Sofia Vergara wore a black Zac Posen ball gown to the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.
Zooey Deschanel wears Oscar de la Renta on the red carpet at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night.
Lupita Nyong'o wears a red Ralph Lauren gown with cape on the red carpet at the Golden Globes Sunday night.
By Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Hollywood's stars attended the Golden Globes in daring, classic and red-hot choices. Here's are three of the night's top trends.
Keeping it chic with capped sleeves
Capped sleeves cropped up a lot on the red carpet, adding coverage and class to celebs such as Elisabeth Moss in a black-and-oxblood beaded J. Mendel, Cate Blanchett in lace black Armani and a pregnant Drew Barrymore in a pink fantasy land of floral appliques by Monique Lhuillier. Zooey Deschanel was among those who wore it best. She paired a champagne-colored cropped top with a full asymmetrical skirt for an ultimate casual-meets-luxe look by Oscar de la Renta. (And don't forget her signature nail art!)
Radiant in red
And the red-hot hue of the night was ... red. Taylor Swift did it in cherry by Carolina Herrera, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus went fire-engine bright with a figure-flattering gown by Narciso Rodriguez.
The showstopper was "12 Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o, who looked radiant in a Ralph Lauren gown with cape. She kept the accessories simple (as did many stars) with a pair of stone stud earrings, living up to her spot on Vogue's list of rising style stars to watch.
Dresses with drama
Stars brought a healthy dose of drama to the red carpet with full silhouettes that demanded attention. Sofia Vergara stepped out in a black Zac Posen ball gown ("I feel like I'm carrying a tent," she said), while Lena Dunham had a yellow mermaid moment in another Posen design.
Jennifer Lawrence kept it classic with white Dior, complemented by her cute pixie cut. Kaley Cuoco Sweeting's Rani Zakhem gown with corset-style bodice was another eye-catcher for its sweet blush tones and rich-yet-subtle floral pattern.
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