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The best Golden Globes dresses of the last decade

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Amber Riley, 2011

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Amber Riley, 2011

Amber Riley showed off her curves at the 2011 Golden globes in a super-sequined Oliver Tolentino gown with a cinched waist.
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Emily Blunt, 2010

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Emily Blunt, 2010

Emily Blunt’s pink tulle and chiffon Dolce & Gabbana gown at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards seemed like something out of a confectionary dream.
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Emma Stone, 2011

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Emma Stone, 2011

Could she be any prettier? Emma Stone was definition of modern beauty at the 2011 Golden Globes in a coral-hued sheath from the Calvin Klein Collection.
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Emma Stone, 2012

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Emma Stone, 2012

She was already one of our favorite actresses to watch, but – thanks to her plum and raspberry tulle gown by Lanvin in 2012 – she’s now also one of our favorite fashion icons.
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Eva Longoria, 2009

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Eva Longoria, 2009

Eva Longoria looked hot, hot, hot in a curve-hugging, red Reem Acra fishtail gown at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards.
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Eva Longoria, 2011

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Eva Longoria, 2011

Eva Longoria brought new meaning to LBD with this curve-conscious Zac Posen number, prompting women everywhere to consider adding a “long black dress” to their fashion repertoire.
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Eva Mendes, 2009

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Eva Mendes, 2009

For the 2009 Golden Globe Awards, Eva Mendes added a pop of color to her white silk taffeta bustier gown by Dior with a bold aqua collar necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels.
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Evan Rachel Wood, 2012

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Evan Rachel Wood, 2012

We're obsessed with this forest green, floor-length dress!
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Gwyneth Paltrow, 2006

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Gwyneth Paltrow, 2006

Leave it to Gwyneth Paltrow to dress her burgeoning baby bump to the nines! Here, in a Balenciaga maxi, she looked as pretty as a scene from Shakespeare in Love.
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Helen Mirren, 2007

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Helen Mirren, 2007

In a teal Donna Karan dress, Helen Mirren proved style doesn’t have to expire with age. The silver-haired stunner opted for a custom-made frock to complement her figure.
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Hilary Swank, 2005

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Hilary Swank, 2005

Million Dollar Baby star Hilary Swank looked – you guessed it – like a million bucks in a stunning copper gown by Calvin Klein at the 2005 Golden Globes.
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Elizabeth Banks, 2009

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Elizabeth Banks, 2009

Nude can be a hard color to pull off, but Elizabeth Banks looked like a dream in a pale ruffled gown from J. Mendel’s Spring 2009 collection.
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Drew Barrymore, 2010

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Drew Barrymore, 2010

While Drew Barrymore’s nude gown with crystal embellishments wasn’t a hit with all of the critics, we think the effervescent actress looked lovely in her Atelier Versace.
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Amy Adams, 2011

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Amy Adams, 2011

An ideal mix of slinky and structured, Amy Adams’ navy Marchesa gown featured gathers with intricate cutout detailing.
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Angelina Jolie, 2009

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Angelina Jolie, 2009

Let’s be honest – Angelina Jolie nearly always nails it on the red carpet. But the lustrous Atelier Versace number she wore to the 2009 Golden Globes was one of her best yet.
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Angelina Jolie, 2011

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Angelina Jolie, 2011

Not many people can make a long sleeved, floor-length gown look sexy, but Angelina Jolie sure managed to in emerald green Versace at the 2011 Golden Globes.
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Anne Hathaway, 2009

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Anne Hathaway, 2009

In 2009, Anne Hathaway walked the red carpet in royal blue Armani Prive embroidered in Swarovski crystals. She kept the look clean and sophisticated with Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry.
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Beyoncé, 2009

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Beyoncé, 2009

Beyoncé can sing, she can act, she can dance – and clearly she can dress to impress, too. At the 2009 Golden Globes, Queen B turned heads in a beaded gown by Elie Saab Couture.
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Brittany Murphy

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Brittany Murphy

The same year she starred in Little Black Book, bubbly beauty Brittany Murphy wowed at the Golden Globes in a shimmery, floor-skimming gown.
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Carey Mulligan, 2010

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Carey Mulligan, 2010

Fashion darling Carey Mulligan didn’t disappoint at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards in a delicate navy Nina Ricci gown with trailing hem.
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Dianna Agron, 2011

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Dianna Agron, 2011

Glee beauty Dianna Agron made her mark on the red carpet in 2011 donning a nude strapless column gown by J. Mendel.
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Jennifer Garner, 2010

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Jennifer Garner, 2010

Jennifer Garner could wear a paper bag and her beauty would still shine through… but, we have to admit, she was particularly beaming in this beaded lilac Atelier Versace gown.
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Jane Krakowski, 2011

