The Golden Globes will air live Sunday evening, and, as always, we're crossing our fingers for some memorable red carpet moments. So while Hollywood is busy putting the last finishing touches on their custom-made Oscar de la Rentas and Valentinos (even though they always claim they "just threw this on last minute," don't they?), we've put together a collection of some of the Golden Globes' most memorable fashion moments in recent history. Because, in the end, it's not really about what awards you've won - it's what people are saying about your dress the next day.
Check out our list of the fifteen most eye-catching, overall memorable Golden Globes looks so far, and be sure to check back here on Monday for all our faves from Sunday's telecast!
Natalie Portman in Viktor & Rolf, 2011
Natalie's ode to Valentine's Day was a total one-eighty from her Golden Globe award-winning role in Black Swan. Have you ever seen a sweeter, more perfect looking pregnant person? Didn't think so.
Bjork in Bernhard Willhelm, 2001
The only thing more memorable than wearing a sequined Michael Jackson skirt to the Golden Globes, is wearing a dead swan dress to the Oscars. Bjork did both of those things when Lady Gaga was still in high school.
Anne Hathaway in Armani Prive, 2009
Anne H. was elegance epitomized and not at all overdone - pretty positive this look will never look dated. Bonus points added for pulling off blue, red, and translucent skin without looking like an American flag.
Reese Witherspoon in Nina Ricci, 2007
The Golden Globes is, after all, a cocktail party of sorts - so why not wear a cocktail dress? Reese looks the ultimate in sunny chic in this knee length frock. Plus, her feet look like little presents. What's not to like?
Diane Keaton, 2004
Since she came on the acting scene in the '70s, Ms. Keaton has never been one to shy away from her personal style. No one quite knew where she was going with this all-white Magician Havisham get-up... but it certainly got our attention. And above all, it was very Diane Keaton.
Scarlett Johansson in Elie Saab, 2011
Just. So. Pretty.
Courtney Love in Galliano, 2000
Our girl Court landed on every worst dressed list in the entire universe when she donned this revealing little number. She clearly wanted to tear up the red carpet, but wound up tearing her dress instead (buh-dum-bum). She also seems to have lost her nipples in the process.
Lea Michele in Oscar de la Renta, 2010
Glee hadn't even aired a full season yet when Rachel Berry Lea Michele wore this gorgeous princess gown on the red carpet, a look that was dramatic yet not overpowering and said something along the lines of, "Hello, Hollywood minions, your new diva queen has arrived."
Kate Hudson in Valentino, 2003
K Hud stayed true to her boho style with this printed gown, proving you don't have to dress like a princess to rule the red carpet. Though it never hurts to be Hollywood royalty... Hi Goldie!
Julia Roberts, 1991
The Pretty Woman star turned up to the Golden Globes looking pretty manly. This is a perfect example of how not to the 'borrow from the boys.'
January Jones in Versace, 2011
JJ's bold, anti-Betty Draper look left little to the imagination and led to way too many "golden globes" jokes. But it was all worth it -- Jan looked so hot tamale. Can we call her 'Jan'? No?
Lara Flynn Boyle in David Cardona, 2003
Back in '03, people criticized LFB for looking like a drugged-out ballerina with an ED. In reality, she was years ahead of her time with the whole Black Swan thing. Years. Bravo Lara... Credit where credit is due.
Eva Longoria in Zac Posen, 2011
5'2" Eva Longoria looked a foot taller (when she was standing by herself, anyway) in this insanely flattering mermaid gown. Understated elegance at its best.
Hilary Swank in Versace, 2000
Hil's sheer gown was risque in all the right ways - We wouldn't be surprised if this sexy sheer skirt look (which is totally on-trend twelve years later) shows up on the carpet this Sunday night. Swanky indeed.
Emma Stone in Calvin Klein, 2011
Memorable for being a primo example of minimalist formalwear, and also for exactly replicating her skin tone. Or maybe she matched her skin to the dress. We may never know.