Red Carpet Arrivals
Red Carpet Arrivals
First-time nominee Lea Michele wore custom-dyed Brian Atwood pumps, a multi-color diamond Lorraine Schwartz necklace, satin Swarovski clutch and a ruffled navy gown. “I love Oscar de la Renta and I haven’t done blue,” she told Kim Kardashian when asked how she chose her dress.
Presenter Keri Russell was pretty in pink in a pleated, halter vintage Jean Louis Scherrer Haute Couture gown that she purchased from Decades. She accessorized with Jimmy Choo heels, Cathy Waterman jewels and a Jennifer Behr flower in her hair.
“Apparently navy is the color,” said Julianna Margulies of her show-stopping L’Wren Scott sequin column gown, in the evening's most popular shade. The Good Wife star accessorized with her own shoes "so she'd be comfortable.”
“I’m a very lucky girl, let’s just say,” Glee star Dianna Agron said of getting to wear Carolina Herrera and over $1.5 million in Cartier jewelry. Indeed she accessorized her floral organza strapless tiered gown with platinum and diamond floral fan earrings with briolette drops, a white gold and diamond art Deco bangle and a Demoiselle Panther bracelet. She finished the look with Christian Louboutin heels.
“It’s by Lavender,” John Krasinski joked when asked who designed his new wife Emily Blunt's pastel gown. Blunt's one-shoulder floral applique dress was actually Christian Dior, and she accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewels, a flower hair pin and Lauren Merkin’s champagne snakeskin clutch.
looked elegant in a blood red Monique Lhuillier gown and Ofira jewels. The Closer star admitted to trying on “at least 10” other gowns before landing on this stunner.
"I feel fancy!" the presenter and double nominee joked. The 30 Rock star matched the elegance of her sleek, beaded Oscar de la Renta gown with a retro ponytail and Lorraine Schwartz danglers.
nominee Heidi Klum hit the red carpet in a daring thigh high black strapless tulle dress with rose embroidered sculpted bands by Marchesa worn with Lorraine Schwartz's ruby and diamond necklace. She finished the barely-there look with Christian Louboutin spiked pumps.
Presenter and nominee January Jones’s fashion-forward Atelier Versace gown shared some crinolines in common with Betty Draper’s prim dresses: “It’s got some things in there, hoop skirt stuff.” The actress accented the electric-blue design with an edgy uneven bob, Raven Kauffman Couture clutch and over $1 million in Cartier diamonds.
Gleaming metallic straps anchored the ruched bodice of Rose Byrne's white Gucci gown that she wore with Bochic jewelry and a Bulgari bag.
Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend
"Zac Posen," Geoffrey Arend was quick to volunteer when asked who designed his wife's marabou-trimmed lilac gown. Nominee Christina Hendricks played up her famous curves in the wasp-waist chiffon stunner. A geometric Judith Leiber clutch and René Caovilla heels finished the look.
Eva Longoria Parker
"I'm stepping all over my dress!" cried Eva Longoria Parker, doing her best to navigate the red carpet in her Robert Rodriguez gown, which she accented with show-stopping chandelier earrings from Loren Jewels.
“I’m gleeful indeed!” Glee’sJane Lynch said on the red carpet. It’s no wonder, for the statuesque double nominee looked positively regal in a single-shoulder custom taffeta gown from L.A.-based designer Ali Rahimi and a Swarovski bag.
The stunning Kim Kardashian paired a silk chiffon Grecian-inspired Marchesa dress with over $2 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz jewels, including an 80 carat platinum, champagne and white diamond cuff. “I think the Emmys will always have a white theme,” she said of her color choice.
"It's the perfect modern gown for the red carpet," Glee'sJayma Mays said of her trailing navy gown from Burberry Prorsum. "We wanted to keep her understated and elegant and not too 'baby's first ball,'" said her stylist Ilaria Urbinati. "We originally tried diamonds for a more retro vibe but then we fell in love with the Neil Lane necklace and decided to go a little more 'Egyptian Ann-Margret.'" The bold ram's head bracelets were also from the jeweler while her clutch was Ferragamo and her heels were Jimmy Choo.
actress Rutina Wesley paired her white and gray strapless gown with a bold red lip, cascading curls and black satin Christian Louboutin slingbacks.
star Jenna Ushkowitz made her Emmy debut in a scarlet Kevan Hall halter gown that she paired with gold and diamond Neil Lane jewelry, a Judith Leiber clutch and a side-swept ponytail.
Dexter star Julie Benz walked the carpet in an ivory silk one-shoulder gown with beaded cut-out hip detail from Pamella Roland’s Resort 2011 collection. She paired the dress with a diamond bib necklace.
Up for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her role in Temple Grandin, Julia Ormond stood out in a bright fuchsia Escada gown, which she accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
Nominee and presenter Edie Falco wore satin Christian Louboutin pumps with a one-shoulder black draped chiffon gown, clutch, black pave diamond earrings and a white gold link bracelet, all by Bottega Veneta.
Nominee Claire Danes wore a stunning Giorgio Armani Privé muted bronze evening gown fully encrusted with Swarovski drop crystals and iridescent sequin beading. The actress kept the rest of her look simple with minimal accessories.
accessorized her modern black and white Yigal Azrouël gown with dramatic extras, including Ofira oxidized platinum earrings and a platinum, black agate and diamond ring.
The Glee star wore a red ruffled strapless gown by Nicole Miller paired with over 80 carats of Chopard jewels, including yellow diamond chandelier earrings, and René Caovilla shoes. "If I had to buy a dress, this is the dress I would buy," Gilsig told us. "I feel relaxed in it."
star Emily Deschanel chose a plum-hued one-shoulder gown with intricate pleated ruffles from Max Azria Atelier, Platt Boutique Jewelry hoops and a Neil Lane bangle.
beauty Nina Dobrev made her Emmys debut in a breathtaking hammered-silk gown by Zuhair Murad. She complemented the blush design with Chopard diamonds.
