The Best, Worst & Color-Coded Couture From The 2011 Golden Globes.

The Best, Worst and Color-Coded Couture From The 2011

The 68th Annual Golden Globes, where the Hollywood Foreign Press honor the best of movies and television, took place tonight (the nominees and winners can be seen here). Ricky Gervais was entertainingly brutal as the host and Hollywood’s creme-de-la-creme attended.

2011 Golden Globes Best & Worst Dressed

Ricky Gervais hosting the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards
Ricky Gervais hosting the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 16, 2011, Beverly Hills, CA

As often is the case with award shows, the fashions are as fun to critique as the nominees. Below are what I felt were the Best and Worst dressed, along with gowns grouped by color, for your perusal.

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January Jones’ own Golden Globes will probably be remembered long after the award ceremony.

To see the designers and the jewelers for the images below, go here.

Best Dressed
The following actresses were donning elegant, age-appropriate, well-fitting, tasteful and simply beautiful gowns.

Anne Hathaway:
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Claire Danes:
Claire danes

Lea Michele:
Lea Michele 2011

Julianne Hough:
Julianne Hough

Kelly Osbourne:
kelly osbourne best dressed

Dianna Agron:
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Nicole Kidman:
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Hailee Steinfeld:
Hailee Steinfeld best dressed

Maria Menounos:

Eva Longoria:

Olivia Wilde:

Emma Stone:
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Sofia Vergara:
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Megan Fox:
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Worst Dressed

Tacky, ugly, bizarre and/or just plain unflattering.

Halle Berry:
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Julianne Moore:
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Helena Bonham-Carter:
helena bonham carter worst dressed

Tilda Swinton:

Christina Aguilera:
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and although the dress isn’t horrible, Julie Stiles looks about 70 years old:
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and Gabourey Sidibe donned a sparkly muumuu:
Gabourey Sidibe 2011

Going Green
Emerald and Forest Green were a choice for four of the evening’s actresses.

Angelina Jolie:
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Mila Kunis:
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Elizabeth Moss:
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Catherine Zeta-Jones:
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Pales By Comparison
Pale, if not drab, shades of ivory, peach, pink, taupe and soft grey were very popular. And very blah.

Sandra Bullock: 

Scarlett Johannsen:
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Carrie Underwood:

Leighton Meester:

Michelle Williams:

Jennifer Bowen:

Milla Jovovich:

Kaley Cuoco:

Jennifer Love Hewitt:

Jennifer Lopez:

Feeling Blue
Navy, Periwinkle and Cadet blue were seen on the following.

Amy Adams:

Mandy Moore:

Tina Fay:

Jenna Ushkowitz:

Dressing For Two
Natalie Portman:
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Close up of the rose pinned to Natalie Portman’s preggers gown:

Jane Krakowski:

Impossible to ignore
January Jones drove men mad in this red fringed revealing Versace gown:

images courtesy of Getty Images and the HFPA
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above: Golden Globe statuettes

See all the winners here
Golden Globes Official Site