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And the Winners Are...

The Hollywood awards season ended last week with profuse thanks to the Academy, but the Oscar gown knockoff season is just beginning. 

Red carpet scavenger-in-chief Allen Schwartz has deemed Nicole Kidman (in Balenciaga), Reese Witherspoon (in Nina Ricci), Jennifer Lopez (in less-than-flattering Marchesa), Cameron Diaz (in Valentino), and Penelope Cruz (in Versace Atelier) to be the 5 most knockoff-worthy models. 

Of course, ABS isn't the only copyist out there -- just the loudest.  For example, retail website edressme.com has given the nod to gowns worn by Jennifer Hudson and Jessica Biel (both Oscar de la Renta, although Ms. Hudson's peculiar space age jacket didn't make the cut), as well as that of Helen Mirren (Lacroix) and a few others you'll no doubt recognize. 

Bringing up the rear are new websites like SeenON! and StarStyle, which attempt to link TV viewers with everything from Oscar gowns to appropriate underpinnings.  Perhaps they're the new people's choice awards -- or maybe they fall into the category of "too much information."