’s Heather Morris showed her style I.Q. in a sequined column gown from Ina Soltani, diamond bracelet and studs by Kwiat and a satin Swarovski clutch.
Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
True Blood co-stars (and real-life loves) Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer both stood out in anything-but-basic black from Alexander McQueen. Paquin's gown featured an asymmetrical hem and gold epaulette-style shoulder detailing that she accented with House of Lavande bangles.
Up for her role in Modern Family, Sofia Vergara stepped onto the red carpet in a saffron embroidered strapless Carolina Herrera gown and Lorraine Schwartz canary gold jewelry. “I’m like a mermaid,” the Colombian beauty gushed of her flowing locks and beaded silhouette.
After entertaining the thought of wearing pants on the big night, Modern Family star Julie Bowen decided on a fabulously feminine silk gazaar gown from J. Mendel. "J. Mendel fits me really, really well, so he's always a front runner," said the actress, who accessorized with Neil Lane jewelry, Sergio Rossi shoes and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
correspondent Olivia Munn looked newsworthy in a sexy crimson Zac Posen gown and Bulgari jewels.
Outstanding Lead Actress nominee Toni Collette walked the red carpet in a patterned strapless Valentino gown, Bochic jewelry and a Judith Leiber clutch.
, nominated for her hosting gig on Top Chef, wore Carolina Herrera’s strapless navy chiffon gown and a jeweled bib necklace from her eponymous jewelry collection. “The piece I’ll wear tomorrow is very risky. It’s not what you normally see on the red carpet,” she told us yesterday. "It's a really big, beautiful statement piece that's based on a Messai Kenyan African tribal necklace."
looked lovely in a ruffled lavender BCBG Max Azria column gown paired with a blush Swarovski clutch and Everlon diamond knot earrings.
Pam, who? Jenna Fischer left The Office and stepped out in a stunning persimmon chiffon gown by Rare Vintage with a paillette-trimmed bodice. She toted a Raven Kauffman Couture clutch and wore Diamond in the Rough jewelry.
's Jennifer Carpenter chose a dazzling single-sleeve sequin Oday Shakar gown and Brian Atwood gunmetal heels.
Funny woman Amy Poehler paired her Max Azria Atelier dress with $880,000 worth of Stephen Russell jewels. Having just given birth to baby number two last month, Poehler joked, “I'm squeezing it in tonight, but I'm making it work!”
star and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nominee Kristen Wiig chose a belted, black and white patterned gown with ruffled shoulders. She accessorized with bangles and a studded clutch.
"I've always been a big fan," nominee Elisabeth Moss said of Donna Karan, who designed her dove gray goddess gown. "I'm just thinking about trying to make the dress look good. I'm just trying to pose right and put my feet where they're supposed to go." Moss finished the look with Jimmy Choo heels and Chopard gems.
wore Matin Katz black diamonds and a deep V-neck gown of the same shade from Tony Ward Couture. “I never thought I’d be able to wear a dress like this but I work out a lot!” the new E! Fashion Police host said.
Lead Actress nominee Mariska Hargitay hit the red carpet in a blush Vera Wang silk faille gown with a silk tulle bodice paired with Fred Leighton jewels.
wore a custom one-shoulder Escada gown with Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings. She completed the look with a Ferragamo clutch and sky-high cobalt heels. “I’m not 5’4 tonight!” she said.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
star Cheryl Hines chose a silver one-shoulder Zac Posen gown, which she complemented with more than 70 carats of Chopard diamonds and a vintage Swarovski clutch.
"It's an old friend from my closet," said Betty White of her Emmy dress. The 88-year old made the most of her night, joining Jimmy Fallon and the cast of Glee to open the show with a song and dance number.
Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri
Nominee Susan Sarandon paired her glittering Donna Karan gown with earrings from Ippolita, a cuff from Anita Ko, and daughter Eva Amurri who wore a charmeuse Thierry Mugler strapless gown, Jimmy Choo shoes and Cartier jewels.
wore a blush strapless lace gown with a satin bow waist from Zuhair Murad's Fall 2010 collection. A Christian Louboutin clutch, René Caovilla nude satin rosette heels, bold earrings, simple updo and crimson lips completed the look.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus turned to designer pal Narciso Rodriguez for her Emmy gown. "Narciso's designs are really genius, plus he is a really nice man to work with," said Dreyfus, who accessorized with Irene Neuwirth jewels, Jimmy Choo pumps and a Christian Louboutin clutch. "I often donate the dresses I wear [to awards shows] to a charity."
Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt
actor Jon Hamm looked dapper in a suit by Giorgio Armani. Longtime girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt chose an Armani emerald green gown embellished with Swarovski crystals and beads.
TV host Maria Menounos dazzled in a Ralph and Russo chocolate brown gown with a sexy side cut-out. She paired the look with Jimmy Choo Kenzie heels.
Dancing With the Stars
host Brooke Burke accessorized her white sweetheart strapless gown with Chopard jewels, René Caovilla heels and a Judith Leiber bag.
Touchdown! Friday Night Lights nominee Connie Britton added Neil Lane diamonds and a Judith Leiber bag to a custom sequined column from Burberry.
girl Amber Riley brought the sparkle in a silver-embroidered goddess gown, pink and white Chopard diamonds and a Swarovski crystal clutch.
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
cheered on his Emmy-nominated miniseries, The Pacific, with his white-hot Prada-clad wife Rita Wilson by his side.