Our favorite leading ladies left their LBDs hanging in their closets this week and instead opted for LRD (that's little red dresses!) Meanwhile, ruffles of all shapes and sizes found their way onto the red carpet. We love the variations on the voluminous fabric and how these girls played up their best features.

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PAINT THE TOWN RED:

Actress Malin Akerman had us saying "happythankyoumoreplease" as she arrived at the after party for a screening of her latest flick hosted by the Cinema Society and Tommy Hilfiger at The Standard Hotel on March 2 in NYC. For the event, Akerman donned a Jean Paul Gaultier strapless jacquard dress, Stephen Webster cocktail ring and khaki peep-toe heels.

"True Blood" actress Anna Paquin opted for a blood red Monique Lhuillier dress at the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Feb. 27 in Los Angeles. Her full-skirted dress with laser cut details was paired with Brian Atwood "Donna" pumps, Chopard diamond earrings and a Judith Leiber clutch. We love that she decided against wearing red lipstick and chose a nude color instead.

"Twilight" star Anna Kendrick wore a chiffon strapless dress with an over-sized organza bow by Marchesa to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. A black clutch and heels from from Christian Louboutin provided a great contrast to the look.

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RUFFLED FEATHERS:

Michelle Trachtenberg chose a Marchesa Fall 2010 mini dress for the premiere of her latest flick "Take Me Home Tonight" on March 2 in Los Angeles. The "Gossip Girl" added a nude clutch and metallic pumps to complete her evening look.

Paz Vega oozed sexy sophistication in a white Giambattista Valli Resort 2011 ensemble at Elton John's AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party on Feb. 27. The actress added Vhernier jewels and a Ferragamo silver metal clutch to complete her white hot ruffled look.

Cameron Diaz showed off her toned arms and legs in a tiny Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2011 dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Her one-shouldered cocktail dress in an abstract leopard print was shortened from the original runway look. The blonde babe added Anita Ko earrings, Jimmy Choo black open-toe booties, a black Judith Leiber clutch and a gold Lanvin cuff.

For more celeb copy cats, check out last week's trends.