Which Leading Lady was the Globes' Best Dressed?
January 17, 2006

Daring designer duds dazzled the red carpet runway Monday night -- from Maria Bello in Elie Saab to Kate Beckinsale in vintage Christian Dior. Eva Longoria chose a sizzling Grecian-inspired Bob Mackie gown, and beauty Charlize Theron dared to go there in a black sheer number by John Galliano.

Scarlett Johansson started a scarlet fever, along with Laura Linney and Geena Davis. Meanwhile, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hilary Swank and Renée Zellweger dazzled in basic black.

White also won the night. Keira Knightly, who looked stunning in her white Valentino, told us, "I had a black option and a white option, and I couldn't really walk in the black one, so I picked this one."

Kate Beckinsale joined the white bandwagon in vintage Dior and elegant emerald earrings, and mommy-to-be Gwyneth Paltrow donned a cream Balenciaga that was designed around her new baby bump.

The red carpet was also fired up with a rainbow of colors. Bombshell Jessica Alba became an instant new style queen in her cobalt blue Versace.

Gorgeous George was also one cool customer, as well as the embodiment of movie star style in his Armani tux!

But who nabbed the honors of Best Dressed? A clue: she was wearing Valentino.

Rather, they were wearing Valentino… It was a tie for the First Lady of Fashion honor!

The male critics picked "Match Point" nominee Scarlett Johansson, who didn't shy away from color in a red scoop-neck Valentino dress. The fiery dress was complimented with feminine ruffles on the straps and down the back.

The female critics chose another up-and-coming star as Best Dressed: "Pride and Prejudice" nominee Keira Knightley. The young starlet epitomized royalty in a simple and elegant Valentino, with a rope-like bow belt.

Congrats, ladies! This year's Golden Globe fashionistas prove once again that Hollywood knows how to make an entrance.



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