Runway to Red Carpet: The Best of Spring 2013 Couture

It's Couture Week in Paris, which is especially convenient since the SAG Awards are this Sunday and the Academy Awards are right around the corner. We've looked through the collections and chosen our favorite gowns that we think could perfectly transition

It's Spring 2013 Couture Week in Paris, which is especially convenient since the SAG Awards are this Sunday and the Academy Awards are right around the corner. We've looked through the collections and chosen our favorite gowns that we think could perfectly transition from the runway to the red carpet this awards season.
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Nominees Jennifer Lawrence and Marion Cotillard are both current faces of Dior, so it's highly likely that they'll be dressed by the French house for the SAG Awards or the Oscars. This dramatic marigold gown was one of the highlights of Raf Simons' latest collection for Dior, and we'd love to see it walk down the red carpet.

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This regal gold gown would be perfect for a Best Actress nominee.

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Sheer, sparkly, but not too sexy — this gown would definitely turn heads on the red carpet.

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This structured gown in a crimson satin is Hollywood glamour at its finest.

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The incredible texture and subtle degradé grey coloring of this gown would photograph beautifully on the red carpet — we think it would be a great choice for Best Supporting Actress nominee (and Valentino fan) Anne Hathaway.

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We can totally see a Fanning sister or Les Miserables star Amanda Seyfried in this sweet Giambattista Valli gown.

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This romantic floral Dior look would suit a young ingénue.

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A little bit wood nymph and a little bit goth, this airy gown from the Chanel collection would be an ideal choice for an actress who enjoys taking a high-fashion risk every once in a while.

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This gown is truly fit for a goddess, or at the very least, a Best Actress nominee. Jessica Chastain, are you reading this?

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Gwyneth Paltrow blew us away when she wore a cape to the Oscars last year, so we're hoping a 2013 nominee will follow her lead by wearing this Elie Saab gown.

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This dress is about as lovely as they come — we're confident that any actress who wore this Valentino number on the red carpet would top many a best dressed list.

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A far cry from a basic (read: boring) black dress, this Giambattista Valli number really brings the drama. We can see Rust and Bone actress Marion Cotillard choosing a fashion-forward gown like this one.

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Forget Angie's right leg — if any nominees show up on the red carpet in this sexy sequined Alexandre Vauthier gown, the result could certainly warrant a spot on a best dressed list or two — and perhaps a Twitter account of its own.

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This black and gold Versace gown is like a uniform for a fashion warrior — we think The Impossible actress Naomi Watts would look fierce in this dress.

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This golden gown might look a little too much like an Oscar statue, but the intricate beading and bodycon design would look incredible on the red carpet.

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The dual texture of this demure, sorbet-colored gown would look amazing on a budding fashion icon like Emma Stone.

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