Worst Dresses of the Year Feathers, puffs, bows oh my! This year's contenders for the red carpet hall of shame were just too much. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg KIRSTEN DUNST The fashion-forward star took a misguided look back with a vintage gown and flowered headband at the Met Costume Institute Gala in New York City in May. RINKO KIKUCHI The Babel actress got tongues wagging with her way-out style, like this puff-laden gown at the Golden Globes in January. I thought this Chanel Haute Couture was absolutely gorgeous. The thing is, some runway looks don't translate well to the red carpet. Most people didn't get this. QUEEN LATIFAH Forget the blonde wig the normally regal actress missed the mark with this neon chartreuse gown at the L.A. Hairspray premiere in July. DIANA DEGARMO Wearing gowns that recall feather dusters isn't going to win this former Idol finalist any votes! What would Simon say? EMILY MORTIMER The British actress gets lost in her layers of chiffon and bows at the Met Costume Institute Gala in N.Y.C. in May.