Misses: Worst of the red carpet 2012

Who: Meryl Streep

Where: The 84th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26

Wore: Lanvin — or is that wrapping paper?


Who: Fergie

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Where: The 54th Grammy Awards in LA on Feb. 12

Wore: Bright orange Jean Paul Gaultier paired with a black bra and granny pants

Who: Nicki Minaj

Where: The 40th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 18


Wore: Monique Lhuillier in soothing neon yellow

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