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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

DivaDebbi's Red Carpet Report Card: Emmy's 2011

My pretend boyfriend Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfelt
I thought there were some absolutely spectacular dresses at this years 2011 Emmy Awards and a near equal amount of spectacular failures--with very little in between. Red and black ruled the night.  After seeing 13 red dresses on the Red Carpet, I'm already over this trend---how about you???

Basically it was either Heaven or Hell...Here goes:

A+: The Goddesses (Flawless):
Nina Dobrov- in a red Donna Karan*Best*

Lea Michele- in a red Marchesa
Evan Rachel Wood- in black Elie Saab
Maria Bello- in an shimmering ivory dress
Martha Plimpton- in a ruby sequin stunner
Christine Baranski- in a navy Zac Posen:

Nina Dobrov
Lea Michele
Evan Rachel Wood
Maria Bello
Martha Plimpton
Christine Baranski
A:  The Angels:
Sophia Vergara-breathtaking in a coral one shoulder Vera Wang (marred by hideous emerald and gold chandelier earrings that would have looked better on a Douglas Fir at Christmas)

Kate Winslet- (who would if made the A+ list if her red Elie Saab was one size bigger)

Gretchen Mol- in a black L'Wren Scott  beauty

Minka Kelly- Gorgeous in long sleeved navy and black lace chiffon dress (that was a hair mature)

Kerry Washington- in a strapless red Zuhair Murad (marred by carpool Mom hair)

Elizabeth Moss- in a gold lace Marchesa (with Aunt Betty's "hair do")

Rashida Jones- in a pretty pink strapless chiffon Alberta Ferretti (marred by heavy makeup)

Julie Bowen- in a silver and black deep-V lame and sequin Oscar de la Renta

Colbie Smulders- in a charming aqua Alberta Ferretti (big props for a different hue than red)

Julia Styles- in a smokey blue George Hobeika constructed chiffon confection

Sarah Hyland in a gorgeous deep coral Christian Siriano

Emily Blunt- in a very chic black Elie Saab

Anna Paquin- ravishing in a black Alexander McQueen with gold bodice details

Amy Teegarden- Adorably appopriate in a one shoulder black dress

Kayle Cuoco- in a charming black Romono Keveza with red accessories:

Sofia Vergara

Kate Winslet
Gretchen Mol
Minka Kelly
Sarah Hyland
Kayle Cuoco

C- The Saints:  Ill fitting, blah and boring:
Laura Linney- in a long sleeve, jewel neck, knee length Calvin Klein black funeral cocktail dress

Katie Holmes- looking beachey in an ill fitting royal blue Calvin Klein

Connie Britton- in a sloppy looking burgundy chiffon

Tina Fey- in black. Again. Zzzzzzzzzzzz

Kelly McDonald- Sooo beautiful! Looking uninspired in a navy chiffon long sleeve dress

Zooey Deschanel- In a too sweet strapless pink Monique Lhullier with a coral ribbon sash

D:  The Sinners:

Good Lord!   What happened to:
Julianna Margulies- Usually a fave, in a Armani Prive crumb catcher with bad hair

Jayma Mays- Usually impeccable decked out as Bo Peep

Taraji P. Henson- in an ill fitting Blu Marine schmatta

Heidi Klum-  Mutton dressed as a lamb in Christian Siriano..."You're OUT"

Olivia Munn- in a bridesmaid dress

Dianna Agron- in her Grandma's best nightie

Jane Krakowski- carrot colored in an uninspired J. Mendel

Adrienne Palicki- in a high slit red satin dress looking tarty for the party:

Julianna Margulies
Jayma Mays
Heidi Klum
Adrienne Palicki

F: Up in Flames

Gwyneth: I actually would have loved this black lace Pucci if the midsection were present

Cara Buono- I'm speechless.

Christina Hendrick-  call me Dear...this must end.

Paz de la Huerta- a hot mess.  My worst pick for the night:

Gwyneth Paltrow
Cara Buono
Christina Hendrick

Paz de la Huerta

So my lovelies, there you have it...Who did I miss?  Who did you love?  Who did you think was best and worst dressed of the night???




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