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See the best and worst looks from the 2013 Emmys red carpet

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Claire Danes wear a sheer white sheath with lace appliques, a cinched waist and bright red lips.
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Elisabeth Moss stuns in a black sequined strapless bodice with a patterned white skirt and bright red lips that pair well with her bright blonde 'do.
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Another surprising disappointment: Julianna Margulies looks like she wrapped herself in a towel at her spa.
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Kaley Cuoco loves her full ball gowns, but this one misses the mark with its partially sheer bodice and unnecessary layers of fabric
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Mad Men's Jessica Pare looks all over the place with a poufy blue gown that’s an odd length and has fabric coming out of the bust.
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Trophy Wife star Malin Akerman looks a little too bridal in a strapless trumpet-style white gown with a tulle bottom.
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Anna Chlumsky shows off her post-baby body with a tight emerald green satin gown with black and gold beading on the side.
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Mayim Bialik is always covered up, but this time around she shows a little more skin with sheer sleeves and a sheer overlay on the hunter green bodice.
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Michelle Dockery wears a two-toned gown that has an orange halter top and full eggplant-colored skirt.
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For such a thin frame, Alyson Hannigan's gown has the right amount of skin-hugging material on top and a full skirt on the bottom. And the deep purple accents Hannigan's red hair.
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Lily Rabe's dress looks like it was originally two that were pieced together.
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Shasi Wells and Dylan McDermott are one stunning couple. McDermott is well-dressed in a simple black tux and tie while Wells wears a form-fitting blush gown with tiny flowers accenting the neckline.
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Maria Menounos wears a tight, sleek blue Zac Posen gown with a complementary diamond-and-sapphire statement necklace.
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Bryan Cranston (with hair!) looks nothing like his alter ego Walter White in a sleek black tux and bowtie.
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Christina Hendricks is simple but elegant in a lace cap-sleeved black gown by Christian Siriano that flaunts her curves.
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Cobie Smulders is gorgeous and understated in a pale pink satin strapless J. Mendel gown with accenting side seams.
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Mom star Anna Faris looks great in a yellow flowing gown with ruching on the bodice.
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Sarah Hyland's dark green-and-black lace gown and dark red lipstick is too severe.
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Carrie Preston's stark red hair is the only thing that stands out among her pale skin and pale pink gown.
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Amanda Peet looks dour in a funerary, black knee-length dress with a sheer black overlay.
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Kiernan Shipka is a little too youthful in a tea-length gown with flower appliques and a floral print.
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Emily Deschanel's one-shouldered gown is a little too matronly in color and fabric.
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Lena Dunham's baggy dress is extremely ill-fitting and the floral pattern looks dated.
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Connie Britton is channeling her inner mermaid in a tight strapless blue velvet gown that has a gold patterned top.
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Carrie Underwood's gown draws a fine line between red carpet and prom, but she's stunning in a purple strapless satin gown with a black belt.
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Mindy Kaling is bold in a purple gown with bejeweled cut-outs
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is absolutely stunning in a head-to-toe beaded strapless gown.
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Kunal Nayyar is wearing Google glasses. 'Nuff said.
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Julie Bowen's pink dress is a bit '80s with those puffy sleeves.
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January Jones looks like she's wearing pink curtains, which hasn't been hip since The Sound of Music.
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Padma Laksmi disappoints in a light blue top and skirt that shows a little bit of stomach.
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Although her dress is kind of bridesmaid-y, the very pregnant Morena Baccarin is glowing in red.
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Sofia Vergara is wearing a snug red lace gown with a deep V-neck and flowing locks.
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Kate Mara looks more like her sister Rooney with slicked-down hair, a long-sleeved top paired with a white skirt complete with a side slit.
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Tina Fey looks sexy in a royal blue halter gown with a plunging neckline and small train at the bottom.
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Anna Gunn wears a form-fitting gown with a black sequined lace asymmetrical top and a pink skirt.
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Orange Is the New Black breakout star Taylor Schilling wears a white satin gown that's a smidge too loose-fitting, especially in the side-boob area.
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We give credit to Linda Cardellini for trying something different in an avant-garde fuchsia frock full of layers and side-swept hair.
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Aubrey Plaza looks drab in a long-sleeved sheer lace gown that has a suspender-like detail.
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You can't miss Heidi Klum in this red sequined gown that appears to be choking her.
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We love Breaking Bad's Betsy Brandt, but with her pale pink gown and muted makeup, she needs a pop of color.
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Girls' Zosia Mamet hits the wrong note with a watercolor-painted dress that has a misplaced black panel over the bust.
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Zooey Deschanel is usually a wild card on the red carpet, but it's a nice change seeing the New Girl star in a form-fitting powder blue satin gown showing a bit of skin with a cutout on top.
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This isn't any old event, Sarah Silverman; you gotta dress up a bit more than just an LBD for the Emmys!
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Although the lavender color isn't our favorite, Allison Janney's silk gown has a pretty silhouette that accents her figure.
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Melissa Rauch's gown goes against the grain with an asymmetrical top with a purple pattern interlaced with the dark blue satin fabric and her turquoise drop earrings accent the dark color well.
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House of Cards actress Kristen Connolly looks miserable in a long-sleeved gown with white zig zags all over.
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Jane Lynch wears a form-fitting black suit with a two-toned jacket.
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Didn't Julianne Hough leave Dancing with the Stars a while ago? Her glitzy gown is tacky with a see-through skirt that shows off her briefs.
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Girls star Allison Williams doesn’t need much to make her more beautiful and so she keeps it simple in a blue satin strapless gown, understated jewels and soft waves.
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If only Amy Poehler's dress was as vibrant as she is. The actress wears her hair pulled back and a black cap-sleeved dress that has detailed paneling on the waist.
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Paula Abdul looks horrid in a space-age dress that shows not an inch of skin. And what's with her messy hair?
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Vera Farmiga is straight out of American Horror Story with her sloppy black gown and bouffant style hair.
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Kerry Washington is always a hit, but disappoints in a messy white gown that has misplaced appliques and beads.
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Alfre Woodard wears a figure-flattering pink lace gown that shows just enough cleavage to keep it sexy.
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We're not sure why she's there, but Jewel is sleek with a side-swept loose bun and mermaid-style pink beaded gown.
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What is with showing off your skivvies, ladies? Lena Headey is way too sexy in a nearly see-through black gown.
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Margo Martindale wears a navy blue short-sleeved top and matching skirt with a touch of bling on her shoulder.
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Christine Baranski wears a bright tangerine gown with thick straps on top and a full train on the bottom.