Right after you were done talking about the 2021 Met Gala, it’s now on to the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. It feels like the event snuck up on you a bit, right? But make no mistake, the ceremony, which marks the unofficial start of award show season, is not one to be overlooked as it has brought fashion lovers some iconic moments over the years. Remember Sarah Jessica Parker’s feathered Oscar de la Renta gown in 2000? Or, how about Kerry Washington’s bright red strapless Zuhair Murad Couture dress in 2011? This year’s best 2021 Emmys fashion looks proved to be no different in revealing some truly memorable style moments.
On Sunday, Sept. 19, Hollywood’s top A-listers walked into the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles dressed to the nines. Take comedian Nicole Byer, for example, who arrived in a stunning custom gown by industry-favorite designer Christian Siriano that featured vivid and fanciful purple ruffles. And who could forget the always stylish Cecily Strong, who wore a sultry high-slit black gown, complete with a glitzy clutch from Jimmy Choo. Other stars, like Emma Corrin and Gillian Anderson, took part in the celebration from London’s Soho House.
Are you ready for a full dose of Emmys fashion? Below, you’ll find a full rundown of the best looks from the ceremony, including some stars who didn’t walk the red carpet. Don’t miss any of the gorgeous ensembles.
The actor didn’t partake in the red carpet festivities, but did share a candid snapshot of her Emmys day look. She wore a Monique Lhuillier teal blue dress and Gucci accessories.
Brett Goldstein & Hannah Waddingham
The Ted Lasso costars both took home Emmys on Sunday night. Goldstein won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series while Waddingham, in a one-shoulder pink gown, won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Anderson wore a Chloé dress, designed by Gabriela Hearst, that featured raw, textured ivory silk. The top was embellished with crêpe de chine silk tassels affixed with miscellaneous metallic elements sourced from a traditional Parisian jewelry supplier’s deadstock. Meanwhile, her A-line, floor-length skirt encircled with raw silk fringing flowed to the ground. The star took home an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Drama Series in The Crown.
Rae opted for a sheer Aliétte dress and Fernando Jorge jewelry.
Aduba wore a hot pink Cristina Ottaviano dress and Neil Lane jewelry.
Temple, who plays Keeley Jones in Ted Lasso, walked the red carpet in a gorgeous pastel blue Atelier Versace look.
Your eyes were immediately drawn to the curving pink pleats on Bassett’s Greta Constantine dress. She wore Gismondi 1754 jewelry.
Bush kept it pretty in pink with her Markarian dress. She wore Anita Ko jewelry.
O’Hara wore a coral-colored jumpsuit from Cong Tri.
The Schitt’s Creek star wore a Valentino dress and carried a Jimmy Choo clutch.
Ferrera walked the red carpet in a Juan Carlos Obando dress. Her accessories included a Jimmy Choo clutch and Jennifer Meyer jewelry.
Poehler belted a black blazer over her shimmery gown.
The always unforgettable star wore Louis Vuitton.
The actor showed sisterly solidarity by donning The Row (owned by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen). She wore Chopard jewelry.
Delivering true princess vibes, Taylor-Joy stunned in Dior Haute Couture.
Coel made a case for two-piece sets in this lime-colored dream by Christopher John Rogers.
This bright blue Atelier Versace gown featured the chicest detailing, from the thigh-high slit to the one-shoulder design. Rodriguez accessorized with Bvlgari jewelry.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Jumping on the red dress trend, Ross wore a glitzy crimson Valentino gown. She accessorized with Tiffany & Co. jewelry.
Peep the chic corset detailing on Washington’s Etro gown.
Paulson brought the glam in a Carolina Herrera puff-sleeve dress.
The actor sparkled in a Brandon Maxwell dress. She wore Christian Louboutin shoes and jewelry by Melissa Kaye and Briony Raymond.
The This is Us star stunned in a red hot Carolina Herrera gown.
Strong wowed in a revealing black Azzaro gown, which showed a lot of leg. She carried a Jimmy Choo clutch and wore Gismondi 1754 jewelry and a Zarianas ring.
Byer arrived in a purple, off-the-shoulder custom number by Christian Siriano.
Lindsay decided on a neon orange gown from Christopher John Rogers and gold heels for the red carpet.
Colman looked elegant and polished in a two-tone cape-like midi dress from Roksanda and coordinating heels from Roger Vivier. She wore De Beers jewelry.
Porter made a dramatic entrance, per usual. Have you ever seen more over-the-top sleeveless? He wore Ashi Studio, Harry Halim shoes, and jewelry from Lorraine Schwartz and H. Crowne.
Corrin arrived at the Netflix Emmys celebration in London’s Soho House while wearing a beige dress, gloves, and hat by Miu Miu.
Hahn proved that pants also make for an excellent red carpet ensemble. She wore Lanvin with Tamara Mellon shoes and Briony Raymond jewelry.
Coolidge went with a sleek navy gown from Christian Siriano and matching clutch.
Bryant opted for a floral embroidered frock and statement headband. Her dress was custom Simone Rocha.
Zeta-Jones got the high-slit dress memo (she wore a Cristina Ottaviano gown). Her accessories included Christian Louboutin shoes and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Cuoco’s highlighter-yellow gown from Vera Wang could be spotted from miles away. She wore De Beers jewelry.
Shahidi went with a bright green Dior Haute Couture gown and Cartier jewelry, nailing the red carpet look yet again.
Taraji P. Henson
Henson dazzled in a sparkly long-sleeve Elie Saab gown. She wore Sophia Webster’s Natalia platform with a diamante crystal heel.
Lauren Morelli & Samira Wiley
The couple posed together on the red carpet. Morelli wore a polka dot, one-shoulder ruffle dress while Wiley looked polished in a Genny suit and Sophia Webster heels.
Kaling kept it classic in black with her Carolina Herrera dress. She wore Jimmy Choo shoes and De Beers jewelry.