6 Outfits we Would Actually Wear from the Emmys

Because we’ll get overdressed for just about anything.

By: Tara Gonzalez

The Emmys Red Carpet is amazing because it’s essentially window shopping for the most over the top gowns we’ll probably never wear, buy or need. Zoë Kravitz looked otherworldly in a featured rainbow Dior Couture dress and Tracee Ellis Ross made the case for why more is more in silver feathered CHANEL. Sure, we could spend our time drooling over these dresses (which we did) but we could also try to think of ways to reinvent the looks for our own lives. Who is to say just because we aren’t nominated for an award means we can’t dress like we are? Don’t answer! We’re just going to go ahead take that whole “dress for the job you want” adage very seriously. This year we noticed a lot of rainbow, silver shimmer and all-red which are  dreamy trends that are totally do-able for everyday. Click through below for our six favorite looks and the pieces we’re buying to recreate them for everyday. 

Zoë Kravitz’s Dior Haute Couture dress has the most stunning and subtle rainbow ombré we’ve ever seen. With its empire waist and featured finish, the dress is the perfect mix of elegant and fun. Consider wearing a plunging black bodysuit with a longer rainbow skirt for a look that can be both unexpected and surprisingly classic.

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Dress or pants? Ajiona Alexus solved the red carpet dilemma by demonstrating how to wear both at the same time. A lace-y white bodysuit with a ruffled pant or a top with a long trail paired with twill flared pants can create the same (slightly more wearable) red carpet effect.

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Millennial Pink is officially over. Instead red will be absolutely everywhere this season and Issa Rae wears the new it-color very well. Since a red gown may not be the most versatile wardrobe essential, invest in a red patent skirt and red tops that bare a bit of shoulder. Oh and a little red Prada never hurts, either.

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While most celebrities opt for gowns during award season, Evan Rachel Wood always opts for a classic pantsuit. Who could blame her? She looks absolutely incredible every time. The pantsuit will be going nowhere in 2017 so stock up on one now. And even if it’s after Labor day–why not go for white? As demonstrated by Wood, red carpet and fashion rules alike were made to be broken.

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If Zoë Kravitz demonstrates how to wear rainbow subtlety, Tessa Thompson shows us the other extreme in Rosie Assoulin. More shine! More color! More everything! If this red carpet is anything indication, Minimalism is a thing of the past. Your wardrobe is most likely in need of more color and sparkle. So why not add a sequin embellished top or two to your online shopping cart? Your closet will thank you.

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