The best red carpet fashions from Monday’s Emmy Awards

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The 2023 Emmy Awards were delayed until January 2024 because of the Hollywood actors and writers strikes, but while the prizes were from last season, the fashion wasn’t. Here are the best red carpet looks and trends from the Monday night ceremony.

Stars of Succession, The White Lotus, The Bear hit the red carpet

From left to right, drag artists wear a nude dress with a corset;  a metallic minidress;  a green goblin costume;  a cream gown with a black bow on the neckline;  a silver dress;  and a red and nude-colored bustier dress.
Drag artists from RuPaul’s Drag Race arrive for the 75th Emmy Awards at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles on Monday. The show is nominated for outstanding reality competition program. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Television’s biggest night arrives a little later than usual this year.

Monday evening’s Emmy Awards were supposed to air in September 2023, but after months-long delays caused by the now-resolved Hollywood actors and writers strikes, the show was pushed into 2024.

While the prizes might be from last season, the fashion wasn’t. Here are the best red carpet looks and trends from the ceremony Monday night.

Spring colours

A woman wears a lime green dress with beaded details during an event.
Better Call Saul star Rhea Seehorn, who is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, wears a lime green gown with gold, silver and green beaded details. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
A woman wears a glittery silver top with a blue floral skirt.
Beef star Ali Wong is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or film. She wears a top with a mesh neckline, sequined bodice and a floral cobalt blue skirt. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman wears a rose pink gown with a skirt down to the ankles.
Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series. She wears a dusty rose gown with a thin bowtie belt and nude heels. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman wears a bright green dress.
Oscar winner Jessica Chastain wears a chartreuse gown with a plunging neckline and fringe details on the skirt at the 75th Emmy Awards. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Keeping it classy

A man wears a suit jacket and slacks with a white button down shirt.
Jury Duty actor James Marsden, who was nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, is styled in a classic suit jacket and slacks with a crisp, white shirt. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
A man wears a dark suit with floral details near the waist and ankles of his pants.
Atlanta creator and star Donald Glover wears a dark suit with wide lapels, floral details and loafers. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
A man wears a tuxedo to an event.
Everything Everywhere All At Once star Ke Huy Quan wears his signature thick-framed glasses and a classic tuxedo with a brooch at the 75th Emmy Awards. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Dark magenta

A woman wears a sparkly, wine-colored dress.
Former Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler wears a wine-colored short sleeve dress with a high slit in the leg. (Getty Images)
A woman wearing a plum-colored gown waves while at an event.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan wears a plum-colored gown with a structured corset and a high slit in the leg. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Bold red

A woman with slicked-back hair wears a layered red dress.
Succession star Sarah Snook is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. She wears her auburn locks with a diamond choker and a fiery red layered gown. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
A woman wearing a red dress with a brooch pinned to the waist.
Former Firefly Lane and Grey’s Anatomy star Katherine Heigl wears a crimson gown with lips to match and a diamond brooch pinned to the waist. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
A woman wears a red dress with a halter neck.
Former Schitt’s Creek actress Emily Hampshire, born in Montreal, wears a bold red dress with a halter neck. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Textured looks

A woman wears a leather dress with a ballooned skirt and sandal heels.
The Bear star Ayo Edebiri, who is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series, wears a black leather dress with a ballooned skirt. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
A woman wears a black latex dress.
Former Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox wears a sparkly black latex dress and a long, blond ponytail. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
A woman wears a black dress with an asymmetrical neckline.  Next to her, a man wears a textured, off-white suit jacket with black slacks.
Nicole Boyd, left, and Ted Lasso star Sam Richardson are shown during the pre-show red carpet. Boyd wears a black dress with an asymmetrical neckline and Richardson wears a textured cream jacket with black details. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Champagne gowns

A woman wears a champagne colored dress with an oversized bobby pin running through its square-shaped body.
The White Lotus star Aubrey Plaza, who is nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, wears a champagne-colored dress with an oversized pin running through its square-shaped body. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman wears a silver and cream jacket with a bra top and a floor-length skirt.
Oscar winner Ariana DeBose wears a silver and cream sequined jacket with a bra top and a floor-length skirt. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
A woman wears a cream-colored fringe gown adorned with sequins.
Former Insecure star Issa Rae wears a champagne-colored fringe gown adorned with sequins. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jenna Benchetrit is a senior writer with the business content unit at CBC News. She has also covered entertainment and educational stories. A Montrealer based in Toronto, Jenna holds a master’s degree in journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University. You can reach her at jenna.benchetrit@cbc.ca.

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