Red Carpet Arrivals
Red Carpet Arrivals
"My dress is a little see-through," Gwyneth Paltrow said of her daring stomach-baring beaded Emilio Pucci gown. "I tried on two dresses and I picked this one." A super-sleek blowout and more than 100 carats of Neil Lane diamonds completed her look.
showed off her shoulders in a custom silk crepe Calvin Klein Collection column.
"I'm wearing a really comfortable Elie Saab dress. I like it a lot," Kate Winslet said of her vibrant Emmys look. The Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries nominee teased her blond waves into a loose updo, and accessorized with diamond drop earrings, a matching bracelet and a sleek clutch.
's Zooey Deschanel looked like a red-carpet pro in a bright Monique Lhuillier ballgown. "I really liked the color of the ribbon," she told InStyle.com. "It was a nice coral." Stuart Weitzman shoes, Van Cleef & Arpels earrings and an artfully undone hairstyle rounded out the look. "I didn't want my hair to look too princessy with the dress," said Deschanel. "I wanted it a little bit messy."
Evan Rachel Wood
"I put it on, and it immediately fit," the Mildred Pierce star said of her black sequin Elie Saab gown. "I didn't have to do a thing to it. I have to give it back-that's the only unfortunate part." The Outstanding Supporting Actress nominee completed her look with Fred Leighton jewels, Salvatore Ferragamo shoes and a Judith Leiber bag.
Presenter Minka Kelly chose a navy lace Christian Dior gown, Tiffany & Co. jewels and Barbara Bui platform heels. Hairstylist Mark Townsend gave her a chic side chignon, while makeup artist Matthew VanLeeuwen painted on a perfect smoky eye and pink lip stain.
She may have skipped the red carpet, but Charlie's Angels producer Drew Barrymore walked the stage in an intricately embellished Givenchy couture gown with a sheer skirt. She added Jimmy Choo platforms and Van Cleef & Arpels gems.
"I'm so comfortable!" Glee star Lea Michele said of her red Marchesa gown, which featured a draped back and dramatic shoulders. "I wanted to be super comfortable and have a really good time." Her relaxed approach extended to her hair, as hairstylist Mark Townsend styled her glossy strands in a pin-straight down ‘do.
beauty Anna Torv had an ulterior motive for choosing her sculptural Vera Wang gown. "I really like structured things because then it means you don't have to wear Spanx underneath," she told InStyle.com. "It is what it is and that's that." She gave the dress a colorful finish with Lorraine Schwartz earrings and navy Roger Vivier shoes: "I secretly switched my shoes out in the car-they're sparkly and fun and comfortable."
No need for a necklace! Nominee Diane Lane modeled a Monique Lhuillier gown with an elaborately jeweled neckline. She upped the sparkle factor with Cathy Waterman gems.
star Rachael Taylor made her Emmys debut in an iridescent beaded column from Giorgio Armani, accented with Neil Lane diamonds.
"This is chic, and different than anything I've ever done," Julianne Hough said of her Carolina Herrera gown. "I'm digging it." She finished off her ladylike look with a pinned-back low bun and a large diamond ring and earrings by Forevermark. "I could ice skate on this ring!" she said.
star and Emmy nominee Kelly Macdonald accessorized her black sheer long-sleeve Stella McCartney gown with Jimmy Choo sandals.
Funnylady Kristen Wiig paired her chocolate ombre Zac Posen design with weighty gold Fred Leighton bangles. The Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nominee left her caramel-highlighted strands loose to complement the rich brown tones in her gown.
took the plunge in a sequin Elie Saab confection and added an anaconda Kelly Locke clutch, Brian Atwood heels and diamond jewelry.
's Heather Morris made a major entrance in a ruffled V-neck gown and gold danglers.
Game of Thrones
actress Lena Headey wore a belted, long-sleeve black gown and accessorized with a Judith Leiber minaudière and Brian Atwood heels.
Parks and Recreation
's Rashida Jones struck a pose on the red carpet in a blush Alberta Ferretti strapless gown with a twisted bodice. A stack of Van Cleef & Arpels jeweled bracelets and emerald earrings added a dash of glitter to her look.
The X Factor
's Paula Abdul wore a strapless embellished mermaid gown by Simeen and Martin Katz jewels: "She showed me this dress, and I didn't have to look any further!"
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
correspondent Olivia Munn wore a straight-off-the-runway Carolina Herrera gown with Bulgari jewels. "I tried on all of the dresses right after the show at New York Fashion Week!" she told InStyle.com. "I was looking for something that fits and feels comfortable. This year, I'm more comfortable dressing up. I want to accentuate that, but still feel comfortable."
's Sofia Vergara struck a pose in a curve-hugging scarlet Vera Wang creation, which she accessorized with stunning Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. "The most exciting part of my outfit is my Colombian emeralds," the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy nominee said of her ensemble.
showed her Project Runway pride in a ruffled Christian Siriano cocktail dress. "I'm very proud to support Christian, who won our fourth season," the show's host said. "I know he will be designing for a long time!" Colorful Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and sky-highLouboutins added extra drama to the voluminous design.
Parks and Recreation
star Amy Poehler accessorized her glittering blue Peter Som gown with Martin Katz drop earrings, a matching ring and a Judith Leiber clutch.
"I loved the retro, modern feel," Dianna Agron said of her blue Roksanda Ilincic fishtail gown that she accessorized with Fred Leighton jewelry, and peep-toes and a crystal minaudiere from Roger Vivier.
beauty Nina Dobrev looked elegant in a strapless red Donna Karan gown, Neil Lane jewels, Brian Atwood stilettos and a Judith LeiberJudith Leiber clutch.
The Glee star wore a modern black and white Ghadah Paris gown, Casadei shoes and a Judith Leiber clutch.
Presenter Claire Danes lit up the red carpet in her blue sequin-embroidered gown by Oscar de la Renta, Irit Design jewelry and Barbara Bui platform heels.
's Naya Rivera opted for an architectural black gown with a sculpted bodice.
Presenter Kerry Washington wore a crimson strapless Zuhair Murad gown with a matching Jimmy Choo clutch and shoes.
The Boardwalk Empire star chose a black strapless silk gown by L'Wren Scott and matching clutch. She added a pop of color with emerald Fred Leighton jewelry.
The Big Bang Theory star's best accessory for the evening: "My dad." The actress complemented her plus one in a retro Point d'Esprit Romona Keveza LBD and red satin accessories including a Judith Leiber clutch and Kwiat jewels.
Nominee and presenter Julianna Margulies chose a strapless white Armani Prive couture gown featuring a jewel-dotted bodice. The Good Wife star admitted that she made her red-carpet choice only the night before.
"I can't believe I'm wearing Oscar de la Renta," the Modern Family star and Emmy nominee said about her gown. "It's always been a little bit of a dream." Her low side ponytail showed off her stunning Neil Lane drop earrings.
Nominated for her role in 30 Rock, Jane Krakowski walked the red carpet in a white V-neck gown featuring a jewel embellishment. She also toted a champagne leather clutch by Swarovski.