People.com Celebrity Oh, Snap! Emmy Stars' Personal Instagram Pics See the big night exclusively through the eyes of Carrie Ann Inaba, Vincent Piazza and Kerry Washington By Maggie Coughlan and Alison Schwartz Published on September 24, 2012 12:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 08 CARRIE ANN INABA Courtesy of Carrie Ann Inaba TV's biggest night is an all-day affair for Dancing with the Stars judge Inaba, who sits pretty in the makeup chair to begin the "madness of beauty" hours before the Emmy Awards kick off. 02 of 08 CARRIE ANN INABA Courtesy of Carrie Ann Inaba Is that her beauty secret? With her makeup officially intact, a recently single Inaba preps for the L.A. heat with a refreshing beverage. "And it's time to go! What's in my sippy cup?" she teases. 03 of 08 CARRIE ANN INABA Courtesy of Carrie Ann Inaba All that hard work paid off! Inaba makes a mirror-ball-worthy impression on the preshow red carpet with pal Raj before DWTS is recognized in the outstanding host category. 04 of 08 VINCENT PIAZZA Courtesy of Vincent Piazza The actor cleans up nicely with a close shave before representing his show, Boardwalk Empire, at the ceremony. Think he took some style pointers from girlfriend Ashlee Simpson, who played paparazzi as Piazza got ready? 05 of 08 VINCENT PIAZZA Courtesy of Vincent Piazza "Ma, it fits," Piazza announces as he shows his Charles "Lucky" Luciano-savvy ensemble (well, minus the bow-tie), hours before his show took home honors for outstanding directing. 06 of 08 KERRY WASHINGTON Courtesy of Kerry Washington Is she getting ready for work at Pope amp Associates – or a flashy awards show? It's the latter for Scandal star Washington, who prepares to trade her safe-for-work ensembles for some #glam. "The artists at work," she adds, with nods to celeb hairstylist Kiyah Wright and makeup maven Carola Gonzalez. 07 of 08 KERRY WASHINGTON Courtesy of Kerry Washington No scandals or sandals here! Washington takes her ensemble to new heights with some Christian Louboutin heels that put an extra touch of glitz on her already-sparkly ensemble. 08 of 08 KERRY WASHINGTON Courtesy of Kerry Washington Someone's wheel excited: Washington and her manager are ready to roll into the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, where she was a presenter.