The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, reminded us why we love awards season: everyone in Hollywood was there, and most of them looked incredible.

The Good:

The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

We get it: you're a goddess.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

I cannot get over Dakota Fanning. This kid is amazing! She doesn't put a foot wrong!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

It's so nice to see how chic Eva Longoria can look when she breaks out of her usual mold!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

As we all know, Kristin Scott-Thomas lives in Paris and has gone totally native; it shows!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Digging Kristen Bell's easy slip.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Looks like Rosemarie DeWitt shares my weakness for 20's bohemian chic!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Elizabeth Banks' spun gold may be my favorite look of the night!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

I once read that Diane Lane always does this simple shape: you can see why.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

I like to think of Angela Bassett's sort of elegance as "opera singer chic!"


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Penelope Cruz always makes it look so easy.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Laura Dern's got the height to rock this 60's glam.


The Bad:

The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

What stylist talked Anne Hathaway into wearing an enormous napkin tucked into her belt?


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Look, I get what Katy Perry's going for, I do. But this is verging on costume shop!


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Sarah Silverman looks so uncomfortable.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Sure, Amanda Bynes looks smokin', but I'm officially over the "sexy costume" that is the bandage.


The Stars Chose Wisely At Critics Choice Awards!

Sally Hawkins is so talented and adorable...why does she always do "wacky mom" on the red carpet?!


[Images via Getty]