Jennifer Garner and Pals Celebrate Oscar!

04/19/2007 at 01:45 PM ET

As any stylish woman knows, there is more than one golden Oscar in Hollywood — we’re not talking about the coveted award, but the designer who has been turning out enviably gorgeous dresses for more than 40 years. Jennifer Garner, along with a slew of famous friends, celebrated Oscar de la Renta by hosting a benefit for the EIF Women’s Cancer Research Fund in his lavish West Hollywood boutique. Jennifer told PEOPLE that even though she “can be hard to dress because I don’t like a lot of fashion-y stuff, with these clothes, it was hard to choose. There were so many dresses I like.” But she picked her chic beaded sheath because “I just love the shape of it. I loved that it wasn’t super-tight.” A slim post-baby Amanda Peet paid homage to the man who designed her wedding dress (she tells us that she feels “very indebted to him.”), saying of her Oscar dress, “Well, this is a good dress. It hides in all the right places.” And Brooke Shields summed up the designer’s appeal when she told PEOPLE, “He knows how to dress a woman.”

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glad on

the dress is ok

j on

i LOVE this dress!!! PEOEPLE: wanna tell us how much it is??

AnnieM on

Love it!

LB on

The dress looks really nice on her. Her arms are nice and toned too.

ahmed on

The best smile … she’s an angel … love ya Jen

meagan on

she looks absolutely stunning in this dress! just drop-dead gorgeous!!

carolina on

i think that dree is so ute and she is so pretty she really is great ben you are lucky that you have jen and a cute little girl she looks fantastic GO JEN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

enigma on

I agree with ahmed!!!

She’s so cool and simple in a nice way of course!! I bet I would like all those pretty dresses too!!

Cheers!

Angie on

I love Jen, and i love the dress love the shoes, love everything

susan on

I love it. Jen looks gorgeous head to toe. The dress is $3990

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