In many cases, the creamy palette was a wise decision. Meryl Streep, wearing an elegant white gown with a plunging neckline created by her new designer-of-choice Chris March (take that, Christian Siriano) finally looked as if she wanted to be on a red carpet rather than at a Laurel Canyon potluck.
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Before the statues and speeches, Hollywood's finest strolled the red carpet. See who strutted their stuff before the show.