Emmy Awards 2022: The best-dressed stars on this year’s red carpet from Laverne Cox to Elle Fanning

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Hannah Waddingham poses on the red carpet ahead of the Emmy Awards (AFP via Getty Images)
Hannah Waddingham poses on the red carpet ahead of the Emmy Awards (AFP via Getty Images)

The 2022 Emmy Awards are officially here, which means the biggest names in TV are currently arriving on the red carpet for the 74th annual awards.

Celebrity attendees are expected to bring out the Hollywood glamour at this year’s awards show, which is taking place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, for the first time since 2019.

From Elle Fanning to Lily James and Hannah Waddingham, these are the best-dressed stars on this year’s Emmy red carpet.

Elle Fanning

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Fanning arrived on the red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards in a black strapless gown with light pink lining and a train. She completed the look with a simple diamond necklace and a pinned-up updo.

Hannah Waddingham

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The Ted Lasso star also chose a gown in a shade of pale pink, with the British actor posing in a pink strapless ball gown with a bustier-style bodice and a full tulle skirt. She completed the look with a gold and diamond-encrusted snake bangle.

Lily James

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The Mamma Mia star arrived on the red carpet aheadof this year’s Emmy Awards in a bronze sequined dress. She wore her hair down to complete the look.

Kenan Thompson

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The Emmys host this year posed on the red carpet ahead of the awards show in a pair of purple suit pants and a dark purple velvet suit jacket. He accessorised the look with purple sunglasses, a light purple shirt, and a purple bowtie.

Laverne Cox

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Cox arrived on the red carpet on Monday night in a black long-sleeve statement mini dress, which featured shoulder pads and a structured hip design.

She completed the look with a sleek ponytail.

Ben Stiller, Ella Stiller

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Ben arrived on the red carpet alongside his daughter Ella ahead of this year’s Emmy Awards. For the occasion, the Meet the Parents star chose a simple black tuxedo, while Ella opted for a strapless black gown with a statement structured neckline.

Andrew Garfield

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Garfield opted for an entirely cream outfit for this year’s Emmy Awards, with the actor wearing a monochrome suit, which he paired with a pair of black shoes. He completed the look with a pair of oval sunglasses.

Rachel Lindsay

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The Bachelorette star opted for a green gown for this year’s Emmy Awards, which featured a slit and cut-out detailing. She accessorised the look with hoop earrings and gold metallic platform heels.

Connie Britton

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Britton arrived on the red carpet in a bright pink gown with a matching cape. She completed the look with a pair of dangling earrings.

Brett Goldstein

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The Ted Lasso star chose a simple black tuxedo for this year’s awards show.

Phil Dunster

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Dunster opted for a burgundy patterned tuxedo jacket for the Emmy Awards, which the actor paired with black pants and a black bowtie.

Himesh Patel

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The Yesterday star chose a black-and-white patterned tuxedo jacket for this year’s awards show, which the actor paired with a black silk shirt and a matching black bowtie. Patel also opted for a pair of subtly patterned black pants to complete the red carpet look.

Shonda Rhimes

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Rhimes arrived on the red carpet at the 74th annual Emmy Awards in a black off-the-shoulder gown. She accessorised the look with a double-strand necklace, a silver purse and a turquoise cocktail ring.

Samantha Hanratty

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Hanratty chose a lime green ball gown for this year’s red carpet, with the Yellowjackets actor pairing the look with a pair of red dangling earrings.

Kaitlyn Dever 

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Dever arrived on the red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards in a red one-shouldered gown with a high slit. She completed the red carpet look with a simple updo.

Colman Domingo

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Domingo chose a metallic patterned suit for the 74th annual Emmy Awards, which he paired with a sheer black T-shirt. He accessorised the look with a pair of black loafers with gold detailing and an oversized cocktail ring.

Skye Townsend

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The Chase star opted for a strapless pale blue gown with a high slit for the red carpet. She accessorised the look with a simple necklace and an updo.

Jordan Temple

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Temple posed on the red carpet at the 2022 Emmys in a green velvet suit jacket and black pants. The TV writer accessorised the outfit with black sunglasses, a gold ring, and two watches, which he wore on the same wrist.

Ariel Dumas, Andrew Ecker

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TV writer Dumas and Ecker arrived on the red carpet in matching sequined outfits. For the occasion, Dumas opted for a glittering sequin jumpsuit, which she paired with a matching purse and an updo, while Ecker chose to wear an oversized sequin jacket, paired with black pants and a black bowtie.

The pair completed their matching looks with white sequin-encrusted sneakers.

Britt Lower

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Lower chose a gold sequin dress for this year’s red carpet, with the actor posing on the red carpet in matching elbow-length gloves.

Emily Heller

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Comedian Heller chose to inject some humour into her red carpet look at this year’s Emmy Awards, with the podcast host arriving on the red carpet in a floral print mini dress and black tights with a “kick me” sign attached to her back.

Heller also had some fun with her shoe choice, as the chunky black and white boots she chose for the red carpet appeared to have a piece of toilet paper attached.

Mark Indelicato 

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Indelicato arrived on the red carpet at this year’s Emmys in a tuxedo with long train-like coat tails. He accessorised the look with heeled boots, a bedazzled purse and a bright red hairstyle.

Abby Ajayi

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Ajayi chose a red one-shoulder gown for the 74th annual Emmy Awards, which the writer-producer and screenwriter paired with a classic black Chanel purse.

Sheryl Lee Ralph

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Ralph arrived on the red carpet in a strapless black velvet gown with orange silk lining. She accessorised the look with a matching orange purse and a pearl-encrusted braided hairstyle and matching makeup.

Natasha Rothwell

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Rothwell opted for a burgundy gown with oversized balloon statement sleeves and an updo for this year’s red carpet.

Francesca Gregorini 

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Gregorini chose a black suit for this year’s red carpet, with the film director and screenwriter opting to wear just a tie under her suit jacket.

Robin Thede

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The comedian arrived on the red carpet in a bright blue gown with a thigh-high slit. She completed the look with a matching scarf in the same shade of blue, which she wore around her neck.

MJ Delaney and Bashan Aquart 

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Delaney chose an orange gown with statement sleeves for this year’s Emmy Awards, while Aquart opted for a burgundy suit, which he paired with black and white sneakers.

Mare Winningham

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Winningham arrived on the red carpet at this year’s awards show in a bright pink long-sleeve dress. She completed the look with strappy patterned heels.

Kristen Schaal 

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Schaal posed on the red carpet ahead of this year’s Emmys in a black silk gown with a feathered neckline.

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