Lily Tomlin's Best Red Carpet Looks

2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Arrivals
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The legendary actress has an affinity for sharply tailored black suits and timeless, elegant gowns.

01 of 08

At The 2015 Emmy Awards

Lily Tomlin
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At 76 years old, the legendary actress still stuns on the red carpet. For the Emmys, Tomlin paired ruffled black separates with graphic shell jewelry and a classic black clutch. Her signature curly crop tops off the timeless look.

02 of 08

at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards

72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
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For the Globes, Tomlin paired a black, sleeveless satin gown with an elegant, sheer embroidered jacket. The array of silver-toned jewels and a standout necklace proved that the star knows how to appropriately accessorize.

03 of 08

at a 2015 New York Screening of Grandma

"Admission" New York Premiere - Arrivals
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For Tomlin, updating a go-to look is all in the details. Here, the star paired a traditional pantsuit with a graphic silver necklace and a jacket adorned with silk, pinstripe-like accents.

04 of 08

at the 2013 New York premiere of Admission

"Admission" New York Premiere - Arrivals
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Dressed in head to toe black, Tomlin let her necklace's geometric pendant do the talking. The monochromatic ensemble polished her red carpet look together, while, the small, barely-there accessories managed to make a fashionable statement. The standout? A perfectly-fitted black leather topper.

05 of 08

at the 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Press Room
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To receive the Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for her role in An Apology to Elephants, Tomlin elegantly opted for a pantsuit combination that was nothing short of gorgeous. Not only did the star wear matching gold earrings, but metal-trimmed detailing around the jacket shined alongside her trophy.

06 of 08

at the 2013 Women's Media Awards

2013 Women's Media Awards
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It's evident that for Tomlin, sequined jackets are always a yes. Here, the legend once more chose to be comfortable in a pair of pants and a paired down black top. However, instead of sticking to any black blazer, she made sure to make a statement in a piece covered with shiny embellishments.

07 of 08

at the 2010 Emmy Awards

62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals
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Tomlin ditched her affinity for black and dared to not only wear a zebra-print shirt with a matching jacket, but also accessorize in a wild style. Paired with a floor-length brown skirt, the beauty threw on a brown belt with woven leather detailing, a gold necklace replete with pendants, and matching metallic jewelry.

08 of 08

at the 2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Arrivals
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It's not necessary to show skin to drop jaws on the red carpet. At the 2010 Creative Arts Emmys in Los Angeles, Tomlin beat the feat in a floor-length, long-sleeved gown that mirrored old-Hollywood elegance. She kept things cool with a freshly chopped, pixie-like 'do.

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