Paris Fashion Week + Emmys = Fabulous

by Rosie Narasaki

Emmy nominees were announced in the wee hours of Thursday morning, and Paris Fashion Week just wrapped up... are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Let's play dress up with some of TV's hottest stars and some of fashion's most luxuriously expensive gowns!

Sure, they may not end up actually wearing pieces from this week's Fall 2014 Couture — they're actually probably more likely to wear dresses from the recent Resort 2015 collections, or perhaps the Fall 2014 Ready-to-wear collection. But, hey: when was fashion speculation ever not fun?

Besides, this year's Paris Fashion Week had an especially abundant array of gowns — there were the wild, ultra-feminine florals at Giambattista Valli, the dramatic silhouettes at Christian Dior, the subtly menswear-inspired numbers at Armani Privé, the Roman-inspired high-fashion togas at Valentino, the futuristic '50s gowns at Atelier Versace, and Elie Saab's standard fare of gorgeous and sparkly.

And if the couture shows were fab, the Emmy-nominated ladystars are, too. We've got Kerry Washington (who wore princess-y Marchesa last year), Christina Hendricks (who killed it in Christian Siriano), Robin Wright (who went full Maleficent in Ralph Lauren), as well as first-time nominees Lizzy Caplan and Lena Headey — and that's just the tip of the iceberg. So let's take a look.

Robin Wright

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She likes a touch of badass in her fashion — and the Ulyana Sergeenko number on the far left is absolutely perfect for her! I'm pretty sure Claire Underwood would approve too.

Kerry Washington

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If anyone can wear one of these ultra-voluminous feather-y/ruffle-y numbers from Giambattista Valli, it's Ms. Kerry.

Lizzy Caplan

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Lizzy Caplan does well in edgy-classic, and I think the forest green gown on the far right would look gorgeous on her — though she should really make sure she lines it, or else we're all in for a major wardrobe malfunction.

Lena Dunham

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This Christian Dior dress looks like it might fit her M.O. — short and quirky with a funky silhouette.

Laverne Cox

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How's bottom left corner for Laverne Cox? A showstopper for a showstopper.

Lena Headey

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She tends towards the dramatic and black on the red carpet, and this dress might just be the epitome of both. Besides, you know Cersei would dig the armor-like detailing on the bodice!

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