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These Emmys Red Carpet Looks Will Make You Do A Double Take

From Billy Porter to Emma Corrin.

See the 2021 Emmys red carpet looks that made fans do a double take, from Billy Porter to Emma Corri...
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The wait is finally over. The 2021 Emmys have officially arrived, folks. And after last year’s largely virtual show, fans are more than ready to see Hollywood’s biggest stars step out and deliver a parade of head-turning, ultra chic looks. Because, you know, pajamas are great and all — but it’s time for some sparkle!

On Sunday night, classic black remained a staple on the Emmys red carpet for many nominees, including Billy Porter, Jennifer Coolidge, and Kathryn Hahn. Interesting silhouettes reigned supreme, from Porter’s wing-like top to Hahn’s strapless Lanvin jumpsuit with a chunky belt layered over.

The Emmys is, of course, among Hollywood’s most glamorous and fashionable affairs. Over the years, viewers have been blessed to see some iconic red carpet ensembles at the annual award show. Zendaya, Blake Lively, and Jennifer Aniston are just a few of the celebs who are consistently setting trends and topping best dressed lists.

In addition to keeping an eye on your favorite fashionistas, you’re probably on the hunt for references to the ‘90s and ‘00s. If you’ve been watching the runways lately, both eras are hugely influential right now. When it comes to accessories, 2000s-era staples — i.e. chandelier earrings, skinny belts, and peep toe pumps — are having a moment in the Emmys spotlight.

Ahead, find the best dressed celebs from the 2021 Emmys.

Billy Porter

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Never one to miss an opportunity to turn the red carpet into a full-fledged performance, the Pose star opted for a custom all-black look — topped off with literal wings — by Ashi Studio Couture.

Mj Rodriguez

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The Emmy nominee was luminous in an aquamarine Atelier Versace gown. Matching strappy heels and diamonds completed the dreamy look.

Emma Corrin

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The Crown star arrived on the red carpet in a taupe Miu Miu ensemble with a coordinating headpiece and arm sleeves.

Michaela Coel

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Michaela Coel owned the red carpet in head-to-toe neon, embracing the ’90s monochromatic trend with a 2000s-inspired color. She complemented her set, designed by Christopher John Rogers, with a pearl necklace, drop earrings, and pointy toe pumps.

Samira Wiley

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You can never go wrong with a classic black-and-white suit. The Handmaid’s Tale star wore this one by Genny, paired with silver hoop earrings and strappy black heels.

Aidy Bryant

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The SNL star went for an olive and red Simone Rocha look. She included quirky pieces like black peep toe pumps, a thick red headband, and a beaded red handbag.

Yara Shahidi

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Christian Dior was the designer of choice for the Grown-ish actress, who wore a green Audrey Hepburn-esque dress, nude heels, and a chunky gold necklace.

Kaley Cuoco

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The Flight Attendant star stepped out in a neon yellow Vera Wang gown with a flowy train and floral appliqués on the straps. Matching heels finished off this eye-catching ensemble.

Taraji P. Hensen

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A plunging neckline and a sparkling, sheer silhouette was the winning combination for the Empire star. Elie Saab designed the mesmerizing look.

Mandy Moore

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The actress chose a red Carolina Herrera gown with skinny straps and layers of chiffon. Brand new bangs and a fiery red lip helped to further elevate this glam ‘fit.

Elizabeth Olsen

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We love supportive siblings. The WandaVision star sported a white gown by The Row, which just so happens to be the luxe clothing label that her twin sisters — Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen — own and run.

Tracee Ellis Ross

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Disco glam vibes was the theme for the Black-ish star, who chose a shimmery red Valentino Couture dress for Emmys night.

Kerry Washington

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Washington’s look was living proof that 2000s fashion is back. From the cowl neck to the corset, she’s channeling all the ’00s details everyone loves.

Anya Taylor-Joy

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The Queen’s Gambit star went for classic Hollywood glamour in a dramatic cream and yellow gown by Dior Couture.

Dan Levy

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Levy makes the blues look good in a monochromatic ensemble by Valentino Couture. He accessorized with black platform boots and his signature black eyeglass frames.