2010: The Best Red Carpet Looks of the Year

The Glammest Gowns of 2010

This was the year that many red carpet divas came into their own. From Zoe Saldana to Rihanna, we saw more style and sass than ever before in 2010. But for our “Best of” list, being cute didn’t cut it. Which divas served up class, creativity and couture on the red carpet? Read on to find out!

Alicia Keys’ Fantastic Floral Gown

The never-ending tiers of petals made a beautiful bouquet and gown on Alicia Keys.

Ciara’s Gradient Feathered Gown

The flowing feathers and combination of colors on Ciara’s gown give a dramatic effect we loved at the MTV Music Video Awards!

Eva’s Mutli-media Mini

Feathers, sequins, and satin — Eva’s red carpet look has a whole lot going on and we love every bit of it.

Eva’s Floor-Skimming Nude Gown

Eva takes a demure lady-like turn in this floor-length gown with bow tied belt!

Kerry Washington’s Racy Red Gown

The pleats and split made this regal red gown as racy as it comes on Kerry Washington.

Gabourey Sidibe’s Blue Gown

The sweetheart neckline, the floral details and the pleated fabric, they all amount to a fabulous gown on our girl Gabby.

Iman’s Green Gown

The ornate neckline on Iman’s floor skimming gown makes it that much more fabulous.

Iman’s Mermaid Inspired Gown

Iman can do no wrong on the red carpet. Exhibit A: this flawless mermaid inspired black gown!

Jennifer Lopez Sheer Gown

We love the hint of leg — and everything else — that Jennifer Lopez’s sheer gown offers.

Kerry Hilson’s Gold Mini

Miss Keri looked golden — literally — in this glitzy belted mini.

Gabrielle Union’s Silver Speckled Gown

Gabrielle Union often keeps it minimal on the red carpet, but at this year’s BET Honors she let loose with this glam taupe gown with silver details.

Gabrielle Union’s Sleek Strapless

In true form, Union kept it sleek and simple in this stunning strapless mini.

Deborah Cox’s Electric Blue Mini

From the electric color to the sultry cut, everything about this dress works wonderfully for Deborah Cox.

Halle Berry’s Glam Gold Suit

Halle Berry led the way with menswear-inspired glam on the red carpet in this gold jacquard pants suit.

Toni Braxton’s Sleeck Black Strapless Gown

Braxton is not one to keep things simple, so when she showed up during the Grammys in this simple stunner, all heads were turned!

Rihanna’s White Petal Two-Piece Gown

True to form, Rihanna delivered the unexpected in a gown, which was really a skirt and bottom.

Rihanna’s Multi-Tiered Gown

Rihanna’s cream confection looks like either a wedding dress, or a couture gown, but is all the way fab!

Rihanna’s Asymmetrical Gown

We love the shape and colors in this extravagant tulle mini on Rihanna.

Mary J. Blige’s Sparkling Sequined Gown

Mary J. Blige could do no wrong this year with several stunning outfits both on — and off — the red carpet.

Alek Wek’s Regal Red Gown

Alek Wek looks regal and stunning in this rich red floor-length gown.

KeKe Palmer’s Gold Mini

This year KeKe Palmer solidified her place as a fashionista with chic picks like this sleek gold mini.

Mary J. Blige’s Glam Gold Gown

This glam gold gown is another reason why Mary J. Blige was one of the strongest fashionistas on the red carpet this year.

Naomi Cambpell’s Gold Halter Gown

Naomi always cuts a stunning figure on the red carpet, and this gold halter was no exception.

Chilli’s Metallic Mini

What Chilli wants — obviously — is to be fun, fabulous and fierce, and she got it with this sexy mini.

Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Metallic Mini

Fierce hair and shoes made this mini even more of a major red carpet moment.

June Ambrose’s Black Velvet Gown

Leave it to June Ambrose to present a real fashionista gown: strong shoulders, jagged hemline and the fabric of the season — velvet!

Chanel Iman’s Gold Jumpsuit

Sexy and sophisticated is the only way to describe Chanel Iman’s gold lame number!

Queen Latifah’s Figure Hugging Mini

We love the figure hugging fabulosity of this silver speckled mini number on Queen Latifah.

Shoniwa Shingai Bold Mini

Bold — and beautiful —is the only word to describe the color splash of pink belt and red hat worn by Shoniwa Shingai.

Zoe Saldana’s Bold Print Dress

The bold print elevates the simple shape on Zoe Saldana’s red carpet number.

Zoe Saldana’s Floral Fantasy Gown

From pale lilac to deep purple, the Zoe Saldana’s glam skirt served up a full floral fantasy.