What the stars wore on the Emmy red carpet may have garnered the most attention, but the celebs also dressed to impress both before and after this year’s ceremony. Lace, beaded accents, and floral appliqués were all popular forms of embellishment. There was also a wide array of necklines from strapless to boatneck, while hemlines went from above the knee down to the floor.
Lucy Liu at the HBO Emmy Awards After-Party
This pale blue Atelier Versace Fall 2011 gown featured gold studs and a tulle skirt. Ofira was responsible for Lucy’s jewelry, while Jimmy Choo was behind both her gold Tube clutch and Dalmen platform sandals.
Allison Williams at the Variety and Women In Film Pre-Emmy Event
The Girls star showed some style prowess with this hot pink Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 lace-accented ensemble. Fred Leighton diamond earrings and Casadei pumps finished off Allison's vivid look.
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Emilia Clarke at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea
Emilia once again stood out on the red carpet courtesy of Chanel. Her printed Resort 2013 short sleeve dress had white floral appliqués and was styled with silver Anouk pumps by Jimmy Choo.
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Jessica Stam at the amfAR Milano 2012 Gala
Jessica looked absolutely sensational in this white crystal embellished strapless Dsquared2 peplum gown. She rounded out the look with a coordinating pair of Dsquared2 embellished pointed-toe pumps.
Solange Knowles at the amfAR Milano 2012 Gala
Rubin Singer’s stylish white long sleeve gown with cowl back was Solange’s pick for the gala. She accessorized with gold jewelry and Jimmy Choo Loila sandals.
Olivia Wilde at the New York City Premiere of Butter
It was a crisp white Alexander McQueen sheath dress with padded shoulders for Olivia at her film’s premiere. Luxe gold accessories, including House of Lavande earrings, an Alexander McQueen clutch, and Giuseppe Zanotti pumps provided the finishing touches.
Jessica Chastain at the 2012 American Theatre Wing Gala
Jessica sparkled in an embellished champagne-colored Oscar de la Renta silk organza dress accented by a metal waistband. She polished off the look with Jimmy Choo Vita platform slingbacks.
Penélope opted for a vintage red Gianni Versace strapless pleated gown. She relied on Salvatore Ferragamo to wrap up her look with a red and gold minaudière as well as those matching satin platform sandals.
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Brittany Snow at the Los Angeles Premiere of Pitch Perfect
Brittany was pretty close to pitch perfect decked out in a blue Georges Hobeika Couture embellished dress with floral appliqués. Norman Silverman gems and silver Giuseppe Zanotti pointed-toe pumps completed the look.
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Taylor Swift at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012
Taylor’s red French Connection lace dress was teamed with some high-end accessories. Her Swarovski earrings and neutral Prada peep-toe pumps helped pull the whole look together.
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