Red carpet events and movie premiers are all about the wow factor - as much as we talk about the big event or award winners, we're also always chatting up another hot topic: Who was the best dressed?
Cameras snap hundreds of celebs, but a few fashion-forward stars stand out time and again. We've gathered photos of a few of our favorite ladies who've made us look at fashion differently. Whose style is most inspirational to you?
The Mainstay: Sarah Jessica Parker
Wearing: Pairing a casual T-shirt with a fuchsia Oscar de la Renta skirt, Parker channels Carrie Bradshaw.
More of Sarah Jessica Parker's Looks
Iconic Style: Gwyneth Paltrow
Wearing: Paltrow shows off her incredibly toned gams (the result of two-and-a-half-hour workouts with Madonna) in a short, lace LBD. Paired with a tuxedo jacket and Alexander McQueen satin heels, the mini looks classy and chic.
More of Gwyneth Paltrow's Looks
Fashion Darling: Carey Mulligan
Wearing: In a Prada gown at the Oscars, where she was nominated for best actress.
More of Carey Mulligan's Looks
Classic Beauty: Julianne Moore
Wearing: In black Balenciaga at the Golden Globes.
More of Julianne Moore's Looks
Memorable Style: Kate Hudson
Wearing: Hudson chose a looser, Indian-inspired silhouette in saffron for the Dior fall 2008 show.
More of Kate Hudson's Looks
Fashionable Sisters: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Wearing: Long skirts, neutral colors, and chic jackets are their fallback looks.
More of the Olsen Twins' Looks
Red Carpet Regular: Demi Moore
Wearing: Moore hits a home run once again in the perfect shade of nude, in a tiered, ruffled Versace gown.
More of Demi Moore's Looks
Elegant Style: Nicole Kidman
Wearing: In a 1920s-inspired LBD, Kidman wows the crowd in Tokyo.
More of Nicole Kidman's Looks
Quirky Style: Alexa Chung
Wearing: A navy taffeta dress by Katy Rodriguez.
More of Alexa Chung's Looks
Which stars do you look to for style ideas? Do you prefer classic looks or trendy fashions?
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