Very, very, very good indeed.
SNo shocker here: Natalie Portman was stunning in Rodarte.
SJennifer Hudson brought another pop of color: this tangerine Versace.
SGabrielle Union rocks deep purple romance.
SValentino Red made a strong showing in every sense. Here's Jennifer Lawrence in ridiculously sexy and simple CK.
SSandra Bullock, elegant in classic Vera Wang.
SZoe Saldana took one of the evening's few risks in this whimsical Givenchy.
SAnna Paquin's Monique Lhuillier is a sweet play on an 80s classic.
SThere was a lot of dubious lace last night: this was a happy exception.
SAnd doing both romantic and Reagan-era red, Selita Ebanks brooks two popular trends.
SHelena Bonham Carter goes — for her — low-key in Armani Prive.
SCamila Alves balances volume with elegant simplicity.
SClean, simple shapes were also well-represented. From Reese Witherspoon's Armani Privé...
STo Charlize Theron, in graphic black and white.
SClaire Danes in her beloved Calvin Klein.
SOn the other end of the spectrum, we had True Romance: Mila Kunis' Elie Saab was one of the evening's most beautiful.
SRashida Jones in Valentino.
SAmanda Seyfried goes daringly short and sweet.
SBut by far the most prevalent trend was sparkle of all kinds. From Taylor Swift's mini-magnificence...
S...to Amy Adams' Old Hollywood L'Wren Scott.
SHalle Berry goes for broke in Marchesa.
SGwyneth goes for minimal sparkle in CK.
SEmma Roberts' restrained gray is among the evening's best.
SAnd could anything be prettier than Mandy Moore's Monique Lhuillier?
SRosario Dawson rocks a disco vibe.