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The Fug Girls: Hits and Misses of the Oscar Red Carpet

Ah, the Oscar red-carpet telecast: ’Twas an innocent few hours, before Seth MacFarlane got hold of the mic and made Giuliana Rancic look like Diane Sawyer, during which we thought the relatively bland color palette would be as bad as the night got. At the time, we did a lot of shrugging, “It’s … fine," but that doesn't mean we couldn't manage to find twelve noteworthy outfits. Please join us as we hand out our Oscar night superlatives to the folks who looked awesome, awkward, or just plain badass. Spoiler: That means you, Samuel L. Can you host next year?

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