Emmy's red carpet dominated by reds and blues

It was the reds and blues that dominated the Emmy Awards carpet. And neutrals, too.

Best actress in a comedy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus looked a bit pinched in a tight Carolina Herrera

Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards
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Christina Hendricks donned a gaudy, one-shoulder Marchesa with yards and yards of draping fabric, loud floral embroidery at the waist and a plunging neckline.

Christina Hendricks arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Julia Roberts, at 46, had fashion observers near speechless as she showed off her legs in a bubbly beaded mini in deep blue.

Julia Roberts arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Keke Palmer, of The Trip To Bountiful, wowed in a blue cobalt trumpet-shaped gown from Rubin Singer. Layers of fabric skimmed the gown, and a structured strapless bodice was cut in a deep V.

Keke Palmer arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Hayden Panettiere (who announced she’s expecting a girl) lovingly stroked her belly in a metallic fitted gown.

Hayden Panettiere arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Amanda Peet, pregnant with her third child, was in an empire-waisted floral.

Amanda Peet arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Kerry Washington bucked the colour trend in a fitted bright orange Prada with a high split, beaded front pleats and dark sparkle peeking out from underneath.

Kerry Washington arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Lena Dunham also went against trend in an awkward pink confection.

Lena Dunham arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Sofia Vergara, always a red carpet stunner, went for a more classic look in a fitted white Roberto Cavalli gown with a space age-y bodice that showed less of her cleavage than usual.

Sofia Vergara arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Allison Janney, who won best supporting actress in a comedy for her Mum role, looked anything but – her velvet magenta gown seriously hugged her in all the right places.

Allison Janney arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Taylor Schilling and her Orange Is The New Black crew walked early – Schilling dressed in a lighter-than-air, pale halter gown with subtle sparkle.

Taylor Schilling arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Fellow cast member Uzo Aduba went for strapless red.

Uzo Aduba arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Laverne Cox, another of the show’s co-stars, chatted on the carpet in a caped, white gown by one her favorite designers, Marc Bouwer. Fred Leighton diamonds were sewn into the dress that sported a chest-baring neckline.

Laverne Cox arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

Robin Wright decided against a dress altogether. She wore a Ralph Lauren Collection custom silk jumpsuit in cream with a tuxedo-style front and wide open back to her waist.

Robin Wright arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Kit Harington of Game Of Thrones represented early for the men, wearing a serious scowl like his character and sporting a top-knot.

Kit Harington arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, of Modern Family, showed up in a black double-breasted suit.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
(Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)

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