The Best Dressed Stars at the 2021 Emmys

The red carpet is back — and so is the glitz and glamour! See the gorgeous gowns, tailored tuxes and more must-see looks from TV's biggest night

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Mandy Moore

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wears a bright red Carolina Herrera spaghetti-strap gown with ruffled tulle skirt, Fernando Jorge earrings and ring.

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Kaley Cuoco

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pops on the carpet in her highlighter yellow Vera Wang gown featuring a center split, ruched bodice and floral appliqués at the sleeves, paired with matching sandals and De Beers jewels.

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Yara Shahidi

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looks ladylike in her off-the-shoulder Dior Haute Couture tea-length gown, accessorized with a thin matching belt, plus a collar necklace and statement earrings (both Cartier) and pointy-toe Christian Louboutin pumps.

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Anya Taylor-Joy

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brings Old Hollywood glamour in her Dior Haute Couture gold gown with yellow opera coat, complete with a curled updo, two Tiffany & Co. necklaces worn down her back, plus a bracelet, ring and earrings by the jeweler.

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Keri Russell

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in a rose mauve Zuhair Murad beaded gown and cape, extending into a long sheer train with feathery hem.

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Michaela Coel

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in a bright yellow Christopher John Rogers bandeau top with back bow, paired with a matching column pencil skirt, yellow pumps and Anne Sisteron necklace and ring.

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Cynthia Erivo

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wows in her white Louis Vuitton custom leather tank dress with multicolor feathery mermaid skirt, accessorized with a Roberto Coin necklace featuring over 58 carats of diamonds.

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Sophia Bush

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is pretty in pink in her princess-style Markarian ballgown with a red Jimmy Choo clutch and Anita Ko jewels.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

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keeps things shimmery in her red chiffon Valentino Haute Couture one-shoulder gown embroidered with pearls, plus Tiffany & Co. jewels.

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Issa Rae

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shines in her silver custom Aliétte chainmetal gown, with statement Fernando Jorge earrings and grill.

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Billy Porter

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teams his black long-sleeve top and high-waisted trousers with dramatic black wings and tons of Lorraine Schwartz emerald and diamond jewels.

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Elizabeth Olsen

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in a cream-colored V-neck gown with draped sleeves by The Row (designed by her sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) with Chopard chandelier earrings and rings.

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Jason Sudeikis

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looks dapper in a blue Tom Ford velvet tuxedo, with silk pocket square, cufflinks and Chelsea boots.

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Kerry Washington

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in a sexy custom Etro slip dress with corset-style bodice and cowl neckline, plus De Beers jewelry.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

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in a strapless maroon ruched gown with thigh-high slit, paired with matching Christian Louboutin pumps and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

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Bowen Yang

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accessorizes his navy Ermenegildo Zegna suit with a Tiffany & Co. brooch and metallic silver platform shoes.

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Jean Smart

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in an elegant Ralph Lauren Collection turtleneck gown, with sheer sleeves and neckline, paired with Cathy Waterman jewelry.

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Mj Rodriguez

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in a sparkly teal Atelier Versace one-shoulder gown with ruched bodice, plus Bulgari jewelry.

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Leon Bridges

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switches up his suit with an embellished flared pant and jacket, wide-collared shirt and David Yurman accessories.

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Beanie Feldstein

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in a high-shine pink metallic pleated Brandon Maxwell dress with matching belt, jewelry from Melissa Kaye and Briony Raymond and Christian Louboutin platform heels.

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Ellen Pompeo

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in a velvet Elie Saab long-sleeve, strong-shoulder jumpsuit covered in crystal embroidery.

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Catherine O'Hara

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rocks a red ruched asymmetrical Cong Tri top that extends into a cape with matching pants, plus Kendra Pariseault jewels.

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Taraji P. Henson

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takes the plunge in an embroidered Elie Saab gown with deep V neck.

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Josh O'Connor

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opts for a black coat with tails, and trades a bow tie for black flower in a look by Loewe.

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Allison Janney

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in an Azzi & Osta belted peplum suit jacket, full length skirt and embellished shawl with tassels at the hem, plus statement earrings and white Tyler Ellis clutch.

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Kenan Thompson

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brings the fun in a pink tuxedo with matching bow tie.

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