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At this year's Golden Globes, Hayden Panettiere did something that is considered quite gauche by Hollywood and red carpet fashion standards: she wore a Tom Ford dress she had bought off the rack. That is, instead of donning something that a designer had bequeathed to her. Ford didn't turn up his nose at the whole situation (he had only officially dressed Naomi Watts, after all), sending Panettiere flowers and a note saying, "You looked beautiful last night. Thank you for your kind words." [Twitter/Hayden Panettiere]