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Five of the Best Dresses at the Globes Are Available for Pre-Order

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All red carpet photos via Getty. Sketch via Moda Operandi.

Used to be, a beautiful dress would come down the red carpet at an awards show and within a week or so, fans of the look would be able to shop a quickly-constructed knock-off. Well, designers got wise to this practice pretty fast, and now they're offering the exact same dresses to the public within days of starlets shrugging them off in their hotel rooms.

During a typical evening bout of online surfing last night, we came across Olivia Munn's stunning beaded Armani gown, now available for pre-order on Neiman Marcus. Neimans makes no mention of the dress' recent star turn, describing it simply as, "look 40 from the Giorgio Armani Spring 2013." It's going for $11,995, the priciest of all the dresses we found.

Over on runway-focused e-shop Moda Operandi, an entire digital trunkshow dedicated to the Globes debuted today with four more gowns available to order. Select from Amy Adam's pretty pink Marchesa, Lucy Liu's amazing floral Carolina Herrera, Naomi Watts' sophisticated burgundy Zac Posen and Allison Williams' chic black J. Mendel. Prices range from $3,990 (the Zac Posen) up to $7,500 (the Marchesa).
· Giorgio Armani Silk Cap-Sleeve Bolero & Strapless Beaded Gown [Neiman Marcus]
· Spotlight: Golden Globes Edition [Moda Operandi]
· Globes 2013: Highs, Lows and People That Looked Crazy [RAcked]