• GWYNETH PALTROW: 2011 photo | Gwyneth Paltrow

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Published: Wednesday August 20, 2014 12:35 PM EDT

2014

GWYNETH PALTROW: 2011

While Nina Dobrev's gown had jaws dropping, Gwyneth's Emilio Pucci number had eyebrows raising, thanks to the bare midriff and open back – a bold pick for the mom of two. While we're still split about whether exposed abs belong at a black tie event, we all agree that if anyone can pull it off, it's Gwyneth.