PHOTOS: Red carpet fashion at the 2023 Critics’ Choice Awards

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Best Red Carpet Dress at the 2023 Critics’ Choice Awards

From Michelle Yeoh to Lily James, see the best-dressed stars at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

The Critics’ Choice Awards have returned to their usual January timeslot after the 2022 ceremony was postponed by more than two months amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. All eyes were on the red carpet as the stars arrived at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

For a night of minimalist fashion, many attendees opted for black gowns — but there were plenty of eye-catching silhouettes among them, from the asymmetric ruffles of Quinta Bronson’s character Robert Wone’s figure-hugging dress to Christian Siriano’s stunning Angela Bassett gown.

Lily James, nominated for her role in “Pam & Tommy”, dazzled in a black sheer Oscar de la Renta dress with a large silk bow at the waist. There were colorful looks, too, with “Everything Everywhere at Once” star Michelle Yeoh donning a pink and black Carolina Herrera strapless dress with sexy sleeves, and Julia Garner arriving in a sheer red Ferragamo dress over a Skims bra.

Elsewhere, metallics and sequins have proven popular. “The White Lotus” actress Aubrey Plaza dazzled in a sparkly Louis Vuitton gown with colorful gradient accents, while “The Woman King” star Thusso Mabidu donned a dress with gold, silver, and bronze embellishments, also from the French label. Candidates Amanda Seyfried and Sheryl Lee Ralph of Abbott Elementary School chose gold dresses for Dior and Jovana Lewis, respectively.

In a trend seen on recent red carpets, Elle Fanning and Janelle Monáe have been among the many stars who have donned cut-out dresses.

Evening men embraced a variety of shades, from Andrew Garfield’s camel-coloured Xenia suit to Henry Golding’s teal ensemble. Ke Huy Quan, Billy Eichner, and Harry Shum Jr. were the finalists. Among the many attendees who arrived in shades of burgundy, on a night that saw many male guests eschew the traditional black-tie dress code.

See below for some of her best red carpet looks.

“White Lotus” star Aubrey Plaza wore an embroidered Louis Vuitton dress with tiered accents and Pomellato jewelry. credit: Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images

Ke Huy Quan, who was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for his role in

Ke Huy Quan, who was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Everything Everywhere at Once.” credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Nominated for her role in

Nominated for her role in The Whale, Sadie Sink arrived in a black silk Chanel dress with a sequined blouse. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Amanda Seyfried's Dior Haute Couture dress was cut from a one-piece of gold brushed chiffon.

Amanda Seyfried’s Dior Haute Couture dress was cut from a one-piece of gold brushed chiffon. credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

Nominated for his role in

Nominated for his role in Reservation Dogs, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai wears a low-cut black jumpsuit with baggy pants. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Meanwhile, Michelle Yeoh turned heads in a Carolina Herrera dress and De Beers jewelry

Michelle Yeoh turned heads in a Carolina Herrera dress and De Beers jewelry, while “Everything All At Once” star Stephanie Hsu wore Valentino. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Angela Bassett wore an eye-catching black Christian Siriano dress.

Angela Bassett wore an eye-catching black Christian Siriano dress. credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

Costume designer Katherine Martin, actor Austin Butler and director Baz Luhrmann all received individual nominations for their work on the Elvis Presley biopic,

Costume designer Katherine Martin, actor Austin Butler and director Baz Luhrmann earned individual nominations for their work on Elvis Presley’s biopic “Elvis”. credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North

Julia Garner in a red Ferragamo dress.

Julia Garner in a red Ferragamo dress. credit: Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images

Jessica Betts with wife Niecy Nash-Betts, who is nominated for her performance in the

Jessica Betts with wife Niecy Nash-Betts, who is nominated for her performance in “Dahmer.” credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

Andrew Garfield paired a camel-colored Xenia suit with an Omega watch.

Andrew Garfield paired a camel-colored Xenia suit with an Omega watch. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Janelle Monae in a sheer halter dress by Vera Wang.

Janelle Monae in a sheer halter dress by Vera Wang. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Zoe Kazan, in a Rodarte dress, poses with her partner Paul Dano, who was wearing a Dolce & Gabbana suit.

Zoe Kazan, in a Rodarte dress, poses with her partner Paul Dano, who was wearing a Dolce & Gabbana suit. credit: Matt Winkelmayer/Getty Images

Natasha Lyonne, featured in

Natasha Lyonne, who appears in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, arrived wearing Gucci. credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Sheryl Lee Ralph looked golden in a dress by Jovana Louis and jewelry by Misho.

Sheryl Lee Ralph looked golden in a dress by Jovana Louis and jewelry by Misho. credit: Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images

Billy Eichner was one of several men in a maroon suit on the red carpet.

Billy Eichner was one of several men in a maroon suit on the red carpet. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Harry Shum Jr., part of

Harry Shum Jr., part of the “everything everywhere at once” cast nominated for Best Acting Ensemble, arrived wearing a dark velvet suit. credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Elle Fanning in a bespoke dress from the Alexander McQueen Spring-Summer 2023 collection.

Elle Fanning in a bespoke dress from the Alexander McQueen Spring-Summer 2023 collection. credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

Quinta Bronson in a ruffled dress by London-based fashion label Robert Wone.

Quinta Bronson in a ruffled dress by London-based fashion label Robert Wone. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

Anya Taylor-Joy in a nude Dior Haute Couture dress.

Anya Taylor-Joy in a nude Dior Haute Couture dress. credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Cate Blanchett wore a Max Mara dress and Louis Vuitton jewels.

Cate Blanchett wore a Max Mara dress and Louis Vuitton jewels. credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

“Abbott Elementary” star Tyler James Williams arrived wearing an AP Milan suit and Cartier jewelry. credit: Michael Tran/AFP/Getty Images

Nominated for her role in

Michelle Williams, nominated for her role in The Fabelmans, stunned in a one-shoulder gold Louis Vuitton dress. credit: Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images

Severance actor Britt Lower chose to wear a suit and cape. credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Henry Golding looked cute in a dark velvet suit.

Henry Golding looked cute in a dark velvet suit. credit: Christopher Polk/Variety/Getty Images

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is composed by Ludwig Göransson. credit: Monica Schipper/WireImage/Getty Images

“The Woman King” star Thistle Mebidu in a Louis Vuitton gown embellished with gold, silver, and bronze sequins. credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Anna Sawai wears a sleeveless gown from the Acne Studios Spring-Summer 2023 collection.

Anna Sawai wears a sleeveless gown from the Acne Studios Spring-Summer 2023 collection. credit: Fraser Harrison/Getty Images

TikTok's sexy Reese Feldman wore a watch

TikTok Sensation’s Reese Feldman wore a Fiji Studios unisex “X-Ray” T-shirt. credit: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Kelsey Aspel in a pleated halter neck dress from Saint Laurent.

Kelsey Aspel in a pleated halter neck dress from Saint Laurent. credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Top photo: Lily James in a black Oscar de la Renta sheer dress with a large silk bow (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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