Emmys 2007: The Best Dressed Stars

See which small screen stars – Katherine! Eva! – dazzled and dared on last year's red carpet. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

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KATHERINE HEIGL

KATHERINE HEIGL
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The Grey's Anatomy star is a throwback to Old Hollywood in her fishtail Zac Posen gown, Mary Norton clutch and classic red lips.

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ALI LARTER

ALI LARTER
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She's one of PEOPLE's Best Dressed, but Larter

describes her slinky red Reem Acra as a "little sliver of nothing" – and has major fashion impact.

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EVA LONGORIA

EVA LONGORIA
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The Desperate Housewives star eschews the traditional sweeping

gown, going short in a sparkling silver Kaufman Franco (who designed her

wedding reception dress), Celestina clutch and loose curls.

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KATE WALSH

KATE WALSH
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The Private Practice star is red hot in

her cowl-neck crimson satin Pamela Dennis gown, Neil Lane diamonds and

matching lips.

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AMERICA FERRERA

AMERICA FERRERA
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The best actress in a comedy winner is simply stunning in her cobalt blue strapless Monique Lhuillier gown and Lorraine Schwartz diamond chandelier earrings.

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DEBRA MESSING

DEBRA MESSING
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The nominee – and presenter – shows off her slim figure and fiery

hair in a fitted white and black strapless Ralph Lauren gown and Cartier

jewels.

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ANA ORTIZ

ANA ORTIZ
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The Ugly Betty costar is a retro throwback in her second-skin

Escada sequined dress, Harry Winston jewels and Judith Leiber clutch.

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PORTIA DE ROSSI

PORTIA DE ROSSI
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The actress stuns in a dramatic blue Azzaro gown and Lambertson Truex clutch – check out the

sparkling snake halter!

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JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS
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The New Adventures of Old Christine star is positively regal in a

purple satin Narciso Rodriguez gown and Chopard jewels.

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KRISTEN BELL

KRISTEN BELL
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The newest member of the Heroes cast shows off her style

superpowers in a draped cornflower blue Yigal Azrouel gown, H.Stern jewels and a soft updo.

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MARCIA CROSS

MARCIA CROSS
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Six months after giving birth to twins, the new mom shows off her post-baby body in a shimmering Georges Chakra gown, Lambertson Truex clutch and oversized turquoise Lorraine Schwartz earrings.

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HEIDI KLUM

HEIDI KLUM
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The model host of Project Runway is luscious in a raspberry Dior by John Galliano gown and matching clutch.

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MARY-LOUISE PARKER

MARY-LOUISE PARKER
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The Weeds star is a far cry from her suburban mom character in her curve-hugging scarlet Dolce amp Gabbana gown and Harry Winston diamonds.

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ELLEN POMPEO

ELLEN POMPEO
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The engaged star joked that her "boyfriend" Michael Kors made her feminine navy gown that she paired with jewels from Fred Leighton and a Lambertson Truex purse.

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SANDRA OH

SANDRA OH
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Leaving her Grey's scrubs behind, the actress is the picture of refined elegance in her black and white Bottega Veneta gown and H. Stern diamond jewelry.

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OLIVIA WILDE

OLIVIA WILDE
Lisa O'Connor/ZUMA

The new House resident is radiant in a nude tulle Zuhair Murad couture gown, Daniel Swarovski clutch and Mikimoto earrings.

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REBECCA GAYHEART

REBECCA GAYHEART
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Attending with her McSteamy husband, Eric Dane, the actress is fashion-forward in an off-the-shoulder, belted navy Carlos Miele

gown and Harry Winston diamonds.

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