Carey’s Prada dress from the 2010 Oscars may have looked like it was adorned in everyday sequins and jewels, but the embellishments — including tiny forks, knives, screws, and bolts — were anything but ordinary. Here’s to thinking outside of the (tool) box!
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In this pale purple Givenchy gown at the 2011 Oscars, Cate turned heads and topped best-dressed lists.
The Gangster Squad star was a total knockout in this bold Lanvin number at the 2012 Golden Globes.
Forget playing it safe! Halle donned a shimmery, avant-garde Versace dress for the 2013 Oscars. We think the risk more than paid off.
Isla ruled in red at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony thanks to this stunning Oscar de la Renta gown.
Citron may not be easy to pull off, but Julianne rocked it effortlessly at the Rock of Ages premiere last year in this daring Kaufman Franco ensemble.
The Prisoners star looked positively sultry in this silver one-shoulder Donna Karan dress at a BAFTA Brits To Watch party.
With this eye-catching Gucci number at the 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, the talk-show queen proved her reign extends to the red carpet too.
The Gravity actress dazzled in this blush pink Jenny Packham gown at the 2011 Globes.
Viola was va-va-voom in this cranberry colored Emilio Pucci ensemble at the 2012 Globes.
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