Red Carpet Recap: 2014 Spirit Awards

The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards took place Saturday Night in Santa Monica, California. Despite the rainy and windy weather conditions near the beach, stars showed up wearing their red carpet best to celebrate the night the industry honors the best and the brightest in independent films. Take a look at who wore what and see pros like Lupita Nyong'o, Paula Patton and Angela Bassett rock the red carpet.

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California.

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Angela Bassett attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Director Ryan Coogler pose with the Best First Feature Award for Fruitvale Station in the press room during the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Paula Patton attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Michael B. Jordan, wearing Piaget, attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Lupita Nyong'o and mother Dorothy Nyong'o attend the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California.

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Director Steve McQueen, wearing Piaget, attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Yolonda Ross attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach in Santa Monica, California.

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Octavia Spencer arrives at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California.

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Zoe Kravitz attends the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California.