Best Dressed 2013

"My Favorite Gown of the Year Was ..."

Style editors share the red carpet dresses they won't soon forget, from Nicole Richie's metallic stunner to Jennifer Lawrence's major Dior moment

NICOLE RICHIE AT THE CFDAS

Andrea Lavinthal, Style Director: This slinky backless bronze-y gold dress is proof that you don't always need sequins and beads to shine on the red carpet. And not only is the Marc Jacobs design pure perfection, but the way Nicole styled the look – with gold Christian Louboutins, delicate Jennifer Meyer jewels, a sleek updo and red lips – makes it feel even more unbelievably chic.