The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
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The 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards were Sunday, December 11th, kicking off the very welcome national distraction that is Oscar season. A celebration of both TV and film, the world's most beautiful people showed up, and here are the ones styled most beautifully in their beautiful outfits.

1. Sarah Paulson

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Holy Mother of Pearl, she is a princess in peplum. Also, cool tattoo on the left foot.
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2. Tatiana Maslany

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Clone-worthy.

3. Allison Williams

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Marnie has never looked—or been—this interesting as when she is dressing like a Jessa.
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4. Janelle Monae

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Only Janelle Monae could pull of the trinity of checkerboard, choker, and Spice Girl buns.
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5. Auli'i Cravalho

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
She is Moana. The ocean chose her for a reason.
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6. Nicole Kidman

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Just some beautiful origami. Plus, she must have gone shoe-shopping with Cravalho.

7. Hailee Steinfeld

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
This gown strangely makes me feel so serene, like I'm watching a
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8. Emma Stone

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
A beautiful leather-y, metallic napkin that doesn't sound pretty when I describe it like that but it really works.
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9. Evan Rachel Wood

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
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10. Chrissy Metz

The 10 best looks from the Critics' Choice Awards, the first big Oscar pregame.
Beautiful embroidery that makes Adele jealous.
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