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Trend alert: Chic jumpsuits replace the red carpet dress

Chrissy Callahan is the Contributing Beauty Editor for SheKnows and helps manage the Beauty & Love sites' content. Before joining SheKnows, Chrissy freelanced for a variety of different websites and covered everything from NY Fashion Wee...

Could glam gowns be a thing of the past?

Move over fancy gowns, there's a new red carpet staple in town and she's practical and pretty. Jumpsuits have been invading the style scene for several seasons now and they've quickly become a red carpet staple.

So much so that we've recently found ourselves wondering: Are jumpsuits the new dress? And are those luxe, lustworthy designer gowns a thing of the past on the red carpets? We hardly think so. If you ask us, designer gowns have and always will be an award season staple.

But if these stylish celebs have anything to say about it, jumpsuits will be spotted more and more on the red carpet all year long, from small premieres to major award shows. Big name and affordable designers are pushing the boundaries of fashion with their latest jumpsuit styles, creating versions for every personality ranging from the glam gal to the boho chick. And really, what gal could be opposed to an increase in her outfit options?

Cameron Diaz

To celebrate the premiere of her new comedy Sex Tape, Cameron selected a breezy dotted jumpsuit featuring long sleeves and a tie waist.

Cameron Diaz wearing a jumpsuit

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Bar Refaeli

The supermodel set the bar pretty high in her beautiful pink tailored version.

Bar Refaeli wearing a jumpsuit

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Kate Hudson

No stranger to fashion risks, Kate stepped out in Paris in a super-flashy one piece we love.

Kate Hudson wearing a jumpsuit

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Jennifer Garner

Jennifer shows us just how comfy and practical (pockets, anyone?) jumpsuits can be.

Jennifer Garner wearing a jumpsuit

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Jennifer Lawrence

What's black and blue and oh so chic? JLaw's fancy red carpet jumpsuit.

Jennifer Lawrence wearing a jumpsuit

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Melissa McCarthy

Worn with a black shawl sweater, black strappy heels and a fringe bag, Melissa's printed jumpsuit looks edgy and sophisticated.

Melissa McCarthy wearing a jumpsuit

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Lucy Hale

Jumpsuits come in all shapes and prints. Lucy went with a feisty, fiery version for a summery look.

Lucy Hale wearing a jumpsuit

Photo credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

Rose Byrne

Who says jumpsuits have to look casual? Rose Byrne's flashy metallic one is anything but.

Rose Byrne wearing a jumpsuit

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Heidi Klum

There's nothing black and white about Heidi's sexy V-neck jumpsuit.

Heidi Klum wearing a jumpsuit

Photo credit: Rob Rich/WENN.com

Dakota Fanning

Dakota showed us that a one-shoulder red jumpsuit can look even sexier than the most revealing of dresses.

Dakota Fanning wearing a jumpsuit

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