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Photo by: Fairchild Archive

Reese Witherspoon in black-and-white Armani Privé, 2011

Reese Witherspoon is all-American red carpet royalty-and this Armani Privé black-and-white gown shows off her silhouette perfectly. Plus, we love the vintage Barbie-inspired ponytail-très chic!

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