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The Good, the Bad and the Abominably Ugly Fashions of the Emmys

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There were tons of beautiful colors on the red carpet last night at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards — pumpkin, crimson, seafoam, yellow. Some celebs chose basic black. And! A few stars just opted for hideousness.

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Dark, regal red onTina Fey.

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More crimsons: Mayim Bialik, Jena Malone, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss.

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A burnt reddish orange: Kat Dennings

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More orange: Ginnifer Goodwin.

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Vivid autumnal hue on Padma Lakshmi.

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Orange-y reds: Nancy O'Dell, Anna Gunn, Jessica Lange, Gretchen Mol.

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Leslie Mann rocked kind of a butternut squash!

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Along the same lines: Cat Deeley, Merritt Wever, Kaley Cuoco.

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Sunshine yellow: New Girl's Hannah Simone.

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Long-sleeved lemon on Julianne Moore.

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Claire Danes rocked citrus as well.

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Back-to-school highlighter on Julie Bowen.

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On to blues: Smashing turquoise on Archie Panjabi.

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Coolness: Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt.

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More blue hues: Maria Menounos, Jane Levy, Michelle Dockery aka Lady Mary of Downton Abbey.

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Hayden Panettiere was oh so sari.

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Soft, pretty blue on Zooey Deschanel.

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Seafoam: Heidi Klum.

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Aquamarines: Julianna Margulies, Julianne Hough, Sofia Vergara.

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Straplessness: Carla Gallo, Sarah Paulson, Alison Williams

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Silvery gray: Emily van Camp.

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Smoke gray: Christina Hendricks.

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Glittery: Connie Britton, Jane Krakowski, Kerry Washington.

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Silvery gray: Sarah Hyland, Kate Mara, Lucy Liu.

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Gunmetal: Amy Poehler, looking all, "what breakup?"

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My Girl! Anna Chlumsky, Downton's Joanne Froggatt, the impossibly beautiful Morena Baccarin.

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White: Jessica Paré.

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Shades of pale: Amanda Peet, Jeanne Mai, Kristen Wiig.

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Crisp and sweet: Kiernan Shipka.

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Edie Falco's daring gown was pretty awesome.

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Some colorful details, some floral: Emilia Clarke, Nicole Kidman, Kenley Collins.

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Guess who's black… Glenn Close.

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Witchy black: Lena Headey.

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Formal black: Melissa McCarthy, Guiliana Rancic, Kathy Griffin.

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Lace accents: Martha Plimpton, Mare Winningham, Lena Dunham.

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More shades of midnight: Kate Linder, Lily Rabe, January Jones.

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Weird, but cool: Zosia Mamet.

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Old Hollywood va va voom: Kelly Osbourne.

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Um. Interesting, Ashley Judd.

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Thank you, but no: Vegas beading on Kat Kramer; Willy Wonka chocolate on Aaron Paul; Mayra Veronica, just no.

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Pants! Ellen and Portia.

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Meh: Carrie Ann Inaba, Elisabeth Moss, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons.

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Dapper dudes: Rico Rodriguez, Aziz Ansari, Johnny Galecki.

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Bruno Tonioli, Vincent Kartheiser, Andre Braugher.

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Enjoying himself: Jimmy Fallon.

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So smooth: Peter Dinklage, Jay Roach and Susanna Hoffs — yes, from the Bangles! — Kit Harrington Richard Madden.

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Did you really "meh" a little girl, who looks like she's carrying her elephant toy on the red carpet? Really?!