EMMA STONEThe Help star continues her green theme, showing some skin in a belted Jason Wu keyhole dress, Sydney Evan earrings and peep-toe pumps
MICHELLE WILLIAMSThe My Week with Marilyn star – a best actress nominee – stuns in a sleeveless black-and-white draped Chanel gown and Fred Leighton for Forevermark jewels.
CHARLIZE THERONMaking waves in a rippled black Alaïa Haute Couture dress and platinum earrings by Bulgari, the Young Adult star – also a best actress nominee – looks all grown up for her big night out.
VIOLA DAVISThe Help star – and best actress winner – keeps to her favorite cut and color scheme, donning a flowing red V-neck Raoul gown and Bochic tassel earrings.
DIANE KRUGERTaking her usual fashion-forward stance, Diane pairs her yellow-and-blue chiffon Prada gown with bold House of Lavande bracelets and a hot-pink Prada clutch.
STACY KEIBLERGeorge Clooney's main squeeze plays the part of hot date in a dreamy white Giorgio Armani dress, Marchesa clutch, René Caovilla shoes and Kwiat and Kara Ackerman jewels.
ELIZABETH OLSENThe Martha Marcy May Marlene starlet is all smiles in her short frock and nude peep-toes – both by Emilio Pucci – Kara Ackerman Designs rings and Lena Erziak clutch.
JESSICA CHASTAINThe Help's best supporting actress nominee sets off her red hair with a bubble-gum-pink Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière column, Jimmy Choo heels and Palladium earrings.
MELISSA MCCARTHYShe may not be in a design of her own, but Bridesmaids's best supporting actress nominee still manages to shine in a navy David Meister gown with portrait neckline.
KIRSTEN DUNSTMelancholia's female lead is anything but sad in her playful black Dior frock – which features bow details and a tulle panel around the knees – accented with Jimmy Choo sandals and Harry Winston jewels.
ELLE FANNINGFlower child and best young actress nominee Elle – who'd "rather look like a 2-year-old than a 21-year-old" – thinks spring in a tiered seafoam Rodarte gown with a breezy botanical overlay.
BUSY PHILIPPSRed alert! The Cougar Town actress is a standout in a fitted watermelon gown accentuated with Irene Neuwirth jewelry, bold lips and a voluminous updo.
OCTAVIA SPENCERWho said she had nothing to wear? The Help star – and best supporting actress winner – flaunts her curves in a draped V-neck jersey dress with jewel detail by Tadashi Shoji accessorized by a black satin and crystal Swarovski clutch.
SHAILENE WOODLEYThe young Descendants darling – a best young actress nominee – keeps her look simple, opting for a pale gray Calvin Klein Collection halter column that skims the carpet.
BÉRÉNICE BEJOSomeone's ready for a party! The Artist's breakout star brings some sparkle to the red carpet in a dazzling beaded Elie Saab cocktail dress, Edie Parker clutch, Chopard earrings and Jimmy Choo sandals.
CHLOË MORETZJust 14 years old, Chloë sticks to her age-appropriate aesthetic in a patterned black Chanel dress with a bejeweled neckline and textured short sleeves.
EVAN RACHEL WOODWith her hair short and her neck bare, the Ides of March actress keeps the focus on her strapless black Valentino gown (and clutch) and Dana Rebecca Designs earrings.