LOS ANGELES — When it comes to red carpet dressing, Nicole Kidman has a sixth sense. Other actresses floundered at Sunday’s Golden Globes awards ceremony, either going too far or not far enough. But not Kidman. Despite turbulence in her private-gone-public life over the past year, her career has soared. And Nicole’s never looked better. In her sultry laced-up gown, designed by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, no one could mistake the actress for anything but a star.

For more fantastic fashion — and some major missteps — on the red carpet, see pages 2 and 3.