As well as celebrating the great and good of the TV world, the Emmys are a chance for the stars to shrug off the shackles of their costumes to show off some serious style sass on the red carpet, and the A-listers at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night did not disappoint.
The sartorial standards were incredibly high, with Brit stars across the pond pretty much owning the red carpet at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. So, who were the best-dressed stars of the night?
Emily Ratajkowski might just win the prize for most glamorous/otherworldly goddess for looking like this in a midnight blue silk Zac Posen number.
Michelle Dockery flew the flag for the UK in her divine gown as she turned out for Downton Abbey’s last ever shot at getting an Emmy. She donned an Oscar de la Renta affair in frills, ruffles and cream.
Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke was fabulous in a flesh-coloured gown that skimmed her physique flawlessly. She certainly turned heads in her Versace gown.
Taraji P Henson brightened up the red carpet with a courageous canary yellow Vera Wang gown.
Sofia Vergara never does anything but look like a knockout on the red carpet, and she did it again in a seriously sexy curve-clinging Versace frock.
Kerry Washington, who is pregnant with her second child, looked divine in a bold black dress with cut-outs.
Game Of Thrones alum Maisie Williams looked a world away from her Arya Stark alter-ego in a dark, edgy and floral number with her hair dyed black.
Downton’s Laura Carmichael took a risk in her colourful number, but the Lady Edith actress pulled it off with elegance.
Amanda Peet was directional in her black gown with a colourful, shimmering section across the front and her low-maintenance hairstyle combined with a red lip was a winning look.
Julianne Hough was absolutely ravishing in a red Armani dress, showing off her petite dancer’s physique to perfection.
Sarah Paulson opted for Jennifer Lopez circa 2000 vibes in her glittering low-plunging emerald green gown. But it was an absolute winner for the actress, who can pretty much do anything.
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland went bold. She was brave. She dared to be different. And, while some may not like it, we think her cropped black trousers and oversized floral peplum top-skirt affair was a champion choice.
Sophie Turner was another Game Of Thrones star to seriously bring it on the red carpet. She looked oh-so grown up in her semi-sheer black lace Valentino dress.