Stars Turn Heads on the Red Carpet; Actors Opt for Safe Styles as Temperatures Soar at the Emmy Awards

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Stars Turn Heads on the Red Carpet; Actors Opt for Safe Styles as Temperatures Soar at the Emmy Awards


LOS ANGELES: A lot of hot fashion trends have made their way to the 61st Emmy Awards amid the limousine gridlock, but there are few knockout looks as stars mostly played it safe - a tradition these days.

The 27 degree heat in Los Angeles is certainly a factor, with many of TV's top actresses opting for updos for their hair.

A very pregnant Heidi Klum certainly kept her cool in a black, formfitting strapless Marchesa gown with a mermaid hemline.

"I wanted something simple because I'm so big," she said.

Her jewellery was anything but, though: oversized dangling earrings and a huge cocktail ring.

Marchesa actually had a trifecta of successes.

Other than Heidi Klum, escorted by husband Seal, the label put Sandra Oh in a gleaming gold strapless gown with rope belt, and Olivia Wilde in a ripped-from-the-runway, embroidered tulle gown that created the illusion of being a one-shoulder number, but it was just one of several strategically placed sheer panels.

Others wearing one-shoulder gowns included Elisabeth Moss in a bronze design with a heavily embellished neckline and Sigourney Weaver in a red David Meister. …

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