ESC: Best Dressed Emmy Awards

If you can't win an Emmy, a spot on E!'s best dressed list is the next best thing.

That might explain why so many stars at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards showed up to the red carpet in jaw-dropping, awe-inducing ensembles. We're not saying they glammed up for us, but heck, the attention probably doesn't hurt.

Take Julianne Hough, for instance, who channeled a black-swan-meets-new-bride vibe in a tulle gown by Marchesa and Forevermark jewelry. The way the fabric crisscrosses and intersects creates the illusion of cut-outs, which paired with the delicate floral applique, makes for an utterly romantic visual. It's a nice departure from the silk and sequins we usually see on the Dancing With the Stars judge.

With a recent engagement, new brand campaign and a hit show under her belt, all eyes were expected on Mandy Moore. Luckily, the This Is Us actress did not disappoint, wearing a strapless, tiered gown down the haute couture runway red carpet. On first look, you can instantly see the quality of design in the dress. The satin bodice perfectly complements the tulle skirt; while, the black and white layers creates a stark-but-rich contrast. Her custom Jennifer Meyer jewelry and signature pink pout was literally the cherry on top. 

Speaking of high-fashion pay-off, Tracee Ellis Ross, a connoisseur of couture, arrived on the red carpet in a glittery, feather-y Chanel frock. The glamour of the long-sleeve, dual-texture gown was instantly modernized by the Black-ish star's edgy cornrows. There's not many who can pull of this look, which is why the actress deserves a place on our best dressed list.  

For more best dressed winners, keep scrolling!

Nicole Kidman, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Viola Davis, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Shailene Woodley, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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ESC: Leslie Jones, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Christian Siriano

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Michelle Pfeiffer, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Jessica Biel , 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Tracee Ellis Ross, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Edie Falco, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Yara Shahidi, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Tituss Burgess, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Mandy Moore, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Kiernan Shipka, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Millie Bobby Brown, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Sterling K. Brown, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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ESC: Yvonne Strahovski, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Julien Macdonald

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Erin Lim, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Julianne Hough, 2017 Emmy Awards, Arrivals

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Which celeb had your favorite look of the night?

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