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Who wore what and who scooped the night's biggest honours?

This weekend saw the great and the good of Hollywood bring their A-game to the Critics’ Choice Awards 2016 which honour the year’s best film-makers.

Held in Santa Monica this year, the ceremony played host to Hollywood’s cinematic royalty with everyone from Amy Adams (nominated for Best Actress in Arrival) to Michelle Williams (nominated for Best Supporting Actress in Manchester by The Sea) took to the red carpet.

Often considered an early litmus test for who might get the nod at next year’s Oscars, Natalie Portman picked up the Best Actress award for her performance in Jackie and showed us all how to nail pregnancy style in her stunning floral Alexander McQueen dress.

Several celebrities rocked the monochrome trend on the evening: Evan Rachel Wood was the definition of #suitgoals in a sharply-tailored Altuzarra tuxedo, whilst Michelle Williams wore a Louis Vuitton floral dress and Nicole Kidman looked nothing short of sensational in a cutaway black gown. Lisa Bonet (further) cemented her style icon status in a stunning animal print gown whilst La La Land‘s Emma Stone – La La Land scooped up no less than eight gongs on the night, by the way – wore an embellished, black Roland Mouret dress.

But it wasn’t all monochromatic palettes on the red carpet: Busy Philips, Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Mann all opted for a colour injection with bright jewel-toned gowns. Whilst, Jessica Biel – who arrived with husband Justin Timberlake – also deserves a special mention for her absolutely beautiful no-fuss, beachy hairdo that she teamed with her gown. A tonic to the more traditionally structured hairstyles of the night.

SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actors Ryan Reynolds (L) and Ryan Gosling attend The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling attend The 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

As for the men: Ryan Reynolds, Ryan Gosling and Rami Malek were all in attendance and looked super sharp in the process. We also particularly loved seeing Ryans Gosling and Reynolds hanging out backstage too – who have, incidentally, both welcomed their second daughters this year and oh, how we’d have loved to be a fly-on-the-wall to that conversation!

Keep scrolling below to see all the best looks from the Critics’ Choice Awards 2016.

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