13 Best Golden Globe Looks of All Time

Updated on December 24, 2018
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Rachel M. Johnson is a lover of all things pop culture. She's been writing about music and entertainment online for over two years.

Since 1944, the Hollywood elite have strutted their stuff on the Golden Globes red carpet in statement-making ensembles. Whether it's a sexy red number, edgy jumpsuit or voluminous ballgowns, the show is full of iconic fashion moments. With the 2019 Golden Globe Awards right around the corner, let's take a look at some of the most iconic and stunning red carpet looks from the show.

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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson was an absolute knock-out in the best possible version of a red dress, at the 2006 Golden Globe Awards. The bright red, Valentino creation featured a plunging scoop neckline and a statement making ruffle that ran along the slit. The gown showed off Johansson's curvy figure in an amazing way, and she accessorized the look with crimson satin heels and simple jewelry. The actress was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the drama Match Point, and she was certainly the talk of the night (and year) for her stunning fashion-statement gown.

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Emma Stone

Emma Stone made heads turn at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, when the actress was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Birdman. The beauty looked super chic in a Lavin embellished jumpsuit complete with an oversize bow and sash. The ensemble was one of the more unexpected looks at the ceremony, and with the sparkling silver bodice and trousers, Stone looked effortlessly cool. The look was the perfect fusion of feminine and masculine styling. With only rings as her choice of jewelry, paired with stunning red hair and magenta lip, the whole outfit remains one of the best to grace the Golden Globes.

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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra was glistening in gold when she wore a Ralph Lauren sequinned gown with a plunging neckline and stunning diamond pendant to the 2017 Golden Globes. The Quanitco actress wore her hair down in loose cascading waves, and paired it with a dark and sexy smokey eye and matching lip. The dress hugged her figure and the golden, shimmery material demanded attention. The Ralph Lauren number had silver embroidery and a blush metal finish that helped make Chopra's Golden Globes debut a successful one.

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Kate Hudson

In 2003, Kate Hudson selected a multi-print haute-hippie design for the red-carpet Golden Globes strut. The choice of print demanded attention, and stood out in the crowd. The bohemian Valentino gown stole the show and highlighted Hudson's effortless beauty and style. The actress wore her hair in loose curls and minimalist jewelry, only accessorizing with rings. Of the look, Valentino told InStyle, "When she wore my gown she left the world, including me, in awe with her young, relaxed and elegantly fresh California look." The daring ensemble remains a wow-worthy Golden Globes moment.

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January Jones

Mad Men star January Jones looked red hot in a scarlet, floor-length Versace cutout gown at the 2011 Golden Globes. The fringed creation was paired with Old Hollywood waves and a classic red lip that absolutely stole the show. The plunging neckline and multiple cutouts made the look risque, and definitely had Tinsel Town talking. Of her decision to go with the crimson hue, Jones had said, "I had seen the dress at the runway show in another color and I got it in red." The original color was an eye-popping cyan blue, but the actress looked ravishing in red.

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Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba made a glamorous arrival when she showed up in a strapless coral Oscar de la Renta gown at the 2013 Golden Globes. The actress was also decked out in a jaw-dropping $5.8 million Harry Winston necklace, which she flaunted on-stage as one of the evening's presenters. Alba was truly a vision of beauty in the melon-hued number, which she paired with a feather-trimmed Roger Vivier clutch, Old Hollywood curls and a matching coral shade of lipstick. She definitely stole the night and landed on multiple best-dressed lists after rocking the gown.

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Charlize Theron

It's safe to say that Charlize Theron owned the awards season in 2004, and she did it with style and poise. The actress was riding high on her critically acclaimed film Monster, for which she was nominated for multiple awards. At the 2004 Golden Globes, Theron arrived on the red carpet wearing a beautiful and feminine Christian Dior gown in a stunning lemon yellow. The floor-skimming dress looked light and airy, and the beauty paired the look with simple jewelry and a silver clutch. Her hair was pinned back in curls, and she wore soft make-up. Not only did she nab the Best Actress award that night, but she also won in the style stakes too.

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson dazzled the red carpet when she wore a red Christian Dior dress with a pair of black cigarette pants. The red half-sleeve Dior Couture dress had a round neckline, thigh high slits and highlighted the matching trousers. From the front, Watson's outfit looked all covered up. From the back, however, the creation featured a low cut deep back that had a wrap around pattern. Watson's ensemble was complimented by a pair of blue velvet Roger Vivier pointed ankle strap pumps, minimalist jewelry and matte lips. Her hair was side swept in a tight, low bun that only accentuated the elegant yet daring look.

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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez displayed her sizzling curves in a flesh-colored figure-hugging gown with intricate white lace detailing at the 2013 Golden Globes. The nude toned dress was designed by Zuhair Murad and featured an embroidered lace overlay with beading details that strategically covered her modesty. Her honey-hued locks were styled to the side in an Old Hollywood style curl, and she accessorized with a metallic clutch and nude Christian Louboutin heels. Lopez's ensemble definitely stood out and drove photographers wild.

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Lupita Nyong'o

12 Years a Slave nominee Lupita Nyong'o showed up to the Golden Globes for the first time in 2014, looked ravishing in a red Ralph Lauren gown. The off-the-shoulder creation boasted a cape design that was heavily inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow's iconic 2012 Oscars dress by Tom Ford. The ensemble was paired with Fred Leighton jewels and a dazzling pair of matching red pointy-toed pumps. The gorgeous lady kept her make-up simple with a shiny crimson lip and studded earrings. Warden Neil, head designer and stylist for the awards show, expressed, "It was stunning. It was the most beautiful red I've ever seen. It was a gorgeous shade on her."

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Sofia Vergara

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara decided to switch things up when she opted out of a mermaid gown in favor of a voluminous, black strapless ball gown by Zac Posen. The simple black shade was paired with an eye-catching turquoise statement necklace by Lorraine Schwartz. The long satin ball gown was full of volume and drama that only added to the star's beauty. Her honey tresses were worn in loose curls and she kept her make-up simple and a red lip. The actress definitely caught many eyes when she strutted her stuff at the 2014 Golden Globes red carpet.

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Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana dared to be different when she rocked this cocktail-length stunning dress by close friend and designer Prabal Gurung. The gown stood apart from the other dresses on the red carpet, as it combined a black fabric embedded with shiny rhinestones and multiple pale pink pieces. The elegant, off the shoulder number look fun and flirty, and was paired with Christian Louboutin heels and a Bottega Veneta clutch. Saldana is never one to shy away from the edgier side of fashion, and this daring option looked fabulous at the 2014 Golden Globes.

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Jennifer Aniston

In 2004, Jennifer Aniston would say farewell to Rachel Green, the character she played for ten years on the mega-hit show Friends. The actress showed up to the Golden Globes in a sexy black low-cut Valentino gown, and while it was simplistic, there was no denying how stunning Aniston looked. With her hair worn in beachy waves and her face framed by sexy-side bangs, she wore a simple diamond bracelet paired with a black clutch. The low-cut gown had a peek-a-boo cutout in the front, that added to the look's sexy style.

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