updated 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 10/03/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
MISCHA BARTON in OSCAR DE LA RENTA "I'm just happy wearing it," said The O.C. star Of her gown and Tod's clutch. "It's actually really comfortable."
DEBRA MESSING in ELIE SAAB COUTURE "This spoke to me," said the Will & Grace star. "Maybe I was swayed by the rich colors and the plummy browns of fall."
TERI HATCHER in J. MENDEL "They made this dress for me," said the Desperate Housewives nominee. "The shoes are mine, if you can believe that!"
MARCIA CROSS in ELIE SAAB COUTURE Her taffeta gown "was the first one I tried on," she said. "I think I give it all back, but I keep the memories."
HALLE BERRY in UNGARO The Emmy nominee decided on Gunmetal shoes and a soft blue gown because "I just liked it."
JENNIFER GARNER in BADGLEY MISCHKA "I feel great," said the pregnant Alias nominee of her maternity gown and Roger Vivier bag.
PORTIA DE ROSSI in NINA RICCI "I usually wear white or black," said the Emmy presenter. "I thought, 'What the heck—orange!'"
EVA LONGORIA in ANGEL SANCHEZ "I had it in my head for months that I wanted to wear coral;" says Longoria. "So he designed this especially for tonight."
MARISKA HARGITAY in CAROLINA HERRERA The Law& Order: Special Victims Unit nominee was arresting in her juicy hue.
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SANDRA OH in NINA RICCI "I just didn't want to wear a gown," said the Grey's Anatomy nominee. "I wanted to be more fun about it, and I like how chic it looked."
CHARLIZE THERON in CHANEL COUTURE "I love it," said the Emmy nominee of her beaded dress. "It's super comfortable."
KYRA SEDGWICK in J. MENDEL The Emmy presenter brought a Daniel Swarovski bag but no Kevin Bacon: "He's playing music."
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