High Fashion at the White House

The fashion and Hollywood set brought some pretty spectacular looks to the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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Reese Witherspoon attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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The fashion and Hollywood set brought a hefty dose of red carpet glamour to Washington, D.C. for this weekend's annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. A pregnant Reese Witherspoon looked absolutely radiant in a black Monique Lhullier dress paired with eye-catching blue earrings.
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Eva Langoria went the short route for the event, wearing red carpet-friendly Marchesa with minimal accessories.
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Kim Kardashian chose an upscale, Old Hollywood-inspired velvet gown for the affair, rendered in an emerald color.
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Charlize Theron wore a black lacy gown from Pucci's Pre-Fall 2012 collection to the event. While the dress was originally shown with no lining (read: sheer), Theron wisely wore a more modest version for the dinner.
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Zooey Deschanel opted for an A-list designer to dress her for the occasion: Oscar de la Renta, whose strapless, embellished gown was a nice fit for the "adorkable" actress -- especially the icy-blue color.
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Elizabeth Banks embraced a series of high-fashion looks during her press tour for "Hunger Games," and continued that trend with this striking red gown by Antonio Berardi.
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Claire Danes, whose show "Homeland" is reportedly a big hit with the President, wore a slinky white gown by British designer Vivienne Westwood.
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Kate Hudson brought some serious shine to the red carpet, wearing a dark blue sequin gown by Jenny Packham -- a designer whose popularity among the red carpet set has skyrocketed since Kate Middleton started wearing her dresses.
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At the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair cocktail party following the dinner, Kerry Washington struck a pose in a peachy Calvin Klein gown that references the season's more minimalist trend.
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Ginnifer Goodwin made the bold move of wearing a gown from an unlikely source -- H&M! The actress's dress is part of the brand's red carpet-ready edition of its eco-friendly Conscious Collection.
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Dakota Fanning also favored an icy-blue look -- this one an all-over embellished gown by It-label Prada.
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At the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair cocktail reception following the dinner, Kelly Ripa looked dazzling in a full-length floral gown that seemed more playful and suited to the occasion than some of the other black tie gowns.
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While Viola Davis may have opted for one of those more formal, traditional gowns, the red color and silhouette of this strapless dress suit her perfectly.
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All of the elements of Rashida Jones' Tory Burch gown -- the polka dots, the jewel-tone color, the sheer fabric at the neckline -- add up to a bold yet sophisticated look.
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