Emmys 2012 Red Carpet: Best and Worst Dressed

The stars (mostly) shined on the red carpet at the 64th annual primetime Emmy Awards.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Actress January Jones arrives at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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The stars shined on the red carpet at the 64th annual primetime Emmy Awards. With her show "Modern Family" nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, Sofia Vergara dazzled in a sparkling teal gown that hugged her every curve, but was a departure from her usual red or black red-carpet dresses.
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Elisabeth Moss showed off her recently blond hair and also went in a new direction with a custom Dolce & Gabanna, ruffled print gown.
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"Mad Men" star Claire Danes wore a sunny strapless Lanvin gown that matched her blonde hair. The star was up for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her work in "Homeland."
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Ginnifer Goodwin wowed on the red carpet at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in a sleeveless Monique Lhullier nude gown with bright orange floral detailing.
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Kelly Osbourne looked remarkably modern and old-school glam at the same time in a one-shouldered Zac Posen Resort '13 gown that gracefully skimmed her slim figure.
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Kat Dennings of "Two Broke Girls" was resplendent in a J. Mendel red strapless gown that matched her bright red lips.
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Padma Lakshmi is a tangerine dream in her Monique Lhullier gown.
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Actress Hayden Panettiere sparkled on the red carpet in a Marchesa embroidered gold gown with sheer blue overlay.
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"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm perfectly pulls off a silk navy bowtie and subtle two-toned navy suit.
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Heidi Klum out-Angied Angelina Jolie with not one, but two up-to-here slits in her Alexandre Vauthier seafoam-green gown. The "Projecy Runway" host accessorized with oversized matching earrings.
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Maria Menounos incorporated several recent red carpet trends into a single look: high slit, a watercolor print, strapless sweetheart neckline, and a sleek ponytail.
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Although the bright yellow Christian Dior Couture dress looks great with Julianne Moore's deep red hair, the dress has too much thick material and is overpowering.
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Zooey Deschanel can pull off almost any outfit. Although probably anyone else wearing this Reem Acra dress would look like a prom queen, the style and color looks adorable on her pale skin, dark hair and bright red lips.
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Although "Mad Men's" Christina Hendricks' Christian Siriano dress may show off her shape, it's an overall unflattering fit and look on her.
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Julie Bowen, who just won an Emmy for "Best Supporting Actress, Comedy" for her performance in "Modern Family," looks radiant in a beautiful canary yellow strapless dress.
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Amy Poehler radiates natural beauty in this low-cut, beaded Stella McCartney dress. And her arm candy for the night? A plastic ring from her son's toy box.
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Jon Cryer looks dashing in a two-toned suit on his big day. He won an Emmy for Lead Actor in a Comedy for "Two and a Half Men."
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Melissa McCarthy spices up her custom Daniela Kurrle dress with a gold studded clutch on her right, and her son's purple toy ring on her left hand.
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Lena Dunham's navy brocade Prada dress came off a tad matronly despite her modern eye makeup and perky haircut.
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Lucy Liu sparkles in this Versace dress, which is the perfect combination of risky and classy. The intricate shape also fits perfectly to her curves.
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Julianna Margulies managed to pull off this green floral Giambattista Valli Couture dress. Although the dress donned mixed reviews, her pulled-back hair and subtle accessories help pare down the loud dress.
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This red strapless Vivienne Westwood dress, with gold at the bustline, looks stunning on Tina Fey.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks excellent in this Vera Wang layered maroon gown. She won an Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for "Veep."
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Leslie Mann wore turquoise accessories with her breezy yellow Naeem Khan gown. The floral beaded detail at the top creates a distinct pattern blocking style and overall beachy feel.
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Nicole Kidman looks like an Aztec queen in her Antonio Berardi gown. The sequined tribal print creates a blinged-out geometric pattern.
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January Jones stepped onto the red carpet in a sexy, strappy fishtail Zac Posen gown. The geometric and multi-dimensional gown looks great while starkly contrasting her pale skintone and minimal accessories.
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Kristen Wiig looks perfectly bohemian-chic in this lacy Balenciaga dress. The intricate, stunning layers of this dress, pared with a gold clutch and thin jewelry, create the ultimate laid-back, yet classy, look.
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