The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys
Carla Gugino, Cobie Smulders, Elisabeth Moss, Tina Fey (Getty)After fawning over last night's plethora of gorgeous Emmy Gowns, we saw quite a few trends in eveningwear start to form. And since we believe it's never too early (or presumptuous) to plan for your next formal gathering, take note of these promise-to-impress fashion statements. From the hottest hues to the latest want-to-touch textures, here are the top dress themes from the fab fete.

1. Royalty
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

Rosci Diaz, Maria Menounos, and Tina Fey all had the same idea when they slipped on their curve-hugging royal blue gowns. There's no better color to standout against a red carpet.

2. Heavenly Textures
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

From Sadrine Holt's airy chiffon layer to Kerry Wasington's decadent appliqued gown and Claire Danes' mermaid princess number, the red carpet was a haven for angelic textures.

3. Black-and-White
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

It looks like the black-and-white trend isn't going anywhere soon! In fact, it's merely been amped up by the glamour of Elisabeth Moss, Julianna Margulies, and Anna Gunn.

4. Candy Colors
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

Zooey Deschanel
, Jessica Pare, and Giuliana Rancic brought loads of sweetness to the red carpet in candy blue—note the color works wonders on everything from a column dress to a ball gown.

5. Dramatic Black
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

Whether you're a Cat Deeley, Vera Farmiga, or Christina Hendricks—going for sexy, avant-garde, or retro glamour—black will never do you wrong.

6. Petal Pink
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

There to match the ice blue evening attire were the gals in pale pink. Cobie Smulders chose a shiny ice taffeta dress, Julie Bowen looked like a cupcake in her ruffled creation, and January Jones opted for a pale lace number.

7. Fierce Red
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

General rule, if Sofia Vergara wears it, it's hot. Case in point: This fool-proof fiery red also seen on Carla Gugino and Kelly Osbourne.

8. Goth Lace
The 8 Biggest Dress Trends From the Emmys

Aubrey Plaza, Amanda Peet, and Lena Heady all chose unique black lace pieces with varying amounts of sheerness. The result? A modern romantic goth effect.

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