Hearing that a celebrity wore a black dress on the red carpet may not initially strike you as groundbreaking. But leave it to Kristen Bell  to separate herself from the pack. The star's secret lies in her choice to wear a dress that catches the light — in more ways than one. Yes, the slightly asymmetrical neckline and strategically placed cutout add sexiness, but it's the slight sheen of the fabric and the shimmer of its sequin embellishment that really caught our eye. A black clutch, black satin Brian Atwood  platform sandals, and a pair of gorgeous drop earrings rounded out her slightly edgy look. Were you a fan? Let us know below!
Vote on all of our Critics' Choice Awards polls here !