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BEST DRESSED
51% of People.com voters loved Reese Witherspoon's look above all

MOST TALKED ABOUT DRESS
61% of People.com readers think Kidman should stay in the red!

BEYONCE
ARMANI PRIVE
The Dreamgirl loved the "classic, sexy and young" vibe of this gown (worn with Armani Privé heels).

PENELOPE CRUZ
ATELIER VERSACE
The Volver nominee, in diamonds by Chopard and a dress with silk tulle ruffles, got ready at home with her family in about an hour.

CATE BLANCHETT
ARMANI PRIVE
The Best Supporting Actress nominee set off her sleek metallic gown with black diamond drops by Lorraine Schwartz.

JENNIFER LOPEZ
MARCHESA
"They made it just for me," she says of her sparkling gown paired with Lorraine Schwartz diamonds.

REESE WITHERSPOON
NINA RICCI
The star, in jewels by Van Cleef & Arpels, chose between two custom gowns by designer Olivier Theyskens. (For more details, see page 164.)

NICOLE KIDMAN
BALENCIAGA BY NICOLAS GHESQUIERE
"I just had one dress," says Kidman of her choice of this dramatic silk crepe gown, accented with a Bottega Veneta clutch.

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JADA PINKETT SMITH
CAROLINA HERRERA
"I love that it's sexy and elegant," said Smith (with H. Stern diamonds) of her gold lamé gown.

HELEN MIRREN
CHRISTIAN LACROIX
"I dreamt of having a gold dress since I was a girl," says Mirren (in Jimmy Choo shoes and Chopard diamond cluster earrings).

KATE WINSLET
VALENTINO COUTURE
"My daughter picked it out," says Winslet (with a vintage Bulgari clutch and Chopard diamonds) of her mint gown.

JENNIFER HUDSON
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
"She knows what she feels good in," says André Leon Talley, who helped Hudson (in Fred Leighton diamonds) select her gown and metallic bolero.WAY BETTER WITHOUT THE JACKET!

GWYNETH PALTROW
ZAC POSEN
"I just saw the dress and thought it was beautiful," says the star, who paired her apricot gown with diamond jewelry by Fred Leighton.

RACHEL WEISZ
VERA WANG
Weisz stepped out in a gown she calls "so romantic" and a Leiber clutch. Her pendant is a 1948 Cartier brooch.