News Awards & Events Emmys Last Year's Best-Dressed Stars By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 7, 2009 @ 10:48PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Mathew Imaging/WireImage Last Year's Best-Dressed Stars 01 of 15 Brooke Shields in Badgley Mischka Couture Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Last year marked Brooke Shields's first appearance at the Emmy Awards and the Lipstick Jungle star didn't disappoint. She radiated in a fuchsia Badgley Mischka Couture organza gown and diamond earrings and 19th-century diamond brooch by Fred Leighton. 02 of 15 Heidi Klum in Armani Prive Mathew Imaging/WireImage The show's most glamorous host wore numerous looks throughout the evening; the first being an avant-garde metallic gray asymmetrical dress from Armani Prive with Lorraine Schwartz jewels. 03 of 15 Marcia Cross in Elie Saab Frank Micelotta/Getty Images Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross channeled Grace Kelly in an ankle-length confection by Elie Saab and plenty of diamonds from Hearts On Fire. 04 of 15 America Ferrera in vintage Werle Mathew Imaging/WireImage Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nominee America Ferrera paired her gorgeous vintage Werle dress with Rene Caovilla black lace pumps and 19th century Fred Leighton jewels. 05 of 15 Teri Hatcher in Monique Lhuillier Jeff Vespa/WireImage Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher brought sunshine to the red carpet in a ruffled silk-chiffon gown by Monique Lhuillier, accessorized with Neil Lane diamonds. 06 of 15 Tina Fey in David Meister Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Tina Fey -the night's big winner, nabbing three Emmys-didn't disappoint on the red carpet in a figure-hugging gown from David Meister. She added sparkle to the deep-purple number with a stack of diamond bangles and an amethyst Mary Norton clutch adorned with Swarovski crystals. 07 of 15 Eva Longoria Parker in Marchesa Frank Micelotta/Getty Images From the runway to the red carpet- Eva Longoria Parker got flapper chic in a fringed silver number from Marchesa's Spring 2009 collection. The actress accessorized the dress with with super-high silver Stuart Weitzman stilettos and Verdura jewels. 08 of 15 Christina Applegate in Reem Acra Frank Micelotta/Getty Images Christina Applegate brought drama to the red carpet in a gown from Reem Acra. The Samantha Who? star looked every bit the leading lady in a fitted silk organza gown from the line's Spring 2009 collection. 09 of 15 Olivia Wilde in Reem Acra Mathew Imaging/WireImage House star Olivia Wilde looked heavenly in a satin and chiffon twist-front Reem Acra gown with jewel-encrusted cap sleeves. Wilde accented her goddess look with Jimmy Choo heels, a Stuart Weitzman clutch and Kwiat jewels. 10 of 15 Hayden Panettiere in Badgley Mischka Couture Mathew Imaging/WireImage Hayden Panettiere -who was one of the night's presenters-looked sophisticated in a navy chiffon Badgley Mischka Couture gown with jet beading. The young Heroes star went with vintage 1920s bracelets from Fred Leighton. 11 of 15 Sandra Oh in Oscar de la Renta Jeff Vespa/WireImage Grey's Anatomy nominee Sandra Oh was on-trend in a major lace dress from Oscar de la Renta, accessorized with vintage Chanel shoes and Bulgari gems. 12 of 15 Jennifer Morrison in Marchesa Jason Merritt/FilmMagic House actress Jennifer Morrison was swathed in a satin single-shoulder Marchesa gown in soft gold. 13 of 15 Mariska Hargitay in Carolina Herrera Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Nominee Mariska Hargitay glowed in a single-shoulder yellow gown by Carolina Herrera and Fred Leighton jewels. The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit lead finished the look with a bejeweled cuff and dangling earrings. 14 of 15 Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Narciso Rodriguez Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nominee Julia Louis-Dreyfus was red hot in a Narciso Rodriguez dress with a peekaboo cut-out and Tiffany & Co. jewels. 15 of 15 Kyra Sedgwick in L'Wren Scott Mathew Imaging/WireImage The Closer leading lady showed off her curves in a white crepe gown by L'Wren Scott accented with diamond embroidery. Sedgwick complemented the design with diamond rings and 1930s diamond earrings by Fred Leighton.