The Most Exciting Red Carpet Looks From the 2023 Critics Choice Awards

Award season is officially in full swing! Last week kicked things off with the Golden Globes, and tonight sees Hollywood’s biggest stars bring their style A game once again on the red carpet for the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Award-winning comedian Chelsea Handler is set to host the ceremony, which will honor the finest achievements of filmmaking and television programming in 2022.

This year’s nominees include Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Margot Robbie, Jamie Lee Curtis, Angela Bassett, Tom Cruise, and Paul Mescal to name but a few. Michelle Pfeiffer will take the stage to honor Jeff Bridges with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Kate Hudson will be presenting the SeeHer Award to Janelle Monáe. With such a star-studded event, one thing’s certain: There’ll be no lack of showstopping fashion moments.

So grab the popcorn and keep scrolling to see the most stunning celebrity looks from the red carpet. Don’t forget to check back through the night as the arrivals continue.


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WHO: Amanda Seyfried

WEAR: Christian Dior dress; Stuart Weitzman shoes; Cartier jewelry


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WHO: Anya Taylor-Joy

WEAR: Christian Dior dress; Tiffany & Co jewelry


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WHO: Lily James

WEAR: Oscar de la Renta dress


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WHO: Elle Fanning

WEAR: Alexander McQueen dress


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WHO: Cate Blanchett

WEAR: Max Mara dress; Louis Vuitton jewelry


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WHO: Viola Davis

WEAR: custom Valentino dress


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WHO: Michelle Williams

WEAR: Louis Vuitton dress; Tiffany & Co jewelry


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WHO: Daisy Edgar-Jones

WEAR: Gucci dress


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WHO: Julia Roberts

WEAR: Schiaparelli dress


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WHO: Julia Garner

WEAR: Ferragamo dress; Skims bra; Bulgari jewelry; Stuart Weitzman shoes


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WHO: Jennifer Coolidge

WEAR: custom Dolce & Gabbana dress


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WHO: Phoebe Dynevor 

WEAR: custom Louis Vuitton dress


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WHO: Janelle Monáe

WEAR: Vera Wang dress


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WHO: Aubrey Plaza

WEAR: custom Louis Vuitton dress; Pomellato jewelry


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WHO: Kerry Washington

WEAR: Armani Privé dress; Santoni shoes; Bulgari jewelry


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WHO: Michelle Yeoh

WEAR: Carolina Herrera dress


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WHO: Claire Foy

WEAR: Prada dress; Messika jewelry


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WHO: Sarah Hyland

WEAR: Stella McCartney dress; Stuart Weitzman shoes


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WHO: Madelyn Cline

WEAR: Givenchy dress


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WHO: Renée Elise Goldsberry


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WHO: Angela Bassett

WEAR: Christian Siriano dress


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WHO: Kate Hudson

WEAR: Oscar de la Renta dress


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WHO: Zoe Kazan

WEAR: Rodarte dress


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WHO: Sharon Horgan

WEAR: Kamperett dress


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WHO: Quinta Brunson

WEAR: Robert Wun dress


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WHO: Ayo Edebiri

WEAR: Thom Browne


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WHO: Kelsey Asbille

WEAR: Saint Laurent dress


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WHO: Sadie Sink

WEAR: Chanel dress


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WHO: Danielle Deadwyler

WEAR: custom Louis Vuitton dress; Stuart Weitzman shoes; Bulgari jewelry


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WHO: Busy Philipps

WEAR: St. John dress


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WHO: Thuso Mbedu

WEAR: Louis Vuitton dress; Eéra jewelry


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WHO: Sheryl Lee Ralph

WEAR: custom Jovana Louis dress; Vince Camuto shoes; Misho jewelry


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WHO: Chelsea Handler

WEAR: Maticevski dress


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WHO: Judy Greer

WEAR: Greta Constantine dress

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.