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Emmys 2016 red carpet: A full recap of the night’s best and worst fashion

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The Emmy Awards is Hollywood’s biggest night for primetime television – and it gives viewers a chance to see their favourite small-screen stars glammed up on the red carpet.

Because, while we PVR their shows regularly and binge-watch their programs on streaming services, it’s rare for us to see celebs like those from the cast of Game of Thrones or Downton Abbey out of character. (There’s a real difference between seeing them in 20th Century garb vs. haute couture!)

Luckily for us, this year’s cast of nominees did not disappoint… at least sartorially.

READ MORE: Emmy Awards 2016 nominees: Game of Thrones, People vs. O.J. Simpson among contenders

For the 68th annual event, several donned many of fall’s biggest trends (like prints, bold hues and fabrics with rich textures), while others wore attire that was a bit “out there,” but no less stylish.

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Here’s our recap of the evening’s ensembles — including the best and worst dressed.

Best Yellow: Taraji P. Henson

Actress Taraji P. Henson arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Beautiful in Black: Allison Janney

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series "Mom" nominee, Allison Janney, arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Canadian (and Red): Tatiana Maslany

Tatiana Maslany arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Paper Bag Princess Impression (and Worst Dressed):  Anna Chlumsky

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series "Veep" nominee Anna Chlumsky takes part during the 68th Emmy Awards show on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Goth: Carly Chaikin

Carly Chaikin arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicest Black & White: Michelle Dockery

Actress Michelle Dockery arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Dressed: Kerry Washington

TOPSHOT - Actress Kerry Washington arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Yellow (and Worst Dressed Runner-Up): Claire Danes

Claire Danes arrives for the 68th Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexy and Confusing: Sofia Vergara

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Sofia Vergara attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Best Bond Impression: Tom Hiddleston

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Tom Hiddleston attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Most Serious Couple: Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys attend the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Super Sci-Fi: Padma Lakshmi

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: TV personality Padma Lakshmi attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Green With Envy: Sarah Paulson

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Sarah Paulson attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Most Inventive?: Laura Carmichael

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Laura Carmichael attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Smartest White Suit: Rami Malek

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Belle of the Ball: Kristen Bell

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Kristen Bell attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Most ruffled: Emily Robinson

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Emily Robinson attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Best Grey: Randall Park

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Randall Park attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Most Disco: America Ferrera

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress America Ferrera attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Most Incredible Curves: Niecy Nash

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Niecy Nash attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Best Couple: Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy 

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy attend the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Best Velvet: Kathryn Hahn

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Kathryn Hahn attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Most Showgirl: Ariel Winter

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Ariel Winter attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Craziest Hair: Reggie Watts 

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Musician Reggie Watts attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Best Pant/Suit/Dress/Thing: Sarah Hyland

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Sarah Hyland attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Best Shoe-Dress Combo: Regina King

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Regina King attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Upstaging Tux: Jerry Seinfeld

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Ridiculously Ruffled: Emily Ratajkowski

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Emily Ratajkowski attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Most Sensational Nude: Emilia Clarke

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Emilia Clarke attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Most Outstanding Red: Priyanka Chopra

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Priyanka Chopra attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Most Mermaid: Neve Campbell

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Neve Campbell attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Brightest Light: Ellie Kemper

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Ellie Kemper attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Cutest Cast: Stranger Things ((L-R) Actors Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Millie Bobby Brown)

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Actors Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Millie Bobby Brown attend the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Prettiest Pattern: Constance Zimmer

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Constance Zimmer attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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