CHARLIZE THERON in DIOR HAUTE COUTURE BY JOHN GALLIANO Her vintage 1931 Cartier platinum-and-diamond flower cuff was on loan from Cartier's museum.
MARCIA CROSS in MARC BOUWER “A stylist pulled this together,” she said of the jersey gown and Lambertson Truex bag. “My job is just to put it on.”
FELICITY HUFFMAN in MARCHESA “I loathe saying this, because who am I?” said the Transamerica Best Actress winner, in Martin Katz jewelry. “But I feel like a princess!”
NATALIE PORTMAN in VINTAGE CHANEL The Globe presenter wore a dress from the 1950s and channeled one of its biggest stars Audrey Hepburn.
KEIRA KNIGHTLEY in VALENTINO She almost wore black Valentino but opted for white, with a Tod's clutch and vintage Cartier jewels. “I've already got the bottom dirty, but it's pretty.”
RENEE ZELLWEGER in CAROLINA HERRERA She paired one of her fave designers with vintage Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, a Judith Leiber clutch and Manolo Blahniks.
TRAIN RIDE Someone stepped on Zellweger's hem at the Globes—again. “It happened last year and I had to change!”
ZIYI ZHANG in GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE “I went to his office in Milan and there were so many choices, but I fell in love with this color,” said the Memoirs of a Geisha star, in Chopard earrings.
ANNE HATHAWAY in MARC JACOBS “I think this is a less formal affair than Oscar night,” said the Brokeback Mountain star. “So short equals a little less dressed up, more fun.”
TERI HATCHER in ATELIER VERSACE Was it hard to pick the beaded silk-and-tulle gown and Daniel Swarovski clutch? Nope. “It was pretty easy today. I feel good.”
REESE WITHERSPOON in VINTAGE CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE “My life is about diapers and taking kids to school, so it's a treat to have my hair done and come out,” said the Globe winner, who paired her dress with Neil Lane gems.
DEJA VIEW Same dress, different blonde. Kirsten Dunst (right) wore it to the 2003 Golden Globes.
ISAAC GETS PERSONAL E!'s style guru Isaac Mizrahi shocked celebs with a downright blue red-carpet routine.
To Jessica Alba: “Are you wearing underwear?”
To Scarlett Johansson: “I touched Scarlett's boob! I touched Scarlett's boob!”
To Eva Longoria: “Is it bikini? Your body hair? Was it done tonight?”
To Teri Hatcher (looking down her dress): “Come on, you've got to have the speech somewhere.”
To Keira Knightley: “You had carbs [today], darling? That's a no-no in Hollywood. It's like a [breach of] security.”
GWYNETH PALTROW in BALENCIAGA She confessed she was “a little tired” but wouldn't spill the baby's gender.
LOVED IT? HATED IT? Of the nearly 70,000 people who voted on People.com, 60% did not like her frothy gown.
DEBI MAZAR in A PEA IN THE POD “Everyone here has touched [my stomach].”
RACHEL WEISZ in DONNA KARAN “I had to find a dress that would allow me to grow.”
MIRA SORVINO in GIORGIO ARMANI PRIVE “The room was full of pregnant women. It's nice to see.”
BABIES on Board
RODENT TO VICTORY Two of the night's big cheeses—Geena Davis (who won for her role on Commander in Chief) and Hugh Laurie (who won for his role on House)—costarred as mouse parents in 1999's Stuart Little and its 2002 sequel. “Do you realize Mr. and Mrs. Little have won?” Davis asked in the press room. Joked Laurie: “Will you call Stuart and tell him the good news?”
“I called Mr. Valentino and said, ‘Please, dress me!’ ” said Scarlett Johansson, posing here with Queen Latifah.
George Clooney said the Globes' open bar always keeps him in high spirits. “I start drinking the second I get in there,” he said.
Eric McCormack opted for some fresh air on the red carpet with Will & Grace costars Sean Hayes, Debra Messing and Megan Mullally.
Making an entrance with his Nanny McPhee costar Emma Thompson, Colin Firth joked, “I've never felt so invisible in my life.”
