01/16/2012 09:55 am ET Updated Jan 16, 2012

Golden Globes 2012 Red Carpet: The Best Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

The red carpet was aglow last night at the 69th annual Golden Globe awards.

Although subtle nude gowns were the runaway trend of the evening, there was also plenty of color and eye-catching details to swoon over. Hollywood's brightest stars definitely kicked-off awards season with style.

Viola Davis' thigh-high slit was a sexy surprise. Elle Macpherson (aka The Body) killed it in Zac Posen and the Kotur for Operation Smile "Smile Bag." And Paula Patton stunned in illuminating yellow.

In no particular order (however we had to start with one of the night's biggest winners--Octavia Spencer), here's a look at our favorite fashion moments of the evening. Who do you think looked the best?