From the ever iconic Jennifer Coolidge to Michaels Coel in electric Christopher John Rogers, let’s celebrate the Best 2021 Emmys Fashion moments as in-person red carpet events return.
Isn’t exciting to see actual events taking place again?
After last year’s Emmy Awards with men delivering trophies in hazmat suits over Zoom, the return of an actual red carpet really feels like cause for celebration.
Was it entirely business as usual? Not exactly. Even with guests showing proof of vaccination the Academy heeded concern over the Delta variant by moving the festivities to an outdoor tent. But even with a last minute venue change, television’s biggest night was a joyous one.
Best 2021 Emmys Fashion Moments
To celebrate television’s biggest night and the return to in-person festivities, let’s take a couple minutes to review the ten best 2021 Emmys fashion moments.
There were some major LOOKS happening on the red carpet as well as a complete rainbow of color! Electric neon, emerald green, cherry red and cobalt blue are just some of the many colors we saw grace the red carpet.
We also saw a fantastic mix of designers and not just major ones like Dior and Versace (although those were present as well). Seeing designs from ASHI Studio, Christopher John Rogers, Greta Constantine and Marakarian had my fashion-loving heart simply over the moon! It’s always wonderful to see emerging talent appear on major red carpets and hats off to Hollywood’s stylists for bringing a large variety of looks from rising talents.
Who topped the Best Dressed List? Peruse DreaminLace’s picks for the 10 best fashion moments of the evening below and be sure to share if you have a favorite as well!
Angela Bassett in Greta Constantine
It was a given Angela Bassett would be among the best 2021 Emmys fashion moments as soon as she stepped foot on the carpet. This dramatic Greta Constantine statement gown hugs Angela’s famous curves beautifully and compliments her infectious glow
Billy Porter in Ashi Studio
While many are rightfully ready to protest Billy not collecting a trophy for his work in Ryan Murphy’s groundbreaking Pose, we can salute him for delivering one of the best 2021 Emmys fashion moments.
This man understands the assignment every time and is not at all one to shy away from bringing the drama. Bless you, Billy!
Cynthia Erivo in Louis Vuitton
Another name we have come to rely on for major fashion moments is Miss Cynthia Erivo and she did not disappoint.
For the 2021 Emmys, Erivo and her stylist Jason Bolden partnered up with the Louis Vuitton team to create a knock-out custom gown for the occasion. I absolutely love the simplicity of this crisp white tank dress before it erupts into a dramatic feathered train.
Dan Levy in Valentino Haute Couture
It’s a lot of fun watching Dan experiment with his personal style and this cobalt blue power suit is eye-catching in all the best ways.
Jennifer Coolidge in Christian Siriano
Ever since she declared “I’m taking the dog, dumbass” – Jennifer has been a national treasure. She could teach a masterclass in comedic timing and her appearance in HBO’s The White Lotus was an absolute delight this summer.
Dressed in glamorous Christian Siriano, Coolidge was a blonde bombshell on the 2021 Emmys red carpet and with good reason. Legally Blonde 3 is coming and the world can’t wait!
Mandy Moore in Carolina Herrera
Wes Gordon continues to excel as Carolina Herrera’s successor and Mandy Moore has been a fantastic ambassador for his work. We saw several looks from Wes’s Spring 2022 CH collection but it’s this statement red gown on Mandy that really stole the show.
Michaela Coel in Christopher John Rogers
In addition to deliver one of the Best 2021 Emmy Fashion moments in vibrant Christopher John Rogers – Michaela also gave us one of the best moments of the night as she collected the well-deserved award for her work writing HBO’s profound “I May Destroy You.”
Icon. Legend. The moment.
MJ Rodriguez in Atelier Versace
As disappointing as it was to see the academy overlook Michaela Jae’s groundbreaking performance in Pose, she came dressed to the nines in custom Versace. Winning!
Sophia Bush in Markarian
Sophia’s blush Markarian gown was not only one of the best 2021 Emmys fashion moments – it also was a personal best in her style evolution. Absolutely gorgeous!
Yara Shahidi in Dior Haute Couture
Emerald green is always a great place to start but the cut of this A-line couture gown has me wanting to rewatch the entirety of Mad Men and I mean that in the best way possible. A+
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