There were two events surrounding the 2013 Oscars that are known for bringing out Hollywood's most fabulous and most stylish stars: the Independent Spirit Awards and the Vanity Fair Oscars Party. Celebrities that may have played it safe at the big awards show are generally a little more relaxed. The dresses are usually more daring, and as a result, more exciting, like Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence's jaw-droppingly gorgeous dress.
We saw lots of black dresses, which normally leave us wanting more, but this week, the ladies spiced things up with interesting textures and fun silhouettes (hello, Sharon Stone!) Then there were pops of color that pulled us out of the winter doldrums, if only momentarily.
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