Red Carpet Arrivals
Red Carpet Arrivals
's leading lady looked lovely in a dove gray J. Mendel dress. A bow-shaped Van Cleef amp Arpels diamond bracelet and a Judith Leiber clutch added glitz to her soft look.
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Nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category, Sofia Vergara chose a hand-beaded Zuhair Murad mermaid gown. Not one to shy away from flaunting her curves, the look featured a reverse halter neckline and open back. Vergara accessorized with over 175 carats of Neil Lane jewels from the Diamond Hollywood collection.
"I just don't want to stand next to her in the same color," Julie Bowen said of coordinating with her Modern Family co-star Sofia Vergara. The actress definitely went a different (and stunning) direction in Monique Lhuillier's citron gown that she accessorized with a Swarovski clutch and sapphire Bochic jewels.
hit the red carpet clad in a burgundy corseted Vivienne Westwood strapless gown. "The moment I tried it on I knew [it was the right dress]," she told reporters. "The fit was so kind and I love the color." The funny lady accessorized with a Roger Vivier clutch and Fred Leighton jewelry.
After debating between two dresses, the nominee opted for the lighter option on the hot L.A. day! The choice: a sequin-embellished Antonio Berardi design and sandals to match. She accented the gown with carved lavender jade and diamond pendant earrings from Fred Leighton.
The Big Bang Theory star walked the carpet in a one-shoulder Oliver Tolentino gown draped in emerald and turquoise silk chiffon. "I knew I wanted to do green," she told InStyle.com. "I was just introduced to Oliver and ended up wearing his stuff all week. Not only is he a fantastic designer, but he's a sweet guy. This was the first dress I tried and I came back to it." She accented her dress with diamond drop earrings from Open Hearts by Jane Seymour and a Rebecca Minkoff minaudiere.
's blue tulle Reem Acra gown featured intricate beading and a contrasting black belt. The Game Change actress, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a miniseries or movie, accessorized her dazzling dress with Brian Atwood heels and 50-carat diamond drop earrings and diamond bangles from Lorraine Schwartz.
Although boyfriend Ryan Seacrest admitted he originally preferred Julianne Hough's hair up, the E! star agreed that Hough looked stunning in the finger waves she selected to complement her seafoam Georges Hobeika gown, Judith Leiber minaudiere and over $400,000 worth of Norman Silverman jewels.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
and Portia de Rossi arrived at the Emmys working monochromatic ensembles. DeGeneres wore a black suit with patent lace-up oxford wedges, while de Rossi chose a sheer nude jumpsuit with embroidered detailing and pumps in a similar shade.
knockout Christina Hendricks had onlookers buzzing about her strapless Christian Siriano gown, complete with a belt and cascading ruffles. Hendricks accessorized her look with a Judith Leiber bag and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, including $1.8 million ruby and diamond earrings.
Kaley Cuoco cheered on her Big Bang Theory castmates in a citrus peplum gown by Angel Sanchez. The actress finished off her look in H. Stern citrine jewelry, dark nails and a loose, side braid.
Presenter Kerry Washington adored her iridescent blush Vivienne Westwood column, but was especially enamored of her clutch. "I fell in love with this bag by Kotur," she told InStyle.com. "Last night on Twitter, I decided this really cute lizard [on the clutch] needed a name." She added jewelry by Fred Leighton to her playful look.
The 30 Rock drama queen glittered in Kaufmanfranco's sequined ombre stunner. Diamond and emerald Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, a Judith Leiber clutch and tousled waves gave the ultra-glam look a modern feel.
Michelle Dockery was treated to a custom-made Louis Vuitton gown. "[The idea] came from a color of a T-shirt I had," she told InStyle.com. "The top part is similar to one dress I tried on and the bottom part was another dress. I love it, it has pockets so it's casual as well as being glamorous." Her finishing touches included 19th-century Fred Leighton diamonds and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
The Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series winner looked effortlessly elegant in a custom Vera Wang mermaid gown with classic corset detailing and sheer ruched overlay accents. Irene Neuwirth jewelry accented this ultra-glam look.
Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt
Star couple Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt stunned on the red carpet-Hamm in a dapper Giorgio Armani suit, and Westfeldt in a blue, strapless number from J. Mendel. Delicate De Beers jewelry, a Judith Leiber minaudiere, Rene Caovilla Swarovski crystal-studded heels, and soft curls put the finishing touches on her sapphire look.
The Game of Thrones star brought the drama in an all-black Armani Prive ensemble. She finished the look with Penny Preville blackened white gold and diamond feather earrings.
host Heidi Klum looked stunning in a daring sheer seafoam gown. Alexandre Vauthier designed the dress, which Klum said she chose for its color, cut and high slit. She added Charlotte Olympia sandals, a Judith Leiber bag and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, including $750,000 black opal, pink diamond, and paraiba drop earrings and two diamond and paraiba rings.
"I'm in love with this dress. It has pockets and it's wonderful for showing off the skirt," Emilia Clarke told InStyle.com about the tea-length white Chanel creation she chose to fete Game of Thrones's 11 nominations. "I just thought it was quite cool and quite young." She also wore Christian Louboutin pumps and Chanel Fine Jewelry.
Former SNL funny gal Kristen Wiig chose an ethereal silk chiffon Balenciaga halter dress. Her long brunet waves, Jimmy Choo pumps, Judith Leiber clutch and stacked Fred Leighton rings completed the bohemian-chic look.
walked the red carpet in a lace-overlay Badgley Mischka gown. "This is my favorite from their most recent runway collection," she told InStyle.com. "I feel lucky because it's so hot out and this is so light, which is rare for a long dress."
"This is Monique Lhuillier," presenter Ginnifer Goodwin told InStyle.com of her embellished organza gown. "She's as talented as they come. It's rather sparkly and it's shockingly comfortable." The Once Upon a Time star accented the dress with Christian Louboutin pointy-toe ankle strap heels, a crystal-studded Salvatore Ferragamo clutch, a Rona Pfeiffer ring and earrings and a Graziela ring.
Though admittedly heavy, Versace's contoured metal (yes, metal!) gown was worked to perfection by Lucy Liu who paired her design with a silver Giuseppe Zanotti clutch and 30-carat diamond studs and a 9-carat diamond ring, both by Lorraine Schwartz.
Why did Claire Danes, the Lead Actress in a Drama favorite for her role in Homeland, choose her canary yellow Lanvin column? "It didn't need any tweaking!" the then-pregnant star revealed on the red carpet. She accented the standout dress with Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings and diamond bangles and Barbara Bui heels.
went bold in an eye-catching J. Mendel design and gold accessories, including Carrera y Carrera jewelry and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
So You Think You Can Dance
host Cat Deeley stunned in a red silk one-shoulder Andrew Gn gown. Jewelry and a graphic minaudiere, all from Bulgari, added an extra dose of glam to her look. "I like jewelry when it's super expensive, but you wear it on your pinky," she told InStyle.com. "I think you should layer it on."
took a cue from onscreen daughter Kiernan Shipka and turned to Zac Posen for her voluminous high-low gown. Her accessories included Christian Louboutin platforms, and a clutch and jewelry from Cartier.
was happy to show off her sleek black Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet pumps in her asymmetrical Dolce & Gabbana design. A pearl-embellished clutch from the label, a Norman Silverman diamond ring, H. Stern earrings and stacked bangles upped the drama of her floral dress.
Sparkling from head-to-toe in silver, Outstanding Lead Actress nominee Connie Britton paired her Andrew Gn halter gown with Neil Lane diamonds.
"I thought white would be great," Jessica Pare said of her Jason Wu gown. "And I'm glad it worked out, but especially working with someone like Jason, I would never say no to any color." She added diamond Bulgari jewelry and a black Christian Louboutin clutch to her custom red-carpet ensemble.
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi rocked a strapless, orange Monique Lhuillier trumpet-style gown. Fred Leighton coral drop earrings and a diamond and onyx ring finished the look.
