Emmys Best Dressed

See PEOPLE's picks of the night's most glamorous gowns and gorgeous stars. By Serena Kappes

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EVA LONGORIA

EVA LONGORIA
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The Desperate Housewives actress makes a splash in a custom-made coral Angel Sanchez gown featuring a jeweled neckline. She adds a bit of sparkle with a slew of gold bangles and hoop earrings.

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MISCHA BARTON

MISCHA BARTON
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The O.C. star is every bit the fashionista in a spaghetti-strapped gown with shimmering beadwork.

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HALLE BERRY

HALLE BERRY
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Oscar winner Berry – who was nominated for her role in the miniseries Their Eyes Were Watching God – showcases her curves in a strapless Ungaro gown, which she pairs with a chunky silver bangle and oversized hoops.

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EVANGELINE LILLY

EVANGELINE LILLY
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The Lost actress has no trouble finding her fashion footing in a graceful Monique Lhuillier frock with a floral bustier top and a sweeping A-line skirt.

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TERI HATCHER

TERI HATCHER
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The Desperate Housewives star looks like a Greek goddess in a chiffon J. Mendel gown. Completing the look: a jeweled necklace and matching earrings.

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JENNIFER GARNER

JENNIFER GARNER
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Alias star and mom-to-be Garner glows in a black satin strapless gown highlighting her burgeoning belly.

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CHARLIZE THERON

CHARLIZE THERON
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Theron – who was nominated for best supporting actress in a miniseries for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers – goes retro in a 1920s-style fringed Chanel Couture minidress.

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MARCIA CROSS

MARCIA CROSS
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The Desperate Housewives beauty is glamorous in a satin-and-sequined Elie Saab gown, which complements her flowing red tresses.

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DEBRA MESSING

DEBRA MESSING
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The Will amp Grace star shines in an elegant Elie Saab gown with a glittery bodice and ruffled underlay.

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FELICITY HUFFMAN

FELICITY HUFFMAN
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The Desperate Housewives star, who won the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy, showcases her willowy figure in a pink Kevan Hall gown with a delicate train.

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SANDRA OH

SANDRA OH
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The Grey's Anatomy star goes for a flirty look with a silky form-fitting cocktail dress and a crystal clutch.

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LAUREN GRAHAM

LAUREN GRAHAM
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The Gilmore Girls star is ravishing in a red Pamela Roland creation, which she pairs with a double-strand diamond necklace and drop earrings.

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