After last year’s recession-reserved red carpet styles, the 2010 awards season is showing us a crop of much more daring choices.

The colors covered the range and included whites, neutrals, bold brights and blacks coupled with romantic details like beading, dramatic drapes, pretty ruffles and delicate flounces.

Everyone was a lot more comfortable taking a risk. Most of those risks paid off.

Here are’s top 10 best dressed and a couple of honorable mentions.

The Top 10

Drew Barrymore’s champagne Atelier Versace  gown:

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Chloë Sevigny’s sleeveless Valentino gown:

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Emily Blunt’s Dolce & Gabbana strapless gown:

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s RM by Roland Mouret “Sirens” mermaid gown:

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Mo’Nique’s strapless bronze gown (if you know who designed it, please let us know):

Diane Kruger’s pink tulle bustier Christian Lacroix Haute Couture gown:

Sofia Vergara’s gray Carolina Herrera gown:

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Rose Byrne’s eggplant Lanvin gown (with great shimmering accessories):

Zoe Saldana’s blood-red Louis Vuitton gown:

Olivia Wilde’s sexy black metallic Gucci gown:

Here is video of Olivia talking about her involvement with Artists for Peace and Justice.

This organization will auction off Olivia’s dress and the outfits of a few other celebrities starting next week on eBay.  100% of the proceeds will go to benefit one of the few hospitals still standing in Haiti.

Click over to learn more about the auction and the charity.

Honorable mentions

Ginnifer Goodwin’s electric blue Vionnet cocktail dress:

Julia Robert’s in a great draped black cocktail length dress and a vintage 1972 Van Cleef & Arpels sautoir necklace with citrines and diamonds:

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