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The 38 Most Iconic Golden Globes Dresses of All Time

Think: Cher, Barbra Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marilyn Monroe with some modern moments in the mix, too.
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Every year since 1944, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has gathered the movie industry's best and brightest for the Golden Globe Awards to honor the accomplishments of film over the past year. Also known as the Oscars' more fun younger sister, the annual Globes ceremony always delivers a ton of memorable moments—and incredible outfits.

In honor of the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg on Sunday, January 6, we're counting down the most fabulous gowns and dresses that have hit the awards season opener over the years, with everything from Drew Barrymore's pink taffeta E.T.-era party dress to Lady Gaga's velvet gown in 2016, and some Cher, Sally Field and Barbra Streisand moments for good measure.

2018


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Dakota Johnson wearing glittering black Gucci.

2018


Nicole Kidman in custom Givenchy.

2017


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An embellished robin's egg blue Prada worn by Jessica Chastain.

2017


Ruth Negga's silver sequined Louis Vuitton gown.

2016


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Lady Gaga wearing black velvet Brandon Maxwell.

2015


Reese Witherspoon in champagne Calvin Klein.

2015


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Emma Stone in a Lanvin Jumpsuit.

2014


Cate Blanchett in black lace Armani Privé.

2014


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Lupita Nyongo'o wearing red Ralph Lauren.

2013


Jennifer Lawrence in a fiery belted Dior.

2013


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Michelle Dockery wearing gilded Alexandre Vauthier.

2012


Charlize Theron in blush Dior with a high-low hemline.

2011


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Natalie Portman wearing strapless Viktor & Rolf.

2011


Angelina Jolie in a shimmering emerald Versace.

2010


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Drew Barrymore wearing one-shouldered Versace.

2009


Cameron Diaz wearing pink taffeta Chanel Haute Couture.

2009


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Eva Mendes in ivory Christian Dior.

2004


Cate Blanchett in burgundy Donna Karan.

2003


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Maggie Gyllenhaal in a retro high-necked white lace dress.

2003


Kate Hudson wearing printed Valentino.

1997


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Christine Baranski wearing a strapless black velvet dress with a mermaid hem.

1995


Jamie Lee Curtis in a crushed velvet slinky gown.

1990


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Julia Roberts in a gray oversized suit and tie.

1989


Meryl Streep wearing a metallic skirt suit.

1989


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Sigourney Weaver in a scarlet column gown with asymmetrical sleeves.

1987


Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith in coordinated rainbow shimmer gowns.

1986


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Cybill Shepherd wearing off-the-shoulder blue velvet with an up-to-there slit.

1985


Elizabeth Taylor accepting her Cecil B. Demille award in bedazzled black with a cutout neckline.

1983


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Joan Collins in a rich jewel toned Grecian-inspired gown.

1982


Drew Barrymore in a fluffy pink party dress.

1979


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Marisa Berenson wearing one-shouldered gold lame with a velvet bow.

1971


Barba Streisand wearing an embellished long sleeve number and matching hat.

1973


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Cher wearing a crop top and skirt with a fur coat.

1970


Nathalie Wood's column dress with a beaded bodice.

1969


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Sally Field in a velvet dress with a ruffled Peter Pan collar and matching cuffs.

1964


Tippi Hedren wearing a simple black boatneck gown.

1960


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Marilyn Monroe wearing a champagne-hued gown and matching fur stole.

1958


Elizabeth Taylor wearing a sheer floral printed fit-and-flare swing dress with a tiara, naturally.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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