premiere.

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LUPITA NYONG'O

Disney's "Queen Of Katwe" Gala Screening At The Toronto Film Festival
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cuts a striking figure in an ornate blue and yellow Carolina Herrera gown, Amanda Pearl clutch and Tiffany & Co. jewelry at the Queen of Katwe premiere.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

'Planetarium' Premiere - TIFF 2016

keeps it chic in a long-sleeved white Dior dress with a Christian Louboutin clutch and Tiffany & Co. jewels at the Planetarium premiere.

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SCARLETT JOHANSSON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Sing" Premiere
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wears a scarlet Haney dress with a tie neck and sheer sleeves and black Sophia Webster platform heels to theSing premiere.

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NICOLE KIDMAN

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Lion" Premiere

pairs sparkly silver Giuseppe Zanotti Design sandals with her vertical sequin striped burgundy turtleneck dress at the Lion premiere.

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TARAJI P. HENSON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Hidden Figures" Premiere
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shuts things down in her kelly green wrap dress and major heels at the Hidden Figures premiere.

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DAKOTA FANNING

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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is the picture of glam in a classic red Cinq a Sept gown and Christian Louboutin accessories at the InStyle afterparty.

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AMY ADAMS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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looks elegant in a black Max Mara sheath, Christian Louboutin heels and Jennifer Meyer jewelry at the InStyle afterparty.

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NAOMI WATTS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "The Bleeder" Premiere

goes a little retro in a purple paisley Roberto Cavalli halter with fringe tie, Tiffany & Co. jewelry and stacked Nicholas Kirkwood heels at the Bleeder premiere.

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GABRIELLE UNION

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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wows in a flowing white-and-gold caped Sophie Theallet gown with John Hardy jewelry at the InStyle party.

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NAOMIE HARRIS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Moonlight" Premiere
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wears a crimson silk mikado Dior dress with pom-pom topped white Sophia Webster heels and a pearly clutch for the Moonlight premiere.

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TARAJI P. HENSON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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wears an intriciately patterened Naeem Khan mini to the InStyle bash.

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ELISABETH MOSS

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "The Bleeder" Premiere
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rocks a black mini, Gisueppe Zanotti Design heel and boxy clutch at the premiere of The Bleeder.

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UZO ADUBA

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
Mike Windle/Getty

lets her "au naturel" hair steal the spotlight in her simple off the shoulder black dress and matching pumps at the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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ROONEY MARA

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Lion" Premiere
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wears a bright red Aouadi dress with sculptural hemline and embellishment plus Christian Louboutin heels for the Lion premiere.

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ANNE HATHAWAY

'Colossal' premiere, After Party, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 09 Sep 2016
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tops leather overalls with a silky white duster (both Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci) and adds two-tone heels at the Colossal afterparty.

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JENNIFER HUDSON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Sing" Premiere
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dons a lipstick-red long sleeve Lanvin gown with a thigh slit, Hearts on Fire earrings and silver Jimmy Choo sandals for the Sing premiere.

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HAILEE STEINFELD

Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle's Annual Celebration of the Toronto International Film Festival
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pairs her mod silver-stiched white mini with dove gray thigh-high boots at the InStyle party.

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GEMMA ARTERTON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Their Finest" Premiere - Red Carpet
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wears a print halter with cropped pants and chain-embellished Christian Louboutin heels for the Their Finest premiere.

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NAOMIE HARRIS

Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle's Annual Celebration of the Toronto International Film Festival
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wears a rainbow-wave patterned dress with Casadei heels and a Sophia Webster clutch at the InStyle party.

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DAKOTA FANNING

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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wears a suiting-inspired black mini with an Eddie Borgo clutch and chic Nicholas Kirkwood heels to the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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EVAN RACHEL WOOD

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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makes her classic suit pop with teal heels and a wine lip at the InSyle party.

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NINA DOBREV

Nina Dobrev
Dale Wilcox/Invision for R2/AP

rocks a sheer shirt, long vest, leggings and gray-accented accessories for the R2 party.

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LILY-ROSE DEPP

'Planetarium' Premiere at TIFF, Toronto
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wears a whimsical black and grey frock and flower-adorned heels (both Chanel) at the Planterium premiere.

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CAMILA ALVES

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Sing" Premiere
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selects a white lace off-the-shoulder Monique Lhuillier dress with colorful floral appliqués for the Sing premiere.

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MARIA BELLO

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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wears a scarlet suit with a shiny matching shirt blouse and a chain-strap bag at the InStyle party.

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GABBY HOFFMAN

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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wears a print suit with pearls and tan heels to the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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TORI KELLY

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Sing" Premiere
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wears a wide-leg black Fame and Partners jumpsuit with a twisted bow-tie front and T-strap pumps to the Sing premiere.

