Emmy Awards Red Carpet 2010
On a sunny Southern California Sunday the stars were out in full force for the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. The backdrop for NBC said "more colorful" and that's exactly what we got, color and lots of it. Sunny oranges and yellows, dramatic deep purples, sequins and more brought a lots of drama to the proceedings. Some of our favorite looks after the jump.
Host Jimmy Fallon and his wife, producer Nancy Juvonen, radiant in an orange gown, arrive at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
No track suit tonight. Jane Lynch, nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series, is regally glamorous in a one-shoulder purple gown designed by Ali Rahimi for Mon Atelier.
Also stunning in purple was Emily Deschanel of the show "Bones," wearing tiered gown by Max Azria Atelier that some criticized for its lettuce-like folds.
Also in the color of the night, eggplant, was Kate Flannery of "The Office" in a Tadashi Shoji gown.
Julia Ormond demonstrates one of the perils of wearing pink, you clash with the red carpet.
One of the few to wear vintage, Keri Russell chose a Scherrer dress from Decades with platinum Cathy Waterman jewelry, and a Jennifer Behr hair accessory.
Maria Menounos wore a crystal beaded Ralph & Russo custom designed couture gown covered in thousand of Swarovski beads.
Kate Gosselin showed off her tanned and toned arms in a black halter neck gown with sequined details.
Not everyone was a fan of Betty White's two-piece pastel gown and pearls. Some deemed the rainbow sherbet-like gown not fashionable enough for the Emmy Awards.
Steering away from her usual basic black, Tina Fey wore an Oscar De La Renta gown with a black embroidered silk organza overlay on white satin.
Emmy nominee Jon Hamm and his partner Jennifer Westfeldt both wore Armani. Her dress had an overlay with crystal beading, one of the hot trends of the evening.
Lea Michele's ruffled navy Oscar De La Renta gown was considered a miss by some but she looked beautiful. Her platinum and multi-colored mesh diamond necklace, two platinum and champagne diamond bracelets, and a pair of platinum and champagne diamond stud earrings (10 carats) are by Lorraine Schwartz.
Also in navy was Jane Krakowski in Escada with Lorraine Schwartz jewels.
Connie Britton of "Friday Night Lights" wore a shimmering blue Burberry gown and with platinum and diamond earrings, lariat necklace, and cocktail ring by Neil Lane.
January Jones of "Mad Men" was universally deemed one of the worst dressed for her electric blue Versace gown and bedhead hair style. She wore platinum and diamond stud earrings (10.12 carats of flawless diamonds), and a platinum and yellow diamond ring by Cartier.
Kim Kardashian wore an Egyptian-inspired white gown with a beaded neckline by Marchesa. Her jewelry includes a platinum cuff with champagne and white diamonds (80 carats), platinum and diamond stud earrings (15 carats), platinum and diamond pinky ring (8 carats), and platinum and diamond hair pins all by Lorraine Schwartz.
As golden as an Emmy herself, Sofia Vergara shimmered in a Carolyn Herrera beaded gown accented with gold jewelry.
Rutina Wesley of "True Blood" wore a Douglas Hannant gown with a dramatic painted pattern.
Taking a turn as fashion correspondent for E! Television's Fashion Police, Kelly Osbourne wore a black Tony Ward gown. Kelly also wore platinum bracelets with black and white diamonds, and a pair of platinum earrings with black diamonds (14 carats each) by Martin Katz.
Eva Longoria accented her basic black goddess gown by Robert Rodriguez with a stunning pair of dramatic ruby chandelier earrings by Loren Jewels.
Anna Paquin walked the red carpet with her "True Blood" co-star and new husband Stephen Moyer. Once again she was a bit of a fashion renegade choosing a black and gold Alexander McQueen gown.
Claire Danes shimmered in a blush-colored Armani Prive gown.
Mariska Hargitay wore a pale Vera Wang gown with Fred Leighton jewelry.
Dianna Agron from "Glee" went for a ladylike look from Carolina Herrera with platinum earrings with 246 brilliant-cut diamonds and 2 briolette diamonds (2.54 carats) by Cartier.
Kyra Sedgwick wore a purple Monique Lhuillier gown and an armful of jeweled bangles. Kyra wore platinum bracelets with multi-colored gemstones, a platinum ring with rubellite (60 carats) and diamonds, and a pair of blackened platinum drop earrings by Ofira.
"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland wore a silver gown by Pamela Rolland.
Christina Hendricks went for a lighter shade of purple in her lavender Zac Posen gown with ostrich feather accents.
Emily Blunt wore lavender Dior with with a platinum and diamond bangle, platinum and diamond ring, platinum and diamond flower hair pin, and a pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus showed a little skin in her midriff-baring Narcisco Rodriguez gown with Irene Neuwirth chrysoprase and diamond jewelry.
Amy Poehler accented her silver Max Azria gown with diamond dress clips. She also wore platinum and diamond drop earrings, bracelet and ring by Stephen Russell.
Rita Wilson went for high drama in Prada's crystal mesh gown with matching chandelier crystal heels.