“He told me to change my shirt,” said Johnny Depp (with girlfriend Vanessa Paradis) of son Jack, 3. “ Then when I put the jacket on, he said, ‘Nah, it's all right.’ ”
INSIDER@ THE GLOBES
Desperate Housewives' Doug Savant arrived at the Beverly Hilton without wife Laura Leighton, who had her appendix removed on Saturday. “We decided if you have surgery within 48 hours of the Golden Globes,” he said, “it's not a good idea to go.” Meanwhile, his costar James Denton forgot his ticket. “They told me to say the same guy's name at every checkpoint,” said Denton, who joked, “He must be in the Mob. I mentioned his name and every security guard let me right through.” … Heidi Klum and Seal charmed their way into the ceremony. “I couldn't turn away Heidi Klum,” said a gatekeeper, who arranged for the couple to stand in the back …. “My wife won!” cried Reese Witherspoon's giddy hubby, Ryan Phillippe. “That's my catchphrase of the night.” Phillippe won as well: he bet his wife's Walk the Line costar Joaquin Phoenix $220 that he too would pick up a trophy. “I paid him right away,” said Phoenix. “ I didn't even get off the stage and he was like halfway up the stairs.”… During a break, Hilary Swank told Maria Bello that she and Chad Lowe, who recently separated, are trying to work things out…. Backstage, Steve Carell admitted his witty acceptance speech had not actually been written by wife Nancy Walls. “I ran it by my wife last night,” he said, “and she gave it her thumbs-up.” … Presenting the Cecil B. DeMille Award to her Proof costar Anthony Hopkins, why did Gwyneth Paltrow keep calling him “Antony”? Paltrow's rep says that Hopkins pronounces it “Antony,” but the Welsh-born actor's spokesperson says “Anthony” is indeed the correct pronunciation. Tomayto, tomahto…. Paris Hilton and former fiancé Paris Latsis swapped double-cheek kisses and made friendly small talk at the HBO postparty…. “I'm not going to drink anything for 2006,” declared Lost's Matthew Fox at the HBO bash. Instead Fox opted for a Shirley Temple: “I don't know what to order, so I ordered what my daughter would.” … When the afterparties died down, stars hit up a trio of late-night bashes: Witherspoon and Phillippe talked babies with Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams at CAA's Chaya Brasserie fete, Prince played at his 3121 party for Mariah Carey and Penélope Cruz, and club owner Amanda Scheer-Demme's bash at Teddy's drew Jessica Simpson and Mary-Kate Olsen.
Knightley's hot date for the show? “My mum,” she said.
Ledger kept a close eye on fiancée Michelle Williams.
NBC UNIVERSAL & FOCUS FEATURES WHERE: Beverly Hilton rooftop WHO WAS THERE: Keira Knightley, Adrien Brody, Heath LEDGER LIFE OF THE PARTY: The dance-floor-friendly Knightley, whose favorite things about her first Globes ceremony were “the sushi and good music.”
“I got permission from my boyfriend [NBA star Tony Parker] to kick it with Jamie Foxx,” Eva Longoria told reporters as they left hand in hand.
Huffman jumped like a pogo stick to Kelly Clarkson's “Since U Been Gone.” “I won!” she announced. “I'm gonna dance.”
Witherspoon and husband Ryan Phillippe take in the moment with a little post-victory champagne.
INSTYLE & WARNER BROS. WHERE: Oasis Courtyard WHO WAS THERE: Felicity Huffman, Reese Witherspoon, George Clooney, Mary-Louise Parker, Mischa Barton LIFE OF THE PARTY: In a room saturated with the night's winners, Huffman heartily celebrated her victory by clutching her trophy and husband William H. Macy on the dance floor. “She seemed so happy and excited to be there,” said a fellow guest. “She had a nonstop smile all night.”
In addition to her phone pal, Sandra Oh chatted up her Grey's Anatomy costar Kate Walsh at the Warner Bros. bash.
Networking? Not Mary-Louise Parker and S. Epatha Merkerson, who both won awards for their roles on cable.
HBO WHERE: Poolside at the Beverly Hilton WHO WAS THERE: Matthew Fox, Luke Wilson, Paris Hilton, Jeremy Piven LIFE OF THE PARTY: The cast of Entourage hung poolside with Hilton and her sister Nicky.
“The highlight for me is that I didn't trip on stage,” said Jessica Alba, laughing with director Robert Rodriguez.
WEINSTEIN COMPANY WHERE: Trader Vic's Restaurant WHO WAS THERE: Mariah Carey, Zach Braff, Eric Bana LIFE OF THE PARTY: Carey, Adrien Brody and Scarlett Johansson all held court at their respective tables.
Solo sister Mary-Kate Olsen (in Michael Kors) split early, leaving right after the show-viewing party.
FOX WHERE: The Stardust Room WHO WAS THERE: Joaquin Phoenix, Kiefer Sutherland LIFE OF THE PARTY: Prison Break star Wentworth Miller busted loose: “Everyone's a winner when there's free booze involved.”
Cash grab: Phoenix huddles with Walk the Line producer James Keach and his ecstatic wife, actress Jane Seymour.