Red-Carpet Fashions at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Famous faces arrived at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in style.

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Famous faces arrived at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in style. The Jonas brothers, Kevin Jonas (L) with wife Danielle Deleasa, Joe Jonas (C) with girlfriend Demi Lovato, and Nick Jonas (R), all managed to pull it together. Nice work, kiddos.
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Jimmy Fallon (R) and wife Nancy Juvonen opted for a classic old-Hollywood look. Except for the ponytail. Yeesh.
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CBS News anchor Katie Couric almost blended in with the carpet, but the bright color made her stand out nonetheless.
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright couldn't quite decide whether to don one dress or two -- but she gets points for the glam red clutch.
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"Precious" actress Gabourey Sidibe was bright and bold -- and we approve! She always knows how to stand out.
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Actress Julianna Margulies embraced the spring trend of ruffles and embellishments -- this could have failed miserably, but she pulled it off.
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Actress Kristin Davis channeled her inner Jackie Kennedy -- but it was maybe a little too demure for such a fun, star-studded night.
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Designer Donatella Versace cinches her waist with a too-loud sparkle/circle/ruched set-up. And you have to wonder whether she tripped over the too-long hem. There was just too much of everything going on here.
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Actress Kate Capshaw (L) could have left the beret at home, but Michelle Pfeiffer rocked the ruffled look. Capshaw's husband Steven Spielberg (2nd L), and Pfeiffer's husband producer David E. Kelley couldn't really go wrong with the tuxes.
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Gayle King, editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine, rocked the red.
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Carrie Bradshaw wasn't the only fashion-forward character on "Sex and the City." Actress Cynthia Nixon looked amazing in this gauzy silver dress, with a complicated cuff bracelet completing the look.
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Mayor Adrian Fenty and his wife Michelle Fenty looked glam -- the mermaid-shape dress doesn't look good on many, but Michelle is one of the lucky few.
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Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers looked quite dapper in a super-skinny tux.
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Reporter Helen Thomas (C) looked crisp and classic in a pastel jacket.
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Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea Hurley pretty much screamed "New Jersey." And that's all we're gonna say about that.
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Actor Adrian Grenier had some awfully tiny pants.
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Arianna Huffington (L) might have been auditioning for the next "Twilight" movie -- she was pretty darn sparkly. Joy Behar's ill-fitting jacket was a poor choice, especially without a single drop of color to complete the look.
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Chelsea Handler is hilarious, but there's nothing entertaining about this shapeless, monochrome get-up. And it looks like she might have picked up someone else's purse by mistake.
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Rachel Ray's dark ensemble made her look a bit top-heavy, and the two sets of ruching didn't quite work. We're a bit curious about those shoes, though.
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Pink, ruffled and poofy... and on actress Scarlett Johansson, it totally works. We wonder why that is.
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Director Judd Apatow could have used a haircut, but his wife, actress Leslie Mann looked great in a bold color with gorgeous gold highlights.
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Actress Rosario Dawson showed just the right amount of skin in this loose-fitting gown.
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Singer Jessica Simpson gets points for the color, but the dress threw her figure out of proportion. And the clunky nude shoes were just a no-no.
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Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis went with the bold choice of loose pants and a shiny purple jacket -- and she looked great. This was a risk that paid off.
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"Law & Order: SVU" actress Mariska Hargitay looked perfect in a dress that combined old-school Hollywood glamor with a modern silhouette.
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Actor Ewan McGregor and wife Eve Mavrakis, Chris Matthews and his wife, Kathleen Matthews, looked perfect from head to toes. And you gotta admit the polka dot bowtie on Chris Matthews was a fun choice.
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