The List Report: Metallic & Galactic Dresses on the Red Carpet

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The List Report: Metallic & Galactic Dresses on the Red Carpet

Naomi Watts caught everyone's attention with a gunmetal custom Armani gown without a major shoulder cut-out.

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Nicole Kidman shimmered in a black and gold L'Wren Scott gown.

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Norah Jones chose silver Tadashi Shoji with sweeping, futuristic lines.

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Kristen Chenoweth sported a major galactic style embellishment on her Tony Ward gown.

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Jessica Chastain shone in a copper metallic Givenchy Couture gown with an intricate webbed pattern.

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Halle Berry rocked a strong shoulder and a seriously sparkly Versace gown.

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Jane Fonda donned canary yellow Versace with a bedazzled bodice.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones shone in a golden Zuhair Murad creation.

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Watching the stars walk the red carpet before the 85th Annual Academy Awards, we're pretty sure we saw the future of awards show fashion.

Some of our favorite stylish red carpet fixtures like Naomi Watts and Halle Berry turned out in dazzling metallics and futuristic designs. Sweeping lines, galactic designs, and serious sparkles were major themes of the night. No matter which way we turned, we couldn't get away from the shimmering styles worn by many of the night's biggest stars. It looks like this is a trend that might have some staying power.

Click through the gallery to decide for yourself whether you're ready for this seriously futuristic take on red carpet fashion. Are these gowns red carpet stunner or are they better suited for an episode of Star Trek? You decide!

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