Anya Taylor Joy Billy Porter Michaela Coel Jason Sudekis Rich Fury/Getty; Rich Fury/Getty; Rich Fury/Getty; Rich Fury/Getty After a 2020 awards show where the nominees appeared virtually, the Emmy Awards are back and in person this year. Taking place at L.A.
Live in downtown Los Angeles, the red carpet parade started at 3 p.m. PT with early arrivals including The Crown ‘s Josh O’Connor wearing Loewe, Nailed It! host Nicole Byer in a purple Christian Siriano gown, Rita Wilson in Tom Ford and SNL ‘s Bowen Yang in silver platform heels.
Among the night’s trends: bright, bold colors, especially neon yellows worn by Kaley Cuoco, Michaela Coel and Anya Taylor-Joy , and brilliant pink hues seen on Angela Bassett, Uzo Aduba and Phillipa Soo. Princess-cut dresses added a touch of old-Hollywood glam when worn by Jurnee Smollett , Yara Shahidi and Robin Thede. Several guys, meanwhile, opted for velvet looks, including Jason Sudeikis in Tom Ford and Bo Burnham in Etro.
Read on to see the the best and the worst of the night — from the head-turners to the head-scratchers — of the Emmys red carpet.
Anya Taylor-Joy in Dior
The Queen’s Gambit nominee Anya Taylor-Joy wore a pale yellow gown and yellow opera coat by Dior Haute Couture. Tiffany & Co. diamonds completed the look. Regé-Jean Page in Giorgio Armani
The Bridgerton nominee wore made-to-measure Giorgio Armani : a midnight blue silk jacquard double-breasted evening jacket with a modified shawl collar, paired with classic evening trousers and a midnight blue evening shirt with a hidden placket. His accessories included a Longines watch, velvet tuxedo slippers by Gianvito Rossi and a sapphire and gold stud earring by Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Cathy Waterman. Regé-Jean Page Rich Fury/Getty Images Michaela Coel in Christopher John Rogers
Quadruple nominee Michaela Coel, winner for outstanding writing for a limited or anthology series or movie for I May Destroy You , wore a bold neon two-piece gown by Christopher John Rogers. Michaela Coel Rich Fury/Getty Kate Winslet in Giorgio Armani
Mare of Easttown winner Kate Winslet paired her black silk cady and chiffon gown by Giorgio Armani Privé with vintage jewelry from Fred Leighton. Kate Winslet Rich Fury/Getty WandaVision nominee Elizabeth Olsen wore a caftan-like gown designed by her sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, for The Row, plus jewelry by Chopard and custom-dyed Chaka platforms by Stuart Weitzman. Elizabeth Olsen Rich Fury/Getty Images Hannah Waddingham in Christian Siriano
Emmy winner Hannah Waddingham of Ted Lasso , with co-star and fellow winner Brett Goldstein, wore a peach silk draped dress by Christian Siriano. Hannah Waddingham Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times via Getty Mj Rodriguez in Versace
Pose nominee Mj Rodriguez wore a custom teal gown by Atelier Versace with jewelry by Bulgari with diamonds totaling 71 carats. “I wanted to look like water coming out of the sea,” the actress said on the red carpet. MJ Rodriguez Rich Fury/Getty Sarah Paulson in Carolina Herrera
Impeachment: American Crime Story star Sarah Paulson […]