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BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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wears a curve-hugging striped dress and stripy black heels.

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HAILEE STEINFELD

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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wears an art-print mini with what we think are sheer socks under platform sandals at the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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JENNIFER CONNELLY

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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picks a graphic-print Louis Vuitton dress with a funky hemline and combat boots for the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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REBECCA HALL

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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wears a shimmery top with simple black pants for the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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RILEY KEOUGH

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF/InStyle/HFPA Party - Arrivals
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looks sultry in Valentino from head to deep red-painted, Christian Louboutin-clad toe at the InStyle afterparty.

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PARKER POSEY

Netflix "Mascots" Premiere- 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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wears a sheer top and harem pants to the Mascots premiere.

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KATHRYN HAHN

Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List Party At The Thompson Hotel
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picks a gray microprint peplum culotte look by Theory and nude sandals for the Entertainment Weekly Must List party.

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ANNE HATHAWAY

Anne Hathaway at the TIFF premiere of 'Colossal' in Toronto, Canada.
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wears a quirky embellished floral lace Rodarte dress with Francesco Russo shoes and a half-up topknot to the premiere of Colossal.

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BRIE LARSON

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Free Fire" Premiere
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picks a boldly patterned Alexander McQueen gown and Tiffany & Co. jewelry for the premiere of Free Fire.

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DAKOTA FANNING

2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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pairs her romantic green Gucci gown with a powder blue clutch and Tiffany & Co. jewels for the American Pastoral premiere

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SHAILENE WOODLEY

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Snowden" Premiere - Red Carpet
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wears an embroidered forest green Elie Saab halter gown and John Hardy jewelry to the Snowden premiere.

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OCTAVIA SPENCER

'Hidden Figures' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 10 Sep 2016
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tops a black sheath with a beaded jacket and adds strappy heels for the Hidden Figures premiere

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OLIVIA WILDE

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Colossal" Premiere
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picks a caped black gown with a plunging neckline and a Chanel statement necklace for the Colossal premiere.

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GABRIELLE UNION

Fox Searchlight's "The Birth of a Nation" Toronto International Film Festival Special Presentation
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picks an off-the-shoulder floral dress by Boss with black sandals and Tiffany & Co. jewels at the Birth of a Nation presentation.

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JENNIFER CONNOLLY

Vanity Fair, Lionsgate And Nordstrom Celebrate "American Pastoral" At the Toronto International Film Festival
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attends the American Pastoral party in a black leather Louis Vuitton dress with graphic bodice embellishment.

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FELICITY JONES

Felicity Jones
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wears an ivory Gucci gown with black trim and tiers of pleated ruffles to the premiere of A Monster Calls.

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SHAILENE WOODLEY

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Snowden" Press Conference
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wears a GREY Jason Wu skirt and top and Nicholas Kirkwood heels to the Snowden photocall.

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DAKOTA FANNING

'American Pastoral' Press Conference, Toronto
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wears a girlie floral chiffon day dress with stacked mauve heels to the American Pastoral press conference.

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JANELLE MONAE

'Hidden Figures' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 10 Sep 2016
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sticks to her favored black-and-white color scheme in a Ong Shunmugam sheath with a dramatic draped train, Edie Parker clutch and strappy Giuseppe Zanotti Design heels for the Hidden Figures premiere.

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FELICITY JONES

Felicity Jones Receives The IMDb STARmeter Award At The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
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teams a ruffled blouse and black skirt (both Atlantique Ascoli) with black-and-white heels to accept her IMDB STARmeter award.

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JENNIFER CONNELLY

Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning
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wears a white mini with a boxy black top and ankle-strap heels to the American Pastoral photocall.

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SHAILENE WOODLEY

Audi And Nespresso Co-Host The Official Pre-Party For Snowden, Toronto
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wears a high-neck, bell-sleeve navy mini with lace-up heels to an party for Snowden.

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SANDRA OH

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Catfight" Premiere
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dons a navy one-shoulder draped dress and hot pink sandals for the Catfight premiere.

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ANNE HECHE

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Catfight" Premiere
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contrasts a lipstick-red suit with a pink blouse and adds platform heels for the premiere of Catfight.

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SIGOURNEY WEAVER

Sigourney Weaver
Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Focus Features/AP

wears a Max Mara jumpsuit with a print bodice and black heels to the A Montster Calls premiere.

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UZO ADUBA

Vanity Fair, Lionsgate And Nordstrom Celebrate "American Pastoral" At the Toronto International Film Festival
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picks a crimson gown with a ruched bodice and metallic clutch for the Aerican Pastoral premiere.

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BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

2016 Toronto International Film Festival - "Trespass Against Us" Premiere
Dominik Magdziak Photography/Getty

wears a cold-shoulder top and pencil skirt to the Trespass Against Us premiere.

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