So the predicted British invasion of the US the 64th annual Emmy Awards didn't materialise only Dame Maggie Smith and Damian Lewis took home prizes but there was plenty for fashion fans to cheer for on the red carpet.
The stand-out trend was full-on colour, with many stars opting for a block colour gown in dazzling shade; Julianne Moore in daffodil yellow Dior Couture; Claire Danes in a draped chartreuse column by Lanvin, which elegantly concealed her pregnancy bump. Cat Deeley choose old Hollywood glamour in scarlet by Andrew Gn; meanwhile both Padma Lakshmi and Ginnifer Goodwin went for tangerine shades by Monique Lhuillier.
Brit abroad Michelle Dockery led the charge of a number of belles in blue in a Louis Vuitton floor-sweeping dress in midnight blue, while Nicole Kidman wore a fitted turquoise and white mosaic design by London designer Antonio Berardi. Heidi Klum wore a floaty Alexandre Vauthier gown slashed thigh-high on both sides, while indie heroine Zooey Deschanel also opted for baby blue, in a frothy prom-style dress by Reem Acra. Jennifer Westfeldt, actress (and girlfriend of Jon Hamm) stepped out in a cobalt gown by J. Mendel. Kelly Osbourne's mauve Zac Posen dress was as glamorous and formal as anyones apart from the fact she matched it to her hair colour.
The Mad Men ladies all showed up, recently blonde Elizabeth Moss in a ruffled Dolce & Gabbana dress with Christina Hendricks looking demure in a custom Christian Siriano dress belted around her wasp waist, while January Jones supplied drama, courtesy of a structured, architectural, bla More