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Oscars: Body-hugging dresses rule the red carpet

February 27, 2011 |  4:07 pm

Bodycon

So far not too many poufy gowns, crinolines or trains -- perhaps everyone was just being cautious because of all the recent rain?

Jennifer Lawrence is in a stoplight red Calvin Klein body-hugging sheath, Michelle Williams is wearing a pale silver Chanel column gown and Amy Adams’ sapphire blue L'wren Scott dress is super form-fitting.

Even without all the volume, these girls manage to look formal and appropriate. And their stylists did good work with the underpinnings –- no signs of bumps or Spanx.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

Photos, from left: Michelle Williams, credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press; Jennifer Lawrence, credit: Kevork Djansezian /Getty Images; Amy Adams, credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press.

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