Jennifer Lawrence and Marion Cotillard were Dior Haute Couture twins on Sunday night’s Golden Globe red carpet.
Lawrence wore a strapless coral organza gown and metallic belt, and Cotillard was in an orange velvet bustier dress with a silver belt.
With all the pressure to strike the right style note at this kickoff to the Hollywood award season, Lawrence broke the ice: I don’t really know what haute’ means, she told E!
Hal Rubenstein, editor-at-large of InStyle, said designer Raf Simons did enough to differentiate them. Cotillard’s had an asymmetrical hemline and was more ethereal, while Lawrence’s was a more structured ball gown.
There were many stars in fiery hues as they chatted through chattering teeth at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Temperatures were in the 50s, hardly the norm in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Zooey Deschanel wore a strapless red Oscar de la Renta, and Claire Danes showed off a post-baby body in a red, V-neck halter by Versace.
Jennifer Garner had on a burgundy-sequin strapless gown by Vivienne Westwood, and Taylor Swift had on a square-neck, deep-plum gown by Donna Karan. Naomi Watts wore a long-sleeve, open-back gown by Zac Posen, who called the color Bordeaux.
Show co-host Tina Fey showed up in a L’Wren Scott-designed cream gown with black-lace embroidery, and her on-camera partner Amy Poehler wore a black tuxedo suit – with a neckline that showed off an 83-carat diamond lariat necklace by Chopard.
Adele wore a black gown with a hand-beaded neckline by Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, and Rachel Weisz’s black Louis Vuitton dress had a sheer peek-a-boo neckline and hemline.
Adding sparkle to anything-but-basic black was Kate Hudson, wearing a high-neck, sexy keyhole black gown with gold embroidery, and Nicole Kidman, in a gown with a stretch-mesh bodice and gold beading. Both were by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Anne Hathaway went in the opposite direction in an unfussy beaded white look by Chanel.
Jennifer Lopez’s champagne-colored lace gown by Zuhair Murad was just what you’d expect from J.Lo: a second skin. Sofia Vergara veered a little from her signature mermaid gown in a black sparkly strapless with a straighter skirt, but she didn’t lose any va-va-voom.