So, the Emmy Awards are over, and wow! Can we hear it for Breaking Bad? And of course, all the other great shows and actors that won some well-deserved recognition. However, there was one thing that stood out, even before the show started–the fashion. Even non-TV watchers can agree that there were some amazing looks that definitely stood out on the red carpet. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite trends to share with you, and include the looks you can get for less!
Laverne Cox (from Orange is the New Black) and many others showed how to rock the all white look without looking like a mis-placed bride. Stick with shift or column shapes. Anything else, like mermaid or ballroom, will appear too wedding-y! High slits to show some leg will also remove the “innocent” factor.
Belts and sashes are a great way to split up your dress and give some shape, especially if you have more of a boyish figure. Give the illusion of a smaller waste and wider hips with a belt combined with folds, pleats, or a froofier skirt.
White wasn’t the only solid to have it’s time. Lots of ladies made an entrance in classic black. Instead of looking ready to attend a funeral, these hot chicks look ready to rock the house. Style tip: it’s all about the details–a sparkly belt, a low v-neck, an asymmetrical hem and neckline. Also, Lena Headey’s tattoos help.
These girls know how to glam up for a good night! Sequins, pailletes and all over shine were a big hit for fashion, and it’s no surprise why. The shimmer adds dimension and glamour without being overbearing. To try this look, choose neutral colors with pattern. If you want a bolder color, all-over sequins work best.
For those that didn’t want to choose the all black or white trend, we have these stunning ladies in sunset shades. Bright yellows, oranges, and crimson dotted the red carpet as these bold beauties grabbed all the attention for their bright choices. If you want to try a hot shade, make sure to pick the right one for your skin tone–these colors can be dangerous if worn wrong! Also, minimize the accessories and makeup or you run the risk of appearing garish.