Presenter Martha Plimpton's blush Christian Siriano gown featured a black lace overlay with intricate detailing. "I wore his dress last week at the Creative Arts Emmys and I loved it so much," she said. "And I was so comfortable in it and he was kind enough to say, 'Well, I'll make you this one.' He did it amazingly in minutes. I don't know how he did it, but he did it." The winner of Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series finished her look with Fred Leighton jewelry and a simple black Rene Caovilla clutch.
arrived in a custom Carolina Herrera raspberry halter-neck dress with bow detailing and a sparkling brooch. The actress completed the look with Sergio Rossi sandals, a Judith Leiber clutch and a ring and dramatic drop earrings from Martin Katz.
Arriving with her Emmy-nominated husband Judd Apatow, Leslie Mann brightened up the Nokia Theatre in a marigold silk Naeem Khan gown and oversize turquoise and brown diamond statement jewels from Lorraine Schwartz.
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy Series, Zooey Deschanel chose a periwinkle custom Reem Acra dress, which featured a fitted bodice and layers of tulle. The actress completed the look with a Premier Gem for Forevermark pink marquise diamond cocktail ring.
Multiple nominee Lena Dunham struck a pose in her custom Prada gown and Martin Katz for Forevermark diamond studs. "I just respect [Miuccia] Prada's work so much," she told InStyle.com. "I think her clothing really rides the line between artful, stylish and a touch of the kook, while also making you feel beautiful and feminine."
brightened things up in a sunshine Christian Dior Couture dress from Raf Simons's premiere collection for the house. A classic red lip and Fred Leighton diamonds added even more drama to the classic A-line silhouette.
Presenter Hayden Panettiere stood tall in her straight-from-the-runway, sari-inspired Marchesa gown. "The colors [in the dress] are some of my favorites," she said. "I love the Grecian, Indian vibe-I feel sexy in it, but it's not over the top." Panettiere accessorized with Harry Winston jewelry, a gold Judith Leiber clutch and a high bun.
Asked about her choice of gown, Mayim Bialik explained that her sparkling Judith Leiber minaudiere inspired her selection of Pamella Roland's draped scarlet design. "I'm a modest dresser, so we didn't want something that looked loud," she told InStyle.com. "I love classic Hollywood and a deeper color made [the design] pop without having to do anything flashy." She also wore a custom palladium mezuzah pendant necklace by North American Jewelers that she co-designed with her stylist Alison Kahn: "I usually wear a Jewish star, but my stylist said 'No Jewish star on the red carpet this time.' We compromised with a mezuzah."
looked age-appropriate in a Katharine Kidd printed dress with a modified high-low hemline. The Modern Family star, whose show is up for for the Outstanding Comedy Series award, kept accessories to a minimum with high Brian Atwood platform pumps and simple jewelry.
's Edie Falco was a positive knockout in her belted black and white Stella McCartney column, tiered Sutra diamond earrings and metallic sandals.
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, both for Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler wore a beaded black Stella McCartney halter dress. The actress accessorized with Penny Preville black diamond earrings and a costume ring, which she said came from her son's toy box.
greeted the nominees in a sleek Romona Keveza column, Sutra earrings, strappy Jimmy Choo sandals and a metallic Judith Leiber clutch.
, who picked up last year's Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Emmy, returned to the awards show in a floor-length Giambattista Valli haute couture brocade gown and matching chandelier earrings from Fred Leighton.
, nominated for her leading role on Damages, put a twist on the trends in a black lace Bibhu Mohapatra dress with crisscrossed panels down the bodice and a pieced mermaid train. She topped off the look with Fred Leighton jewelry and a Judith Leiber clutch.
star Allison Williams looked stunning in an emerald green silk faille Oscar de la Renta peplum gown. "It has literally been a dream to wear Oscar since I was so young," she told InStyle.com. To spotlight her dream dress, she kept her accessories minimal with Fred Leighton jewelry.
's resident Brit showcased her signature quirky style with a lavender one-shoulder gown from Zac Posen that matched her amethyst tresses. She accessorized with a black Judith Leiber box clutch and black diamonds from Martin Katz.
