Who wore what this weekend: Best dressed at the Critics' Choice Awards 2016

The Critics' Choice Awards, one of the few awards shows that happen at the end of the year, feels like the kick-off of Awards season. It happens just before nominations are released for all of the new year's big shows -- in fact, the Golden Globe noms just came out today! -- and is chock-full of huge stars in attendance. It is, in a way, a predictor of the season to come.

And if it's saying anything about the style we're going to see on the Awards Season red carpet in 2017, we're really, really excited.

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Who wore what this weekend: Best of the Critics Choice
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Who wore what this weekend: Best of the Critics Choice

Who: Jessica Biel

Wore: Elie Saab

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Naomie Harris

Wore: Stella McCartney

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Sarah Hyland

Wore: Vera Wang

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Viola Davis

Wore: Michael Kors Collection

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Lily Collins

Wore: Elie Saab

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Mandy Moore

Wore: Solace London

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Michelle Monaghan

Wore: Monique Lhuillier

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Amy Adams

Wore: Atelier Versace

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Nicole Kidman

Wore: Brandon Maxwell

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Emma Stone

Wore: Roland Mouret

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Hailee Steinfeld

Wore: Jason Wu

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

Who: Evan Rachel Wood

Wore: Altuzarra

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Who: Kerry Washington

Wore: Elie Saab

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Who: Emmy Rossum

Where: Giorgio Armani

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

Who: Michelle Williams

Wore: Louis Vuitton

Where: 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards

(Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

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A majority of the stars who hit the red carpet last night (seriously, do they plan these things?) were decked out in deep-hued dresses, many of them in black. And when you see that much variety all in one color, it just goes to show how you can *never* go wrong with a Little Black Dress. (Or gorgeous floor-length black gown. We digress.)

Click through above to see our favorite looks of the night -- the 15 best dressed stars of the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards.

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