The highs and lows of the 2009 Emmy Awards star fashion parade
Cleats for kids new nike hypervenom our Style Police were patrolling the Emmys red carpet this morning check out their 10 best dressed and the 10 they chose to throw into jail for crimes against fashion.
Fairytale ball gowns, splashes of colour, the oneshouldered Grecian trend and a heavily pregnant supermodel were the stars of the 61st Emmy Awards red carpet.
German model, Mrs Seal and host of American Project Runway, Heidi Klum, stole the show in bellyhugging black while Aussies Rose cleats for kids Byrne and Toni Collette grabbed their share of the fashion spotlight.
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For the blokes, it was business as usual in a sharp lounge suit, crisp white shirt and new nike hypervenom the occasional bow tie and for one unlucky gal it was the notoriety of being shamed as the worst dressed.
The red carpet sizzled with heat and colour today as many of television’s biggest stars arrived in bright reds, blues, purple and yellow gowns.
Australian Toni Collette, who nabbed an Emmy for a best actress in a comedy for her role in United States of Tara, wore a hot pink strapless ruffled gown.
Collette said she was “happy to feel a breeze” as she arrived for the Emmys in the blazing heat.
“There was a lot of strong color. Colour makes people feel better, especially on a blazingly hot day, said Hal Rubenstein, fashion director for InStyle Magazine, who also noted many nominees and guests also wore their hair new nike hypervenom swept up in updos to battle the heat.
A very pregnant Heidi Klum, sporting a black Marchesa gown, was among the stars who wore their hair up, as were Christina Applegate, nominated for best actress in a comedy for Samantha Who, and Olivia Wilde, from House, who wore an embroidered tulle gown.
Even some men chose to punctuate their suits with a dash of colour. Actor Alec Baldwin, nominated for best actor in a comedy for his performance in 30 Rock, sported a lavender tie, while actor Terry O’Quinn, of Lost wore a yellow tie to match wife Lori O’Quinn’s yellow gown.
“Black and white is pretty boring, said new nike hypervenom O’Quinn. “I think we’re evolving sartorially, he said.
Coollooking metallic dresses were also aplenty, with stars, like Emmywinning Kristin Chenoweth, who nabbed the trophy for her supporting actress role in Pushing Daisies, shimmering in a sequined sheath.
Rubenstein described the evening’s tone as smart and not overtly glamorous.
“There was a lot of smart, sleek, colourful looks, but not overindulgent. Fashion isn’t in that kind of extravagant place right now, Rubenstein said.
Lawrence Zarian, TV Guide Network’s red carpet fashion expert, said many actresses had sought strapless gowns or offtheshoulder dresses, adorned with sparkling jewels.