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Jane Krakowski, 2011

Not only was Jane Krakowski unafraid to show off her baby bump at the 2011 Golden Globes, but the 30 Rock actress also dared to bear some seriously toned leg with a thigh-high split.
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Olivia Wilde, 2011

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Olivia Wilde, 2011

We loved Olivia Wilde’s rich-brown Marchesa gown because it looks like something straight out of a fairytale. The actress? Well, she liked it for a different reason. “It’s really comfortable actually,” she told Ryan Seacrest.
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Paula Patton, 2012

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Paula Patton, 2012

Paula rocked this yellow hue on the red carpet.
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Penelope Cruz, 2009

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Penelope Cruz, 2009

In a pale gold, silk chiffon column dress by Giorgio Armani Prive, Penelope Cruz commandeered the red carpet.
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Reese Witherspoon, 2006

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Reese Witherspoon, 2006

Who cares if Kirsten Dunst donned this same dress to a party three years before Reese Witherspoon rocked it at the 2006 Golden Globes? Witherspoon breathed new life into the vintage Chanel haute couture.
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Reese Witherspoon, 2012

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Reese Witherspoon, 2012

They say the most important thing you put on is a smile — and Reese Witherspoon’s proved the perfect accessory to her crimson Zac Posen gown at the 2012 Golden Globes.
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Sofia Vergara, 2012

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Sofia Vergara, 2012

Rocking her trademark curves, Modern Family's Sofia Vergara hit the red carpet in a deep-blue Vera Wang mermaid gown. Her favorite part? “It zipped and closed!”
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Renee Zellweger, 2006

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Renee Zellweger, 2006

In sleek black, Renee Zellweger kept it classic in Carolina Herrera – although she did amp up the sex appeal with some major slits.
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Rooney Mara, 2012

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Rooney Mara, 2012

Sweeping aside her trademark blunt bangs, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Rooney Mara looked as sleek and statuesque as ever in black-as-night Nina Ricci.
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Sienna Miller, 2007

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Sienna Miller, 2007

Between her unique milkmaid braid and metallic Marchesa, Sienna Miller appeared as regal as a queen in King Arthur’s court.
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Scarlett Johansson, 2011

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Scarlett Johansson, 2011

Scarlett Johansson is known for her vintage Hollywood style, which made this glam, sequined ensemble a perfect choice for the bombshell.
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Olivia Wilde, 2009

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Olivia Wilde, 2009

We’ve seen her don dark and sleek ensembles on the red carpet, which is why Olivia Wilde’s sweet, violet ruffled Reem Acra gown stands out as one of our favorites.
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Nicole Kidman, 2005

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Nicole Kidman, 2005

Set against her creamy skin and pale blue eyes, Nicole Kidman’s teal blue Gucci dress stood out in the best possible way. The peacock feather strap? Perfection.
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Jessica Alba, 2013

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Jessica Alba, 2013

Jessica Alba went for the wow factor at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards in a dramatic Oscar de la Renta gown and statement necklace.
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Jessica Alba, 2012

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Jessica Alba, 2012

Of her pale lilac beaded Gucci gown at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards, Jessica Alba joked that her daughter thought she looked like a beautiful mermaid.
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Kate Beckinsale, 2009

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Kate Beckinsale, 2009

Does Kate Beckinsale ever age? From the looks of the fresh-faced stunner in this white gazar gown by J. Mendel, the answer is a resounding no. Tell us your secret, Kate!
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Lea Michelle, 2010

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Lea Michelle, 2010

Glee’s Lea Michele hit a high note at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards in a fairytale Oscar de la Renta and elegant up-do.
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Kristin Davis, 2005

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Kristin Davis, 2005

Kristin Davis’ plunge-neck aubergine dress may have been simple, but it was tres chic — and the fit was super-flattering.
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Lea Michelle, 2012

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Lea Michelle, 2012

Talk about turning up the volume! At the 2012 Golden Globes, Lea Michele’s star quality came through loud and clear in a spotlight-stealing Marchesa gown.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal, 2009

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, 2009

Never one to simply follow the crowd, Maggie Gyllenhaal dared to be different at the 2009 Golden Globes in a Lanvin turquoise and black leopard print gown.
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Mandy Moore, 2011

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Mandy Moore, 2011

Singer-turned-actress Mandy Moore flaunted her fab figure in a bright-blue gathered tulle dress that perfectly played up her dark locks and olive complexion.
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Michelle Williams, 2012

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Michelle Williams, 2012

Who knew a velvet, animal-print dress would look so chic on the red carpet?
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Mila Kunis, 2011

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Mila Kunis, 2011

In a jewel-toned Vera Wang gown at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards, Mila Kunis looked every bit the leading lady.
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Tina Fey, 2011

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Tina Fey, 2011

Can we just say, “Dayuuuum!” Clad in this second-skin, navy floor-sweeper, 30 Rock’s brainy beauty Tina Fey dropped jaws.
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