Emmy Awards 2020 fashion: who wore what?

Reese Witherspoon, Regina King, Jennifer Aniston, Laverne Cox and Zendaya all got dressed up for the occasion ...

This year the Emmy Awards 'red carpet' was a scattered affair. See who wore what below. Instagram
This year the Emmy Awards 'red carpet' was a scattered affair. See who wore what below. Instagram

Red carpets have become synonymous with awards shows, but the 2020 Emmy Awards was red-carpet-free.

Physical-distancing measures due to the coronavirus meant celebrities video called in from around the world for the ceremony. But that didn't stop many of the winners and nominees dressing up.

From Zendaya in sumptuous Armani Prive to Laverne Cox in Beirut fashion house Azzi & Osta, here is your guide to who wore what for the Emmys.

Jennifer Aniston in vintage Christian Dior

One of the few people actually at the theatre, Jennifer Aniston followed her recent tradition of picking vintage pieces, a sustainable move. At least she didn't have to wear the yellow gloves.

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Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel at the ceremony. ABC

Regina King in Schiaparelli

This handout screen shot released courtesy of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC shows US actress Regina King wearing a Breonna Taylor shirt as she wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie with Watchmen during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2020. Hollywood's first major Covid-era award show will look radically different to previous editions, with no red carpet and a host broadcasting from an empty theater in Los Angeles, which remains under strict lockdown. - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS --- NO ARCHIVE --- / AFP / American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC / - / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. / ABC" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS --- NO ARCHIVE ---
Regina King accepts her Emmy. ABC via AP

Fashion statement of the night definitely went to award winner Regina King. The Watchmen star not only implored people to vote during her acceptance speech, she also wore a Breonna Taylor T-shirt under her Schiaparelli suit. Taylor, 26, was an emergency medical technician who was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department officers in her own home in March.

King's powerful look was styled by Wayman + Micah, which also dressed her in a Schiaparelli Couture gown for a pre-awards red carpet photo shoot.

Reese Witherspoon in Louis Vuitton

The actress-turned-powerhouse producer chose an LBD by Louis Vuitton. A classic.

Zendaya in Armani Prive

The incredibly stylish Zendaya wore an Armani Prive dress with a full polka-dot skirt while accepting her award.

While in another segment, she chose a dress by Louisiana-born designer Christopher John Rogers.

In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, Zendaya speaks during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Zendaya speaks during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. AP

Kerry Washington in Dolce & Gabbana

The actress looked like a timeless movie star and yet also ultra-modern in this sequin animal-print Dolce & Gabbana dress.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Louis Vuitton

The sharpest-dressed man was definitely the Watchmen star who sported a classic navy pinstripe suit.

Laverne Cox in Azzi & Osta

The actress chose a hot-pink look by Beirut brand Azzi & Osta.

Issa Rae in Sergio Hudson

Issa Rae's Emmy night look. Instagram/IssaRae
Issa Rae's Emmys night look. Instagram / IssaRae

The star chose a mandarin-hued dress by the Los Angeles designer and wore it while celebrating the Emmys at a stadium. As you do.

Brie Larson in Jacquemus

A chamomile-yellow dress was the actress's Emmys-from-home outfit of choice.

Tracee Ellis Ross in Alexandre Vauthier

Gold ruffles such as these scream "the celebration must go on".

Paul Mescal in Louis Vuitton

The Normal People star was at home and wore a sharp suit by Louis Vuitton, his famous silver necklace not visible.

Shira Haas in Chanel

The Unorthodox star wore a Chanel couture floral gown.

Yvonne Orji in Azzi & Osta

The Insecure star also chose a gorgeous gown by the Lebanese design house. This dress is all about that statement neckline.

Dan Levy in Thom Browne

The hilarious Schitt's Creek star and creator went for a kilt look in stone grey.

Catherine O'Hara in Valentino

Meanwhile, absolute legend, and Levy's TV mum, wore Valentino. Moira would be so proud.

Robin Thede in Christian Siriano

The comedian, writer and showrunner gave us a go-big-or-go-home gown moment, and we thank her for her service.

Yara Shahidi in Prada

This is not just Prada, it's custom Prada, naturally.

Updated: September 21, 2020 03:29 PM

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