Lots of Lace and Fluttery Gowns at Jane Fonda's Life Achievement Award

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Last night in L.A., Jane Fonda was awarded the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. Hooray for Jane! (Fun this-event-related Jane Fonda fact: she picketed outside of the the first-ever AFI tribute in 1973 because Nixon was presenting).

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Anyway, many of her lovely friends and colleagues, etc., attended in order to honor her. Let us now gaze upon what they wore:

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Here is the Life Achievement'er herself, the wonderful Jane Fonda, looking all radiant and elegant in a color-blocked black and white gown with sheer sleeves and copious amounts of diamonds.

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Emily Mortimer is very bohemian-looking with her tousled hair and flowing floral Dolce and Gabbana maxi dress.

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Rosario Dawson was stunning and ethereal in a sumptuous pale pink dress, like Titania with a Skrillex haircut.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, with Michael Douglas, looked primly glamorous in a structured, backless black lace gown.

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And here is Eva Longoria, valiantly fighting the already-lost battle on team "Make Mullet Skirts a Thing." A do really like the neckline and embellishments, though!

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All slinky and glittery: Samantha Mathis shimmers in black, Angela Lindvall glistens in silver sequins, Diane Lane effuses gloriousness in lilac lace.

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In little black dresses, we have: Kathryn Hahn in a shift with a sort-of-cool neckline, Chelsea Handler in some kinda bland lace, and Blanca Blanco serving up lot of attitude in a very tight bandage dress.

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Look at this fucking coven: Melanie Griffith went v. simple in her long black garb, Felicity Huffman opted for something a bit more ornate, and Rosanna Arquette was festooned in bows and necklaces.

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Karen Sharpe Kramer wore a bold cobalt wrap dress, Marcia Gay Harden, also in a bold color, went for form-fitting and red; and Sally Field looks darling in tea-length cornflower blue.

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ON THE SUBJECT OF "BOLD": Kat Kramer came clothed in violet silks, like royalty from the Fertile Crescent; Syd Wilder wore a formal Cirque du Soleil outfit; Yvette Rachelle wore Jessica Rabbit's dress but in a terrible color.

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Beauteous couples: Alison Pill with an unnamed man in sunglasses; Peter and Parky Fonda; Wanda and Alex Sykes.

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And some happy men to send you on your way: here's Michael Vartan, Dylan McDermott and Corey Stoll in some suits.

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katedries
Kate Dries

I just googled Parky Fonda to clarify that that was her actual name (it's not, her given name is Margaret) and found this: