While many spent this past week recuperating from Sunday's Grammy Awards, a lot of stars still ventured out for a variety of events. From a collective stand against cancer to additional award shows, celebs managed to rally on the red carpet. Bursts of concentrated color were just as popular as neutral shades and embellishments proved key to standing out from the fashionable crowd.
Cate Blanchett at the 3rd Annual AACTA Awards Ceremony
Cate sparkled in this sequin Givenchy Spring 2014 ombre sleeveless gown with revealing neckline. The Oscar nominee mixed metallics when it came to her accessories in the form of silver earrings and gold sandals.
Reese Witherspoon at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event
The bright color of Reese's Roland Mouret Indus dress with white side panels helped it get noticed at the event. Irene Neuwirth jewelry and gold pumps polished off the look.
Diane Kruger at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event
It was a bold floral Erdem Resort 2014 jumpsuit for Diane at the charitable gathering. She rounded out the look with a pink Charlotte Olympia Pandora Perspex clutch and light blue Celine pumps.
Lily Collins at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event
Lily's black Emilio Pucci lace-accented beaded short suit comes from the Resort 2014 collection. Gold earrings and a pair of black Aperlai Paris sandals wrapped up the look.
Sandra Bullock at the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards
Sandra supported the director of Gravity decked out in Roland Mouret. Her strapless charcoal gown with folded bodice was styled with a Roger Vivier clutch as well as Giuseppe Zanotti heels.
Helen Mirren at the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards
Helen selected a deep blue Jenny Packham Fall 2013 embellished gown for the awards. Complementary Neil Lane jewels and a Rauwolf clutch finished off the look.
Sarah Paulson at the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards
Monique Lhuillier's Pre-Fall 2014 black and white embroidered dress was Sarah's pick for the ceremony. Neil Lane gems, a Judith Leiber black clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals completed the look.
Ciara at the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala Honoring Carole King
Ciara stylishly covered up her baby bump in a striped navy Fall 2013 ensemble by Lanvin Homme. Lanvin also supplied her ring, while Christian Louboutin provided those black pumps.
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Taylor Swift Backstage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards
Taylor shined on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards in Gucci Première, but the nominee really impressed onstage. This Alberta Ferretti Pre-Fall 2013 layered chiffon gown was accented by Cathy Waterman statement earrings.
Kate Beckinsale at the Warner Music Group Annual Grammy Celebration
Kate hit the after-party in a black and red floral Rubin Singer strapless dress with significant back bustle. Broken English earrings, a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch and black Stuart Weitzman sandals served as accessories.
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