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On Globes’ red carpet, Hollywood lets it shine

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A parade of gorgeous metallic gowns gave the Golden Globes’ red carpet an unmistakable shine. Silver trumped gold in both beading and fabric Sunday night, and the sparkly trend found favor with stars including Kerry Washington, Diane Kruger, and Jennifer Lopez (whose “Barbarella” hairstyle struggled to keep up with her over-the-top Zuhair Murad gown). The night’s top fashion prize, though, belonged to Dakota Johnson (star of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” opening Feb. 13), who looked radiant in a strapless Chanel gown with a cutaway train. The train was in keeping with the evening’s nod to old Hollywood glamour (Amal Clooney’s cape train was the most interesting part of her conservative black Christian Dior gown, while Jessica Rabbit — er, Chastain — va-va-voomed with her Versace Atelier number). The throwback vibe also came courtesy of vintage hairstyles. Chastain’s cascading waves were the evening’s most dramatic tresses, narrowly beating out Allison Williams (“Girls”), whose slicked-back sidesweep had a decidedly edgier vibe. Overall, there was much to love and a few faux pas to lament. Here is the rundown: