The Best and Worst Red Carpet Outfits of 2013 (PHOTOS)

From the good, the bad, to the just plain bizarre, weve rounded up the top 13 hits and misses to grace the red carpet this year.
jennifer lawrence at the oscars 2013
From the good, the bad, to the just plain bizarre, we've rounded up the top 13 hits and misses to grace the red carpet this year. For more year-end roundups, check out the Best Hairstyles of 2013.
jennifer lawrence at the oscars 2013
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The Best: Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars

She may have tripped in her pastel gown, but the public fell in love with this strapless Dior Haute Couture design.

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The Worst: Jennifer Lopez at the Billboard Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez is looking gorgeous as always in this gown, but the sequins and sheer cut meet at an awkward point, shortening J.Lo's iconically sexy frame.

amanda seyfried at the sag awards
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The Best: Amanda Seyfried at the SAG Awards

The Les Mis star was the picture of understated elegance in a navy Zac Posen trumpet gown and a long pendant necklace by Lorraine Schwartz.

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The Worst: Selena Gomez at the Billboard Music Awards

This dress is fun with its futuristic design, but the stark white, neon piping, mesh panels, and thigh-high slit make the dress too busy.

kerry washington at the oscars 2013
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The Best: Kerry Washington at the Oscars

Kerry was pretty in pink in a bedazzled strapless Miu Miu number. Bonus points for the matching clutch and shoes.

lily collins at the teen choice awards 2013
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The Worst: Lily Collins at the Teen Choice Awards

If that skirt were black, we might not be as bothered by the thigh-high front.

taylor swift at the mtv vmas 2013
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The Best: Taylor Swift at the MTV VMAs

The songstress channeled old Hollywood glamour in a plunging sequined gown from Hervé Léger by Max Azria.

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ashanti at the grammys 2013
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The Worst: Ashanti at the Grammys

There's no need for this dress to include so many different features. A low neck would have been striking enough.

jessica alba at the oscars 2013
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The Best: Jessica Alba at the Oscars

This is one actress who knows how to accessorize: A $5.8 million diamond Harry Winston necklace perfectly complemented Jessica’s peach Oscar de la Renta dress.

zosia mamet at the emmys 2013
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The Worst: Zosia Mamet at the Emmys

The shiny black bandeau top looks like it doesn’t belong on the Girls star’s watercolor frock.

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nicole kidman at the cannes film festival 2013
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The Best: Nicole Kidman at the Cannes Film Festival

Talk about the perfect combination of sexy and sweet: The actress chose a form-fitting Giorgio Armani gown with a Swarovski crystal bow.

carly rae jepsen at the grammys 2013
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The Worst: Carly Rae Jepsen at the Grammys

The singer's tunes are so cheery—this look is just far too dreary for us.

amy adams at the oscars
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The Best: Amy Adams at the Oscars

The actress helped design this custom dress with Oscar de la Renta himself. What’s not to love about the layer upon layer of delicate tulle?

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eva longoria at the golden globes 2013
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The Worst: Eva Longoria at the Golden Globes

We love a high slit or a low neck, but both on this gown are distracting from the actress' perfect smile.

emily blunt at the golden globes 2013
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The Best: Emily Blunt at the Golden Globes

The actress’s super sexy cut-out Michael Kors gown stole the show.

halle berry at the golden globes 2013
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The Worst: Halle Berry at the Golden Globes

Halle Berry and her body do not need any additional layers of fabric—ever.

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jessica chastain at the oscars 2013
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The Best: Jessica Chastain at the Oscars

Jessica's shimmery champagne-hued Armani Privé gown fit her like a glove.

renee zellweger at the oscars 2013
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The Worst: Renée Zellweger at the Oscars

The actress looks beautiful but we would prefer this gown in a different metallic.

kiernan shipka at the emmys 2013
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The Best: Kiernan Shipka at the Emmys

The Mad Men actress looked pretty—and age appropriate—in a sweet floral tea-length frock from Delpozo.

kim kardashian at the met gala 2013
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The Worst: Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala

We would have enjoyed this look if it had an entirely different neckline and sleeves.

zoe saldana at the oscars 2013
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The Best: Zoe Saldana at the Oscars

Floral embellishment, a belt, a bow, and even an ombré hem made Zoe's Alexis Mabille gown a serious standout.

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kelly rowland at the oscars 2013
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The Worst: Kelly Rowland at the Oscars

She has one of the best figures out there, but this ill-fitted top just did not do her justice.

zooey deschanel at the emmys 2013
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The Best: Zooey Deschanel at the Emmys

The New Girl star pulled off an up-to-there slit like no other in a sky blue silky number from J. Mendel.

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lucy liu at the golden globes 2013
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The Worst: Lucy Liu at the Golden Globes

Lucy Liu needs very little to compliment her stunning looks—this printed fabric seemed like too much.

rihanna at the grammys 2013
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The Best: Rihanna at the Grammys

Only Rihanna can show up in a tomato-hued sheer Alaïa dress. Red hot? We think so.

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julianne hough at the emmys 2013
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The Worst: Julianne Hough at the Emmys

We love the hair and makeup, but that ultra-sheer skirt makes the dress look more like a bathing suit coverup than a red carpet gown.

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