This week, celebrities stepped out of their comfort zones and hit the red carpet in brightly colored gowns that had us stopping in our tracks. This is what lands you on the best-dressed list, ladies: Bold hues that flatter your skin tone and silhouettes that emphasize your curves. Actresses like Jessica Chastain, Marion Cotillard and Zoe Saldana defied awards-season norms (i.e. nude princess-style gowns) in eye-popping shades of blue and yellow. And Katy Perry continues her improved style streak in a sleek tangerine hue that (almost) erases any memories of her oscillating bras.
Then there were the sparkles. Who can deny their love for a bit of shine? Whether it was Beyoncé's slinky gown for the debut of her documentary "Life Is But A Dream" or Sarah Jessica Parker's beautiful baubles, sequins can really make an outfit.
Check out this week's best-dressed celebrities to see all the gorgeous looks and keep clicking to see previous weeks' contenders. Then head over to our roundup of the week's worst-dressed for a bit of comic relief.
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