Best Dressed: 15 stunning outfits at Star Magic Ball 2014

MANILA, Philippines – It's all about the red carpet at these types of big celebrity events, and that's especially true at this year's Star Magic Ball. (READ: In Photos: Red carpet, Star Magic Ball 2014)

Perhaps more than the results of the awards and the songs that were given, the true star of the night was the fashion. Who wore what designed by whom?

While Paulo Avelino and Julia Barretto were the official winners of the night's Best Dressed male and female award, we've come up with a list of our own best dressed ladies at the 8th Star Magic Ball. Plus, click here to see what the guys wore to this event!

Megan Young in Leo Almodal 

The Leo Almodal gown may look heavy because of the intricate embellishments, but it suited the reigning Miss World, who on behalf of the Miss World Organization accepted a check from Star Magic for the pageant's projects. She stole the show. 

Maricar Reyes in Francis Libiran

Maricar looked effortless on the red carpet in her Francis Libiran outfit. The gloves and clutch were simple, and her make-up was light. Though the look was a tad bridal, it was also classic, sexy, and glamorous. She was accompanied by her husband Richard Poon, who looked handsome in his suit. (READ: In Photos: Star Magic Ball 2014 couples, loveteams, tandems)

This is a home run for Maricar, but we think the look would have worked just as well without the gloves. 

Here's a full-body shot of Kathryn's gown. 

Kim Chiu in Patricia Santos

Kim has been consistently on best-dressed lists throughout the years, and this year is no exception. From wearing a white gown by Pepsi Herrera last year, Kim wore a black number by Patricia Santos, accompanied by on-screen partner Xian Lim in Francis Libiran.

The back of Kim's gown was the major show-stopper – and of course, she showed this off as she was posing with on-screen partner and rumored beau, Xian Lim. 

Jodi Sta. Maria in Joey Samson

For this year's Star Magic Ball, Jodi went a different route, wearing an all-white tuxedo style suit created by Joey Samson. Very Katharine Hepburn and Angelina Jolie! Props to Jodi for her different take on formal wear. 

Bea Alonzo in Rosa Clara/Pronovias 

For this year's ball, Bea wore a gown from Pronovias while sporting a bob and dark lips. She was escorted in the red carpet by boyfriend Zanjoe Marudo. We love the Great Gatsby feel of this look!

 

Bea later changed into a second outfit from Rosa Clara.

 

 

Georgina Wilson in Balmain

According to her Instagram post, Georgina wore a black Balmain gown. She was one of the many celebrities who wore black during the event, but gave her own ensemble a menswear-inspired feel. 

Heart Evangelista in Francis Libiran

Heart Evangelista along with Sen. Chiz Escudero were one of the couples present at the ball. When asked who she was wearing, Heart said the dress was made by Francis Libiran.

And of course, Heart was rocking her best accessory (aside from Chiz, that is): her brand-new engagement ring. See a close-up photo here. 

Vanessa Matsunaga in Francis Libiran

The model accompanied her brother, Pinoy Big Brother winner Daniel at the event, wearing Francis Libiran.

Kim Jones in Jun Escario

Simple and elegant. Those were the words to describe Kim Jones' black gown by Jun Escario, when she walked down the red carpet with new husband Jericho Rosales.

Tootsy Angara in Rajo Laurel

Walking the red carpet with Senator Sonny Angara, Tootsy Echauz-Angara was a vision in elegant, streamlined white. According to her Instagram, her dress was by Rajo Laurel.

Maja Salvador in Saint Laurent/Ivarluski Aseron

In a sea of skin-baring (and in-some cases, see-through) dresses, Maja stood out in a beautiful long-sleeved white creation with intricate detailing in the neckline. 

Erich Gonzales in Leo Almodal

One of many to channel Old Hollywood glamour for hair and makeup, the Once a Princess star quietly walked the red carpet without fanfare – not that it was needed, as she had all eyes on her in her daring, glittery silver dress.

Julia Barretto in Rajo Laurel

Julia took home the Best Dressed award in the evening's program, cinching the victor in this voluminous gown by Rajo Laurel. 

Alex Gonzaga in Pepsi Herrera 

The TV host and actress walked the red carpet in a Pepsi Herrera gunmetal gray creation that pooled down to the floor like liquid metal. 

 

All photos by Manman Dejeto/Rappler 

Did we leave anyone out? Tell us who you think was the best dressed celebrity at the ball in the comments section below. - Rappler.com

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