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Red Carpet Report: The Best Looks at the Critics' Choice Awards

Jan 17 2014 - 7:50am

Did you hear that? It's the sound of statement pumps, bands of diamond bangles, and designer-clad celebrities rushing the red carpet. Award season is in full swing — and with the Golden Globes glamour [1] already under our embellished belt, we were ready to take on the high-octane fashions at last night's Critics' Choice Awards. Did black and white [2] reign supreme on tonight's red carpet or did beautifully hand-beaded gowns raise the style bar? Keep scrolling to see the most fashionable moments straight from the front lines.

Lupita Nyong'o at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Hot off the heels of her Golden Globes masterpiece [3], Lupita Nyong'o upped the style bar in a custom Calvin Klein Collection [4] ivory silk crepe dress designed by Francisco Costa. She finished her white-hot look with a gold Calvin Klein [5] Collection clutch.

Amy Adams at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

The American Hustle nominee's formfitting berry pink Roland Mouret gown [6] and satin Christian Louboutins were perfect for Valentine's Day. We may have added her platinum Neil Lane ruby and diamond kite earrings and bracelet to our wish list.

Cate Blanchett at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

The great Cate Blanchett [7] wowed in head-to-toe Lanvin [8]. From her dark green washed-crepe gown to her lacquered-heel black suede stilettos, everything about this ensemble is stunning.

Sandra Bullock at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

A raspberry strapless tiered custom-made Lanvin creation [9] and sparkling jeweled belt made up Sandra Bullock [10]'s look of choice for the night's festivities. Her Fred Leighton antique diamond earrings didn't hurt, either.

Jessica Chastain at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Is there anything more beautiful than the fiery-locked Jessica Chastain working an emerald silk crepe Nina Ricci dress [11]? Yeah, we didn't think so. Chastain chose bronzed mirrored leather Brian Atwood [12] sandals to finish.

Margot Robbie at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street star — not to mention new red carpet ace — changed things up in a black jumpsuit [13] with lace sleeves from the Elie Saab [14] Spring 2014 collection. Black satin Louboutins and a black satin Alexander McQueen [15] clutch rounded out her saucy style.

Kristen Bell at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

The presenter's elegant black Pamella Roland gown [16] featured strategically placed cutouts, which showcased her flawless figure. Black satin Brian Atwood [17] platforms, an Edie Parker black glitter clutch, Norman Silverman diamond earrings, and a slick 'do completed her red carpet look.

Julia Roberts at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Posing in a black and white graphic print Juan Carlos Obando gown [18], Ray-Ban [19] shades, and a Barbara Bui [20] python baguette clutch, America's sweetheart nailed effortless elegance.

Elisabeth Röhm at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Elisabeth Röhm exuded old Hollywood glamour in an intricately beaded long-sleeved gown, sparkling clutch, and retro waves.

Camila Alves at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Camila Alves sizzled in a red sleeveless gown [21], knotted at her perfectly toned waist, from the Paule Ka [22] Spring 2014 collection.

Brie Larson at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Brie Larson bloomed in a navy floral lace Resort 2014 Escada [23] gown cinched with a black velvet bow belt.

Abigail Breslin at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Abigail Breslin [24] doubled up on sweetness in a floral-embroidered chiffon gown and sideswept cascading coils that showed off her Jennifer Meyer [25] earrings. For shoes, she chose Rupert Sanderson [26] platform sandals.

Meryl Streep at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Meryl Streep [27] led the cool girl pack in a long-sleeved navy shift with black opaque tights and peep-toe pumps — and let's not forget those very Meryl shades.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Julia Louis-Dreyfus [28] hit a fashion high note by styling a Pre-Fall 2014 black and green lace dress by Reem Acra with Irene Neuwirth [29] jewels.

Aisha Tyler at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Aisha Tyler brought dark romantic glamour to the red carpet with an ornate long-sleeved beaded Tadashi Shoji gown and webbed black diamond earrings and a webbed black diamond ring by Nanis Italian Jewels.

Melissa McCarthy at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Melissa McCarthy posed in a flowing printed gown composed of various shades of blue. Her glittering brilliant blue clutch, statement gemstone rings, and dark blue nails complemented her dress perfectly.

Juliette Lewis at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

A pretty red dress always makes a statement on the red carpet, but the plunging neckline on Juliette Lewis's stunner really made heads turn. Rose gold Rupert Sanderson [30] platforms completed her sassy style.

Nia Long at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Presenter Nia Long went va-va-voom in a sexy sheer-paneled gown accessorized with a black leather clutch and door-knocker earrings.

Julie Delpy at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Re-create Julie Delpy's ladylike look, a navy brocade Romona Keveza dress featuring a full tea-length skirt with Bionda Castana satin pumps, for your next date night.

Christina Applegate at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

The actress got in on the red trend in a gauzy lace Marchesa [31] dress, nude peep-toe pumps, and pearlized Edie Parker clutch.

Emma Thompson at the Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Emma Thompson [32] proved the power of a statement coat, topping her red sheath with a floral swing coat, classic pumps, and a little Lauren Merkin [33] clutch.


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