Best and worst dressed of awards season 2016

Once "Spotlight" took home Best Picture at the Academy Awards, and the credits began to roll, we bid a bittersweet goodbye to this year's much-buzzed-about awards season.

With a lackluster Golden Globes and a scandal-ridden Oscars, perhaps the one thing that tied the string of seemingly never-ending awards ceremonies for TV, music and movies was the red carpet fashion.

Between the glitzy Golden Globes, toned-down Critics' Choice and SAG Awards, wild Grammys and glamorous Oscars, both lust-worthy styles and bizarre looks kept the fashion police busy. While Melissa McCarthy and Nicole Kidman both donned eyesore frocks on the red carpet, Alicia Vikander and Selena Gomez proved to be true style stars.

Click through the slideshow above to see the best and worst dressed of awards season 2016.

Oscars 2016: Eye-Catching Trends!
Oscars 2016: Eye-Catching Trends!

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