Let’s be real here. It’s not just about the speeches or seeing a favorite film or TV show being honored at awards season events — half the reason people watch the Golden Globe Awards is for the eye candy. When the beautiful people of Hollywood get all gussied up for glamorous events like these, they’re even more unreasonably attractive than usual (and that’s saying something).
The Golden Globes tend to be particularly fun for the couch crowd because while they aren’t as low-key as, say, the Independent Spirit Awards or even the SAG Awards, they’re still not quite as high-brow as the Academy Awards or even the Primetime Emmys. The honorees and guests at the Globes know this is an event where they can kick back and relax while taking in the show, so they gravitate towards sartorial selections that are elegant and comfortable. That makes the fashion envy even more palatable because the garbs tend to be things audiences can often picture wearing themselves.
Over the years, there have been some fashion choices that were instantly sublime and many that have held up over time. From bold coloring and dress structures to looks that simply suited the wearer so very well, let’s take a look at some of the most memorable Golden Globes looks of all time.