Is This the Best Emmys Red Carpet Yet? See the Pics

There's so much excitement surrounding the Emmys—buzzy nominations along with pre and post-show bashes, like the Swarovski-designed Governor's Ball—but it's the evening's red carpet that always draws the most attention. With hopes of landing on the most coveted best-dressed lists, television's biggest stars turn out in glamorous designer looks. So who stole the show this year? 

From Taraji P. Henson in custom Alexander Wang to Claire Danes in Prada, here are our favourites.  

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WHO: Kerry Washington

WHAT: Presenter

WEAR: Marc Jacobs embroidered metallic dot lace three-quarter length sleeve V-neck dress; Harry Winston jewellery; Casadei heels. 

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WHO: Sarah Paulson

WHAT: Nominee, Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for American Horror Story: Freak Show

WEAR: Prabal Gurung custom dress; Jennifer Meyer jewellery. 

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WHO: Claire Danes

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Homeland

WEAR: Prada dress; Cartier jewellery; Jennifer Meyer ring; Tyler Alexandra clutch; Jimmy Choo shoes. 

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WHO: Taylor Schilling

WHAT: Actress, Orange Is The New Black

WEAR: Stella McCartney yellow one shoulder belted dress with metal and cord neckline and yellow lucite clutch; Niwaka jewellery; Stuart Weitzman heels. 

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WHO: Emma Roberts

WHAT: Actress, Scream Queens

WEAR: Jenny Packham custom gown; Martin Katz jewellery; Lee Savage clutch; Giuseppe Zanotti heels. 

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WHO: Taraji P. Henson

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Drama for Empire

WEAR: Alexander Wang custom dress; Neil Lane jewellery. 

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WHO: Sarah Hyland

WHAT: Actress, Modern Family

WEAR: Jimmy Choo clutch. 

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WHO: Zoe Kazan

WHAT: Nominee, Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Olive Kitteridge 

WEAR: Miu Miu dress. 

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WHO: Lady Gaga

WHAT: Actress, American Horror Story: Hotel

WEAR: Brandon Maxwell dress. 

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WHO: January Jones

WHAT: Actress, Mad Men

WEAR: Ulyana Sergeenko jumpsuit; Tiffany & Co. jewellery; Stuart Weitzman heels.

 

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WHO: Sofia Vergara

WHAT: Actress, Modern Family

WEAR: St. John dress; Lorraine Schwartz jewellery. 

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WHO: Kiernan Shipka

WHAT: Actress, Mad Men 

WEAR: Dior Haute Couture top and pants; Dana Rebecca Designs jewellery; Christian Louboutin shoes. 

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WHO: Elisabeth Moss

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Mad Men

WEAR: Oscar de la Renta gown; Beladora jewellery; Brian Atwood heels. 

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WHO: Amy Poehler

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Parks and Recreation

WEAR: Michael Kors Collection dress; Neil Lane jewellery; Brian Atwood heels. 

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WHO: Jamie Alexander

WHAT: Presenter

WEAR: Armani Prive gown; Baccarat jewellery. 

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WHO: Sophie Turner

WHAT: Actress, Game of Thrones

WEAR: Galvan jumpsuit; Forevermark Diamonds jewellery; Jimmy Choo clutch; Giuseppe Zanotti heels. 

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WHO: Joanne Froggatt

WHAT: Nominee, Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Downton Abbey

WEAR: J. Mendel pink and black trompe l’oeil gown with draped bodice; Kwiat jewellery; Edie Parker clutch; Jimmy Choo shoes. 

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WHO: Ellie Kemper

WHAT: Actress, Ubreakable Kimmy Schmidt

WEAR: Naeem Khan dress; Jimmy Choo heels. 

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WHO: Lena Heady

WHAT: Nominee, Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones

WEAR: Zuhair Murad garnet wrap front halter gown with plunging neckline; Harry Kotlar jewellery. 

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WHO: Laura Carmichael

WHAT: Actress, Downton Abbey

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WHO: Tatiana Maslany

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Orphan Black

WEAR: Bouchra Jarrar Couture suit; Fred Leighton jewellery; Amanda Pearl clutch; Sophia Webster heels. 

 

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WHO: Maisie Williams

WHAT: Actress, Game of Thrones

WEAR: Kwiat jewellery. 

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WHO: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Veep.

WEAR: Safiyaa gown; Chopard jewellery; Roger Vivier clutch; Salvatore Ferragamo shoes. 

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WHO: Christina Hendricks

WHAT: Nominee, Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Mad Men

WEAR: Naeem Khan dress; Maxior jewellery; Charlotte Olympia clutch; Bionda Castana heels. 

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WHO: Jessica Pare

WHAT: Actress, Mad Men

WEAR: Monse dress; Fred Leighton jewellery. 

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WHO: Heidi Klum

WHAT: Nominee,

WEAR: Versace gown. 

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WHO: Mindy Kaling

WHAT: Actress, The Mindy Project

WEAR: Neil Lane jewellery. 

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WHO: Aubrey Plaza

WHAT: Actress, Parks and Recreation

WEAR: Alexandre Vauthier dress from the F/W 15 collection. 

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WHO: Laverne Cox

WHAT: Actress, Orange Is The New Black 

WEAR: Calvin Klein Collection teal silk crepe dress with cut out back; Fred Leighton jewellery; Stuart Weitzman heels.

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WHO: Julianne Hough

WHAT: Judge, Dancing With The Stars

WEAR: Marchesa black bugle beaded Chantilly lace and tulle corset gown with feather motif embroidery; Neil Lane jewellery; Jimmy Choo clutch and sandals. 

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WHO: Gwendoline Christie

WHAT: Actress, Game of Thrones

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WHO: Maggie Gyllenhaal

WHAT: Nominee, Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for The Honorable Woman

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WHO: Laura Prepon

WHAT: Actress, Orange Is The New Black 

WEAR: Christian Siriano gown; Forevermark Diamonds jewellery; L.K. Bennett shoes. 

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WHO: Gina Rodriguez

WHAT: Presenter

WEAR: Lorena Sarbu gown; Forevermark Diamonds jewellery. 

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WHO: Ariel Winter

WHAT: Actress, Modern Family

WEAR: Romona Keveza gown; Anne Sisteron jewellery; Kotur clutch; Jerome C. Rousseau heels. 

Who do you think is the best-dressed at this year's Emmys? Tell us below!