11 Red Carpet Looks You Can Wear for Less

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AWARD-WORTHY FASHION

Awards season has ended, but that doesn't stop an obsession with the most stunning red carpet looks -- especially for those who have prom coming up. Whether it was the Oscars, the Grammy Awards, or the Golden Globes, celebrities paraded in front of the cameras decked out in caped creations, flowing mermaid trains, and au courant off-the-shoulder-style gowns. Fashion envy? Outfits inspired by some of this season's top looks, including J. Lo's entrancing yellow gown from the Globes and Lady Gaga's chic white ensemble from the Oscars, are available for less than $30.

LOVELY IN LACE: JENNIFER LAWRENCE IN CHRISTIAN DIOR

J. Law has landed on many best-dressed lists again this year, most recently in a sheer black lace Dior gown at the Oscars. Lingerie-inspired fashion hit the runways this spring season, so it's not a surprise the Oscar winner wowed the red carpet with her new blonde bob and sensual see-through frock.

YOUR VERSION: SAMMY DRESS LACE 2-PIECE DRESS

This sexy two-piece dress ($15) features delicate lace detailing on the top and bottom in an homage to the red carpet gown. Reviewers call the outfit comfortable and classy yet sexy.

WALKING THE LINE: LADY GAGA IN BRANDON MAXWELL

Attending the Oscars for the first time as a nominee, Lady Gaga walked the line between pantsuit and gown in a unique white ensemble. The wide-legged pants were encompassed by a voluminous train, and the sweetheart neckline showed off Gaga's simple jewelry -- all $8 million worth.

YOUR VERSION: MODLILY HAREM JUMPSUIT

Pristine white is hard to pull off sometimes, but this jumpsuit ($20) may make it easier. Reviewers appreciate the fit and quality for the price. Like Gaga's look, it features a strapless sweetheart neckline and volume on the leg. A train is even harder to pull off than pure white; instead, pair with a white blazer, heels, and a black clutch for a night out.

SULTRY IN BLUE SEQUINS: JULIANNE MOORE IN TOM FORD

Julianne Moore wowed at the Golden Globes in a long, shimmering sequin dress and large statement rings on each hand. The dark blue complemented her fair skin and red hair perfectly.

YOUR VERSION: CLUB L COWLBACK SEQUIN MINI DRESS

Turn heads in this attention-grabbing blue number from ASOS ($24). The sequins mimic the ones on Julianne's gown, but the low cowl back, close fit, and higher hemline add sensuality.

DASHING IN A CAPE: CHRISSY TEIGEN IN YOUSEF AL-JASMI

Chrissy Teigen looked incredible walking alongside husband John Legend on the Grammys red carpet. The couple are expecting their first child, and Chrissy's shimmering, jewel-studded shawl and long white gown complemented her maternal glow.

YOUR VERSION: RICHCOCO CAPE MINI DRESS

If you've gotta have a cape after seeing Chrissy's look, try a long-shawl dress with a midthigh hemline ($25 through a third-party seller on Sears' online marketplace). Go classy with an updo and gold jewelry or pearls, or channel the 1980s with a fun clutch, pink lipstick, and hot pink pumps.

TWIST IN THE STORY: KATE WINSLET IN RALPH LAUREN

Kate Winslet always dresses to impress. This year was no exception: She attended the Globes in a dark navy gown with a twisting neckline, accentuating her neckline and shoulders.

YOUR VERSION: CHARLOTTE RUSSE SLEEVELESS TWIST FRONT ASYMMETRICAL SHIFT DRESS

If the twisted neckline calls out to you, try this shift in dark blue with keyhole cut-outs in front and back ($25). An asymmetrical hemline changes things up. The dress also comes in red, white, and black, priced at $35 with 30 percent off at checkout.

PINK PLUNGE: KATY PERRY IN PRADA

Katy Perry is known for pop hits but also a fit body, and she definitely flaunted it in a curvaceous pink number by Prada. The plunging V-neck and form-fitting silhouette captivated many at the Globes this year.

YOUR VERSION: ZAFUL PINK PLUNGING NECK SLEEVELESS BODYCON DRESS

This dress ($13) comes in a delicate shade of pink, but that's the only way it's demure. It has a plunging neckline and shows off curves with a form-fitting silhouette, along with zipper detailing in the front.

SEXY BLACK DRESS: BELLA HADID IN ALEXANDRE VAUTHIER

Model Bella Hadid wore an alluring black cut-out dress studded with jewels to accompany her boyfriend, The Weeknd, to the Grammys. She dazzled with sparkling statement cuffs and classic diamond stud earrings.

YOUR VERSION: FOREVER 21 HALTER MAXI DRESS

This sexy black dress ($23) shares similar side cut-outs with Bella's, as well as the deep V-neck plunge. Dress it up with necklaces, bracelets, stilettos, and a shiny clutch.

PERFECT IN PRISTINE WHITE: TARAJI P. HENSON IN STELLA MCCARTNEY

Taraji P. Henson took to the red carpet in a pristine white strapless gown and dangling earrings. A train added flair to the elegant gown -- perfect for accepting a Golden Globe for her role as Cookie in "Empire."

YOUR VERSION: FOREVER 21 STRAPLESS MIDI DRESS

Look as timeless and elegant as Taraji in this strapless dress in ivory ($23). It ends midcalf for a classy look. Dress it up with an updo, statement choker necklace, and a favorite pair of platform heels.

LADY IN RED: JENNIFER LAWRENCE IN CHRISTIAN DIOR

America's sweetheart also graced the Globes red carpet this year, this time in a modern red gown with side cutouts, paired with a grand diamond choker necklace by Chopard.

YOUR VERSION: FOREVER 21 LAYERED CUTOUT MIDI DRESS

This dress ($20) sports the same side cutouts as J. Law's, and the same deep red shade. Long sleeves make it comfortable for a cold office, and it can be worn with a long blazer for a sharp look. For night, fold the sleeves to just below the elbow, don favorite heels or ankle boots, and throw on a contrasting necklace or dangling earrings.

ROYALTY IN EMERALD GREEN: TORI KELLY IN GAURI AND NAINIKA

Tori Kelly took to the Grammys in a stunning one-shoulder gown. The neckline was a hybrid of strapless and asymmetrical one-shoulder, captivating many as she walked the red carpet.

YOUR VERSION: EVER PRETTY SINGLE-SHOULDER GOWN

Attend your next special event like a green goddess (or choose from nine other colors starting at $25 on Amazon). This is a glamorous choice for prom, a wedding, or another formal event. The single shoulder strap is decorated with a diamond clasp and falling ruffle detailing.

SPRING INTO YELLOW: JENNIFER LOPEZ IN GIAMBATTISTA VALLI COUTURE

Jennifer Lopez brought glamour and charm in a bright yellow gown at the Golden Globes. Paired with shimmering silver jewelry, a sparkly clutch, and sexy Jimmy Choo heels, the cape and long mermaid train turned heads on the red carpet.

YOUR VERSION: BOOHOO CARLA CAPE SLEEVE SHIFT DRESS

We can't all afford Jimmy Choos and designer gowns, but this dress ($28) makes cape style attainable. The ochre color is similar to the shade of J. Lo's gown, and the fall-away cape sleeve detailing mimics a long, flowing cape. Convert the casual jersey dress for an evening out with a pair of stilettos, statement necklace, and cuffs.