Take A Look Back At Some Of The Most Striking Emmy Looks Of All Time

The Emmys are back next weekend.

Big Little Lies Emmys

by Bonnie McLaren |

Can you believe that the Emmys have been running for more than seventy years? Over the course of those decades, the stars of the TV world have provided some absolute looks. Some of them have been truly wild, some of them have displayed the height of elegance. But whatever camp they fall into, they've shown that it's always best to go big.

Last year, we didn't have a ceremony - but the famous TV awards are back next weekend, and we couldn't be more excited. There's never been a better time, then, to open the archives and look at the most memorable choices, where the men and women of TV decided against the norm and gave a sprinkling of something special to proceedings.

From Will Smith wearing a tracksuit to his first awards, Sarah Jessica Parker rocking up in a Carrie ballerina dress, and the Big Little Lies cast bringing a catwalk of special looks to the red carpet, take a gander at the best ensembles from recent memory.

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Some Of The Best (And Wildest) Emmy Looks

Queer Eye cast, 2018
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Nothing to see here, just the Fab Five, slaying it as usual.

Will Smith 1990
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Will Smith, just casually wearing a tracksuit - without a top - to his first Emmys.

Sarah Jessica Parker, 2000
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Sarah Jessica Parker wore her character Carrie Bradshaw's iconic ballerina gown from Sex and the City - complete with a matching bow on her arm.

Barbra Streisand, 2004
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Here for the matching velvet cape and dress.

Victoria Rowell, 2009
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The Young and the Restless actress Victoria Rowell wore a dress covered in Ghanese symbols and pictures of President Barack Obama.

Sarah Paulson, 2014
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The American Horror Story actress looked frightfully delightfully in mesh and pom poms.

Lena Dunham, 2014
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Before tulle was cool, Lena Dunham was looking pretty in pink.

Sarah Hyland, 2016
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Is it a dress? Is it trousers? Are we into it? Yes.

Gwyneth Paltrow, 2011
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Forget an LBD, Gwyneth opted for a co-ord instead.

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, 1999
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Wow. On so many levels. Jen and Brad were Nineties couples goals, and we're jealous that they've barely aged.

Cyndi Lauper, 1995
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Girls just wanna have fun, okay.

Cindy Crawford
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Beret? Check. Bustier? Check. We love it.

Calista
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We love a two piece. A simple white blouse and a striking yellow skirt made a memorable combo.

January Jones
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This was purely iconic. A little bit Art Deco, a little bit futuristic. The Mad Men star looked fab.

Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga began her graduation toward TV and film star with this elegant black dress with an angular, sophisticated twist., Gorgeous.

Big Little Lies
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Shailene Woodley in green velvet? Nicole Kidman in bold red? Reese Witherspoon in a cool as hell blue blazer? Laura Dern as Laura Dern? And Zoe Kravitz, the most beautiful feathered bird in Hollywood. Flawless.

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