Sep 20, 2021
Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet
Sep 20, 2021
Television's A-list returned to the red carpet in high style for the Emmys on Sunday -- a more traditional display of sartorial savoir faire after the pajamas and hoodies seen at last year's mostly virtual event.
Get out those gowns
The Emmys comes on the heels of a number of glamour-filled moments for the glitterati, including the MTV Video Music Awards, the Venice film festival and the Met Gala in New York -- and the women of Hollywood did not disappoint.
Anya Taylor-Joy, the star of acclaimed chess drama "The Queen's Gambit," stunned in a backless slinky butter-colored Dior gown paired with a dramatic bright yellow shawl that descended in a long train.
"The Crown" star Emma Corrin also wore butter yellow -- she attended the London satellite watch party in a strapless floor-length Miu Miu gown, long fingerless gloves and bonnet.
Mj Rodriguez, nominated for her work on "Pose," a show that explores New York's 1980s underground ballroom culture, indeed struck a pose in a one-shoulder turquoise Versace gown with a thigh-baring slit -- and killer pointed fingernails.
"Ted Lasso" star Hannah Waddingham, the Emmy winner for best supporting actress in a comedy, wore a one-shoulder peach Christian Siriano gown to collect her statuette.
Catherine Zeta-Jones looked elegant in a strapless wine-colored gown with a high slit and perfectly coordinated shoes -- the epitome of Tinseltown chic, with Emmy nominee and husband Michael Douglas on her arm.
Let's hear it for the boys
For a long time, men's fashion was a bit of an afterthought at awards shows, but in recent years, they have brought the drama.
"Pose" star Billy Porter, who shut down the Oscars red carpet in 2019 in a Christian Siriano tuxedo gown, slayed once again in a form-fitting Ashi black shirt with giant ruffled flounces on the sleeves, high-waisted trousers -- and diamonds galore.
"I really made the decision with 'Pose' and finally having a platform on film and television to use these red carpets for another form of expressing my creativity -- the ladies do it all the time," the 2019 Emmy winner said on the carpet.
The night's host Cedric the Entertainer, known for his dapper dressing, did not disappoint in a bright turquoise suit with black lapels and detailing, and sunglasses -- necessary for the sunny afternoon in Los Angeles.
"Ted Lasso" star Jason Sudeikis also went for a blue suit -- a velvet Tom Ford tux with wide lapels and an oversized bow tie.
And double nominee Kenan Thompson went for a pink tux -- definitely a bold look.
The award for best actor in a sharp accessory went to Thompson's "Saturday Night Live" co-star Bowen Yang, who wore silver platform heels.
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