What's dual nominee Melissa McCarthy's best accessory? Her daughter's toy ring! The actress flaunted her sparkle with a belted gown, which she co-designed with Daniela Kurrle. The actress added Chopard earrings and a Burberry studded clutch.
star Sarah Hyland wore a silver gown, which she co-designed with Georgina Chapman for Notte by Marchesa. "I drew a couple of sketches on some napkins and we sent the pictures of the napkins over to her," she told InStyle.com. "Then she counteracted with more sketches that incorporated my designs, but added her Marchesa look to it." The dress featured a flattering wrap bodice and beaded detailing on the shoulders and side. Adding further shine to the look was the star's Judith Leiber bag and her Lorraine Schwartz diamond and ruby floral earrings, platinum, diamond and ruby ring and diamond bracelet.
Behind-the-Scenes Moment! See a candid, close-up of the actress's dazzling ring (and great smile!) in our Instagram gallery.
's red satin '70s Valentino haute couture gown (from RARE Vintage New York) skimmed her ankles, drawing attention to her shoes. The delicate sandals featured red bows that perfectly matched her dress and clutch. She completed the picture with Fred Leighton diamonds.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nominee Archie Panjabi arrived at the Emmys wearing a strapless turquoise Randi Rahm dress accented with Swarovski crystal-detailing at the hip. She accented the design with Chopard diamonds.
Amanda Peet arrived in a custom Calvin Klein Collection blush chantilly lace dress and clutch. The actress completed her ensemble with a diamond headband, drop earrings and a bracelet, all from Fred Leighton.
The My Girl actress graduated to style Veep in this tiered lace Christian Siriano gown with a deep, scalloped V-neck, cinched at the waist with a brown ribbon tie. "I wanted something that was a little timeless and I just felt like all lace from head to toe," Chlumsky told InStyle.com. "It looks simple, but it's expertly made. I just love it and I love that the lining is a little daring." She finished the look with diamond drop earrings and a white and pink diamond ring from Neil Lane, Stuart Weitzman sandals and a sparkling Judith Leiber clutch.
"My lovely stylist picked this out for me. We looked through about 20 dresses," Kat Dennings told InStyle.com of her gathered goddess gown by J. Mendel, which featured a revealing sweetheart neckline. The Two Broke Girls star completed her look with statement Neil Lane jewelry, loose waves, dark nails, and bold lip color.
Behind-the-Scenes Moment! See Dennings' behind-the-scenes Instagram from the carpet now.
's comedy special was nominated for Outstanding Variety Special and Griffin dressed for the occasion in a ruffled Oscar de la Renta gown, Miriam Salat jewelry and Giuseppe Zanotti heels. "Robert Verdi dressed me," she told InStyle.com. "He puts me in the outfit and shoves me out the door and says, 'Don't screw it up.'"
"Thank God I dressed so easy-breezy because it's so hot," Jena Malone told InStyle.com of her high-slit J. Mendel gown. She complemented the wine-hued design with ankle-cuff Casadei sandals, a Neil Lane diamond ring and a metallic clutch.
's Shipka looked like a mini version of her onscreen mom in Zac Posen's custom sky blue stunner paired with David Webb jewelry, Daniel Swarovski's vintage "Harlow" handbag and a pair of strappy silver Jimmy Choo sandals.
Behind-the-Scenes Moment! See an up-close shot of the actress's jeweled shoulders now in our Instagram gallery.
star Jane Levy chose a regal royal blue Pamella Roland gown in a classic silhouette. The actress accented the belted dress with a simple updo and Neil Lane diamonds.
One of the Girls quartet, Zosia Mamet chose an deco-inspired Bibhu Mohapatra dress with a sheer white bodice and embellished black skirt to walk the Emmys carpet. "The second I put this one on, I just knew this was the one," Mamet told InStyle.com. Her earrings and ring came courtesy of Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry.
The Raising Hope star went retro with Gabriela Cadena's gold-bodice black gown that flared at the hemline and Veronica Lake curls. Chandelier earrings and a clementine clutch completed her look.
star Hannah Simone chose an elaborately draped, one-shoulder buttercup Emilio Pucci gown for the red carpet. The actress accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz yellow gold diamond leaf earrings and a yellow gold diamond leaf ring.